The Vision Institute of South Carolina, Inc., a growing Non-Profit organization that promotes achievement and independence for people who are visually impaired or blind, has an opening for a Certified Teacher of the Visually Impaired and/or Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist to provide instruction during the 2018-19 school year. Available locations include: Anderson, Greenville, Rock Hill, and Blythewood, South Carolina
Find out how to become a part of this growing and dynamic team of teachers, making a difference across the state of South Carolina!
Charleston County School District may possibly have an upcoming position available for a Certified Teacher of the Visually Impaired. Dual Certification as an Orientation and Mobility Instructor is a plus.
Urbana School District 116 is seeking an O&M Specialist for 1.0 FTE. The Orientation and Mobility Specialist evaluates and teaches concepts, skills, and techniques necessary for a student with a vision impairment to travel safely and efficiently through many environments and under many environmental conditions and situations. It is the O & M Specialists’ responsibility to assist the student in attaining independent travel skills commensurate with their age and abilities. Services may be provided through direct or consultative contact. Apply at www.usd116.org
POSITION: O & M Specialist
AGENCY: Center for the Visually Impaired
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor or Master’s Degree required with an emphasis in Orientation & Mobility from a University or College Program of study in Orientation & Mobility. Certified as an O&M Specialist by the Academy of Certification of Vision. Orientation & Mobility is a specialized university degree and requires a nation
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Lighthouse Central Florida is looking for a full-time Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist. There is a time for everything and if you are looking for the gift of work - life balance, we offer you flexible hours, part-time and/or full time opportunities. We offer a competitive compensation package and leave and time-off benefits (for full time working 30+ hours per week).
Creative, imaginative, empathetic, innovative are encouraged and nurtured at Lighthouse. If you enjoy working with clients of all age groups and you are mission-driven to make the biggest difference in the lives of individuals living with blindness or vision loss, WE WANT YOU! Apply at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lighthouse Central Florida is looking for several full-time and part-time TVI/OMS (Teacher of the Visually Impaired/Orientation & Mobility Specialist) to serve school-age clients in our Youth Services Programs. One of the TVI is a Lead Position supervising three part-time staff members.
This position will provide comprehensive Expanded Core Curriculum based assessment, lesson planning, and developmental interventions to children ages 6 – 13 who are blind or severely visually impaired, and who may experience additional disability. Provide consult to families to insure the carryover of learned skills into daily routines at home and in the community, leading to the optimal development of each child. Provide guidance to instruction assistant staff. Adherence to all best practice and professional standards. Services will be center and community based. Apply at email@example.com.
The primary purpose of the Orientation and Mobility Specialist is to organize, plan and implement orientation and mobility services to adults who are blind and visually impaired and who may or may not have additional disabilities. In addition, you may provide assistive technology/rehabilitation/daily living skills related services by assessing consumer needs in their home or other environments. You will work with other staff to create a service plan, as well as connect clients to other services and resources. The ADRS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, culture, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation.
The primary purpose of the Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT) to oversee all aspects of Vision Rehabilitation Services to ensure that clients achieve the level of independence by their Rehabilitation Service Plan.
Oversees the conversion of instructional materials to alternative media formats, provides guidance and recommends solutions on emerging technology access issues, and provides access information guidelines to faculty and students.
Responsible for providing orientation and mobility (O&M) instruction for students with visual impairments to travel independently and safely. O&M is one of the nine areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) required to be evaluated for students with visual impairments. These services enable the students to travel safely, efficiently, and independently in their home, school, and community environments.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCERequired: Bachelor's and/or Master's degree Certification from the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) Preferred: Experience with school-aged children, including infants and preschoolers Experience with children with multiple impairments Experience working with teams
Certified Low Vision Therapist (CLVT)/Low Vision Services Coordinator
Mainly serving seniors (age 55+), the primary purpose of the CLVT is to serve as the Low Vision Services Coordinator in the Marjorie McNeely Low Vision Clinic; interact with the optometrist and intake coordinator; instruct individuals in the use of residual vision with optical devices, non-optical devices, and assistive technology; and help determine the need for environmental modifications in the home, workplace or school. The CLVT works as part of an interdisciplinary team with an optometrist, other program, office, management and volunteer staff to create a service plan and ensure quality services. Dual certification or experience with O&M, VRT or CAITS is highly preferred. Bi-lingual (Spanish-English) highly preferred.
