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Improving Education for Individuals with Visual Impairments.

Teacher of the Visually Impaired or TVI/COMS

Itinerant full-time position responsible for vision assessments, Braille instruction, assistive technology, consultation to schools and families and other service providers, Expanded Core Curriculum lessons and other skills related to working with the birth through high school population, as well as experience with students with additional disabilities.  For those who are dually certified as a TVI/COMS this would also include O&M lessons to children.
 

Itinerant full-time position responsible for vision assessments, Braille instruction, assistive technology, consultation to schools and families and other service providers, Expanded Core Curriculum lessons and other skills related to working with the birth through high school population, as well as experience with students with additional disabilities.  For those who are dually certified as a TVI/COMS this would also include O&M lessons to children.
Additional Information: $1,000 in moving expenses with receipts, one time $1,000 bonus for staying two years, office space, laptop, printer, iPad, mileage reimbursement, school calendar year, professional development opportunities, funding available to attend workshops, professional dues provided, secretarial, mentor and peer support, BC/BS, dental and many other benefits.
Drivers provided for employees with visual impairments.
Send resume, 3 letters of reference, copy of certification/license and college transcripts to:
Stephanie Bissonette
Supervisor of Children Services,
Teacher of the Visually Impaired and Orientation & Mobility Instructor for the
Vermont Association f/t Blind & VI
60 Kimball Ave.
South Burlington, VT 05403
800-639-5861 ext. 225
802-863-1481 (fax)
sbissonette@vabvi.org

Qualifications: 

Bachelor's or Master's Degree as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired. For those who are dually certified as TVI/COMS then an ACVREP O&M certification is also required.   You will need to obtain a Vermont state teaching license within 6 months.

Location
City: 
Berlin (near Montpelier)
State: 
Vermont
Category: 
Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Category: 
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Contact Information
Name: 
Stephanie Bissonette
Organization: 
Vermont Association f/t Blind & Visually Impaired
Email: 
sbissonette@vabvi.org
Resumes should be sent to address specified in the job description.: 
No
Phone: 
800-639-5861 ext 225
Created: 
Fri, 2017-06-02
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