09/08/2023Return to view all job openings
Description of Work
THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT, PREVIOUS CANDIDATES ARE STILL UNDER CONSIDERATION AND DO NOT HAVE TO REAPPLY.
This is an Anticipated Vacancy
The mission of the Department of Public Instruction: The State Board of Education has the constitutional authority to lead and uphold the system of public education in North Carolina.
Teacher of the Visually Impaired, Plan/develop, implement and evaluate educational programming designed to meet the unique and individual needs of visually impaired infants, toddlers, and preschoolers assigned to that individual teacher.
***Salary determinations are based on education/experience and Teacher's Salary Schedule***
Salary Grade: E21
Recruitment Range: $42,000-$79,164
Exam Plan: 22-16699
Salary Grade: Based on the NC Teacher Salary Schedule
MAX SALARY FOR THIS POSITION IS $79,164
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is seeking applicants for a School Educator II, Teacher of the Visually Impaired for our Exceptional Children Division. This position is responsible for Plan/develop, implement and evaluate educational programming designed to meet the unique and individual needs of visually impaired infants, toddlers, and preschoolers assigned to that individual teacher.
**This is a homebased, 12 month position, and requires up to 75% travel**
Home office Duty Station. North Central (Wake & Durham) Other surrounding counties may be assigned.
Note: To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form. Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. NC DPI welcomes attached or incorporated resumes, cover letters and reference information, but these items will not be used for screening for qualifying credit.
Please make sure the application is completed in full. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.
As of April 2019, Executive Order #93 (Prohibiting the Use of Salary History in the State Hiring Process) became effective. This Executive Order prohibits state agencies from requesting salary history from applicants or relying on previously obtained prior salary information in determining an applicant’s salary.
EEO Statement: The State of North Carolina and the Department of Public Instruction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
Demonstrate the ability to develop and implement instructional programs unique to the individual needs of each child through the use of the individualized education plan (IEP) or the individualized family services plan (IFSP) on a yearly or "as needed " basis (to be done at least annually); provide developmentally appropriate instruction, using the IEP or the IFSP as a guide, to all children receiving services; identify, utilize, and evaluate instructional materials designed for use with visually impaired infants and preschoolers, based on the needs of the individual student.
The individual applying for this position must also hold a valid North Carolina Drivers License. Out of State Applicants must have valid Driver's License and acquire NC Driver's License within 60 days of hire.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Must have at least a Bachelors degree and a valid teaching certificate or the ability to obtain a valid teaching certificate; bachelors or masters degree in related field of study, with experience in teaching students with special needs. A valid North Carolina teaching license in the field of visual impairment and/or birth through kindergarten is preferred as well as the North Carolina Infant-Toddler Specialist certification
Supplemental and Contact Information
All applicants must complete and submit a State application for employment using the NEOGOV Online Job Application System (Job Opportunities | Sorted by Job Title ascending | Careers (governmentjobs.com) for the State of North Carolina. Any applications not received by the advertisement closing date and time will not be accepted outside of the portal. To receive credit for work history and credentials, the applicant must list the information on the online application form. Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. NC DPI welcomes attached or incorporated resumes, cover letters and reference information, but these items will not be used for screening for qualifying credit.
Please make sure the application is completed in full. If you put "See Resume" or "See Attachment" on your application instead of a completed application with detailed work duties, your application will NOT be accepted. Other attachments (except a DD-214 copy) will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit.
Applicants are required to scan and attach a copy of their DD-214 (Form 4 or Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) or discharge orders if they wish to obtain Veteran's preference.
Reference checks will be performed on all selected candidates. If the position requires a background check and/or drug screening that will also be performed on all selected candidates.
Applicants may be subject to a criminal background check. All candidates selected for positions considered "Positions of Trust" will be subject to a criminal background check.
To check the status of an application, please log in to your NC Government Job Opportunities account and click "Application Status".
For technical issues with your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 877-204-4442. If you have a technical issue with your Government Jobs account, please call their Help Line at 1-855-524-5627.
NOTE: Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application or any questions on their application. For inquiries, please send questions to Keisha.Isley@dpi.nc.gov.
If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact NC Department of Public Instruction Human Resources.
Keisha Isley, Agency Recruiter
Applications for positions requiring specific coursework must be accompanied by a copy of the applicant's transcript. Applicants with degrees not conferred at a United States college or university must attach verification that their degree is equivalent to a similar degree from a U.S. institution. The Office of State Human Resources uses the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) as a referral resource for applicants who need to have their credentials certified as equivalent. For a list of organizations that perform this specialized service, please visit the NACES membership website at http://www.naces.org/members.htm. Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application.
State of North Carolina
NOTE: Apply to the department listed on posting
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