Vision Rehabilitation Teacher

Basic Information

Date posted: 01/20/2022

Location: Warwick, Rhode Island

Posted by: IN-SIGHT

Salary: Commensurate with experience and certification status

Contact Information

Address

43 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI 02888

Phone

401-941-3322

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Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the areas of Vision Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation, Education, Occupational Therapy, or a related field is required.
  • A Master’s degree with a concentration in vision rehabilitation from an accredited College or University is strongly preferred. The agency will financially support the successful candidate’s efforts to attain this degree within three years of hire.
  • Certification in vision rehabilitation by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) is preferred.

Job Description

This full-time position (37.5 hours per week) requires someone who is a creative, upbeat, client centered, self-starter who has a passion for helping people achieve higher levels of self-confidence and independence.

  • Provides assessment and instruction in independent living skills, including assistive technology, low vision aids, communication, home management, and personal management.
  • Assists clients to develop their personal vision rehabilitation goals and develops training schedules and lesson plans to help the client to meet those goals.
  • Plans and delivers small group workshops and classes on a variety of independent living topics and strategies.