Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Wilmington, DE 19801, US
Oct 27, 2014

Position Description and Responsibilities: The teacher in this position will be responsible for providing itinerant vision related education services to students in a variety of settings. Responsibilities include participating in the development of Individualized Education Plans, the use and instruction of Braille and functional vision and learning media assessments, and making and providing adaptations and modifications of core curriculum in collaboration with classroom teachers. There is a strong emphasis on collaborating with families, school personnel, related service providers, and agencies.
-Plans and implements educational lessons to address educational needs by accommodating for the specific eye condition.
-Keeps accurate records and data to reflect student progress and provides mandated reports to schools and families.
-Attends mandated meetings concerning the educational needs of the students and advocates for students? needs.
-Acquires and delivers books, adaptive equipment, and administers appropriate assessments to students and writes reports with recommendations.
-Collaborates with school staff, other agencies and families to provide integrated services that meet the child?s visual needs.
-Collaborates with families, schools and vocational rehabilitation staff to prepare students for transition out of school and into post-secondary education or employment.
-Makes referrals for additional services that may be needed by the student to address visual needs and to transition into adult life.

Start Date: mutually agreeable

Job Posting Link: www.applitrack.com/christina/onlineapp/default.aspx

Salary Range: From/To: Salary: Teacher salary schedule based on experience and degree. Salary Schedule can be found on the districts website: http://www.christinak12.org/ourpages/auto/2012/6/27/51310670/Teachers-Non-Grandfathered--FY2014-2015.pdf

Additional Job Information:
-Must meet or be eligible for State of Delaware Department of Education licensure and certification as Teacher, Special Education-Teacher of the Visually Impaired
-Applicant must be able to demonstrate Braille literacy or hold Certification in Braille.
-Must be Highly Qualified in Content Area, for guidelines see: https://deeds.doe.k12.de.us/forms/praxis_II_chart.pdf

Application Procedure: Applicants must also submit an online teaching application upload a cover letter, resume?, three letters of recommendation, copies of PRAXIS scores, transcripts and teaching certification/license by. Previous submissions will not automatically flow to this posting. In order to be considered for this position, you must apply specifically for the Job ID listed for this position. Online Application Link: http://www.applitrack.com/christina/onlineapp/default.aspx

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

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