The beautiful state of Maine has three positions open for a teacher of students with visual impairment. Two positions are located in the greater Portland area, with the other located in rural Downeast Maine. If you are looking on a map, look for Calais or Machias. Both areas are very different but have lots to offer. TVI's in Maine are itinerant and follow a school year calendar. The TVI's provide direct and consultative services to children with or without additional disabilities birth through age 20 or completion of high school. Services include instruction and consultation in all areas of the expanded core curriculum. We work in homes, daycares, public and private schools. Though we are very spread out, we have a very supportive community of TVI's in Maine, all who are employed by Catholic Charities Maine. Salary Based on experience and qualifications. New hire will receive a $1,000.00 sign on bonus and an additional $1,000.00 after a satisfactory performance rating after 2 years employment. You may submit your cover letter and resume (indicating the position title) via our website (www.ccmaine.org) or email (hroffice [at] ccmaine.org), fax (207-523-2789), or mail to Human Resources Office, Catholic Charities Maine P.O. Box 10660, Portland, ME 04104. Catholic Charities Maine is a United Way and EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disabled Employer. Catholic Charities Maine participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please go to: https://www.ccmaine.org/employment
The successful candidate will hold a college degree (Bachelors or Masters) in teaching students with a visual impairment. Must meet state of Maine certification requirements. TVIs must be good strong communicators and willing to work as a team. They must be able to demonstrate strong braille skills or a willingness to develop those skills including UEB for technical. Knowledge of the implications of vision loss on education is essential.