Vision Impairment Specialist - ESY (with potential for NSY) Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA 9 days ago

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Category Schools - Visually Impaired Teacher
Job Type Contract

Job Description: We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Vision Impairment Specialist (VI) to join our team in Pittsburgh, PA. This position will initially be part-time for the Extended School Year (ESY) program, with the potential to transition to a full-time role for the New School Year (NSY). The VI Specialist will provide educational services and support to students with vision impairments, ensuring their success and access to the curriculum.


  • Provide direct instruction and support to students with vision impairments during the ESY program
  • Develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) and specialized instruction to meet the unique needs of each student
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers, related service providers, and families to create an inclusive learning environment
  • Utilize appropriate adaptive materials, assistive technology, and instructional strategies to enhance students' access to the curriculum
  • Monitor students' progress and make adjustments to instruction as needed
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation in compliance with school and district policies


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Special Education, Vision Impairments, or related field
  • Valid Pennsylvania state certification as a Vision Impairment Specialist
  • Previous experience working with students with vision impairments, including knowledge of Braille and assistive technology
  • Strong understanding of IEP development and implementation
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and organizational skills

Employment Details:

  • Extended School Year (ESY) Dates: July 5 - July 28
  • Monday to Friday
  • ESY Hours: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • New School Year (NSY): Schedule to be determined (potential for full-time)
  • Part-time position for ESY, transitioning to full-time for NSY

To apply, please submit your resume


James Foushee 

Office: (678) 451-1025


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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