Teacher for the Visually Impaired

Lodi, California

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 786886

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 36 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $3200 / Week

Posted Date: 5/23/2024

Lodi, California

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 36 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $3200 / Week

Job ID: 786886

Posted Date: 5/23/2024

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SUMMARY: 

The Visually Impaired Specialist provides itinerant support for students with Visual Impairments;Direct instruction in the use of specialized materials (Braille, tactile representation, optical lowvision aides, etc.) and by modification of curriculum as necessary; utilizes support equipmentappropriate for level of visual impairment. 
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES 
  • Provides learning opportunities to reinforce the concepts taught in the classroom.
  • Functional vision assessments. 
  • Evaluates materials for adaptation and coordination of adapted materials. 
  • Collaborates with orientation/mobility specialist, transcriber, special day teacher, and otherstaff as appropriate. 
  • Consults with staff/parents and other duties as required/assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
  •  Knowledge of:IEP procedures and goals and objectives development, assessment organization, planning, andprogram evaluation strategies; specialized educational interventions (format of materials, accessmethods, instructional modifications); techniques and procedures regarding curriculum andinstruction design and delivery systems for both special education and district CORE curriculum;human relationships, conflict resolution strategies and procedures; and team building methods andtechniques. 
  • Ability to:Plan, organize, and coordinate program for visually impaired students at all grade/age levelsthroughout the district; supervise in the development of strategies for curriculum modifications;develop and present training for teachers and instructional assistants; evaluate and analyze complexproblems, issues, and concerns, and recommend appropriate alternative solutions; communicateeffectively in oral and written form to a variety of audiences; establish and maintain cooperativeorganizational, public, and educational community relationships; comply with the District’scustomer service standards, as outlined in Board Policy.Course work in the field of visual impairment and remedial techniques in the basic skills subjectarea is desirable. 
REQUIREMENTS:
  •  Current California teaching credential or license authorizing service for individuals with visualimpairments. 
  • Bachelor’s degree, including all courses needed to meet credential requirements.
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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