We are a PreK-12 school for Deaf and hard-of-hearing children.

Our Mission

The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf educates students to succeed by recognizing and developing individual strengths, building confidence, collaborating with families and communities in a nurturing, dynamic, and language-rich environment steeped in cultural awareness of Deaf, Hearing, and worldwide diversity.
(Adopted by the Strategic Planning Committee, October 2013)

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in sharing your talents and skills with us here at The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (PSD). PSD is a proud equal opportunity employer. We require all of our applicants and staff members to provide current clearance information. (i.e., Pennsylvania State Criminal Background Clearances, FBI fingerprinting clearance, Pennsylvania Child Abuse Certification and other various health clearances).

The following positions are available for the 2017-2018 school year



Staff/Educational Interpreter

Teacher Aide

School Bus Driver

Classroom Teacher Special Education

Classroom Teacher High School (ELA)

Classroom Teacher Pre-School

1:1 Assistant

Bus Monitor


Click Here - Application for Instructional Positions

Click Here - Application for Non-Instructional Positions


The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf consistently recruits for the following positions

Teachers of the Deaf
PSD seeks those qualified and experienced. There may be varying teaching positions for different age levels at the school. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university in Deaf Education or a related field and be eligible for state certification. Master’s degree is preferable. Fluency in American Sign Language at the Advanced Level is expected.

Teacher Substitutes
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university in Deaf Education or a related field and be eligible for state certification. Master’s degree is preferable. Fluency in American Sign Language at the Advanced Level is expected.

Bus Drivers/Substitute Drivers
Applicants must be experienced drivers with a current and valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Drivers should be prepared to meet all PSD and FTA/DOT policies and requirements.

If you are qualified/interested in any of the above noted positions, please submit a cover letter, application and clearance information to:

The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
100 West School House Lane
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144
Attn: Mary Mazza, Human Resources Department

You may also submit a letter of interest and application via email to: HR@psd.org

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