JobID 13098 : TEACHER - EX ED VISUAL IMPAIR (#975887)

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REPORTS TO:  Principal
DEPARTMENT NAME:   Exceptional Education
JOB SUMMARY (2-3 sentences):  Provides specialized designed instruction to students that have an Individual Educational Program (IEP).
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:  List, in the order of time spent, the essential tasks performed by the position.  Employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required.

Job Responsibility 1: Provides instructional supports\direct services and consultation for students as indicated on Individual Educational Program (IEP). Ensures that students are in their least restrictive environment.
Job Responsibility 2: Required to keep Individual Educational Programs (IEP’s) on assigned caseload in compliance in accordance with State and Federal laws governing services for students with disabilities.
Job Responsibility 3: Schedules and facilitates IEP meetings, re-evaluation meetings, and manifestation determination meetings as needed to continue to be in compliance in accordance with State and Federal laws governing services for students with disabilities.
Job Responsibility 4: Coordinates the delivery of services for students with disabilities with all itinerant providers i.e. (speech and language therapist, occupational therapist, physical therapist, nurse, etc.) to be in compliance with the Individual Educational Plan in accordance with State and Federal laws governing services for students with disabilities.
Job Responsibility 5: Develops Functional Behavioral Assessment\ Behavioral Intervention Plans as needed or outlined in the Individual Educational Plan (IEP).
Job Responsibility 6: Attends grade-level/content meetings to assist with planning and collaboration for instruction and meaningful inclusive service delivery.
Job Responsibility 7: Participates in ongoing Professional Development activities.
Job Responsibility 8: Prepares materials and classrooms for class activities. Creates a positive achievement-oriented learning environment.


DATA RESPONSIBILITY: “Data Responsibility” refers to information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creation.  Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations.
Compares or inspects data, people, or things against a standard..
PEOPLE RESPONSIBILITY: “People Responsibility” refers to individuals who have contact with or are influenced by the position.
Follows instructions of supervisor.  Maintains confidential relationships with teachers to enhance a trusting relationship. 
ASSETS RESPONSIBILITY: “Assets Responsibility” refers to the responsibility for achieving economies or preventing loss within the organization.
Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses through the management or handling of supplies of high value or moderate amounts of money.
MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS: “Mathematics” deals with quantities, magnitudes, and forms and their relationships and attributes by the use of numbers and symbols.
Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percentages.
COMMUNICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: “Communications” involves the ability to read, write, and speak.
Reads professional publications; composes complex reports and manuals; speaks formally to groups outside the organization.
COMPLEXITY OF WORK: “Complexity of Work” addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity, creativity, and concentration required by the position and the presence of any unusual pressures.
Performs semi-routine work involving set procedures and rules, but with frequent problems; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results or occasional exposure to unusual pressure.
IMPACT OF DECISIONS:  “Impact of Decisions” refers to consequences such as damage to property, loss of data or property, exposure of the organization to legal liability, or injury or death to individuals.
Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens.
EQUIPMENT USAGE: “Equipment Usage” refers to inanimate objects such as substances, materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids, or products.  A thing is tangible and has shape, form, and other physical characteristics.
Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items.
SAFETY OF OTHERS:  “Safety of Others” refers to the responsibility for other people’s safety, either inherent in the job or to assure the safety of the general public.
Requires considerable responsibility for the safety and health of others and/or continuous enforcement of the laws and standards of public health and safety.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: “Education Requirements” refers to job specific training and education required for entry into the position.
Bachelor degree in area of special or general education required.  Master’s degree preferred.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: “Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations” refers to professional, state, or federal licenses, certifications, or registrations required to enter the position.
Requires current Special Education Tennessee Teachers License. (Comprehensive or Modified)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: “Experience Requirements” refers to the amount of work experience that is required for entry into the position that would result in reasonable expectation that the person can perform the tasks required by the position.
Three years’ teaching experience required.
More specific degree, certification, and experience requirements will be included in the position announcement as vacancies occur.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: “Physical Demands” refers to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis, and some dexterity in operating machines or office equipment.
UNAVOIDABLE HAZARDS: “Unavoidable Hazards” refers to unusual conditions in the work environment that may cause illness or injury.
The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.
SENSORY (ADA) REQUIREMENTS: “Sensory Requirements” refers to hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell necessary to perform the tasks required by the position efficiently.
The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, and texture perception.


Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires MNPS to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

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Metropolitan Nashville Public School District

2601 Bransford AVE, Nashville, TN 37204

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,003 (USD)

State Average: $9,312 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 4%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.06

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 874