Teacher of the Visually Impaired

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Job Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
10th
11th
12th
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Preschool/Pre-K
Base Salary
$43,852.00 - $68,166.00
Benefits
Offers 401K
Offers Pension
Start Date
Immediately
Deadline
Open Until Filled
Certification

Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Provisional License.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Deaf-Blind, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Visual Impairment.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Preschool/Pre-K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program. Expired certifications will be considered.

Description

The Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind is seeking a Teacher of the Visually Impaired to provide instructional support for students with blindness, visual impairment, and other disabilities. This is a 10-month, faculty position.

Responsibilities include: • Serve as a member of the instructional team with specific duties to provide classroom instruction for students in the areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum: Independent Living Skills, Sensory Efficiency, Assistive Technology, Compensatory Skills, Orientation and Mobility, Career Education, Social Interaction Skills, Recreation and Leisure Skills, Self Determination and Advocacy Skills • Provide TVI support to content teachers as needed to support student access to materials; including but not limited to transcribing content into braille and development of tactile materials • Co-teach with content teacher as assigned • Provide direct braille instruction to students per Individualized Education Plan (IEP) as assigned • Transcribe braille into print as needed for teachers and/or students

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The VA School For the Deaf and the Blind

100 New Hope Road, Staunton, VA 24401
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $11,724 (USD)

% ELL Students

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

2.70

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

103%

State Average: 13%

FTE

132

State Average: 801