TEACHER OF THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED (TVI)

Basic Information

Date posted: 01/14/2019

Location: Orlando, Florida (USA)

Posted by: LIGHTHOUSE CENTRAL FLORIDA

Salary: $40,000 PER YEAR

Contact Information

Address

215 E. NEW HAMPSHIRE STREET, ORLANDO, FLORIDA

Phone

407-898-243223

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Qualifications

Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Disabilities education, Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy or other related degree required.
• Master’s Degree emphasizing Orientation and Mobility from an accredited university

License and Certification:
A minimum of one certification and progress toward certification is required:
• TVI (Teacher of the Visually Impaired) State of Florida
•(O&M) Orientation & Mobility Specialist

Experience:
Minimum of one (1) year experience teaching or working with children with a disability preferred

Job Description

  • Participate in the case management process including response to inquiries regarding services, coordination with referral sources, and completion of required documentation of request for service and eligibility determination.
  • Conduct developmental assessments and functional vision evaluations to establish, in consultation with parent(s) or guardian, an Individual Service  Plan including immediate and long  term goals and includes intake,  assessment,  and instruction based on established individual goals and professional standards.
  • May provide home, community and center­ based instruction as appropriate to the needs of the child with primary focus on the child’s natural environment.
  • If required,  collaborate with  other community agencies as a member of the child’s and family’s IFSP team as well as if required, collaborate with local school districts as a member of the child’s IEP team.
  • Complete required reports to document child’s progress, including assessments, goals, daily and monthly progress reports, and data entry.
  • Coordinate the implementation of service plans and curricula with other members of the team.