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Position: Teacher of the Blind or Visually Impaired (TVI) 

International Institute for the Brain (iBrain) - New York, NY 

$80,000 - $90,000 a year 


Job Description 

The mission of the International Institute for the Brain (iBrain) is to research, develop and implement special education and related services for students with a brain injury or brain-based disorder. 

Teachers for the Visually Impaired: Full and Part Time Positions Available! 

Student Population 

Majority of students on caseload have cortical visual impairment (CVI) 

  • Students are nonverbal, non-ambulatory and have significant motor and cognitive impairments 

Program Features 

  • Unique Opportunity to work collaboratively with a team of TVIs 

  • Vision teachers have a small core caseload of students 

  • Students have 60-minute therapy mandates 

  • Vision teachers work primarily in pull-out individual sessions and also collaborate with classroom teachers regularly and support with push-in services as appropriate 

  • Highly interdisciplinary nonpublic program for students ages 5-21 

Position Functions and Responsibilities 

  • Design and implements interventions that reflect knowledge of child development and specialized techniques appropriate for VI students 

  • Works with students on an individual basis in classroom, treatment room, or home/community setting according to the mandates of IEP 

  • Maintains compliance re: daily session notes, progress reports etc. as per school policy 

  • Works effectively with parents, teaching staff and other professionals directly involved in the care and treatment of the student to enhance the use of vision and/or minimize the impact of visual impairments on learning 

  • Participates as required in all meetings, conferences with parents and school districts regarding the student's progress and /or welfare 

  • Uses accurate assessment skills to perform functional vision evaluations with written reports reflecting current knowledge of visual impairments and child development; able to communicate results effectively in both written and verbal formats 

  • Actively participate in the creation and implementation of an individual professional development plan 

  • Completes related service billing, progress notes and documentation in a timely manner according to established deadlines 

  • Perform other tasks to support the operations of the school as assigned by School Administration 



Required Skills 


  • Experience with children with various orthopedic, developmental and/or multiple impairments especially those related to vision Education Requirements: 

  • Current Certification as a Teacher of Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired (TVI) 

Competitive Salary based on Experience. 

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time 

Pay: $80,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year 


  • Teaching: 2 years (Preferred) 


  • TVI (Required) 

Work Location: 

  • One location 


  • Health insurance 

  • Dental insurance 

  • Vision insurance 

  • Paid time off 

Working days: 

  • Monday 

  • Tuesday 

  • Wednesday 

  • Thursday 

  • Friday 

Hours per week: 

  • 10-19 

  • 20-29 

  • 30-39 

Typical start time: 

  • 8:30 AM 

Typical end time: 

  • 5PM 


Phone: 16463151548

Cert: Any Certification

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