Special Education Vision Impaired Teacher

Job | Posted 11 days ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Lead Teacher/Department Head


Effective: August 1, 2024

JOB DESCRIPTION: Teacher of Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired Position

Description: The Teacher of the Visually Impaired will provide specialized instruction and services to meet the unique educational needs of students with visual impairments ages 3-21. Teacher of the Visually Impaired will conduct functional vision/learning media assessments and provide written reports. 

1. Valid Tn Licensure
2. Licensure in Orientation and Mobility preferred 

Report To: Principal or Program Administrator 

Essential Job Functions: 
1. Provide and coordinate unique specialized instruction through daily lessons reflective of the curriculum and the student's IEP. 
2. Consult with classroom teachers, regular and special education personnel, parents, and students to coordinate programs and services for the visually impaired student. 
3. Coordinate large-type or Braille texts, supplementary materials, educational aids and equipment; monitor student's maximum participation in all classroom activities. 
4. Provide instruction in the development and maintenance of skills as indicated in the IEP; low vision and visual efficiency skills, concept development and academic skills, daily living skills, communication skills, social/emotional skills and abilities, and sensory motor skills. 
5. Collaborative with Individual Education Plan (IEP) team in developing student IEPs, including goals and supplementary aids and services. 
6. Attend IEP meetings and required staff meetings. 
7. Conduct and interpret functional vision/learning media assessments and complete written reports. 
8. Compile and analyze data on student progress and use response to intervention to adjust interventions or strategies as indicated. 
9. Use technology to communicate and to enhance student learning. 
10. Plan and supervise the functions of classroom aides/assistants. 
11. Maintains appropriate student behavior control and establish a productive classroom environment. 
12. Conduct parent conferences. 

FLSA Status: Exempt



Posted By

Bradley County Schools

800 South Lee Highway , Cleveland, TN 37311

At the following locations

North Lee Elementary

205 Sequoia Road Northwest , Cleveland, TN 37312