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