Visually Impaired Teacher Position Near Pooler, GA

Pooler, GA
Soliant Health Schools - Visually Impaired Teacher Contract 01/12 Apply
Soliant has partnered with a school district near Pooler, GA to fulfill an open part time need for the duration of the school year.
Description of Position:
 
- Instructs students in reading and writing skills, using magnification equipment and large print material and/or Braille.
 
-Instructs students with VI in various assistive technology devices (CCTV, iPad), equipment, and software (JAWS, MAGic, etc.) designed for blind/visually impaired.
 
-Confers, consults, and collaborates with teachers, parents, local and ISD administrators, related service providers, and other staff to develop individual education programs and appropriate data-driven instructional support for students with VI.
 
- Plans and prepares lessons, and produces other adaptive instructional materials, according to grade and functioning level of students.
 
- Transcribes lessons and other materials into Braille for blind students or large print for low vision students.
 
-Reviews and corrects completed assignments, using such aids as Braille writer, slate and stylus, or computer.
  -Provides instructional support for students in academic subject areas and provides instruction in expanded core curriculum such as daily living skills and community-based instruction.
 
-Encourages students to participate in verbal and sensory classroom learning experiences to ensure their comprehension of subject matter, development of social skills, and ability to identify objects encountered in daily living.

 

-Conduct formal and informal assessments of students to assist in the determination of visual impairment (VI) eligibility and present level of academic and functional performance and the impact of vision loss in the school environment.

 

-Completes timely written Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team (MET) and other written evaluation and progress reports for students with VI.

 

-Develops, facilitates, and/or participates in Individual Education Program (IEP) team meetings for students with VI, following all required rules and local procedures.

 

-Establishes and maintains appropriate and timely data collection systems and records including, but not limited to lesson plans, weekly schedule, Service Capture, Tienet, VI equipment inventories, student progress on IEP goals/objectives, and information required for Medicaid billing.

 


Benefits:

 

  • Competitive pay determined by experience ( $35-42 an hour)
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive medical coverage
  • Stipends
  • Professional Development Reimbursement
  • Weekly Paycheck

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Level Degree in Education for Visually Impaired Students
  • State Teaching Certification in Visual Education
  • Will consider candidates with a teaching degree with an endorsement/certification

Please apply below. For immediate consideration, contact Jenelle Fahie:
[email protected]

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