The Virginia of the Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI) is seeking a Rehabilitation Teacher to instruct individuals in adaptive skills and techniques for gaining or maintaining their desired level of independence through individualized rehabilitation and independent living plans, counseling, and use of community resources and specialized equipment.
Provides adjustment counseling, referral to community resources, and instruction in the use of specialized equipment.
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.
You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.
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.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the 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 11:55 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s New Recruitment Management System. PageUp provides a confirmation of receipt when your application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your PageUp account to check the status of your application for this position. You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.