Teacher for the Visually Impaired Position Open in Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA 10 days ago

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Category Schools - Visually Impaired Teacher
Job Type Contract

There is a school district in Pittsburgh, PA, considered highly reputable and well-established educational institution serving the diverse community, currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Teacher for the Visually Impaired to join our team.

Position Overview: As a Teacher for the Visually Impaired, you will play a crucial role in empowering students with visual impairments to achieve their full potential academically, socially, and emotionally. You will collaborate with students, parents, and a multidisciplinary team to develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) tailored to meet each student's unique needs. Your expertise will make a significant impact on the lives of visually impaired students, ensuring their educational success and fostering their independence.


  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of students with visual impairments to determine their educational needs.
  • Develop and implement personalized educational plans (IEPs) based on individual student goals and objectives.
  • Deliver specialized instruction in various subject areas, adapting teaching strategies to accommodate different learning styles and abilities.
  • Provide instruction and support for students to develop essential skills such as braille reading and writing, orientation and mobility, independent living, and assistive technology use.
  • Collaborate with general education teachers, support staff, and related service providers to promote inclusive practices and facilitate integration into mainstream classrooms.
  • Regularly evaluate student progress, modify instructional strategies as needed, and maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation.
  • Communicate effectively with parents and guardians regarding student progress, goals, and strategies for ongoing support.
  • Stay updated on the latest research, methodologies, and assistive technologies related to visual impairment education.
  • Actively participate in professional development opportunities, conferences, and workshops to enhance skills and knowledge.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Education or a related field (Special Education, Visual Impairment, or Blindness Education).
  • Valid teaching certification for the Visually Impaired in the state of Pennsylvania (or eligibility for certification).
  • Experience working with students with visual impairments, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Proficiency in braille reading and writing, as well as knowledge of assistive technologies and adaptive devices.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment for students with visual impairments.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and materials to meet individual student needs.
  • Dedication to ongoing professional growth and development.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive health insurance options, including medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Retirement savings plan with 401(k) options for long-term financial security.
  • Professional support and mentoring opportunities to enhance teaching skills and career advancement.
  • Access to a wide range of resources, materials, and assistive technologies.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

To apply for this position, please email your resume to Kelsy Williams for consideration. 

Email Resume HERE!

Kelsy Williams
National Hiring Manager
(813) 219-1838

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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