Posted: 
2024-02-22
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
College/CEGEP
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Winnipeg

ASL Tutor

Inclusion Support Services (Various Locations)

This position involves developing the ASL skills of Deaf/Hard of Hearing students in the Winnipeg School Division. The position also includes acting as an adult Deaf role model and exposing students to aspects of Deaf Culture. The ASL Tutor schedule is coordinated by the Support Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, through Inclusion Support Services. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Visiting a variety of Winnipeg School Division schools on a regularly scheduled basis to work with Deaf/Hard of students in K to Grade 12 who are using ASL

Working with students individually or in small groups in class or out of class for a period of 30-60 minutes (as determined by the school)

Instructing students in ASL, e.g., vocabulary, facial expression. non-manual markers. classifiers, attention getting techniques, topicalization, grammar rules etc. This may be done through class work and specific ASL lessons or activities

Consulting with the Teacher of the Deaf and classroom teacher to establish instructional goals based on formal and informal assessments and observations

Preparing lessons and materials in advance for use with the Deaf/hard of hearing students

Maintaining records of students' progress in ASL skills attainment

Sharing information regarding the student's progress in ASL with the school team via written lesson/progress logs and via participation in meetings as requested

sharing information on Deaf culture

being a positive role model for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing students Qualifications: Must be a native user of ASL and have knowledge of Deaf Culture

Training as an ASL instructor (Signing Naturally [Vista] Curriculum) would be an asset

Experience teaching ASL to school age students would be an asset

Ability to work independently and as a team member

Good organizational skills

Knowledge of elementary/secondary curriculum is an asset

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We thank all interested individuals, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.Employment is subject to a clear Child Abuse Registry check and Police Information Check

Winnipeg School Division has an Employment Equity policy which strives for the removal of barriers to the hiring, advancement, full inclusion, and fair representation of women, Indigenous peoples, 2SLGBTQQIA+ community, persons living with a disability and racialized people at all levels within the organization.

Winnipeg School Division will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants disabled by barriers during the interview and assessment process, upon request.About Winnipeg School Division

WSD is one of Manitobas largest employers with over 6,000 full and part time employees in 84 locations including 79 schools (including one virtual school), two administrative buildings, a training centre, a buildings maintenance location and school bus depot and our fleet of almost 100 school buses. Every employee is vital in helping us achieve our purpose, vision, values and principles of learning to support the almost 30,000 students we serve.

Joining Winnipeg School Division means getting the opportunity to work in schools in a variety of communities throughout Winnipeg that are culturally diverse and emphasize the inclusion of all students.