Special Ed Teacher for Visually Impaired
Job Title: SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER FOR VISUALLY IMPARED
FLSA Status: Exempt
(DOE) License Required: Yes
Reports to: DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SERVICES
The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following functions/tasks:
- Considerable knowledge of the implications of visual impairments as they relate to the growth, development and education of students with visual communicates effectively both orally and in written
- Considerable knowledge of the rules and principles of literary and braille codes with the ability to instruct and transcribe materials in each
- Knowledge of the function and use of assistive, accommodative devices for use by the students with visual exhibits a working knowledge of State and Federal regulations and ability to accurately measure, observe, report, and record learning progress of ability to coordinate and implement an itinerant caseload serving students with visual impairments.
- Knowledge of basic orientation and mobility techniques used with visually impaired
- Knowledge of functional low vision and low vision aids prescribed for use by students with visual
- Collegiate professional with endorsement in special education visual impairment or capable of receiving endorsement within current/contacted school year.
- Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS)
- Eligible for, or in possession of, appropriate Virginia teaching license.
- Transcription of student materials, as well as, continuous walking, carrying, bending, sitting, standing, stooping, lifting, and driving.
- Work involves risk, at times, from interaction with special needs students, which may include accompanying emotional or physical impairments requiring special techniques.
- Must use universal precautions at avoiding contagious disease.
- Employee in this position must display a great deal of flexibility, creativity, and initiative.
Assignment: Full-Time and Permanent; 10 Months (standard school year)