Upper School American Sign Language Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Watkinson School, Hartford, CT

Watkinson School, offering inventive teaching to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks a full-time American Sign Language Teacher who has the ability to teach both beginning and intermediate levels as a second language in our upper school. Successful applicants will demonstrate creative approaches to instruction and a commitment to reaching all students. Applicants must possess enthusiasm for working in a dynamic environment, teaching heterogeneously grouped classes, and developing and sustaining positive relationships with parents, faculty, school leadership, and staff.


The successful applicant will be current in the field of study and ready to deliver relevant and timely curricula.  Responsibilities include teaching multiple levels of ASL as a second language to students in grades 9-12.  Other duties include supervising clubs, being an academic advisor, and taking on other aspects of school life and activity.

The ideal candidate is a passionate and skillful educator and collaborator who is eager to invest their talents in becoming part of a thriving academic community.  They will bring their full self and identity to our community to teach and lead students in learning about the field and themselves.  They will be committed to anti-racist education and teaching that focuses on inclusivity.

Watkinson is an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community that seeks candidates of diverse backgrounds. This 10-month position will begin in mid-August 2022. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to languageposition@watkinson.org

Watkinson School

Hartford, CT
Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender