Teacher of the Visually Impaired- Central Rivers AEA

Basic Information

Date posted: 01/04/2021

Location: Cedar Falls or Marshalltown, Iowa

Posted by: Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Salary: Salary will be determined by the successful applicant’s educational and teaching experience. (BA degree - $46,700-$72,400; MA degree – $54,800-$84,500). Comprehensive benefit package.

Contact Information


3501 Harry Langdon Blvd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503



More Details


Required Qualifications:
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

Primary Function:

  • 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 instruction.
  • 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.

Position Details:
School-year appointments. Positions starts as soon as possible. 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. This position will work with students in the Central Rivers AEA region (Northeast Iowa)  with a potential office in Cedar Falls or Marshalltown, IA.

To apply, submit resume, licensure/certification, copies of transcripts and cover letter to [email protected].

Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired / Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. A Board of Regents, State of Iowa Program.