The primary purpose of the Orientation and Mobility Specialist is to organize, plan and implement orientation and mobility services to adults (largely seniors age 50-90+) who are blind and visually impaired and who may or may not have additional disabilities. With a strong Hispanic and mono-lingual Spanish speaking community, bilingual (English-Spanish) is preferred. Based on dual certification, in addition, you may provide assistive technology/rehabilitation/daily living skills related services by assessing consumer needs in their home or other environments. You will work with other staff to create a service plan, as well as connect clients to other services and resources. The BVIC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, culture, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation.
Full time Itinerant Teacher of the Visually Impaired/ Orientation and Mobility Specialist. Pikes Peak BOCES supports the needs of Colorado Springs and the surrounding rural school districts. We use the itinerant model to provide services across approximately 12 school districts. Pikes Peak BOCES offer competitive salary, a supportive work schedule, and competitive benefits.
The goal of the Department of Services for the Blind's (DSB) Customer Services is to assist in the stable employment of Blind, Deaf Blind and Low Vision clients. The Rehabilitation Teacher works as a member of a multi-disciplinary (vocational rehabilitation and independent living) work team to provide comprehensive orientation and mobility and rehabilitation teaching (O&M/RT) services to blind and visually impaired adults.This position is a member of the North Region Team, providing vocational rehabilitative program services, specialized instruction and counseling to blind and visually impaired customers living in the North Region of Washington State (King, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, San Juan, and Island Counties).This is your opportunity to join an agency nationally recognized as a leader among blind agencies in competitive employment.
Youth Service Vision Specialist
This is a full-time position reporting to the Manager of Early Childhood and Youth Services. The principal responsibilities for this position include:
- Provide individualized and support services for students with visual impairments and their families including pre-employment transition services
- Provide individual evaluation and instruction in needed skills for appropriate areas included in the Expanded Core Curriculum in the school, community and agency setting
Orientation and Mobility Specialist / Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
Catholic Charities Guild for the Blind provides comprehensive rehabilitation services to individuals of all ages, faiths and backgrounds. Headquartered in midtown Manhattan in New York City, the position requires travel throughout New York City. This is a full time position for both new graduates and seasoned professionals.
Masters Degree and certification (or eligible) in Orientation and Mobility and Vision Rehabilitation Therapy from an accredited school. Will consider candidates not dually certified.
Bi-lingual Spanish-English preferred
Work directly with our clients who are blind or have low vision, facilitating appropriate independence on an individual needs basis.
CABVI is currently seeking an Orientation and Mobility Specialist/Vision Rehabilitation Therapist. This is a full-time position reporting to the Rehabilitation Manager.
Based in Savannah, the dually-certified applicant will provide center and community-based services to clients in nearby communities of Southeast South Carolina and Southeast Georgia. This allows for a diverse caseload that can meet the demands of a growing population. SCBLV maintains a team-based approach, relying on the collaboration and creativity of our Blind Rehabilitation Staff. As a team member, the applicant will interact with other members of the team to form individualized plans and lessons for each client.
Responsibilities include: assessing client’s skill levels, building appropriate goals with the client, formulating individualized rehabilitation plans to suit their needs, lesson planning, providing direct services in the areas of Activities of Daily Living, Communication, Assistive Technology, Visual Skills, and Orientation & Mobility, and maintaining progress reports for each individual.
The Birch Agency is seeking to hire a Teacher for the Visually Impaired (TVI) to work between 25-35 hours per week in Rock Hill, South Carolina in a school setting.
The Client prefers applicant (but not required) to be Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) certified but will consider all qualified TVIs and/or TVI/OMS for this job opportunity.
