Teacher for Visually Impaired - Kenosha Area

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 792593

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1600 / Week

Posted Date: 6/5/2024

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1600 / Week

Job ID: 792593

Posted Date: 6/5/2024

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The Teacher for the Visually Impaired provides students withappropriate learning experiences and activities designed to help them insocial, intellectual, and emotional growth. The Teacher for the Visually Impaired organizes and implements aninstructional program for visually impaired students.

Enables students to develop competencies and skills tofunction in a successful and positive manner. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develops and implements lesson plans
  • Prepares lessons that accommodate learning styles
  • Prepares, implements, and evaluates an educational plan foreach student based on individually assessed needs
  • Instructs students with visual impairments (VI) in a varietyof assistive technology devices and software designed for blind/VI
  • Assists in the selection of instructional materials andequipment
  • Transcribes materials and lessons in braille for blindstudents or large print for VI students
  • Assesses student learning styles and use results to planeducational activities
  • Conducts assessments of student progress and achievementusing testing methodology
  • Compiles reports, records, and documents as required
  • Participates in IEP team meetings with parents, teachers,students, and other school district staff
  • Works in coordination with other teachers in planning anddeveloping the program
  • Completes progress reports on each student
  • Follows school district policies and procedures

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university preferred
  • Valid state teaching certificate as required by stateregulations
  • One year experience as a teacher for the visually impairedpreferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable 
  • Current CPR if applicable 
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements 
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required 
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
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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