American Sign Language Teacher

Hill School of Fort Worth is seeking an enthusiastic educator, fluent in American Sign Language, to join the Upper School faculty beginning the 2024-2025 school year. This part-time teacher will educate and instruct upper school students who have been diagnosed with various learning differences in American Sign Language (ASL).

 

About Hill School

Located in southwest Fort Worth, Hill School is a college preparatory, private school currently serving 100 students in grades K-12 who have been diagnosed with dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, high-functioning ASD, and other learning differences. Our dedicated 30-member faculty enjoys small-group instruction in core subject areas to ensure that all students have an opportunity to reach their full academic potential. Students also explore interests and affinities through athletics and fine arts. Hill School’s mission is to partner with families to provide an education for students who learn differently by addressing the needs of the whole student in a supportive environment. To learn more about Hill School, visit www.hillschool.org.

 

This Teacher will:

  • Report directly to the Assistant Head of School.
  • Work with students in grades 9-12 who have diagnosed learning differences.
  • Instruct students through appropriate activities and lessons to learn ASL.
  • Nourish a child’s joy of discovery and passion for learning.
  • Support the child’s social, emotional, physical, intellectual, and moral growth.
  • Give special attention to the mastery of basic skills and concepts that are the foundation of all learning.
  • Create and promote an inclusive and safe learning environment.
  • Collaborate with colleagues.
  • Communicate clearly, consistently, and effectively with students and families.

 

Characteristics and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have at minimum, an associate’s degree, instructional expertise, and fluency in American Sign Language. This person will be personable, creative, flexible, patient, and possess a genuine love for learning and teaching. Previous experience and an understanding of Learning Difference diagnoses are preferred.

Send cover letter, resume, and educational philosophy to:

Roxann Breyer, Head of School

rbreyer@hillschool.org