Part Time Orientation Mobility Specialist Assignment in Archbald, PA

Archbald, PA 19 days ago

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Category Schools - Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Job Type Contract

Job Title: Part-Time Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Location: Archbald, PA

Position Overview: We are seeking a passionate and experienced Part-Time Orientation and Mobility Specialist for the 2023 school year in Archbald, PA. As an Orientation and Mobility Specialist, you will play a vital role in providing specialized instruction to students with visual impairments, equipping them with the skills necessary to navigate their environment independently and safely. This position offers a rewarding opportunity to empower students and promote their inclusion in educational and community settings.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessments to determine students' orientation and mobility needs.
  • Develop individualized orientation and mobility plans and instructional strategies based on students' abilities and goals.
  • Teach students essential skills such as using mobility aids, sensory awareness, spatial concepts, and independent travel techniques.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers, parents/guardians, and other professionals to integrate orientation and mobility instruction into students' individualized education programs (IEPs).
  • Provide ongoing support, consultation, and training to parents/guardians and school staff on strategies to promote students' independence and safety.
  • Conduct environmental assessments and provide recommendations for modifications to enhance accessibility for students with visual impairments.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student progress, assessments, and instructional materials.
  • Stay current on best practices and advancements in the field of orientation and mobility.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities and engage in continuous learning to enhance skills and knowledge.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Orientation and Mobility or a related field.
  • Certification as an Orientation and Mobility Specialist is required.
  • Experience working with students with visual impairments, preferably in a school setting.
  • Strong knowledge of orientation and mobility techniques, assistive technology, and adaptive equipment.
  • Familiarity with special education laws and regulations related to students with visual impairments.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with students, parents/guardians, and colleagues.
  • Patience, empathy, and a passion for promoting independence and inclusivity for individuals with visual impairments.

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages commensurate with experience.
  • Medical options to meet your healthcare needs.
  • 401(k) match program for long-term financial security.
  • Health and wellness reimbursements for eligible expenses.
  • Weekly pay for your convenience.

Join our team of dedicated professionals and make a difference in the lives of students with visual impairments in Archbald, PA. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references. We look forward to reviewing your application and discussing how you can contribute to our mission of empowering students with visual impairments.

Please note: Hours for this position may vary based on the school.

Ezell Gordon
813-448-1423
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