Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Basic Information

Date posted: 02/27/2023

Location: Red Oak or Avoca, Iowa

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Salary: BA degree - $48,450-$75,172; MA degree - $56,872-$87,686

Contact Information


3501 Harry Langdon Blvd
Council Bluffs, IA, 51503



More Details


Bachelor’s degree in education plus experience using a computer and other office
equipment required. Candidates must meet State of Iowa teacher licensure requirements
with an endorsement in visual impairment by the time of appointment. Candidates
possessing a special education endorsement may also qualify, but must complete the
visual impairment endorsement within three years of appointment (financial assistance
available for necessary coursework). Information on Iowa licensing requirements may
be found at the Board of Educational Examiners webpage: https://boee.iowa.gov/

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in education and experience working with students who are blind and
visually impaired preferred.

Job Description

Job Description

  • In collaboration with Area Education Agencies (AEAs) and Local Education
    Agencies (LEAs), and using an itinerant model, the Teacher of the Visually
    Impaired (TVI) provides appropriate support and/or instruction to students with
    visual impairments, in their local schools and home settings.
  • Formulates appropriate educational objective, activities, evaluation, goals, and
  • Reports student growth and programs to parents periodically.
  • Participates as a member of multidisciplinary teams; involved with evaluations;
    educational planning; development of Individualized Educational Plans (IEP);
    program implementation. Provides written reports and documentation. May lead
    IEP meetings.

Salary will be determined by the successful applicant’s educational and teaching
experience. (BA degree – $48,450-$75,172; MA degree – $56,872-$87,686).
Comprehensive benefit package includes but not limited to:

  • Medical/ Dental
  • Retirement account options
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts-medical and dependent care

Employees are provided the use of a state vehicle, laptop and cell phone for completion
of work duties.

School-year appointments. Position starts August 2023. Service regions cover multiple
Iowa school districts. The ability to travel throughout a designated region within Iowa
on a daily basis required. Criminal and other relevant background checks also required.

Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. Applications accepted until
positions are filled.