A school in the Chattanooga, TN area has an immediate opening for a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.
This is a full-time position.
Position Description for the Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI):
The teacher (TVI) 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 (if applicable to student(s)) 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.
Responsibilities of the Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI):
-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 student's 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.
Apply today by sending your resume to Lucas Iocco at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (770) 864-6373