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Teacher for the Visually Impaired / TVI- Holyoke/Springfield, MA Part-Time

Job Title
Teacher for the Visually Impaired / TVI- Holyoke/Springfield, MA Part-Time
Job ID
27095856
Location
Holyoke/Springfield,  MA
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Description

Futures Education is currently seeking a Vision Specialist / Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments to work part time, 6 hours a week split between two schools.  MA teaching certification required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's or Master's Degree with a major in Vision Resources.
Appropriate license or certification as a Vision Resource Teacher and Peripatologist        
Experience with visually impaired Special Needs students preferred.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct screenings and assessments as a part of the Chapter 766 evaluation process.
Itinerant therapeutic intervention for visually impaired Special Needs students, preschool through high school.
Serve as a consultant to both Regular and Special Education staff.
Serve as a consultant to Adapted Physical Education teachers.
Conduct in-service training for Regular and Special Education staff.
Attend evaluation meetings as an active participant. If applicable, generate specific objectives for Individual Educational Plans.
Conduct periodic meetings with parents to foster a better understanding of Vision Resource Services.
Complete reports as required by federal and state agencies.
Provide vision resource services and orientation and mobility training to visually impaired children who have I.E.P.'s.
Perform other appropriate duties at the direction of the Director of Special Needs.

Futures Education is a unique organization that provides management and clinical staff to schools located in several locations throughout the United States.  First and foremost, we are hands-on practitioners and educators, committed to best practices, research, and data-driven decision making that provides authenticity to our work and allows us to provide unparalleled service to our client partners.  

Futures Education is therapist owned and operated, and our mission is to build better lives.  Each day offers a chance for us to improve someone’s life.  Do you want to help make a difference?

To apply for this Vision Specialist position in Holyoke/Springfield, MA please contact Sean Kelly, (413) 306-4193 or sean.kelly@futureshealthjobs.com

Required Skills

MA Teaching license

Optional Skills

Pediatric Experience
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