SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (VISUALLY IMPAIRED) - 2 POSITIONS
- 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.
The Teacher of the Blind/Visually Impaired reports to the Principal and to the Special Education Supervisor.
- 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)
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.
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
Department of Human Resources and Talent DevelopmentSALARY:
Salary Range: Refer to
197 day position, 7 hours per dayDAYS: FROM - TO -