VISUAL IMPAIRMENT ITINERANT TEACHER- FULL OR PART-TIME

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Start Date
08/20/2019
Position Areas
Special Education

Description

The Vermilion Association for Special Education is seeking a full or part-time Teacher for the Visually Impaired.  The teacher will be working with students in Vermilion County.  Travel is required and all mileage is reimbursed by the cooperative.  Regionally competitive salary and benefits package.  

1. Assess functional vision through testing, observation, consultation, and reading of ophthalmologist or optometrist’s reports 2. Participate in educational staffings concerning individual students 3. Develop and implement IEP goals/objectives in conjunction with the IEP team 4. Provide instruction to visually impaired students as stated on IEP 5. Identify the needs of students with visual impairments and monitor/consult/provide direct instruction to the students in the least restrictive environment 6. Order, adapt, create and utilize all instructional curricular materials necessary and procure and correctly utilize adaptive equipment for meeting the full academic potential of those children with visual impairments in the regular classroom 7. Provide consultation to school personnel concerning the student’s functional vision 8. Train teachers on needed classroom modifications, and how to utilize adapted materials and equipment. 9. Provide support and assistance with parent education and understanding of student’s visual problems 10. Maintain appropriate records and service log 11. Attend staff meetings and professional meetings 12. Other pertinent duties as assigned by Director or designated administrator
Qualifications: ISBE PEL- Teacher of Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Working knowledge of Braille and the teaching of Braille Willingness and ability to travel across county

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Vermilion Association for Special Education

15009 Catlin Tilton Road , Danville, IL 61834
 

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Vermilion Association for Special Education

15009 Catlin Tilton Road , Danville, IL 61834



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

State Average: 15%

FTE

50

State Average: 246