Teacher for the Deaf/Sign Language Teacher Resume Format

By | January 19, 2011

Thanks to the thorough development of sign languages, people with impaired hearing and speech can lead normal lives and succeed in their chosen careers.  And thanks must go to certified Teachers for the Deaf or Sign Language Teachers, who have the patience and diligence to teach them sign language.

Teacher for the Deaf/Sign Language Teacher Resume Format

Dorothy L. Quijano

Main St., Dallas, Texas

Phone: (214) 445-7683

quijano_dl@ycmail.com

Objective

To be a lead Sign Language Teacher for the Deaf in a large community school specializing in the education of the deaf and hard of hearing kids

Summary of Qualifications

  • About 12 years of experience as a Sign Language Teacher for the Deaf for a specialized school.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, Spanish and South American languages and their corresponding sign language equivalence

Career Experience / Job History

1998 – Present: Teacher for the Deaf/Sign Language Teacher, United Methodist School for the Deaf and Blind

  • Develop the course  plan designed for educating deaf and speech challenged students from grade school to secondary learning
  • Conduct sign language classes for secondary classes
  • Assist grade school teachers in developing sign language proficiency.
  • Attend conferences on emerging teaching techniques for educating children with hearing and speech difficulties
  • Collaborate with educational audiologists in teaching children with hearing and speech impairment

Achievements

About 200 new deaf students every year benefit from the school’s sign language educational courses.

Education

2000:  Obtained certificate from the Texas Assessment of Sign Communications-American Sign Language™ (TASC-ASL™).

1994 – 1998:  BA in Sign Language Interpreting, Bethel College

Professional and Character References

Can be furnished upon request