Low Vision and Orientation & Mobility Specialist (Faculty)

Basic Information

Date posted: 07/28/2021

Location: Aberdeen, South Dakota

Posted by: South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Salary: Based on Education and Experience

Contact Information

Address

605 – 14th Avenue SE
Aberdeen SD 57401

Phone

605-626-2580

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Qualifications

Credentials/Certification/Registration:

  • Credential in O&M by an accredited college/university, required
  • Low Vision Certification, required
  • South Dakota Teacher’s Certificate with endorsement in visual impairment and special education. (If not certified in visual impairment, must be willing to become certified within three years of employment)
  • CVI, preferred

Job Description

Low Vision and Orientation & Mobility Specialist opportunity at the SD School for the Blind and Visually Impaired in beautiful Aberdeen, SD.

A 9-month full-time faculty position, with full benefits.

Job Highlights:

  • Organize, plan and provide direct orientation and mobility instruction to blind and visually impaired students/persons
  • Train students in the use of specific devices for near and distant tasks
  • Train teachers and/or parents how to use the devices
  • Teach students to orient themselves and to travel as safely, efficiently and independently as possible in relevant environments

Serve as a member of evaluation team