For more information regarding this teaching job in South Carolina, please contact Ruth Ann Castellana-Shonborn at 727.614.0209. Or, interested Applicants are welcome to send an updated resume and cover letter (if desired) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are in search of a qualified Orientation & Mobility Specialist. The purpose of this position is to provide O&M training, education/consultation and technical assistance to people who are blind, Deaf-Blind, or blind with other disabilities, as well as education to employees and community members, and various departments throughout the Lighthouse and Base Supply Centers.
Orientation and Mobility Instructor is responsible to teach individuals O&M skills with a white cane in a one-on-one or group setting to promote positive and progressive approach to independent travel for blind adults seeking employment within a comprehensive rehabilitation training center.
SAAVI, The Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired, is a nonprofit organization with offices in Tucson, Phoenix, and Yuma. SAAVI has been working with blind and visually impaired Southern Arizonans since 1964 and serves over 2,000 blind and visually impaired students each year. SAAVI is committed to providing dynamic and progressive programs and services to meet the rehabilitation and social needs of individuals with vision loss, promoting individuals to become active participants in determining their success, and raising public awareness through community involvement and establishing partnerships with others.
Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind is seeking a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) with experience in Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) to work with children of all ages. PT, FT or consultant opportunities available.
We are seeking an assistive technology (AT) specialist to work with clients who are blind or visually impaired. The instructor will assess clients to determine the needs and skill level of the user and provide individual or group training on job specific skills, workplace and assistive technology. The AT specialist will also conduct Section 508 testing and remediation.
The New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI), a division within the Department of Human Services, is seeking to hire up to four Orientation and Mobility Instructors.
Opening for Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT) to oversee all aspects of Vision Rehabilitation Services to ensure that clients achieve the level of independence by their Rehabilitation Service Plan.
Seeking TVI on contract basis in Annapolis, MD area. HS student at private school needs 1 hour of TVI services a week during school day.
The Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB) is seeking an Orientation & Mobility Specialist to provide individualized training to our clients who are blind or visually impaired. The O&M instructor will teach clients to travel safely and independently throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area.
PT, FT or consultant opportunities available.
Mediscan is in need of an Orientation and Mobility Specialist for a K-12 environment in Arlington, VA!
Mediscan is a School-Based Therapy staffing solution and we work with School Districts and Co-Ops all over the US. We are currently looking for an O&M in Arlington, VA with or without certification. This is a full-time (40 hrs per week, M-F) position and will last until the end of the school year with a possibility of renewal. This is a smaller caseload but will cover more locations (Mileage reimbursement is available.). Feel free to give me a call or send over an email with any questions. I would be happy to give you all of the details I have.
For Immediate consideration, please call Chelsea Miller at (813) 448-5842 or email resume to email@example.com.
We are currently interviewing for a Teacher of the Visually Impaired position in the Coconut Grove, Florida area. The TVI must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree and certification as a TVI from the FL Department of Education.
The caseload is ages birth to age 5, we will have five classrooms for a maximum of twenty per classroom. In addition, we have an Early Intervention Program has a case load of 100. The TVI assists with this program when PreK is in session. Pre-Braille begins in the Early Intervention Program. We serve school age students from five to thirteen, we have about twenty percent Braille users among the 55 participants.
For immediate consideration of an interview send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 813-792-3410 today.
Job Description:Olmsted Center for Sight (OCS) is seeking a full time Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) for our Early Education Preschool and K-12 School-based Programs. This position is part of a team of TVI’s who provide services in center-based preschool, community and school-age settings. The TVI provides instruction to children ranging in ages from birth to twenty-one years old, develops and implements individualized lesson plans for each client, collaborates with other professionals, and serves as a community liaison to ensure quality services.
Orientation & Mobility Specialist - FT PT - 2017/18 School Year
Provide Rehabilitation Instructions and/or Orientation and Mobility to individuals with Combined Vision and Hearing Loss (CVHL) in their primary language. Work as a part of a team that specializes in providing comprehensive services at the facility and in the community. Most of the services will be provided at the facility. Must be able to communicate effectively in American Sign Language and use tactile sign language and be knowledgeable on issues for those with hearing loss as it affects mobility, independent living, and communication.
