[Nfbmo] FW: Position Announcement - Rehabilitation Teacher; Springfield, MO

Gary Wunder GWunder at earthlink.net
Fri Feb 10 15:30:56 UTC 2012


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Subject: [Nfbmo] Position Announcement - Rehabilitation Teacher;Springfield,
Importance: High

Good Morning,

Rehabilitation Services for the Blind has a vacancy for Rehabilitation
Teacher in our Southwest District Office located in Springfield, MO.  For
more information please review the attachment or see details below my
signature.  If you have any questions regarding the position please don't
hesitate to contact the Southwest District Supervisor, Randy Custer at

Michael St.Julien
Assistant Deputy Director
Missouri Rehabilitation Services for the Blind
573-751-4989 (Office)
573-680-4074 (Cell)
573-751-4984 (Fax)
michael.a.stjulien at dss.mo.gov

Enjoy Life!!!!

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Family Support Division, Rehabilitation Services for the Blind
February 9, 2012

The Family Support Division, Rehabilitation Services for the Blind, is
seeking candidates for a full-time position as Rehabilitation Teacher for
the Blind. This position is based in the Greene County Office located at
Springfield, Missouri.
JOB DUTIES: The Rehabilitation Teacher (RT) participates as the member of a
rehabilitation team including Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors and
Orientation and Mobility Specialists to provide comprehensive services to
clients.   The RT serves as the case manager for all Vocational
Rehabilitation clients whose vocational goal is homemaker and for all
Independent Living Rehabilitation clients.  The Rehabilitation Teacher
provides direct client services designed to foster independence for blind
and visually impaired clients and includes the provision of services in a
variety of settings including the client's home environment.  The RT will
assess client needs and develop a comprehensive plan for adjustment to
blindness training, including teaching skills necessary to develop
independence in daily living, homemaking activities, and basic travel needs.
Rehabilitation Teachers provide instruction in Braille, typing and other
communication skills, as needed.  RT's provide counseling services and
informational resources to clients and their families and works
cooperatively with agency partners to utilize available resources.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have graduated from an accredited four-year
college or university with specialization in orientation and mobility,
rehabilitation counseling, education, social work, behavioral sciences, home
economics (with emphasis in home management) or closely related areas.
Proficiency in and the ability to teach alternative skills of blindness
including daily living skills techniques, Braille, and basic orientation and
mobility skills is preferred. The individual must also be able to
demonstrate proficiency in and teach Braille, alternative skills of
blindness and basic orientation and mobility, before the end of probation as
evaluated (including successful completion of a Braille exam) by
Rehabilitation Services for the Blind.

SALARY RANGE:  Annual salary range is $ $32,256.00 - $45,984.00

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants must forward a completed Merit
application (http://oa.mo.gov/pers/howtoapply.htm) and transcripts to Sarah
Zayumba at fax number (573) 526-3674.  Upon accessing the web site, select
"paper application form" because the EASe on-line process is not yet
available for this position.  Merit application and transcripts must be
received by Ms. Zayumba by the close of business on Friday, March 2, 2012
Questions regarding this position can be directed to Randy Custer at 417

RECRUITMENT AREA: Accepting Applications from all qualified candidates

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 2, 2012

     Applications will be subjected to review prior to scheduling interviews


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