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Teacher of the Visually Impaired - 6 hours per week

Washington, DC

Posted: 12/05/23 Profession: Teaching - Hearing/Visually Impaired Job Number: BM-RANK4-11072023-3

Job Description

As part of our mission to pave the way for children's success worldwide, Therapy Source is seeking a Teacher of the Visually Impaired to provide part-time in-person services for public charter school students. This position is for the remainder of the 2023/2024 school year.

Teacher of the Visually Impaired Pay Rate: $75-$80 per hour

Teacher of the Visually Impaired Hours Needed: 1-6 hours per week

Teacher of the Visually Impaired Qualifications:

  • School Certification in the District of Columbia
  • Must be able to meet qualifications for State approved licensure with an endorsement of teaching students with visual impairment in the areas/territories of DC, MD, and VA
  • Possession of (or willingness to obtain) up-to-date clearances
  • Proof of individual professional liability insurance (or willingness to obtain) 

Teacher of the Visually Impaired Responsibilities May Include:

  • Provides instruction for visually-impaired students by developing, selecting, and modifying instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of students utilizing Braille, large print, and technological devices
  • Performs functional vision and learning media assessments on new referrals and at intervals as designated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • Interprets medical eye reports as they relate to educational environments
  • Implements research-based strategies and interventions
  • Schedules time efficiently for assessment, instruction, planning, preparation of materials, travel, and conference with relevant school and other key individuals
  • Participates as a vision professional in eligibility and IEP meetings
  • Develops observable and measurable IEP goals and objectives
  • Collaborates with teachers to ensure appropriate accommodations, modifications, adaptive and assistive devices, supplementary aids, and services are available to students when appropriate
  • Maintains service notes
  • Maintains samples of student work and data related to progress toward identified goals/objectives
  • Reports student progress on a quarterly basis
  • Maintains regular communication with parents and families

Enjoy scheduling flexibility, impressive hourly rates, and amazing support from our dedicated account team!

Along with your resume, please include the best time of day and phone number to reach you. We will then reach out to discuss your qualifications and answer any questions you may have about the position.

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