Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Virtual or In Person - PT - Vacancy ID: 202172

Vacancy Details

Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Virtual or In Person - PT
Southeastern WI
Open until filled


Sandy Stefczak
Director, Human Capital

Position Details

Highly competitive. Additional comp for in-person services.
Up to 20 hours/week. Flexible Schedule.
Part Time


As a regional agency, we're dedicated to transforming the landscape of learning through our comprehensive array of services.  From staffing solutions for schools, to empowering educators with top-notch professional learning experiences, and providing direct support to students, we're on a mission to unlock the full potential of every learner.

But here's the real heart of our Agency: our incredible team of passionate individuals who are driven by a deep commitment to helping students thrive.  If you are someone who shares our unwavering dedication to education and wants to be part of something truly extraordinary, click this link to discover more about who we are.


We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to join our team.  As a key member of our itinerant special education team, you will be responsible for providing specialized instruction and support to students who are deaf or hard of hearing.  You will work collaboratively with school staff, parents, and other professionals to ensure that each student receives a high-quality education tailored to their unique needs.  Job responsibilities include:

  • Provide direct instruction in communication skills, language development, literacy, and other academic subjects using appropriate methodologies and resources.
  • Conduct initial and re-evaluations using a variety of assessment tools.
  • Develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) for student who are deaf or hard of hearing, in collaboration with the student's team and parents. 
  • utilize assistive technology, including hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems, and other devices, to support students in the classroom.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment that promotes the social and emotional development of students.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and other professionals to adapt curriculum materials, modify instruction, and provide accommodations as needed.
  • Monitor student progress, assess learning needs, and adjust instructional strategies accordingly.
  • Communicate regularly with parents and guardians regarding student progress, goals, and strategies for support.
  • Stay current with research and best practices in the field of deaf education and participate in professional learning activities to enhance skills and knowledge.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction License as a Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Experience working with individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, preferably in a school setting
  • Knowledge of deaf culture, American Sign Language (ASL), and other communication modes used by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.  ASL Certification is a plus.
  • Familiarity with assistive technology, assessments, and instructional strategies for supporting students with hearing loss.
  • Agile, demonstrating a growth mindset by leveraging flexibility, resilience, and change, including a commitment to meeting the diverse needs of students with disabilities.
  • Highly collaborative, working with others to achieve a common goal in a way that promotes representation and participation by all.
  • Excellent verbal, non-verbal, and written communicator who expresses ideas and information with clarity and respect aligned to an intended audience and purpose.  
  • Thinks critically to analyze multiple perspectives, contexts, and data to creatively question, make connections, and evaluate options leading to reasonable conclusions with on-going reflection for future improvements.
  • Empathetically engages with others to understand and recognize their perspectives, experiences, and emotions.
  • Practices self management to leverage one’s abilities and emotions to direct one’s path as a resilient lifelong learner.
  • Ability to reliably commute to schools throughout the region.


At CESA #1, we don't just offer a job; we provide an enriching journey filled with great benefits and opportunities.  Here's why joining our team is a game-changer for your career.

  1. Award-Winning Workplace Culture: Step into a welcoming environment where your contributions are celebrated. We’re proud recipients of national and regional awards for being a top workplace. CESA #1 employees consistently rate us highly for our supportive culture.
  2. Competitive Compensation and Benefits: Enjoy more than just a paycheck; we offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, including enrollment in Wisconsin’s fully-funded retirement system. 
  3. Work/Life Balance: At CESA #1, our leadership team genuinely cares about the well-being of all employees.  We offer flexibility in certain work hours and locations. We also have a robust wellness program designed to support both your mental and physical health.
  4. Meaningful Impact: Your work directly impacts the growth and development of children, ultimately benefiting their futures. At CESA #1, we are dedicated to empowering the 27,000 educators in our region to be their best and thrive in their positions.
  5. Continuous Learning: CESA #1 is committed to ongoing professional development for all employees. We believe continuous improvement provides the knowledge and skills necessary to stay up-to-date on educational practices and to excel in your role. In addition, because we employ highly skilled educators around the state, you'll have access to expert colleagues and peer networks as key professional resources.


CESA #1 provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants, and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, military service, genetic information, use or nonuse of lawful products off CESA #1’s premises during nonworking hours, and any other reason prohibited by state or federal law. CESA #1 complies with all applicable state and federal laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. CESA #1 will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement promotion, termination, layoff, leaves of absences, compensation and training.


Candidate Requirements

  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Custom Questions