Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Basic Information

Date posted: 02/04/2021

Location: Daytona Beach, Florida

Posted by: Center for the Visually Impaired

Salary: Negotiable

Contact Information

Address

1187 Dunn Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Phone

386-253-8879

More Details

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Orientation & Mobility from an accredited college or university
• Certification from AER (COMS)
• Experience preferred, but not required

Ability to:

• Work effectively with clients on a one-on-one basis or in small groups
• Assess clients’ functioning levels and develop an individualized training plan for each client
• Teach orientation and mobility concepts to clients
• Teach the use of various mobility devices

Job Description

• Develops appropriate educational evaluation, goals, objectives and activities for blind and visua11y impaired students
• Teach students to travel safely, effectively and independently in their home setting, community, place of employment or school.
• Provide accurate reporting of student progress on a daily basis
• Itinerant model is primarily used, however this position may involve teaching teenagers in a group setting.