SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (VISUALLY IMPAIRED) - 2 POSITIONS

7 days left

Location
20148
Posted
Aug 16, 2017
Closes
Sep 29, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  08/16/2017 CLOSING DATE:  09/29/2017 POSTING NUMBER:  P1711771PUP LOCATION:  DEPT OF PUPIL SERVICES POSITION TITLE:  SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (VISUALLY IMPAIRED) - 2 POSITIONS QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Must qualify for the appropriate Provisional or Collegiate Professional Licensure with endorsement in visual impairments preK-12. Certification as Orientation and Mobility Instructor a plus

  • Provides for his/her own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.

  • Maintains licensure in accordance with provisions established by the Virginia Department of Education.


Organizational Relationships:


The Teacher of the Blind/Visually Impaired reports to the Principal and to the Special Education Supervisor.


STATE REQUIREMENTS/Qualifications:



  • Holds a valid Virginia or out-of-state teaching license in Special Education

  • Eligible for a Virginia teaching license in Special Education (must submit transcripts)


Basic Qualifications:
Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials, and equipment of instructional specialty(ies) to which assigned; knowledge of pre-adolescent and adolescent growth and development; knowledge of Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) curriculum related to assignments and School Division mission, goals, and organization; ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs; skill in the use of multi-media and computer technology to enhance learning; ability to plan and implement lessons based on Division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, administrators, and parents; skill in oral and written communications; excellent human relations skills.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

The Teacher of the Blind/Visually Impaired provides direct services on an itinerant basis to students who are blind/visually impaired and serves as a resource to staff that serve students who are blind/visually impaired.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Develops and maintains an instructional environment conducive to effective learning for the student; meets and instructs assigned students in the locations and at the times designated; encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior; evaluates student progress on a regular basis

  • Prepares lesson plans for students assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor; maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, District policy, and administrative regulation

  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved; strives to implement by instruction and action the District’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives; cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods

  • Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students; makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms

  • Attends and participates in faculty meetings; accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular activities as assigned

  • Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials

  • Performs related work as assigned

OTHER INFORMATION:  LICENSED APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.  IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.

APPLY TO:  

Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Licensed Position

Salary Range: Refer to

197 day position, 7 hours per day

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