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Itinerant Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI)

  • Job Tracking ID: 512693-787704
  • Job Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 11, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

The Maryland School for the Blind is pleased to offer a sign on bonus of $5000 to any Teacher of the Visually Impaired hired directly by the School. Apply now for your chance to work in a great location with wonderful students with this added bonus!

 

SUMMARY: With supervision, provides itinerant-based instruction and district/family support based on contractual requests from Local School Systems.

 

Essential Functions:

- Teaches visually impaired students with and without additional disabilities on an individual basis.

- Instructs in UEB, Nemeth, Assistive Technology and Expanded Core Curriculum skills.

- Consults on classroom set-up and adaptations to core curriculum areas including modified and grade level content standards.

- Participates in the development, review and evaluation of individualized educational plans including writing goals, data collection, reporting on progress, and attending IEP meetings.

- Conducts evaluations and assessments to determine child's developmental status, academics status, and mastery of Maryland grade level curriculum standards.

- Manages student resources.

 

Work Schedule: Up to 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Additional hours or flex schedule are likely. This position follows the standard ten month school schedule. Travel throughout state to provide services in multiple counties may be required.

Experience and Skills:

Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's and/or Master’s degree in Education or related field and certification in Vision required. Dual certification in Vision and Orientation and Mobility preferred.

2. Comprehensive knowledge of special education principles, practices, and procedures, including developing and writing IEP's and performing appropriate teaching techniques.

3. Knowledge of visual impairment, including causes, manifestations and adaptations.

4. General knowledge of medical disorders such as seizures or restrictions and alternate modes of communication.

5. Knowledge of core and expanded core curriculum, program development, classroom resource management, and student scheduling.

6. Maryland Class "C" driver’s license with a driving record compatible with school standards.

7. Must be at least 21 years of age.

8. MSB requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus by date of hire, with exceptions for approved medical or religious accommodations, in order to safeguard the health of our students, employees and their families from COVID-19 to the greatest extent possible. 


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