Itinerant Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Basic Information

Date posted: 01/27/2020

Location: West Jordan, UT

Posted by: Jordan School District

Salary: Depends on education and experience. See workatjordan.org for salary information

Contact Information

Address

7387 S Campus View Dr.
West Jordan, UT 84084

Phone

801-567-8200

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Qualifications

Special Education License Blind and Visually Impaired Endorsement required.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Requires compliance to USBE state license requirements. Requires a valid driver’s license that allows incumbent to legally operate a motor vehicle in Utah. Must be able to provide own transportation if position requires travel. Fulfill the employee immunization requirements or complete the applicable health department exemption form if required.

Job Description

The Teacher of the Visually Impaired is responsible for providing special education or related services to student who are classified as Visually Impaired under the Individuals with Disabilities Education ACT (IDEA). All services are delivered in the student’s school of enrollment. The incumbent also functions as support personnel to school staff in developing appropriate educational programs for students with visual impairments as mandated by state and federal regulations.

Special Ed. Teacher is responsible for creating a positive learning environment where students develop the skills to become critical thinkers, problem solvers, lifelong learners and productive citizens. Maintain a safe environment, establish rapport with students, parents and colleagues, motivate students to develop attitudes and knowledge that will help them reach their potential and be prepared for higher levels of education and career readiness. Differentiate curriculum, provide specially designed instruction, ensure compliance with state and federal law, and use effective research-based methods of instruction according to District and Utah core Standards.