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Job 3173

Teacher of Visually Impaired and Orientation & Mobility Specialist

Lighthouse Central Florida

Orlando, FL

 

Duties: Teacher of Visually Impaired (FT) and Orientation & Mobility Specialists (FT) needed by Lighthouse Central Florida, Inc., a reputable, local, private, non-profit agency located in beautiful Orlando, Florida that serves individuals with blindness and visual impairments and their families.

 

Qualifications: Orientation & Mobility Specialists Must hold a Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Visual Disabilities, Orientation & Mobility, Vision Rehabilitation Services or related field and have successfully completed an approved orientation and mobility program which includes study in such areas as the history of O&M, psychological effects of blindness, identification of common eye diseases and sensory devices and travel techniques. Experience with Early Intervention preferred. ACVREP Orientation and Mobility Certification (COMS) or eligible for certification. Teacher of Visually Impaired TVI Certification required and ACVREP Certified Orientation Mobility Specialist a plus. 1+ year experience working with young children with vision impairment and additional disability preferred. The goal is to provide comprehensive Expanded Core Curriculum based assessment, lesson planning, and developmental interventions to children ages 6-13 who are blind or severely visually imp0aired 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. Both positions require the ability to pass a Level II criminal background check. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred and must have a valid driver’s license and means of reliable transportation.

 

Additional Information: We offer a great benefit package, including Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation Time Off, Sick Time Off, and 401(k) Plan. Compensation based upon experience. Relocation assistance and sign-on bonus.

 

Closing Date: Until filled

 

For further information, contact:

Kristi Dillon

HR & Payroll Manager

2500 Kunze Avenue

Orlando, FL 32806

Phone: (407)992-8456

Email: kdillon@lighthousecfl.org

 

 

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