Duties: Assist local school districts or Statewide Early Intervention with the assessment of students who are blind and visually impaired and the reporting of educational and adaptive needs in the areas of visual development, literacy, social, self-help, Orientation and Mobility, and other areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum. Work with families in the natural environment and local school districts in the school based setting to schedule lessons, adapt instructional materials, and provide instruction in Braille, use of residual vision, Orientation and Mobility and other areas if the Expanded Core Curriculum. Assists in the development of appropriate individualized education plans or individual family service plans based on assessments. Participates in IFSP and IEP meetings.
Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Orientation & Mobility with ACVREP certification and SC Teacher Licensure in Visual Impairment and two years' experience working with students (birth to 21 years) who are blind or visually impaired. Must be able to work effectively and cooperatively with parents, teachers, and other professionals in the provision of services. Must be proficient in the teaching of Braille and other adaptive skills needed by students who are blind. Must have considerable knowledge of methods to evaluate the educational needs of visually impaired students.
Please apply online - www.careers.sc.gov
Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina
Employment Information: Full Time/Time-Limited Position/42 weeks per year/37.50 hours per week