JobID 935 : Braille Transcriptionist Consultant (part time) (#2007784)

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Full-time

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Braille Transcriptionist Consultant

The Transcriptionist is responsible for transcribing all materials and activities into a modality accessible to blind and/ visually impaired students. Responsibilities and required skills for the position include:

  • Expertise in Contracted Literary Braille

  • Expertise Nemeth Braille Code

  • Understanding of guidelines for the creation of tactile graphs

  • Knowledge of basic orientation and mobility skills for blind/visually impaired

  • Understanding implications of visual loss in school setting

  • Knowledge and/or willingness to learn techniques for facilitating social inclusion

  • Knowledge of adaptive technology necessary for computerized Braille transcription

  • Translate printed text provided by teachers into Braille in a timely manner

  • Approximately 20 hours per week

 

  Please be sure to apply on our website www.ncps-k12.org and upload a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation and transcripts.

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New Canaan School District

39 LOCUST AVENUE, NEW CANAAN, CT 06840-4723
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$23,663 (USD)

State Average: $20,481 (USD)

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

12.36

State Average: 12.29

% IEP Students

10%

State Average: 14%

FTE

780

State Average: 479