Special Education Teacher / Itinerant Vision Impairment Teacher position #TL61081446

  • SC School for the Deaf and the Blind
  • 355 Cedar Springs Road, Spartanburg, SC, USA
  • Jan 24, 2019
Other K-12 Special Education

Job Description

Location: Florence, South Carolina

Duties: Consult with local school districts and agencies to assist in the assessment and instruction of students who are blind or visually impaired and to families, if required, in accordance with Parts B and C of IDEA.  Assist local school districts in the assessment of identified students who are blind or visually impaired and the reporting of educational and adaptive needs in the areas of cognition, literacy social, self-help and other areas specific to blindness.  Works with local school districts to schedule lessons and provide itinerant instruction in Braille, use of residual vision, adaption of instructional materials and other unique needs of students with visual impairments. 

Qualifications: Requires Bachelor's Degree with SC Teacher Licensure in Visual Impairment and two years experience working with students (birth to 21 years) who are blind or visually impaired.  Orientation and Mobility Credential also preferred.  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.

District

South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind

School

South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind is the state's specialized school for students who are deaf or blind.  The main campus is located in Spartanburg, but the school serves students statewide through its campus and outreach programs.

E-mail Address

CHolst@scsdb.org