Full-Time Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI)

Rockford, IL
Procare Schools - Visually Impaired Teacher Contract 19 days ago Apply
Full-Time Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI)

ProCare Therapy is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) to join our team in Rockford, IL for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. As a TVI, you will play a crucial role in providing specialized instruction and support to visually impaired students within the school district.


  • Provide direct instruction to visually impaired students, ensuring access to the curriculum and facilitating their academic progress.
  • Conduct assessments and evaluations to determine individualized educational plans (IEPs) for students with visual impairments.
  • Collaborate with general education teachers, support staff, and parents to develop and implement appropriate instructional strategies and accommodations.
  • Utilize a variety of instructional techniques, materials, and technologies to enhance students' learning experiences.
  • Teach Braille, assistive technology, and independent living skills to students as needed.
  • Adapt and modify educational materials to meet the unique needs of visually impaired students.
  • Monitor student progress, maintain accurate records, and prepare comprehensive reports for IEP meetings and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide consultation and support to school staff regarding strategies for working with visually impaired students.
  • Stay updated with current trends, research, and best practices in the field of visual impairment education.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Special Education, Visual Impairments, or a related field.
  • Valid Illinois Teaching License with endorsement in Visual Impairments.
  • Certification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) in the state of Illinois.
  • Previous experience working with visually impaired students is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Braille, assistive technology, and adaptive equipment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and parents.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Proactive, flexible, and able to adapt to changing student needs and educational environments.

Contract Details: This is a full-time position contracted through ProCare Therapy for the 2023-2024 school year. Compensation and benefits packages will be discussed during the interview process.

Application Instructions: To apply for the position of Full-Time Teacher of the Visually Impaired in Rockford, IL, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any other supporting documents through the ProCare Therapy website. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Garrison Cookman
Account Executive
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