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Olathe Unified School District 233


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 Has primary responsibility for specialized instruction and services required to meet the unique educational needs of students with visual impairments. 

 Provides instruction in the development and maintenance of skills to meet the student’s unique educational needs in the following areas as indicated on the IEP 

 Low vision and visual efficiency skills 

Concept development and academic skills 

Daily living skills 

Career and vocational skills 

 Communication skills including braille reading and writing 

 Consult regularly with the classroom teacher, other general and special education personnel, parents and others to coordinate programs and services for the visually impaired student. 

Assure that large-type or braille texts, testing materials, supplementary materials, educational aids and equipment needed by the visually impaired student and the classroom teacher are provided in a timely manner to ensure the student’s maximum participation in all classroom activities. 

Provides initial and ongoing assessment. 

Perform other duties as assigned. 


 Kansas teaching license with Visually Impaired endorsement required 

1+ years of teaching experience. 



 Excellent verbal, written and listening communication skills 

 Familiarity with low vision tools and electronic devices such as Braille and other specialized note takers 

Familiar with instructional practices that enhance student engagement 

Ability to work well with general education teachers and related service providers 

Flexible work style 

Familiar with Expanded Core Curriculum 


 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, stand, talk or hear.  Some crouching, kneeling, and bending is required when working with young students.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include, close vision-distance and vision and depth perception.  Additionally, the employee must be able to perceive attributes of objects by touch.  


Phone: 913780-7042

Cert: Multiple Certifications


USD 233 Job Description and application site