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TVI - Teacher of the visually Impaired School Setting

Company: Vbeyond Corporation
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) - School Setting
Department: School Setting
Location: Federal Way, WA
Shift: Day Shift - 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pay: $50 - $65/hr
Contract Duration: 42 weeks
As a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) in a school setting, you will play a crucial role in facilitating the education and development of students with visual impairments, empowering them to achieve academic success.
Conduct assessments to determine the educational needs of students with visual impairments.
Develop and implement individualized educational plans (IEPs) tailored to each student's unique needs and abilities.
Provide instruction in specialized techniques and tools, such as Braille, large print materials, and assistive technology, to support students in accessing the curriculum.
Collaborate with classroom teachers, therapists, and other professionals to ensure students receive a well-rounded education.
Adapt classroom materials and assignments to make them accessible to students with visual impairments.
Teach essential life skills, including orientation and mobility, to help students navigate their environment safely.
Monitor and track student progress, adjusting teaching strategies as needed.
Offer guidance and support to students in developing independence and self-advocacy skills.
Participate in meetings with parents, school staff, and specialists to discuss student progress and adapt educational plans accordingly.
Stay updated on best practices and advancements in the field of visual impairment education through ongoing professional development.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Education for the Visually Impaired.
State certification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI).
Experience working with students who have visual impairments is preferred.
Knowledge of Braille and other specialized instructional techniques.
Strong communication and collaboration skills.
Empathy and patience when working with students with diverse needs.
Dedication to fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment.
Commitment to continuous professional growth and learning.
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $50.00 - $65.00 per hour
Day shift
Work setting:
Ability to commute/relocate:
Federal Way, WA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI): 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: On the road

Keywords: Vbeyond Corporation, Federal Way , TVI - Teacher of the visually Impaired School Setting, Education / Teaching , Federal Way, Washington

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