Teacher of the Visually Impaired (2) or TVI/COMS

Basic Information

Date posted: 08/05/2019

Location: Rutland and South Burlington, Vermont

Posted by: Vermont Association f/t Blind & Visually Impaired

Salary: Starting at $41,500 and up depending on experience

Contact Information

Address

Stephanie Bissonette, Director of Children Services, VABVI
60 Kimball Ave.
South Burlington, VT 05403

Phone

800-639-5861 x225

More Details

Qualifications

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired.  The Vermont state teaching license can be acquired soon after employment.

Job Description

While living in a beautiful state with a great, supportive group of TVI’s, you will work as a itinerant, full-time TVI responsible for vision assessments, braille instruction, assistive technology, consultation to schools, families and other service providers. You will provide direct instruction in the areas of the expanded core curriculum and in other skills related to working with children from birth through high school population with and without additional disabilities. For those who are dually certified as a TVI/COMS this would also include O&M lessons to children.

BONUSES:

  • $1,000 in moving expenses with receipts
  • $2,000 bonus for staying through the second year
  • $1,000 bonus for staying through the third year
  • $450 annually toward professional development opportunities
  • $175 annually toward professional dues
  • Office space
  • Laptop, iPad and printer are provided
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Secretarial support
  • Mentoring from peers and Director knowledgeable about blindness, monthly TVI meeting
  • BC/BS, dental and other benefits
  • Drivers provided for employees with visual impairments

Possibility of this being a paid student teaching position will be considered

Beautiful and safe state to live in!

Send your resume, 3 letters of reference, copy of certification(s) and transcripts to: Stephanie Bissonette
Director of Children Services, TVI/COMS
Vermont Association f/t Blind & VI
60 Kimball Ave.
South Burlington, VT 05403
800-639-5861 ext. 225
802-863-1481 (fax)
[email protected]