Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) or TVI/COMS

Basic Information

Date posted: 12/14/2018

Location: South Burlington, Vermont

Posted by: Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Salary: Dependent on experience

Contact Information

Address

60 Kimball Ave. South
Burlington, VT 05403

Phone

180-063-95861 x225

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Qualifications

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired. For those dually certified, then an ACVREP certification is also required.   Both the Vermont state teaching license and ACVREP certification can be acquired upon employment.

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.  Beautiful and safe state. Drivers provided for employees  with visualimpairments. Possibility of this being a paid student teaching position will be considered.

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