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Driver's Education Instructor, ASL/FT

New Jersey, USA Req #117
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Come join our team as a Driver Education Instructor!

 

Driver Education Instructor with American Sign Language

 

(Full-Time/Flexible Hours Monday – Friday/Possible evenings)

 

** This position requires local travel to various locations in New Jersey

Travel will be up to 60% with mileage or a company car **

 

Are you passionate about empowering individuals with skills to navigate the road safely?

 

Are you fluent in American Sign Language and want to make a positive impact in the deaf and hard-of-hearing community?

 

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

 

Our Career Pathways Connections program is a person-centered employment program for the Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and hard-of-hearing community in New Jersey.

 

The Driver Education Instructor will implement and coordinate the driver’s education program to support the Deaf and Hard of Hearing throughout New Jersey.

 

What’s in it for you?

Be a part of a national organization that has helped people living with developmental disabilities, and special needs for more than a century! 

 

Work with an awesome team of professionals who have a true passion for the work that they do.

 

Great benefits!

  • Competitive pay!
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • No Cost Life and Accidental Death Insurance 
  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Plentiful Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 403(b) Plan with Match
  • Discount Programs
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Paid Time Off Buy-Back
  • Paid Medical Leave Time
  • Direct Deposit and Payroll Cards
  • Access to Electronic Pay Statements
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Paid Orientation & Training
  • Recognition Program

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Travels throughout the State.
  • Communicates effectively using American Sign Language
  • Facilitates regular training sessions in a class setting and one-to-one.
  • Provide support services remotely when needed.

 

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implements and coordinates a driver’s education program to support Deaf and HOH individuals in studying for the written driver’s test.
  • Provide support to enroll in the driver’s test held regionally across the state.
  • Coordinates interpreting services and acts as an advocate in the local DMV offices.
  • Effectively manages a caseload of clients.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in teaching or Deaf education preferred or other relevant education/experience.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate fluently in ASL.
  • Strong communication skills with Deaf individuals with limited ASL experience.
  • Must be comfortable working in a class setting or one on one.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.                
  • Outstanding organizational skills to be able to manage a caseload of clients efficiently.
  • Requires someone who can work independently with minimal supervision.

 

About Us!
Easterseals is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that has helped children and adults with disabilities and special needs, live better lives for more than half a century. Annually, over 9,000 individuals with disabilities and specific special needs in New Jersey receive services in our programs. We believe everyone has an inalienable right to realize their potential and live their life as they envision it; everyone is allowed access to opportunities that permit them to do so.

Our employees dedicate themselves to making positive differences in people’s lives every day by living our Core Values: RESPECTFULNESS, WARMTH, EXPERTISE

Easterseals Is An Equal Opportunity Employer
As one of our core values, we strive to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees without regard to their age, gender, religion, race, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability which is unrelated to the ability to perform essential job functions, unfavorable military discharge (except dishonorable), veteran status, marital status, parental status, genetic information, source of income or other legally protected category in accordance with applicable law with regard to receipt of services, appointment or election to voluntary office, or hiring for, assignment to, or promotion in staff positions.
Easterseals NJ offers paid training, 403(b) Retirement Plan and generous Paid Time Off for all employees! To view all benefit information, visit www.enjbenefits.com

 

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $50.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $55.00