Classroom Teacher - Moog Center for Deaf Education
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Classroom Teacher
Job Location: The Moog Center for Deaf Education
Beginning: Aug 12, 2024
Deadline: Aug 12, 2024**
District: Moog Center for Deaf Education
St. Louis, MO 63141
Telephone: 314-692-7172
Job Description:
The Moog Center for Deaf Education is an independent, not-for-profit, listening and spoken language program that provides therapeutic, educational, and audiologic services to children who are deaf or hard of hearing from birth to early elementary years and their families. The goal at the Moog Center is to make it possible for children who are deaf or hard of hearing to learn to listen and talk well enough to participate academically and socially with their peers who have typical hearing. When children leave the Moog Center, they are prepared to transition to their local schools and enjoy their education alongside their classmates. The Moog Center lays the groundwork for children to achieve successful and fulfilling lives. At the Moog Center for Deaf Education, we teach deaf children to talk. And we teach others how to do it, too.

General Purpose: Provide listening and spoken language instruction for children who are deaf or hard of hearing

Job Type: Full-time Classroom Teacher starting August 2024

Essential Functions and Responsibilities following appropriate guidelines and research for evidence-based practice including the following (Other duties may be assigned as required):
  • Prepare and implement daily lesson plans
  • Keep detailed written records of plans and progress, as well as other pertinent information for each child
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with parents/caregivers and other professionals to ensure optimal outcomes
  • Participate in departmental meetings, staff meetings, and other meetings, as appropriate
Required Education, License, and Certification:
  • Degree in Deaf Education with Missouri Teaching Certification, OR
  • Degree in Communication Disorders with Missouri State license in Speech-Language Pathology and Certificate of Clinical Competence
Required skills/Qualifications: A good candidate for this position will:
  • Be able to work well with others and be part of a team by establishing and maintaining effective professional relationships with the children, their families, other team members, other professionals, and other members of the community at large
  • Be organized, internally motivated, detail oriented, and efficient
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Have a desire to continue learning and have the ability to do so quickly
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Have basic child behavior management skills
  • Be flexible regarding job expectations to fill current needs of the program
  • Have basic computer skills including understanding of Word, Outlook, etc.
The Moog Center for Deaf Education offers competitive compensation.

Liz Fales M.A. Ed, LSL Cert. AVEd.
School Coordinator

The Moog Center for Deaf Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression, and/or sexual orientation), ethnic or national origin, age, leave status, disability, and/or other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state, or local law. Every opportunity will be taken to assure that each applicant for a position will be selected on the basis of qualifications, merits, and professional ability.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.