[Jobs] Special education teacher

adrijana prokopenko adrijana.prokopenko at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 22:42:33 UTC 2018

Located in Texas.

 Job Title: Certified Teacher for the Visually Impaired

 Reports to: Director, Special Populations Services

 Dept.: Special Populations Services

 Exemption Status: Exempt/Professional

 Primary Purpose:
 Provide diagnostic assessment and services to students with visual
impairments as recommended by the ARD/IEP.  Develop and implement
appropriate goals and objectives.  Coordinate with local campus
special education and general education teachers regarding service
delivery to students; including students served through ECI.



 Master’s degree in Special Education or Counseling preferred
 Valid Texas Special Education Teaching Certificate
 Valid Vision Credentials from State Licensing Agency
 Valid Certification as an Orientation Mobility Specialist preferred

 Special Knowledge/Skills:

 Knowledge of evaluation and ARD process, education of special
education students, human development, and learning theories.
 Advanced knowledge of and compliance with federal and state special
education law.
 Working knowledge of and compliance with individualized services for
students with disabilities.
 Advanced knowledge of and compliance with the expanded core curriculum.
 Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
 Strong computer skills to implement multiple and diverse programs.
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
 Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of
students with disabilities, their parents, the community, peers, and
administrative staff.
 Must have the ability to effectively interpret policy, procedures,
and student data.
 Must have the ability to transition with district, campus, and/or
department changes.
 Must have ability to communicate effectively with and receive
guidance from supervisors.
 Must have ability to manage multiple priorities effectively.
 Must have ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
 Must have ability to travel as necessary.
 Three years teaching experience preferred.

 Major Responsibilities and Duties:

 Conduct required evaluation of students with visual impairments
within timelines.

 Collaborate with multidisciplinary team in completing evaluation and
written report within timelines.

 Develop appropriate IEP goals and objectives to present to ARD/IEP committee.

 Collaborate with campus staff to schedule and attend ARD/IEP meetings
within timelines.

 Collaborate with campus staff to schedule instructional assistance
for students with visual impairments.

 Provide students with appropriate instruction following the IEP

 Assist student’s teachers on a regular schedule with issues regarding
instructional strategies/techniques for students with visual

 Ensure appropriate materials/technology are provided to students with
visual impairments.

 Ensure all students with VI are registered with TEA as appropriate.

 Coordinate with ECI agencies for services to birth-2 visually
impaired infant population.

 Maintain complete inventory of materials and availability.

 Conduct staff training as appropriate.

 Assure state and district wide assessments are available in Braille
or large print for students as needed.

 Respond to inquiries from campus administration and special education staff.

 Assist Special Education Director in keeping staff informed of
professional trends and staff development opportunities that may
affect assigned position/programs.

 Provide special education director, campus administration and staff
with a regular schedule for accountability purposes.
 Maintain high degree of knowledge regarding compliance with federal
and state rules and regulations.
 Performs other duties as assigned.

 Supervisory Responsibilities:
 As directed by Director, Special Populations Services

 This job description describes the general purpose and
responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list
of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that
may be required.

 Little Elm ISD does not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic
information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally,
the District does not discriminate against an employee or applicant
who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the
investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment
practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each
applicant’s job qualifications, experience, and abilities.
 or email
cclover at littleelmisd.net
  for more information and to discuss it directly.

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