Opening for full-time 35 hours per week (will consider part-time) Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI). Position is available as soon as possible or start of next school year (Sept).
Responsibilities: provides direct instruction to students with visual impairments and consults with special education teachers and support staff to provide recommendations for adaptations and accommodations for the classroom setting. Performs assessment of functional vision and develops the use of remaining vision, tactile skill development and auditory skill development for Campus School students. Attends Individual Education Meetings (IEP) and service delivery team meetings, prepares progress reports. Supports student enrollment in agencies such as the Massachusetts Resource Library, American Printing House for the Blind, Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, New England Center Deaf Blind Project. Supports the mission of the Boston College Campus School as a transdisciplinary team member.
Department: 055401 - Campus SchoolPosition: 00012333 - Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Required knowledge and experience:
One or more years of teaching experience working with students with visual impairments preferred. Knowledge of multiple disabilities, including visionimpairment, blindness or deaf blindness in a school based setting. Licensure of Teacher of the Visually Impaired is required.