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Job 3168

Teacher of the Visually Impaired/COMS

Invision Services, Inc

Hillsborough, NC

 

Duties: Itinerant full-time position responsible for vision assessments, Braille instruction, assistive technology, consultation to schools, families and other service providers, Expanded Core Curriculum lessons, and skills related to working with children from age 3 through high school population with and without additional disabilities. For those who are dually certified as a TVI/COMS this would also include O&M lessons to children.

 

Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's Degree as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired. For those dually certified, then an ACVREP certification is also required. Both the state teaching license and ACVREP certification can be acquired upon employment. Must hold a Collegiate Professional License with endorsement in special education, vision impairment, and successful teaching experience working with students that are blind or visually impaired. TVI applicants must demonstrate knowledge and experience in braille instruction, Functional Vision Assessments/Learning Media Assessments and current technologies The ability to obtain lateral entry licensure for NC VI Certification Excellent human relations, interpersonal communications, conflict resolution, organizational and planning skills are required. Knowledge of Federal and State mandates and requirements as related to the provision of educational services and supports for students with visual impairments. Knowledge of characteristics of individuals with visual impairments and other disabilities to include developmental, cognitive, socio-cultural influences and health related problems. Must be able to work in a collaborative and cooperative manner with parents, co-workers, school staff and service providers. Must have a valid driver’s license.

 

Additional Information: Serve with a team of nationally recognized practitioners and leaders who have decades of experience to provide best practice services to the students, families, and school staff we serve in southeast NC. Invision seeks professionals with 5-10 years experience but encourage recent graduates new to the field and seasoned professional colleagues seeking change to apply. In addition, we are accepting applications for dual certified professionals to meet needs that arise throughout the Southeast and greater Midwest. Founded in 1992, Invision offers a positive and nurturing professional environment in which to practice and thrive. Internships, mentoring, and professional development opportunities provided. An ACVREP Registered Provider of Professional Learning and Education, Invision also creates and provides professional training activities for O&M recertification. Visit us at: www.invisionservicesinc.com  Collaborate with a seasoned team of TVI, COMS, Braillists, and AT colleagues. Serve, grow, and learn while enjoying the natural beauty, diverse population, and temperate climate of North Carolina. Competitive salary plus benefits commensurate with experience provided for this 10-month position in NC. Send resume, 3 letters of reference, copy of certification(s) and transcripts.

 

Closing Date: Until filled

 

For further information, contact:

John higgins

Director

960 Corporate Drive, Suite 203

Hillsborough, NC 27278

Phone: (919) 643-7640

Fax: (919) 732-6624

Email: move.forward@invisionservicesinc.com

 

 

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