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Special Ed: Itinerant Teacher for Visually Impaired (TVI)

Employer
Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools
Location
Winston-Salem, NC, US
Salary
Competitive

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Job Title
Special Ed: Itinerant Teacher for Visually Impaired (TVI)

District Name
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Site/Department Name
EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN
475 CORPORATE SQUARE DR, WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina, 27105

Posted on
Dec 22, 2021,12:01 AM EST

Expiration Date
May 20, 2022,11:59 PM EST

Job Description

Itinerant Teacher for Visually Impaired (TVI)

FUNCTIONAL PURPOSE

The purpose of this position is to travel to students from assigned schools to provide direct and/or consultative special education services relation to visual impairments. These services aim to enable the student to learn in classroom and community environments. Assigned students range in age from 3 to 21, may have additional disabilities, and may have varying cognitive function.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Provide team members with information regarding the specialized strategies needed for success with each VI student.

•Assist in determining need for and procuring classroom equipment and materials necessary for students with visual impairments to learn (braille, low-vision devices, assistive technology, computer, etc.).

•Supervise, train staff, and/or create alternative materials such as braille, recorded materials, enlarged materials, digital materials, and tactile symbols appropriate for each child.

•Provide direct instruction in areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum.

•Work with outside agencies to support transition needs.

•Have current knowledge of use of and instruction in assistive technology for visual impairments including screen readers, braille displays, built-in accessibility options on computers, embossers, and braille translation software.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

•Demonstrated ability to utilize Unified English Braille (technical and non-technical materials).

•Ability to assess student needs and writing measurable goals for students.

•Ability to implement effective instructional and behavior management techniques.

•Clear understanding of federal and state Special Education laws.

•Ability to teach the expanded core curriculum areas.

•Ability to read and produce materials in Unified English Braille (UEB).

•Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally with students, parents, other staff and community members.

Job Qualification

Pay Grade - Teacher Pay Schedule

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

•Minimum: Bachelor of Science in Special Education - Visual Impairments and/or Orientation and Mobility

•Desirable: Master of Science in Special Education - Visual Impairment and/or Orientation and Mobility PLUS three years' work experience as a TVI or O&M specialist.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

•NC Teacher Certification in Visual Impairments

•Certification from the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP)

•Valid NC Driver's License

When applying, please make sure to include all prior experience in your TeacherMatch Personal Portfolio(Application).

Please provide at least two references. One must be the current or most recent supervisor and the other a previous supervisor.
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