Teacher of the Visually Impaired - Demorest, GA

Demorest , Georgia Posted 3 days ago

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Category Schools - Visually Impaired Teacher
Job Type Contract

Soliant is a premier company who has partnerships with various school districts in the United States. We are currently searching for Teachers of the Visually impaired (TVI) in the Demorest, GA area.

An ideal candidate would excel at communicating with elementary students with special needs and working collaboratively with the school team. This candidate should have experience adapting and modifying general education curriculum by using an inclusion classroom to enable student success with children with mild to moderate disabilities.

Details:

  • Top Pay
  • Matching (401K)
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Industry leading benefits for health/life/dental
  • Direct Deposit
  • Possible Teletherapy Opening allowing nationwide access
  • One year of experience is recommended but not required
  • Required Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a college or university
  • A certification/license for teachers of students with visual impairments
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in visual impairments
  • Experience working with teams
  • Experience educating students with disabilities, either as a classroom or special education teacher
  • Services can include any of the following:

  • Perform functional vision and learning media assessments on new referrals and at intervals as designated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
  • Interpret medical eye reports as they relate to educational environments
  • Contribute to the development of the IEP/IFSP with recommendations for goals, modifications, and learning styles
  • Provide screening and referral procedures to appropriate personnel
  • Recommend appropriate specialized evaluations and assessments, such as for low vision, orientation and mobility, psychosocial, and adaptive physical education
  • Consult with diagnosticians, classroom teachers, students, and parents concerning appropriate evaluations, modifications, and test administrations
  • Be knowledgeable about possible modifications for statewide testing, and arrange for necessary modifications.
  • Obtain modified standardized testing materials (NAPT, ITBS, TAAS, SAT, ACT) and administer or assist in the administration of the test as needed
  • Administer various other evaluations as appropriate (Oregon Project, Insite, Hawaii, Boehme, LAP, E-LAP) and interpret the results as appropriate to parents and other educators
  • Participate in team assessments for students with moderate to severe cognitive disabilities
  • Work as liaison with other agencies in vocational assessment process
  • Provide assessment, instruction, and consultation to other educational team members on issues related to assistive technology, especially computer-based assistive technology
  • * *Candidate will be subject to passing a background check and drug screen upon hire of this position.

    For more information on job opportunity please contact Dino Dorris via email or directly by phone.

    *After resume is received and reviewed, director will place phone interviews accordingly to all qualified candidates.

    Dino Dorris

    Dino.Dorris@soliant.com

    770-225-3010

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