Visionary Opportunity: as a School Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) in Illinois! 20 Students

Palos Hills, IL
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School Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI)
Palos Hills, Illinois 

About Us: Join Soliant, a premier provider of educational staffing solutions, dedicated to connecting passionate professionals with rewarding opportunities in schools nationwide. We are currently seeking a talented and compassionate Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) to join a dynamic school community in Illinois.

About Illinois: Illinois, known as the "Land of Lincoln," boasts a rich history, diverse culture, and vibrant communities. From the iconic skyline of Chicago to the scenic beauty of its countryside, Illinois offers residents a wide range of experiences. With its top-ranked schools and world-class attractions, Illinois provides an exceptional environment for both personal and professional growth.

Position Overview: As a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI), you will play a crucial role in providing specialized instruction and support to students with visual impairments. This position offers the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students while collaborating within a supportive and innovative school environment.

Job Description: In this role, you will assess students' needs, develop individualized education plans (IEPs), and provide direct instruction in areas such as braille, orientation and mobility, and assistive technology. You will collaborate with teachers, support staff, and families to ensure students receive the necessary accommodations and support to succeed academically and socially.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessments to determine students' visual impairments and educational needs.
  • Develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) tailored to each student's unique needs.
  • Provide direct instruction in areas such as braille, tactile graphics, orientation and mobility, and assistive technology.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers, support staff, and related service providers to support students' academic and social development.
  • Provide consultation and training to teachers, staff, and parents on strategies for supporting students with visual impairments.
  • Monitor student progress and adjust instructional strategies as needed.
  • Participate in IEP meetings and other collaborative planning sessions.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Education of the Visually Impaired or a related field.
  • Valid Illinois teaching certification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI).
  • Previous experience working with students with visual impairments preferred.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of braille, tactile graphics, orientation and mobility techniques, and assistive technology.
  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement plan with company matching.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Experience the rich culture and diverse communities of Illinois.

Interested in this or any other Soliant position? Reach out to TJ Blanchette.
TJ Blanchette | Account Executive
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 770-404-9343
 

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