Special Education-Visually Impaired Teacher
Teacher of the Visually Impaired Advertisement Job Description: Educational Service Unit #13 in Scottsbluff is ready to hire a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI). This full-time position will start in August 2018. The TVI provides instruction to children ranging in ages from birth to twenty-one years old. Duties include: participating in the development of Individualized Education Programs, using and instructing Braille and functional vision and learning media assessments, adapting curriculum, collaborating with families, school personnel, and related service providers and outside agencies in order to create positive outcomes for students who are blind or visually impaired. QUALIFICATIONS:• Possess and maintain current the Teacher of the Visually Impaired certification.• Previous experience working with the visually impaired preferred.• Certification in Orientation and Mobility is a plus.• Proficient in use of computers including Word, Excel and Outlook.• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.• Strong planning and organizational skills, including ability to manage complex responsibilities.• Ability to write reports and business correspondence.• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.Other:Educational Service Unit #13 serves school districts in the panhandle of Nebraska. We work with the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired for mentoring of all TVI Staff. We also offer a federal loan forgiveness program to help with college debt. For more information about the position, please contact Laura Barrett, Special Education Director: firstname.lastname@example.org. Salary is based on education and experience with a 185 day contract. Benefits include health insurance coverage, single dental insurance, life insurance, long term disability benefits, and Nebraska Retirement System participation.
Start August 2018. If you are interested in applying, please send your letter of application, resume, and credentials to: Jerry Becking, Human Resources; ESU 13; 4215 Ave I; Scottsbluff, NE 69361; (308) 633-3712; email@example.com.
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