Teacher of the Visually Impaired Jobs

At Sunbelt, our goal is always to find a position for you that will be equally fulfilling both inside and outside the classroom. We offer our unmatched passion and transparency to you about each visually impaired job opportunity based on your personal and professional goals. In addition, we get to know you and your goals on an individual level to find the best fit for your next position. If flexibility is a prerequisite, we have visually impaired teaching jobs on both a contract and a substitute basis. If you’re ready to put down roots, Sunbelt can find you a direct hire position in your desired location.

What is a Teacher of the Visually Impaired?

Teachers of the visually impaired are educators, with specialized training, who serve students with visual impairments. Teachers of the visually impaired can teach a dedicated class that serves visually impaired students, including a core curriculum in addition to learning braille. In other scenarios, teachers of the visually impaired may be in a consulting position for other teachers or serve individualized students’ needs as it relates to their Individualized Education Program (IEP). Regardless of the setting, the role of a teacher of the visually impaired is to not only provide an education based on the core curriculum but to provide guidance and strategies on independent living.

Teacher of the Visually Impaired Duties:

Some responsibilities of a teacher of the visually impaired include:

  • Provide specialized instruction to students with visual impairments
  • Provide patience and compassion to support students’ growth
  • Provide students and parents with outside resources beneficial to the student
  • Communicate with parents, teachers, and other school staff
  • Allow students to have a successful and fulfilled education
  • Make braille and larger text coursework available to students

While specific certification varies state by state, vision teachers are required to attain additional certification to work with visually impaired students. A VI teacher must obtain any teaching certifications their state requires to teach in an educational setting. Additionally, they must take and pass a comprehensive test that shows they can teach students effectively, with this certain impairment.

Teacher of the Visually Impaired Job Outlook & Salary

The job outlook for this position is certainly increasing. This is a role whose demand is on a case-by-case basis. While this is an essential role for students who need it, the demand for visually impaired teachers is based on school enrollment.

Teachers for the Visually Impaired Jobs Available Now

Start searching for the perfect teacher for the visually impaired (TVI) job now by checking out Sunbelt’s job database and filling out an online application.

Sunbelt is here to advocate for you with our unmatched knowledge, consistency, and unwavering commitment to helping you find the next position you will love!

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