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Department of Public Instruction 
Teacher (.88) - Deaf Education - Deadline Extended
Job Announcement Code: 1802068

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TEACHER - 1802068
Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Starting salary will be between $20 - $24.00 per hour (approximately $36,600-$43,929/yr), plus excellent benefits. A sign-on bonus of $2,000 will be offered to eligible employees. Additional compensation up to $2.97 per hour may be given for relevant credits beyond a Bachelor's degree. A twelve-month probationary period will be required. These positions are in pay schedule 13, pay range 04.
Elizabeth Barbarick, HR Specialist, 608-267-9200,
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Deadline to Apply:
The next application deadline for this position will occur on or after March 4, 2021.

The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is committed to ensuring every child graduates ready for further education and the workforce. We must align our efforts so students are learning the skills and knowledge necessary to become contributing members of our communities. To build on our long-standing commitment to public education, we strive to recruit and retain quality employees who are willing to talk openly and commit to helping increase the diversity of the organization. Our employees are vital to the success of our students, schools and communities. For more information about DPI, please go to 

The Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin School for the Deaf (WSD) is currently seeking full-time school year (88%) Teachers. This position is located at 309 W. Walworth Avenue, Delavan.

WSD operates a residential school for children ages three to twenty-one with deafness and/or hard of hearing. The school provides academic and career education on site. The school also offers instructional and technical assistance, teaching materials and evaluations of pupils to local school districts and other agencies. For more information about WSD, please go to

This announcement may be used to fill multiple Teacher positions.

For general information about the selection process visit the Frequently Asked Questions on Wisc.Jobs.

A sign-on bonus of $2,000 will be offered to eligible employees.

Position Summary:   

This position provides classroom instruction to K-12 deaf children and/or multiple handicapped deaf children.  This includes planning and supervising extra-curricular activities as contracted for in a residential school.  Instruction includes preparation of materials and planning outside of class time as well as individual and group instruction during assigned work hours. 

Special Notes:    

An American Sign Language Proficiency Interview rating of level 2+ upon hire and a level 3 by the end of probation is required.

The selection process for this position will include a criminal background check.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, a non-resident authorized to work in the U.S. without DPI sponsorship). The Department of Public Instruction does not sponsor visas, either at time of hire or at any later time.


Qualified candidates will have the minimum requirement:

Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Deaf or Hard of Hearing (1805) by the Department of Public Instruction is required.

How To Apply:   

Please click 'Log In to Apply' and follow the prompts to upload a current resume, transcripts and a copy of your license or documentation verifying your eligibility for licensure in Deaf or Hard of Hearing (1805) through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (not just to your job cart).

Because the assessment is offline, your job cart will say "application materials are not submitted." As long as you have uploaded the required documents, no further action is required.

Your submission will be evaluated by one or more job experts. Candidates who are deemed eligible will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process where vacancies exist. Applications that do not include all of the requested materials will NOT be considered. Questions can be directed to Elizabeth Barbarick at (608) 267-9200,

Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration as a transfer or voluntary demotion or former permanent classified employees should complete the online application process to apply. If you are a veteran, and have applied through the State of Wisconsin's non-competitive job announcement, please submit your resume to the HR Specialist listed above.