Full-time Vision Teacher

Basic Information

Date posted: 11/10/2021

Location: Chester County, Pennsylvania

Posted by: Chester County Intermediate Unit

Salary: See Below

Contact Information

Address

455 Boot Rd
Downingtown, PA 19335

Phone

484-401-0572

More Details

Qualifications

SALARY:

  • $50,709 to $82,364 – Emergency Cert
  • $52,331 to $84,616 – Educational Specialist I
  • $54,614 to $88,005 – Educational Specialist II
  • $58,099 to $96,103 – Master’s Degree
  • $60,622 to $99,887 – Master’s + 15
  • $61,943 – $101,698 – Masters + 30

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a bachelor-level degree in education, required
  • PDE certification Visually Impaired required
  • Special Education certification preferred
  • Certification/training as Orientation Mobility Instructor preferred
  • Current police, child abuse & FBI fingerprint clearances
  • Clearance as an MA provider by the Commonwealth of PA and federal government (conducted by CCIU upon hire)

Job Description

At the present time, a vacancy for a Vision Support Teacher position exists within the Division of Student Services of the Chester County Intermediate Unit.  This position will include duties associated with serving birth to three, preschool, and school-age students through age 21 with children who are blind or visually impaired and are served by the CCIU.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide Vision support to visually impaired students to include, birth to three years old, Preschool and School-Age students, referred to the program by districts and pre-school special education
  • Conduct assessments and determine eligibility for services and develop plan
  • Participate in the multidisciplinary team to develop IEP’s and other similar documents
  • Assure that the student has all educational materials in the appropriate media
  • Interpret implications of Visual Impairment to all members of the school community