Vision Paraprofessional for Vision Department (2019-2020)

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

DUTIES:

 
JOB DESCRIPTION
DUTIES:

  1. Be directly responsible to the Administrator of Related Services and Technology.
  2. Work with and under the immediate direction of Teachers of the Visually Impaired.
  3. Braille, record, enlarge textbooks, workbooks, worksheets, and diagnostic tests that are not available through state agencies.
  4. Use word processing programs such as Word
  5. Order, return, and distribute large print and braille books under teachers' supervision.
  6. Assist Vision Teachers with modifications and supplemental services necessary for the education of students with visual impairments.
  7. Participate in training on any new Vision technology (e.g. software, computers, adaptive assisted devices).
  8. Assist the teacher(s) with: Planning, production, and organization of instructional material.
  9. Participate in appropriate in-service education and Related Services Department activities and meetings.
  10.  Accept personal responsibility for the care of school facilities, supplies and equipment.
  11. Work toward developing and maintaining, in oneself and in the students, proper attitudes, good work habits, and respect for the rights and properties of others.
  12.  Perform additional duties assigned by the Administrator of Related Services and Technology.

** Please apply online and upload resume: https://springfieldpsma.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=4814
 
Primary Location: Central Office - Special Education and Related Services
Salary Range: Based on collective bargaining unit salary schedule
Shift Type: Full Time - Full Year

Qualifications

<p>&nbsp;Paraprofessional with the following skills&nbsp;<strong><em>preferred</em></strong>:</p>

<ol>
<li>Braille skills.</li>
<li>Ability to navigate the internet and download software.</li>
<li>Typing and keyboarding skills, basic understanding of Word</li>
<li>Effective communication and interpersonal skills.</li>
<li>Office skills to include: take, understand, and relay phone messages to teachers, perform general office duties such as filing, organizing and maintain records.</li>
<li>Willingness to learn new skills.</li>
</ol>

<p><strong>** Please apply online and upload resume:&nbsp;<a href="https://springfieldpsma.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=4814">https:…;

<p>Job Contact Information:</p>

<p>Title: Cheryl Lilley, Administrator of Related Services and Technology</p>

<p>Phone: 413-787-7100 Ext. 5622</p>

<p>Email: lilleyc@springfieldpublicschools.com</p>

Category, Other
Paraprofessional, Vision (office)
Location
Springfield
Massachusetts
Contact
Name
Cheryl Lilley: Administrator of Related Services and Technology
Organization
Springfield Public Schools
Email
lilleyc@springfieldpublicschools.com
Phone
413-787-7100 Ext. 5622
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