TEACHER OF THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED-VISION SERVICES PROGRAM

North River Collaborative ( learn more )

Rockland, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3009205
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : February 22, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. DESE Certification as a Teacher of students with visual impairments preferred
2. Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Education.
2. Three years experience in working with students with visual impairments preferred.
3. Excellent communication skills.
5. Such alternatives to the above qualifications that the NRC Board of Directors may find appropriate and acceptable.

LENGTH OF POSITION: Pro-rated School-year schedule based on part time hours. Summer work optional.

REPORTS TO: Coordinator of District Services

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Demonstrate knowledge of Expanded Core Curriculum as defined by DESE.
2. Evaluate each student’s skills and contribute to IEP development based on results.
3. Employ instructional methods and materials that are appropriate for accomplishing stated objectives.
4. Consult with classroom teachers and other team members to design and implement appropriate accommodations/modifications to assure student success.
5. Develop appropriate assessment strategies and assess accomplishments of students on a regular basis; complete quarterly progress reports and other reports as needed.
6. Maintain contact with doctors, hospitals, counselors or other agencies involved with each student regarding information relevant to his/her vision status.
7. Supervise Braille-trained aides if/when relevant.
8. Consult with parents to help them better understand impact of student’s visual impairments and to provide input to facilitate home carryover of educational objectives.
9. Ability to travel between schools as needed
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > Visually Impaired
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    North River Collaborative is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Kelli O'Brien McKinnon
    • 198 Spring Street
    • Rockland, Massachusetts 02370

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