06/15/2023Return to view all job openings
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.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Kansas teaching license with Visually Impaired endorsement required
1+ years of teaching experience.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
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.
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