Rehabilitation Teacher - #00124

The Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired seeks an Rehabilitation Teacher to instruct individuals in adaptive skills and techniques for gaining or maintaining their desired level of independence through individualized rehabilitation/independent living plans, counseling, and use of community resources and specialized equipment. Provide adjustment counseling, referral to community resources, and instruction in the use of specialized equipment.

Qualifications

Degree from accredited college/university with major study in rehabilitation teaching or related field or have a combination of related education and related experience.

Demonstrated skills in adjustment counseling, assessment of visual functioning, communication, Braille, homemaking, ADL, and recreational activities.

Demonstrated ability to communicate well verbally and in writing, to include caseload management skills.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills in basic computer operations of word processing and e-mail.

Special Requirements:
This has been designated a sensitive position under Va. Code § 2.2-1201.1. A fingerprint-based criminal history check will be required of the finalist candidate.

The selected candidate must complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interests as a condition of employment (Va. Code § 2.2-3114)

For more information about ACVREP requirements as CVRT visit https://www.acvrep.org/certifications/landing.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact recruitment [at] dars.virginia.gov for assistance. Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, Americorp, Peace Corps, and other National Service Alumni are encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Are you requesting consideration through the Alternative Hiring Process and have you received an approved Certificate of Disability? If yes, please attach your Certificate of Disability to this application under the documents section using the optional document section. In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800- 552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

To Apply:
https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/316296

Category
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Location
Fairfax County
Virginia
Contact
Name
Darlene Klenzmann
Organization
Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services
Email
Darlene.klenzmann@dars.virginia.gov
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