Dual Certified TVI/OMS or Braillist Needed near Ridgefield, Illinois for the 2024-2025 School Year

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Job Details

Location Ridgefield, IL
Discipline Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Date Posted May 15, 2024

Job Description

Sunbelt Staffing is excited to announce an exceptional opportunity for a passionate and dedicated professional in the field of visual impairments to join our team near Ridgefield, Illinois for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. We are actively seeking a Dual Certified Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) with Orientation and Mobility Specialist (OMS) certification, or a Braillist, to provide comprehensive services to students from PreK to age 22.

Position Details:

  • Location: Near Ridgefield, Illinois
  • Employment Type: Full-Time (35 hours per week), with the possibility of part-time
  • Caseload: PreK-22 age range, serving students with visual impairments disabilities
  • License Requirements: Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with TVI Endorsement; Orientation and Mobility Specialist certification through ACVREP; or Braillist certification

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct instruction and support to students with visual impairments, including instruction in braille literacy, assistive technology, and orientation and mobility skills
  • Conduct assessments to determine students' educational needs and develop individualized education plans (IEPs)
  • Collaborate with teachers, families, and other professionals to ensure the implementation of effective educational strategies and accommodations
  • Advocate for students' access to inclusive educational environments and assistive technology resources
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and participate in IEP meetings and other collaborative processes

Qualifications:

  • Valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with TVI Endorsement, Orientation and Mobility Specialist certification through ACVREP, or Braillist certification
  • Experience working with students with visual impairments preferred
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and organizational skills
  • Commitment to promoting independence and maximizing the potential of students with visual impairments

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Full-time position with potential for part-time flexibility
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on students' lives and educational outcomes

How to Apply: If you are a Dual Certified TVI/OMS or Braillist seeking a unique opportunity near Ridgefield, Illinois for the 2024-2025 school year, we encourage you to apply! Please contact Shauri Chandler at [email protected] to submit your application or for more information.

Shauri Chandler
National Hiring Manager | Senior Account Executive 
[email protected]
(813) 906-2376

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