Jordan School District-Special Education Department Itinerant Teacher of the Visually Impaired (2 open positions)
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Severe/Profound Disabilities, Visual Impairment.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The Teacher of the Visually Impaired is responsibile for providing special education or related services to student who are classified as Visually Impaired under the Individuals with Disabilities Education ACT (IDEA). All services are delivered in the student's school of enrollment. The incumbent also functions as support personnel to school staff in developing appropriate educational programs for students with visual impairments as mandated by state and federal regulations. Please see the complete job description and requirements online at file://jsdshare/045/TRShare/New%20Hires%20-%20Transfers/District%20Office/Teacher-for-Visual-Impaired-6-17%20(1).pdf.
Special Ed. Teacher is responsible for creating a positive learning environment where students develop the skills to become critical thinkers, problem solvers, lifelong learners and productive citizens. Maintain a safe environment, establish rapport with students, parents and colleagues, motivate students to develop attitudes and knowledge that will help them reach their potential and be prepared for higher levels of education and career readiness. Differentiate curriculum, provide specially designed instruction, ensure compliance with state and federal law, and use effective research-based methods of instruction according to District and Utah core Standards.