Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Provide itinerant TVI services to students ages birth-21 with visual impairments and, in some cases, additional disabilities.

Conduct functional vision, learning media, and applicable developmental assessments and provide goals, accommodations and program recommendations for students’ IEPs or IFSPs.

Ensure that children and students have access to curricula and opportunities to address academic and functional needs.

Provide braille instruction, assistive technology, and consultation to schools and families.

Provide in-service presentations to school teams and to ESS providers regarding specific visual impairments and their developmental and educational implications.

Support families in communication with school team, attend eye appointments with families, and connect families with needed support systems and resources.

Maintain APH student census count and provide needed materials for students through the NH Accessible Educational Materials program.

If dual certified as a TVI/COMS, instruction would include O&M lessons to children.

Qualifications

Qualifications
Master of Education specializing in students with visual impairments. Dual certification in TVI and O&M is a plus. We will hire exceptional candidates in their second full year of BVI coursework.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
Experience in special education settings working with a variety of students with visual impairments

Understanding of the IFSP/IEP process

Collaborative relationship building skills

Organized, timely attention to detail

Clear communication in both oral and written form

Willingness to learn new approaches, techniques and technology, as appropriate

Maturity in the face of challenges and ambiguity; use of good judgment seeking guidance as needed

Commitment to the mission of the agency, and to the best interests of students and families

Category
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Location
Concord
New Hampshire
Contact
Name
Becky Berk
Organization
Future In Sight
Future In Sight is a private, non-profit organization providing a full range of education and rehabilitation services and technology training to infants, toddlers, children, adults and seniors who are blind and visually impaired throughout New Hampshire. We offer a signing and/or relocation bonus to qualified candidates. Our salary is competitive and commensurate with experience along with a generous benefits package including health and dental benefits, generous paid time off, PAID professional development, a retirement plan with employer match, flexible spending accounts and more. Most importantly, we actively cultivate a work environment where staff feel valued, respected and fully supported. Come join our team!
Interested candidates are encourage to send a resume and cover letter to Becky Berk, Director of Education Services at bberk@futureinsight.org
Email
bberk@futureinsight.org
Phone
603-565-2405
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