Assistant Director for the Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Rehabilitation Services Manager)
Closes October 4, 2017
Job # 1780: Orientation and Mobility Specialist at Monroe County ISD. Full time school year position. Providing consultation and services for the visually impaired throughout Monroe County schools. Must be certified by ACVREP as a COMS.
Part-time blind and visually impaired teacher.
Apply online at www.onboces.org.
At Goalbook, we empower teachers to transform instruction so that ALL students succeed through our research-based resources and professional development. We partner with more than 500 districts across 45 states. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a values-driven company that is developing innovative solutions to improve the equity and access of our diverse school system and address deeply-embedded societal challenges.
This position is responsible for the development, implementation and day to day operations of the statewide family and children’s rehabilitation programs, training and support services. Responsible for planning all program services, programs and training. Oversees day to day operations of all programs through-out the state.
Specialist, Orientation and Mobility - South western Ontario (London, Kitchener or Owen Sound office)
This position covers a broad range of duties and responsibilities including instructing individuals with vision loss on orientation and mobility travel skills and techniques.
Part time - 4 days per week
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS)
Dually Certified CVRT or CAITS or Licensed OT with SCLV
The primary purpose of the Orientation and Mobility Specialist is to organize, plan and implement orientation and mobility services to adults (largely seniors age 50-90+) who are blind and visually impaired and who may or may not have additional disabilities. With a strong Hispanic and mono-lingual Spanish speaking community, bilingual (English-Spanish) is required. Based on dual certification, in addition, you may provide assistive technology/rehabilitation/daily living skills related services by assessing consumer needs in their home or other environments. You may also assist in the Low Vision Clinic, Assistive Technology Lab and/or with social activities and community outreach
Lighthouse of the Big Bend (Tallahassee, FL) is seeking highly motivated Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapists to provide direct instructional services to clients ages 14 and older who are blind, visually impaired, or have multiple disabilities. FULL-TIME and PART-TIME positions available. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS encouraged to apply. Great benefits package!
Required: Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
Preferred: Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist
Invision Services has immediate full and part time employment opportunities for Orientation & Mobility Specialists and Teachers of the Blind and Visually Impaired in North Carolina.
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist through the Academy of Vision Rehabilitition Professionals for School for the Deaf in North Carolina. Candidate will provide 113 hours of direct student care and 70 hours for IEP plan maintenance and file management, etc. Document training will be provided. Therapeutic activities to include: personal safety, efficient use of vision, effective communication skills, basic sign language, initial and/or ongoing evaluation of orientation and mobility, develop goals for IEP.
Are you a stand-out educator passionate about closing the achievement gap? Do you want to expand your impact to support students, teachers, and schools across the country?
We may be what you’re looking for.
CNIB British Columbia Division is seeking an Orientation and Mobility Specialist to provide community based Orientation and Mobility training to clients in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley regions of British Columbia.
The Iris Network, an innovative nonprofit organization exclusively serving people who are blind or visually impaired, is seeking an experienced and highly motivated leader to serve as its President & Executive Director. We are seeking a dynamic leader who embraces innovation, pursues new opportunities and is passionate about advancing the organization. The ideal candidate will be an effective advocate and champion for innovative vision rehabilitation and the independence it provides.
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Full-time Teacher of the Visually Impaired for ages 3-22 in a collaborative setting. Classrooms are located in several schools within a few of our member districts. Appropriate DESE licensure for Teacher of the Visually Impaired required, Severe Teaching license required, a Master’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience working with students who have visual impairments including CVI is required. Certification in Deaf/Blind would be ideal.
Orientation and Mobility Specialist: Provide instruction to individuals in the core areas: concept development, motor development, sensory development, residual vision stimulation and training, human guide technique, indoor protective techniques, cane techniques, using landmarks, route planning, travel in indoor environments, and outdoor residential, small and large business districts, mall travel, and rural areas, problem solving, use of public transportation, use of Low Vision devices.
