TVI Team Leader

Basic Information

Date posted: 02/25/2021

Location: Concord (Across the state of NH), New Hampshire

Posted by: Future In Sight

Salary: $60,000-$70,000 per year

Contact Information

Address

25 Walker St.,
Concord, NH 03301

Phone

603-290-0703

More Details

Qualifications

Master’s Degree

7 years of teaching children who are visually impaired

NH TVI certification or certifiable

Job Description

The Need:
The number of students who need vision services to access their education is increasing and Future in Sight (FIS), New Hampshire’s only statewide, non-profit vision service provider, is growing every day to meet those needs. FIS offers families, schools and other education institutions access to a network of certified vision professionals.

The Opportunity:
If you are a highly skilled professional, who has 7+ years of experience as a certified Teacher of Students with Vision Impairments (TVI), we have an opportunity for you to join us as the TVI Team Leader. This newly created position of TVI Team Leader will allow you to use your well-honed teaching skills along with your desire to mentor and inspire colleagues. The TVI Team Leader will have the skills, knowledge, and expertise to serve students who require vision services to access their education. Whether working with our youngest in early intervention, school age students, or nearing-adults that need a great secondary transition, the opportunity to influence successful outcomes is wide-ranging. Often the students we serve have a disability in addition to blindness or low vision. If your teaching experience includes working with students with cortical vision impairment, or vision and hearing impairments, or vision and an autistic spectrum disorder, or vision and multiple disabilities, you can make a tremendous impact here. Your expertise in completing comprehensive student needs’ evaluations and using assistive technology will make an immediate impact on our team and the students we serve.
The Job:

Our TVIs are itinerant, and provide in-person and/or live, on-line services. Our TVIs teach a diverse group of learners with visual impairment understand the unique functional and educational needs of these learners with visual impairment and act as a liaison with community services. We use evidence-based tools and partner in close collaboration with nearby institutions of higher education who are conducting the latest research in the field to assess, evaluate, serve and monitor our students with the most research-based services offered. Empathy, collaboration, partnership and appropriately high expectations for learners are our hallmarks.

The successful applicant will be a collaborative leader who provides direct services for students with vision impairments and co-occurring disabilities, and offer professional expertise to our team of TVIs. Together with the Director of Youth Services, the TVI Team Leader will offer professional development opportunities, mentor new teachers, and oversee interns to build a culture of continuous learning and success. The TVI Team Leader will also coordinate our Extended School Year services, working a 48 week per year schedule.

Qualifications:

  • State certification as a Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Special Education experience with a commitment to the mission of Future In Sight
  • Values details, communication and independent implementation of expectations
  • Seven or more years of professional experience in the field of Vision services.
  • Ability to travel for in-person services and/or to create, present and evaluate live, engaging, on-line vision services from anywhere

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Master’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Teaching: 7 years (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Special Education Certification (Preferred)
  • TVI Certification (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative

Company’s website:

  • www.futureinsight.org

Company’s Facebook page:

  • https://business.facebook.com/futureinsight/?ref=page_internal

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply