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The Vision Institute of SC

03/12/2019

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We have an opening for a certified Teacher for the Visually Impaired to provide instruction to students in the South Carolina upstate during the 2019-20 school year.

Responsibilities include:

  • Instructing students who are visually impaired or blind in order to improve educational and independent functioning
  • Assessing developmental, visual and adaptive needs in the areas of cognition, literacy, social self-help and other areas specific to low vision and blindness
  • Developing appropriate IEP (individualized education plan)
     

Education requirements: Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, elementary education, or special education from an accredited institution. Master's Degree strongly preferred.

Experience requirements: Two (2) years’ related experience in teaching individuals who are blind/visually impaired preferred; however, recent graduates will be considered.

Required knowledge and skills: Knowledge of and experience in performing assessments appropriate for school-age children with visual impairments and/or multiple disabilities, knowledge of expanded core curriculum, skilled in the use of braille and assistive technology with individuals with a visual impairment, skilled in conducting Functional Vision Assessments and Literacy Media Assessments, strong computer skills, knowledgeable about child development , ability to work cooperatively with family and IEP team to enhance the skill development of the child.

Licensures and certifications: Certified teacher of the visually impaired. Must have valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

E_mail: info@tvisc.org

Phone: 803-627-8847

Cert: Any Certification

TVI provides a comprehensive package including highly competitive pay, SIMPLE IRA, holidays, paid time off, flexible scheduling, wellness program, office allowance and mileage reimbursement.  
To be considered for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources @ info@tvisc.org  or P.O. Box 1923, Irmo, SC 29063