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 & 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 of the Expanded Core Curriculum. Assists in the development of appropriate individualized education plans or individual family services plans based on assessment. Participates in IFSP and IEP meetings.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree with SC Teacher License in Visual Impairment, Orientation and Mobility (preferred) with ACVREP certification and two years of 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.
South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind
Department: Outreach Services/Vision Outreach
Location: Spartanburg area
Please apply online - www.careers.sc.gov
Full Time/Time Limited Position - 42 weeks per year / 37.50 hours per week