Bowie, MD: Teacher of Visually Impaired Students

Bowie, MD
Soliant Health Schools - Visually Impaired Teacher All Job Types 02/22 Apply

Soliant has working with a long-time partner in the area of Bowie, MD to place a contract Teacher of Visually Impaired Students.

This is a full-time position.

As a TVI, applicants will:

  • Prepare sequential and meaningful instruction geared to the student's assessed needs, IEP goals and objectives, functioning, and motivational levels. Details pertinent to these areas of specialized instruction must be documented in weekly or monthly lesson plans.
  • Assist the student, parents, special and regular education personnel, and the student's sighted peers in
    • understanding the educational needs and learning characteristics of visually impaired students,
    • acquiring information regarding local, state, and national resources for the education of visually impaired students, and
    • interpreting the visually impaired student's specific eye condition, the educational implications of the visual impairment, and the results of functional vision and learning media assessments.
  • Recommend environmental adjustments for the student in the school.
  • Ensure that large-type or braille texts, supplementary materials, educational, aids, and equipment needed by the visually impaired student, and the classroom teacher, are provided in a timely manner to ensure the student's maximum participation in all classroom activities (appropriate educational materials may be prepared or adapted by the TVI, or they may be obtained from educational, clerical, or transcriber services.)
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers in the identification of instructional areas in which the student requires assistance.
  • Provide initial and periodic assessments:
    • consult with assessment team to determine appropriate testing materials and modifications needed,
    • conduct functional vision/learning media assessments and document results
    • interprets assessment results when needed.
  • Attend IEP meetings for students with visual impairments.

Requirements:

  • Applicants will need to hold a Maryland certificate as a Teacher for Visually Impaired students in order to start the assignment

If this sounds like a great opportunity to attain work-life balance, apply today to Monica Guu at monica.guu@soliant.com I welcome phone inquiries too, at (770) 723-3774.

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