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.
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