23/24 SY - Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) - Pittsfield, MA

Pittsfield, MA 11 days ago

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Category Schools - Visually Impaired Teacher
Job Type Contract

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) to join our educational team for the upcoming school year in Pittsfield, MA. As a TVI, you will play a vital role in supporting students with visual impairments, ensuring their educational needs are met and empowering them to succeed academically and socially.


  • Collaborate with general education teachers and other specialists to develop and implement Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for students with visual impairments
  • Provide direct instruction to students, utilizing appropriate teaching strategies and materials to address their unique needs
  • Assess students' functional vision and provide recommendations for adaptations, accommodations, and assistive technology devices
  • Teach skills related to orientation and mobility, including cane use, spatial awareness, and independent travel techniques
  • Adapt and modify curriculum materials to make them accessible to students with visual impairments
  • Collaborate with parents/guardians, providing regular updates on student progress and discussing strategies for support at home
  • Stay up to date with best practices in the field of visual impairment education and attend professional development activities as required


  • Master's Degree in Education with a specialization in Visual Impairments or a related field
  • Valid state certification in Visual Impairments Education
  • Experience working with students who are visually impaired is strongly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of braille, adaptive technology, and specialized instructional strategies for students with visual impairments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Ability to adapt instruction to meet the diverse needs of students across grade levels (K-12)
  • Passion for working with students with disabilities and promoting inclusive education

Benefits Offered:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k matching program
  • Weekly pay
  • Advisory team support

To apply, please submit an updated resume and any relevant qualifications. For additional questions, please contact Samantha Wong directly at 813-749-5319.

Samantha Wong
National Hiring Manager

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement