Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments / Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Basic Information

Date posted: 06/02/2021

Location: Spokane, Washington

Posted by: Washington State School for the Blind

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Contact Information

Address

2214 E. 13th St.
Vancouver, WA 98661

Phone

360-947-3304

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Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in educational or other relevant field of study;
  • Current Washington State Teaching Certificate, or can obtain a Washington State Teaching Certificate;
  • Certification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired from an accredited and nationally recognized university program;
  • Must have Unified English Braille Exam (UEB)┬ácertification or Library of Congress certification, or be able to obtain either within one year of hire date.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Teacher of Visually Impaired Learner/Orientation & Mobility program;
  • Teaching experience as an itinerant teacher of the visually impaired;
  • Experience working with children with multiple disabilities including blindness; and/or,
  • Orientation & Mobility Certification.

Job Description

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Effective time management skills;
  • Ability to set high expectations that support the acquisition of student’s independence and success;
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups; and,
  • Ability to work independently.