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Job 3175

Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Northeast Georgia RESA

Athens, GA

 

Duties: The Orientation and Mobility Specialist travels to the students' assigned schools to provide specialized instruction and special education services relating to vision loss to students between the ages of 3 through 21. Community-based instruction is assumed and is a critical component of the orientation and mobility program. Primary duties include: Provide instruction in safe, efficient travel within the home, school, and community; Provide instruction in compensatory skills including daily living skills, self-advocacy, and recreation or leisure skills as related to orientation and mobility and self-determination; Participate in the referral and assessment process of visually impaired students; Conduct evaluations of the orientation and mobility needs of visually impaired students

 

Qualifications: Bachelors or Master’s Degree in education of students with visual impairment or related field; Certification from the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP); Experience with school age students preferred; Valid Georgia driver’s license and transportation

 

Additional Information: Northeast Georgia RESA provides low incidence special education and related services to the thirteen school systems in our district. We have a team of VI professionals who work collaborative to meet the needs of our students.

 

Closing Date: Until filled

 

For further information, contact:

Dana Pass

Director of Shared Services

375 Winter Street

Winterville, GA 30683

Phone: (706) 742-8292

Email: dana.pass@negaresa.org

 

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