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Substitute Teacher

Date Posted:  Jul 5, 2024
Requisition ID:  444968

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205


Work for Indiana


Begin a fulfilling career with the State of Indiana by joining one of the largest employers in the state, offering a diverse range of opportunities across 60+ agencies. At the state, you'll find competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a commitment to work-life balance. Most importantly, you'll have the chance to make a real and measurable impact on the lives of Hoosiers across Indiana.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion—we make it our goal to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace with a workforce that is representative of Indiana's population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to complete the application and interview process as well as perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD):


The Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) is a fully accredited school for Deaf and hard-of-hearing students in nursery school through high school. The Indiana School for the Deaf is accredited by AdvancED Indiana and the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD). It provides services to approximately 342 students enrolled on campus. About 60% of the students live on campus during the academic year. ISD offers a full range of social activities, including sports, clubs, and organizations.  




Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  The Indiana School for the Deaf uses a qualification matrix to determine pay scales.


About the Job:


This Substitute Teacher provides instruction to those with hearing impairments in grades pre-school to 12th. You will teach both the core curriculum and the expanded core curriculum.  Subject-area expertise and teaching assignments will be arranged with the supervisor and based on training and experience.  Sign language is not required, but may be helpful when other supports are not available.


This role requires the ability to communicate clearly in American Sign Language (ASL).


A Day in the Life:


The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Prepare or follow established lesson plans in assigning work, presenting subject matter, and testing students. 
  • Utilizes a variety of special instructional equipment. 
  • Evaluate the performance and progress of students. 
  • Counsel students on academic, personal, and/or behavioral problems. 
  • Administer reading and achievement tests to students. 
  • Confer with parents and members of staff on behavior and/or personal problems and school progress of students. 
  • Organize social activities and field trips on occasion. 


The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success:


You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required. 
  • Possession of a valid Indiana Teacher's License or an Indiana Substitute Teacher's License issued by the Indiana Department of Education. 
  • Specialized and current knowledge of the subject matter to be taught and the techniques used in the area of specialization. 
  • Specialized knowledge of modern teaching practices and principles utilized in educating students. 
  • Specialized knowledge of equipment that may be utilized as teaching aids. 
  • Working knowledge of school administrative guidelines and policies. 
  • Ability to evaluate the performance, skills, and progress of a student. 
  • Ability to include expressive and receptive skills in manual communication. 
  • Participates in faculty and professional meetings, education conferences and workshops. 


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

This seasonal position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period  


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting, selecting, developing, and promoting employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodations to complete this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].


The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.

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