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The Vision Institute of SC

03/12/2019

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We have an opening for a Full Time Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist to provide instruction during the 2019-20 school year to students in the South Carolina midlands.

Responsibilities include:

  • Instructing students who are visually impaired or blind in order to improve mobility and independent functioning
  • Assessing developmental, visual and adaptive needs specific to low vision and blindness
  • Developing appropriate IEP (individualized education plan)
     

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

Experience requirements: Two (2) years’ related experience in teaching individuals who are blind/visually impaired preferred; however, recent O&M 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, skilled in the use of assistive technology with individuals with a visual impairment, 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: Must have Certification in Orientation and Mobility from Academy for Certification of the Vision Rehabilitation and Educational Professionals (ACVREP). Certification as Teacher for the Visually Impaired a plus! Must have valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

 

E_mail: info@tvisc.org

Phone: 8036278847

Cert: COMS

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 .