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Visual Impairment Teacher (Part-time)

Company: TrulyHired
Location: Weymouth
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

District Visual Impairment Teacher ( Part-Time)Provides instruction and support in adaptive reading, math, and other skills and techniques specific to students with visual impairments (VI). Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following Instructs students in reading and writing skills, using magnification equipment and large print material and/or Braille. Instructs students with VI in various assistive technology devices (CCTV, iPad), equipment, and software designed for individuals who are blind/visually impaired. Confers, consults, and collaborates with teachers, parents, administrators, related service providers, and other staff to develop individual education programs and appropriate data-driven instructional support for students with VI. Plans and prepares lessons, and produces other adaptive instructional materials, according to grade and functioning level of students. Provides instructional support for students with VI in academic subject areas and provides instruction in expanded core curriculum such as daily living skills and community-based instruction. Conduct formal and informal assessments of students to assist in the determination of visual impairment (VI) eligibility and present level of academic and functional performance and the impact of vision loss in the school environment. Completes evaluations, reports, and progress reports for students with VI. Develops, facilitates, and/or participates in Individual Education Program (IEP) team meetings for students with VI, following all required rules and local procedures. Establishes and maintains appropriate and timely data collection systems and records Other responsibilities as assigned

  • Position Type:Part-time
  • Positions Available:1Job Categories :Special Education > Consulting TeacherSpecial Education > Mild/Moderate DisabilitiesEqual Opportunity EmployerWeymouth Public Schools 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
    • MGL Chapter 459 of the Acts of 2012An Act Relative to Background ChecksOn January 10, 2013, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law H.4307, an act relative to background checks. The new law requires all newly hired employees, beginning in the 2013-2014 school year, to submit to state and national fingerprint-based criminal background checks.As a new employee of the Weymouth Public Schools, you will be subject to a Massachusetts criminal background check (CORI). In addition, you will be required to submit to a National Criminal Background Check by fingerprint.The fee charged is $55.00 for licensed educators and $35 for all other school personnel.Application InstructionsThe Weymouth Public Schools has moved to a paperless application process and appreciates your support in this effort. Please submit all required documentation via School Spring. Follow up/additional paperwork or emails are not necessary, as all applications are reviewed through SchoolSpring. If additional information is required, applicants will be contacted. Once all materials have been reviewed, applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you.Application QuestionsThere ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.Contact Information
      • Kathleen LaGrasso , Special Ed Secretary
      • 111 Middle Street
      • Weymouth,Massachusetts 02189
        • Phone: 781-335-1460
        • Email: click here

Keywords: TrulyHired, Weymouth , Visual Impairment Teacher (Part-time), Education / Teaching , Weymouth, Massachusetts

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