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The Vision Institute

04/06/2022

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We have an opening for a Full-Time Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist and/or Certified Teacher for the Visually Impaired to provide instruction to students in the surrounding areas of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina OR Charlotte, NC for the 2022-23 school year. Applicant may select the location. This itinerant position will serve students by:

  • Instructing school aged 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, demonstrated experience in the use of braille, 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. Must have extensive knowledge and skills in using assistive technology with visually impaired individuals.

Licensures and certifications: Dual certification desired.Certification in O&M from Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) or Certified Teacher for the Visually Impaired required. Must have valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

E_mail: jlicata@tvisc.org

Phone: 8036278847

Cert: COMS

TVI employees enjoy highly competitive pay, SIMPLE IRA with company match, holidays, paid time off, flexible scheduling, wellness stipend, professional development, office allowance and mileage reimbursement.  Our comprehensive benefits package includes: Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Critical Illness, and Life & ADD. Reimbursement for out-of-state moving expenses available. To be considered for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources @ jlicata@tvisc.org. Visit us online @ www.tvisc.org or https://www.facebook.com/TVISC