[NFB-NM] Fwd: Saavi seeks Orientation and Mobility Instructor at our Phoenix training Center

Adelmo Vigil avigil74 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 04:11:49 UTC 2022

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> From: Amy Porterfield <APorterfield at saavi.us>
> Date: October 18, 2022 at 9:09:16 PM MDT
> To: Edward Bell <ebell at pdrib.com>, Adelmo Vigil <avigil74 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Saavi seeks Orientation and Mobility Instructor at our Phoenix training Center
> Hello,
> Would you two mind sending out to all of your folks?
> Saavi Services for the Blind is seeking an Orientation and Mobility Instructor for it’s Phoenix training Center Location
> Want to teach cane training in  70-degree weather all winter?
> Want to work with students of all ages in a creative environment
> Do you like opportunities to grow, and flex your creative muscle in a consumer driven model?
> Then Saavi Services for the blind is looking for you.
> Seeking a cane training instructor to
> Essential Functions
> Evaluate the student’s skill level and provide training based on their needs.
> Teach using Structured Discovery and NOMC-based approved methodologies
> Facilitate one-on-one and multi student environment lessons.
> Plan lessons geared towards transferability that students are able to take with them in their lives and future career goals
> Participate in outings where promotion of the cane and non-visual training is required.
> Provide direct instruction with travel and navigational applications.
> Teach the difference between different types of canes and promote a positive outlook of the usage of canes in the everyday life geared towards self-reliance and independence.
> Requirements
> NOMC, COMS certification or equivalent
> Or have at least 5 years of experience in the field of teaching Orientation and Mobility, and willing to work towards their NOMC apprenticeship upon employment.
> Able to teach using structure discovery methodology,
> Experience teaching students with secondary disabilities and adapt the curriculum based on their needs including working with PT’s, OTs, and other specialists.
> Able to demonstrate proficiency with a cane under learning shades.
> Salary range is between $50,000-$57,000
> Benefits include
> Health and dental insurance
> Generous time off package
> Matching 401K
> Short-term disability
> Free access to BetterHelp therapy
> Additional supplemental insurances
> Access to an on-site gym with personal trainer support
> Opportunities for growth
> Paid trainings and certifications available
> Come join our thriving community of likeminded people who share a positive philosophy of blindness.
> For more information, please contact Joanne Williams  jwilliams at saavi.us.
> Amy Porterfield, She/Her
> President,
> Saavi Services for the blind
> 520-795-1331 EXT 321
> aporterfield at saavi.us
> www.saavi.us
> Expect More,
> Achieve More,
> Become more
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