This Teacher of the Visually Impaired position coordinates activities of the David and Jean Colker KIDS program and the Teen Life program to ensure that participants are provided quality, individualized services to attain goals and objectives consistent with the mission of the Lighthouse of Broward by performing the following duties personally or through team members.
Charleston County School District has a full time position available for a Braillist/Vision Program Support Staff for the 2017-2018 school year.
Allied Instructional Services has multiple openings for TVI's and O&M's. Some positions include free furnished housing + utilities!!! Please share with anyone who might be interested in coming to Virginia or who may have retired or not be working right now for whatever reason! AIS is offering finders thank you $$$!
Specialist Orientation and Mobility - Part Time, Permanent Grey and Bruce County, Ontario, Canada
Visions Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The Technology Specialist's primary function is to serve as a resource for participants developing technological competence within a college setting and learning the most effective use of their iPad. The Technology Specialist will help load iPad gift cards, applications and troubleshoot any issues that arise. The Technology Specialist will lead small group sessions with participants to help them enhance their technology skills.
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. Provide formal and informal training, guidance and assistance to educators, parents, service providers and agencies: as needed to a variety of students with visual impairments. Provide direct instruction to children with visual impairments. Serve as a resource to regular and Special Education teachers in designing short term instructional objectives as specified in the IEP.
Minneapolis Public Schools. Instructor - Blind/Visually Impaired/Orientation and Mobility 1.0 FTE Work as a member of the Special Education Department and teams to meet the needs of staff and to foster quality instruction for students with disabilities.
Multiple Positions - The Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ISBVI) is nationally and internationally recognized for its excellence and best practices in educating children and young adults who are blind or have low vision.
Visual Impairment (Grades K-12) Content Contributor (Contract Remote)
CLVT - Performs Functional Low Vision and Assistive Technology Assessments, which include education regarding vision related topics; training in the use of low vision devices; instruction on how to maximize residual vision or integrate sight substitution technology into activities of daily living.
ConVal High School, Consultant (Vision and Mobility specialist)
Orientation & Mobility Trainer to train visually impaired or blind children K through 21 in the process of utilizing sensory information to enable them to move safely and efficiently within their environment.
The Association for Vision Rehabilitation and Employment, Inc. (AVRE) seeks an Orientation and Mobility Specialist (O&M) to work with people in the Southern Tier of New York who are blind or visually impaired. The O&M Specialist will join a team of dedicated professionals committed to working with people who are visually impaired to live successful and independent lives. AVRE assists approximately 2,000 individuals annually through provision of itinerant services.
The Itinerant Special Education Vision Teacher provides direct instruction to students of all ages and different identification (academically gifted, profoundly disabled) with vision loss or visual difficulties in settings that provide a continuum of services from self-contained instruction to full inclusion in the regular classroom. Provides a continuum of evidence-based intervention strategies and services to improve compensatory strategies for increased achievement.
The Itinerant Special Education Vision Teacher provides direct instruction to students of all ages and different identification (academically gifted, profoundly disabled) with vision loss or visual difficulties in settings that provide a continuum of services from self-contained instruction to full inclusion in the regular classroom.
VISIONS is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of VRC Workforce/Rehab Counselor. Come join this exciting opportunity to launch NY State First Residential Vocational Rehabilitation Center.
VISIONS is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of VRC COMS. Come join this exciting opportunity to launch NY State First Residential Vocational Rehabilitation Center.
VISIONS is looking for a seasoned office professional with case coordination and fiscal experience for the role of the Department Manager at the VISIONS Center on Blindness in Spring Valley NY. Come join the team who is working on the services for NY State First Residental Vocational Rehab Center.
Vocational Rehabilitation Center Director. VISIONS is seeking highly qualified candidates for a Director of the VISIONS Residential Vocational Rehabilitation Center.
Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness Partnership