Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Basic Information

Date posted: 06/13/2022

Location: Fairplay, Breckenridge, and surrounding areas in Colorado Mountains, Colorado

Posted by: Mountain BOCES/Summit School District

Salary: $53,692 $104,431

Contact Information

Address

27900 Cty Rd 319
Buena Vista, CO 81211

Phone

970-948-7536

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Qualifications

Qualifications Required
Education:       Master’s degree
Licensure:      Special Services Provider License:  Blind/Visually Impaired
CDE Certificate of Braille Competency

 Qualifications Preferred
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist License

Job Description

Major Areas of Responsibility and Duties Specific to this Job

  • Conduct assessments to include functional vision and learning media requirements
  • Recommend and collaborate in appropriate specialized evaluations (low vision, orientation and mobility, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language, augmentative communication, vocational)
  • Develop and implement IEPs with goals and related services appropriate for vision impairments
  • Provide guidance and counseling to students, parents, teachers, administrators, and the community
  • Supervise Para-Educators assigned to students with visual impairments
  • Participate in school district’s Child Find program for students with identified visual impairments
  • Act as a vision consultant for nurses and other school staff regarding system-wide screening, materials, follow-up, referrals, and recommendations
  • Other duties as assigned