TEACHER OF STUDENTS WHO ARE BLIND or VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Responsible for providing direct and indirect instruction to students with visual impairments in public schools, pre-school through secondary. The teacher will work in collaboration with school district personnel, “learning partners”, and SERESC colleagues to meet student needs as outlined in Individualized Education Programs (IEP’s) or 504 Plans. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: direct instruction, assessment, file review, attending IEP/504 meetings, staff training, consultation with other service providers and educators, implementation of assistive technology, low vision aids, equipment recommendations and maintenance, completion of student records, progress monitoring, and communication with parents.

SKILL SET:
• Communicator /listener
• Collaborator
• Problem solver
• Processor
• Synthesizer
• Patience
• Sense of humor

START DATE: 7/1/21 or commencement of 21-22 school year

REPORTS TO: Coordinator of Hearing and Vision Services, SERESC

BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO QUALIFYING EMPLOYEES:
• Competitive pay range with mileage reimbursement
• Life, dental, medical insurance and retirement plans available for qualifying employees
• Mentoring and supervision from skilled TVI’s in the field
• Flexible hours, dependent on school district needs
• Professional Development

Qualifications

• 5 or more years of experience in the field of Blind and Visual Impairment, preferably with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
o Ocular motor dysfunction
o Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI)
o Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC)
o Dual Diagnoses
o Intensive Educational Needs
o Low Vision
o Behavioral Disorders
o Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Hold State of New Hampshire certification in Blind and Visually Impaired or be qualified to obtain
• Hold a Master’s degree from accredited university

Category
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Location
Bedford
New Hampshire
Contact
Name
Kathy Skoglund
Organization
SERESC is a non-profit educational service agency located in Bedford, NH. SERESC’s consultants provide direct services, systems improvement and technical assistance to New Hampshire public schools, students and families in the following areas: School Psychology and Behavioral Services, Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy, Vision and Hearing Services, After School Programs, Nutrition, Feeding and Swallowing Programs, and Early Childhood Technical Assistance.

We are always looking to expand our highly capable vision staff and welcome your application.
Email
kskoglund@seresc.net
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