[nobe-l] FW: Employment Opportunities

Hyde, David W. (ESC) david.hyde at wcbvi.k12.wi.us
Fri Jul 23 19:23:21 UTC 2010

Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Job Announcement Code: 1002922






Classification Title(s)/JAC:

  Job Working Title(s):  TEACHER - 1002922

  Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Type of Employment:

Full Time (40 hrs/week)


This full-time school year (88%) position is in pay schedule 13, pay range 05. Starting pay is $19.336 per hour, plus excellent benefits. Plus additional compensation up to $2.97 per hour may be given for credits relevant to the position beyond a Bachelor's degree. A six month probationary period will be required. 



Jennifer den Daas, HR Specialist, 608-266-2189, jennifer.denDaas at dpi.wi.gov

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Area of Competition:


Deadline to Apply:


Applications will be accepted until the needs of the department are met. To ensure that your application materials are included in our first review, they must be received by July 30, 2010. 



The Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WCBVI) is currently seeking a full-time school year (88%) Teacher of the Visually Impaired. This recruitment may be used to fill similar full or part time school year and year round vacancies that may occur in the next 6 months. This position is located at 1700 W State Street, Janesville. 


The WCBVI operates a residential school for state residents ages three to twenty who are blind or have visual impairments. The school provides academic and career education on site. The school also offers instructional and technical assistance, teaching materials and evaluations of pupils to local school districts and other agencies. 

Job Duties:   

Teacher of blind and visually impaired students, many of whom have additional multiple disabilities at the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WCBVI), Wisconsin School for the Visually Handicapped (WSVH). This position will provide classroom instruction to K-12 visually impaired students, prepare for classroom instruction and support educational programming for students.


Special Notes:   


*Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Visual Disability (825) by the Department of Public Instruction is required. Questions regarding licensure may be directed to DPI licensing staff at 608-266-1879. 


*A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of hire.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   

Knowledge of appropriate teaching methods to use with students who have visual impairments; appropriate materials and adaptations necessary to teach students who have visual impairments; state and federal guidelines for IEP assessment process; and exceptional education needs of children who have multiple disabilities. Ability to work cooperatively with parents, local school districts, and WCBVI staff on programs/problems associated with student needs.


How To Apply:   

Submit an Application for State Employment form (OSER-DMRS-38), current resume, transcripts and a copy of your license or documentation verifying your eligibility for licensure in Visual Disability (825) through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Mail completed application materials to: Jennifer den Daas, DPI Human Resource Services, 5th Floor, 125 South Webster Street, PO Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841 or fax to (608) 266-5856 Attn: Jennifer den Daas.


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The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or handicap. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities to apply for our jobs. 


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