Teacher of the Visually Impaired or TVI/COMS

Basic Information

Date posted: 06/28/2018

Location: South Burlington, Vermont

Posted by: Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Contact Information

Address

Stephanie Bissonette
Supervisor of Children Services,
Teacher of the Visually Impaired and Orientation & Mobility Instructor for the
Vermont Association f/t Blind & VI
60 Kimball Ave.
South Burlington, VT 05403
800-639-5861 ext. 225
802-863-1481 (fax)
[email protected]

Phone

800-639-5861 x225

More Details

Qualifications

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired.

Job Description

Itinerant full-time position responsible for vision assessments, Braille instruction, assistive technology, consultation to schools, families and other service providers, Expanded Core Curriculum lessons, and 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.

 $1,000 in moving expenses with receipts, $1,000 bonus for staying two years, office space, laptop, iPad and printer are provided, mileage reimbursement, 203 work days includes typical school vacations, professional development opportunities, funding available to attend workshops, professional dues provided, secretarial, mentor and peer support, BC/BS, dental and many other benefits.

Drivers provided for employees with visual impairments. Possibility of this being a paid student teaching position will be considered.

Send resume, 3 letters of reference, copy of certification(s) and transcripts.