Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Basic Information

Date posted: 06/06/2022

Location: Utica, New York

Posted by: Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI)

Salary: $52,000 - $56,680 annually

Contact Information

Address

507 Kent Street
Utica, NY 13501

Phone

315-797-2233

More Details

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters in Education required.
  • Certification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired required.
  • Experience and desire to work with children.
  • Extensive travel required.
  • Must have good knowledge regarding adaptive equipment and low vision aids.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key job elements.

Job Description

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

  • Teach early development and educational skills including: concept development, vision training, compensatory skills, self-help skills, communication skills and socialization skills.
  • Plan, prepare and implement lessons as specified on the child’s IFSP or IEP.
  • Instruct students in the use of low vision aids and adaptive equipment; conduct non-physicians assessments of child’s functional vision skills.
  • Consult, teach and provide support to family members, associated professionals, school districts and other children’s care givers and service providers.
  • Represent CABVI in the community at professional, recreational and outreach activities associated with children’s services.
  • Complete and submit all required documentation in a timely manner.
  • Develop weekly schedule to achieve hourly expectations in a cost effective manner.
  • Maintain a reference library of current related materials and acquires information regarding research, development and technology.
  • Adapt to change and completes other duties as assigned

CABVI offers a generous benefit package and a family friendly work environment. We offer three health insurance plans to choose from along with dental and vision insurance! A 403(b) retirement benefit is offered for this position with employer contributions along with paid time off and holiday pay! We also provide an employer paid life insurance policy along with many other employee sponsored benefits.

CABVI is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.