The Special Education Exchange, Since 1996

Job 3210

STEM Consultant

Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Council Bluffs, IA


Duties: In collaboration with Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IESBVI) teachers and with AEA and LEA staff, the STEM Consultant provides leadership, consultation, professional development, technical assistance and support in the broad area of STEM. This includes areas such as effective instructional strategies, modeling and coaching for effective instruction, the selection of materials and ongoing consultation in STEM related content areas for students who are blind or visually impaired. Support services are also extended to parents and families. Position Details: Full-time, School-year appointment (193 contract days). Position starts August 2016. Service region covers state of Iowa. Criminal and other relevant background checks required.


Qualifications: Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education plus at least four years of experience in teaching science or related content area required. Demonstrated ability to provide effective educational services including the selection, training, demonstration, and coaching of science curriculum also required. Candidates must have or be eligible to obtain valid Iowa Teaching License with endorsement in science by time of appointment. Candidates must also be able to travel regularly within the State of Iowa; be able to use a computer, telephone, and other office equipment. Information on Iowa licensing requirements may be found at the Board of Educational Examiners webpage: www.state.ia.us/boee/. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree and experience in the physical sciences preferred.


Additional Information: Application Instructions: Send resume, credentials, copies of transcripts and cover letter to Human Resources; Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired; 1002 G Avenue; Vinton, IA 52349. Additional information and job posting available at http://www.iowa-braille.k12.ia.us/ Or contact Human Resources at Phone: 319-472-5221, ext. 1226; Email: jruegg@iowa-braille.k12.ia.us for more information. Salary and Benefits: Salary will be determined by the successful applicant’s educational and teaching experience. (BA degree - $47,000-$69,000; MA degree – $56,000-$80,000). Comprehensive benefit package available, including relocation assistance. Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired / Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. A Board of Regents, State of Iowa Program.


Closing Date: Until filled


For further information, contact:

Justin Ruegg

Director of Human Resources

IESBVI 1002 G Avenue

Vinton, IA 52349

Phone: (319) 472-5221, ext. 1226

Email: jruegg@iowa-braille.k12.ia.us



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