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The Vision Institute of SC

09/02/2020

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We have an opening for a Full Time Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist to provide instruction during the 2020-21 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 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). Must have valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

 

E_mail: info@tvisc.org

Phone: 8036278847

Cert: COMS

TVI employees enjoy highly competitive pay, SIMPLE IRA, holidays, paid time off, flexible scheduling, wellness program, office allowance and mileage reimbursement. Our comprehensive benefits package includes: Dental, Vision, Critical Illness, Short Term Disability, Life and ADD. If you are interested in joining our growing team, please email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources @ info@tvisc.org