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Job Opening Information TEACHER - BLIND & VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Job Number
41 SPE20

Position Title
TEACHER - BLIND & VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Job Description

Part-time to full-time position (1.0 FTE), hours per day dependent upon site location, 10 months per year, school calendar position

  • TCI is required
  • Administer Standardized and informal diagnostic tests to assess the strength and skills of individual students for education prescriptive purposes and for evaluation and achievement purposes
  • Draft appropriate annual goals and short-term objectives to present at the annual CSE meeting, evaluating and re-evaluating the short-term objectives on a regular basis.
  • Keep anecdotal records on student’s behaviors or events which may be needed for local COH decision making.
  • Collect medical information from nurses, physicians, ophthalmologists, low vision clinics, etc. on individual students and interpret this information to others involved with the student(s).
  • Identify and order educational materials and special equipment that are indicated from medical land educational assessment to be needed by individual students to meet individual students individualized educational program goals.
  • Order large print textbooks and Braille books and materials as required.
  • Teach special subject areas such as body image optacon, Braille, abacus, orientation concepts, typing and visual techniques to individual students as indicated on the IEP’s.
  • Assist counseling department with student management needs
  • Uphold the BOCES' Values: Service, Collaboration, Leadership, and Integrity
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned
Job Qualifications

Valid NYS Certification in Blind and Visually Impaired

  • Orientation and Mobility Certificate
  • Experience with students with special needs is preferred
  • TCI is required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and work ethic
  • Willingness to grow as a professional

 

 

Salary:  Per Educational Association contract.  Plus comprehensive benefits package.

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

Job Category
INSTRUCTIONAL
Job Location
GST BOCES REGION

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