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Job 3185

Developmental Vision Specialist – Infant Toddler

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Albuquerque, NM

 

Duties: The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Infant Toddler Program is seeking a Developmental Vision Specialist. This individual will provide family/home intervention services that support young children birth to-3 years old with visual impairments/developmental delays. The Developmental Vision Specialist will also collaborate with child’s family and therapy team and support caregivers as advocates for their child. This position will serve the Albuquerque and surrounding area as well as potential travel to northwestern New Mexico.

 

Qualifications: Must be eligible for a Developmental Specialist II or III license with the New Mexico FIT Program, must have obtained a BA or higher in Early Childhood, Special Education, Child Development, or Occupational, Speech, or Physical Therapy, and have experience with young children who are blind or have visual impairments. Prefer MA level, bi lingual (English/Spanish); experience in home-based settings with infants and toddlers and their families. Studies in Visual Impairment and Orientation and Mobility or be willing to acquire. Will be required to become Braille proficient.

 

Additional Information: Eleven-month contract. Position starts July 1, 2016. A valid driving license is required and extensive driving is a job requirement. Applications accepted until filled.

 

Closing Date: Until filled

 

For further information, contact:

Cindy Faris

Program Coordinator

801 Stephen Moody SE

Albuquerque, NM 87123

Phone: (505) 271-3060

Email: cfaris@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us

 

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