03/14/2018Return to view all job openings
Position: O&M or O&M/TVI
Employing agency: Urbana School District 116 (USD 116)/Central Affiliation for Special Education (CASE)
Job location: USD 116/CASE is located in central Illinois. CASE covers several counties.
Salary: Commensurate with education and years of service
Website address: www.usd116.org
Contact information: Todd Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Pam Duda (email@example.com)
LOCATION: Based at Central Office and serves CASE Region
SUPERVISOR: Assistant Superintendent for Special Services
JOB SUMMARY: The Orientation and Mobility Specialist evaluates and teaches concepts, skills, and techniques necessary for a student with a vision impairment to travel safely and efficiently through many environments and under many environmental conditions and situations. It is the O & M Specialists’ responsibility to assist the student in attaining independent travel skills commensurate with their age and abilities. Services may be provided through direct or consultative contact.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.
B.S. or M.S. in Orientation and Mobility for Vision Impaired, Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP) certified or certifiable
3 years school-based experience with students with vision impairments preferred
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
· Highly organized
· Excellent communication and collaboration skills
· Excellent problem-solver
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 185 Day Contract
START DATE: March, 2018 or until position is filled