Educator for the Blind/Low Vision
Job Description The Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) invites you to consider a challenging and gratifying employment opportunity with our agency. We are seeking a dynamic and visionary individual to join our team as an Educator for the Blind/Low Vision High School Classroom located in Ogden.
Principal Duties: As an Educator you will: -Perform the duties of a classroom Instructor for the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, Blind/Low Vision(B/LV) division. Focused specifically on students' vision services and relevant instruction. This role works in partnership with a cooperating high school teacher who focuses on students academic content and instruction. -Act as case manager for student IEP needs. -Provide appropriate programming for blind/low vision students -Prepare and write lesson plans for each student -Generate information/reports on children as appropriate -Follow appropriate curriculums, as provided -Advise and teach parents in the area of blindness/low vision -Assist parents in embedding activities within the child’s everyday routines with regular home visits and/or Parent Workshops -Provide and maintain equipment/materials -Take a collaborative role at staffing meetings, IEP meetings, student transitions, and aid in IEP success through appropriate assessments, including assessment of vision functioning, goal development, and follow-through of the IEP -Attend training sessions and workshops as assigned by program administrators -Be involved with training colleagues in skill development programming -Coordinate with B/VI supervisor and program director -Performs other duties as assigned.