JobID 5670 : Special Education Teacher for the Visually Impaired for the 2020-2021 school year (#1972608)

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Full-time

Description

This position is also available for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year for anyone desiring to transfer early.  

The teacher for the visually impaired must possess knowledge and licensure to teach students with low vision/blindness. 

Knowledge of the following is essential:
UEB Literary Braille
Nemeth Math Braille
Screen Reading Programs
Computer Magnification Programs
AT for Magnification and Braille (Accessibility for Reading, Writing/Editing, and Embossing)
Ability to adapt materials for students with low vision and blindness
Experience with working with students with Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment and Multiple Impairments
Understanding of Expanded Core Curriculum as it relates to Visual Impairment

This position is an itinerant position, requiring travel.  Possession of a valid driver's license and reliable transporation are needed.

Posted By

Decatur School District 61

101 W Cerro Gordo St, Decatur, IL 62523-1001
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,231 (USD)

State Average: $13,341 (USD)

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

20.62

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

17%

State Average: 15%

FTE

893

State Average: 246