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Birch Agency

05/10/2021

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We have a part-time job opportunity for a dual certified Teacher of the Visually Impaired and Orientation and Mobility Specialist.  This position is in a school setting and the employee would provide services to elementary and middle school students.  This position is located in the Dayton, OH area. 

Services Provided by Orientation & Mobility Therapist:

  • Prepare students with visual impairments to travel independently and safely
  • Preform evaluations that focus on long and short-term needs of the student
  • Prepare meaningful instruction geared to students assessed needs, IEP goals and objectives, functioning level, and motivation level
  • Prepare and use equipment and materials such as tactile maps, models, optical devices, pre-canes, GPS devices, and long canes
  • Provide orientation of new buildings and new class schedules as needed
  • Provide instruction/information on recreational leisure skills, outdoor travel skills, residential, and commercial public transportation

 Services Provided by Teachers of the Visually Impaired:

  • Perform functional vision and learning media assessments
  • Interpret eye medical reports as they relate to educational environments
  • Contribute to the development of the IEP
  • Recommend appropriate specialized evaluations as needed, such as low vision, orientation and mobility, psycho-social, and adaptive physical education
  • Consult with diagnosticians, classroom teachers, students, and parents concerning appropriate evaluations, modification, and test administration
  • Provide Braille Instruction

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Teaching for the Visually Impaired and/or Orientation and Mobility
  • ACVERP COMS Certificate preferred for O&M Specialists (required in some states)

If you are interested in this position or would like additional information about other Teacher of the Visually Impaired or Orientation and Mobility Specialist jobs in other locations, please email your resume to jconrad@birchagency.com or call Jennifer at 727-781-7812.

E_mail: jconrad@birchagency.com

Phone: 7277817812

Cert: Multiple Certifications