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LBB - Lighthouse of the Big Bend located in Tallahassee, Florida is seeking a full-time Certified Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI). TVI will be responsible for developing and implementing an individualized, comprehensive program for students who are blind or visually impaired. The program should be based on the Critical Skills Model while focusing on students’ development of compensatory skills and self-esteem. TVI will provide direct instruction in vision specific goals area (Expanded Core Curriculum, braille, and assistive technology) as set by the IEP or IFSP.

Bachelor’s degree and certification is required.

Essential Functions: Candidate must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • ·        Teach visually impaired students in an individual and/or group setting. Instruct in the expanded core curriculum to support grade level  content standards.
  • ·        Develop, review, and evaluate individualized educational plan (IEP) with appropriate goals and objectives.
  • ·        Conduct evaluations and assessments (FVLMA) to determine developmental status and academic status.
  • ·        Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and IEP meetings.
  • ·        Manage resources and complete all reports in a timely manner.
  • ·        Researches and educates self with current educational trends and new developments in visual impairment.
  • ·        Attends staff meetings and in-services.
  • ·        Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • ·        Excellent report writing and computer skills required.
  • ·        Excellent interpersonal skills with good judgment, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, and ability to handle confidential material.
  • ·        Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.

The mission of LBB is to enhance the lives of individuals who live with vision loss in the Big Bend area through direct services, community engagement, and education. LBB serves individuals, from birth through life, who are legally blind and live in one the following counties: Franklin, Gadsden, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, or Wakulla. 

Compensation commensurate with experience. We offer generous and competitive benefits package for full-time employees includes 100% employer-paid health insurance (Capital Health Plan) and life insurance, three weeks of vacation leave annually, ten paid holidays, and a retirement plan with employer match. The organization has vehicles available for itinerant work.

Tallahassee is a unique community with seasonal weather unlike most of Florida. The area has canopy roads, culture, sports, and Tallahassee was recognized as one of the South’s Best College Towns according to Southern Living Magazine. It is perfect for outdoor activities with numerous parks and greenways with more than 700 miles of trails. There are fantastic restaurants serving fresh seafood and local farm products as well as award-winning craft breweries. Plus, Tallahassee is just a short drive to the coast! Check out to learn more about Tallahassee.

All LBB employees are subject to pre-employment background checks and eligibility to work verified through E-Verify. LBB is an equal opportunity and E-Verify employer.

Please submit your cover letter and resume with TVI Resume on the subject line to


Phone: 8509423658 Ext 220

Cert: Any Certification