[nobe-l] TVI position announcement

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Wed May 5 14:50:19 UTC 2010

>----- Original Message -----
>From: <mailto:Doug.Trimble at wssb.wa.gov>Doug Trimble
>To: <mailto:nfbwatlk at nfbnet.org>NFB of Washington Talk Mailing List
>Sent: Monday, May 03, 2010 3:09 PM
>Subject: [nfbwatlk] FW: TVI position annoucement
>Teaching job at WSSB.
>Please spread the word and this e-mail to all.
>Take care,
>Doug T.
>Doug Trimble
>Orientation & Mobility Instructor
>Washington State School for the Blind
>2214 E. 13th Street Vancouver,  WA  98661
>office ph. 360-696-6321 #118
>From: Jessica Sydnor
>Sent: Monday, May 03, 2010 10:51 AM
>To: WSSB Staff (All)
>Subject: TVI position annoucement
>This position officially opens tomorrow.  Please forward this on to 
>anyone you think may be qualified and interested.
>Striving to educate blind and visually impaired children for 
>independence and success!
>Teacher of the Visually Impaired/Orientation and Mobility
>Agency:                                   Washington State School 
>for the Blind
>Location:                                 WSSB campus
>Salary:                                     $34,237 (BA + 0yrs) to 
>$64,531 (MA+90 16+yrs)
>Open Date:                              05/04/2010
>Date:                           06/01/2010
>Agency profile:  The mission of the Washington State School for the 
>Blind is to provide specialized quality educational services to 
>visually impaired/blind youth ages birth-21 within the state of 
>Washington.  Our purpose is to serve as a statewide demonstration 
>and resource center and provide direct/indirect services to students 
>both on campus and in the children's local communities. Each 
>employee plays a critical role for the school and our students.  We 
>value our employees and continuously challenge them to improve the 
>way we provide service to our students and the community.
>Position profile:  This full-time position requires a certified 
>teacher who will work 11am to 7:00pm Monday through Thursday and 
>shorter day on Friday (38.5 hours on-campus time.)  This position 
>reports directly to the Director of On-Campus Programs and will be 
>providing education instruction to blind and visually impaired children.
>The successful candidate will: work in conjunction with work with 
>other WSSB staff to provide educational services to students on 
>campus, may perform a variety of assessments, participate in IEP 
>development and implementation, act as an integral member of the 
>student's educational team and teach compensatory skills.  These may 
>include but aren't limited to:
>    * Daily Living Skills
>    * Assistive Technology
>    * Braille
>    * Use of low vision devices
>    * Self-help skills
>    * Work Experience/Occupation Studies
>Required Qualifications:
>    * Has graduated from a recognized university program 
> specializing in blindness/ Has a current Washington State Teaching 
> Certification or can obtain a Washington State Teaching certificate
>    * Must pass the Braille Competency examination
>Desirable Qualifications:
>    * Dual certification (TVI and, Math, Elementary Ed, Language 
> Arts, Social Studies )
>    * Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist certification
>    * 2 years of teaching experience
>    * Masters in education or related field
>Outstanding benefits:  This position is a Washington State 
>government position.  Some of the outstanding state benefits include 
>health, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, 8 hours of 
>sick leave accrual per month, personal holiday, military and civil 
>leave, dependent care assistance program, employee assistance 
>program; deferred compensation plans, professional development 
>funds, training, and state retirement plans.
>Note: This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, 
>as a condition of employment, candidates who are appointed are 
>required to become members of the WPEA, or arrange to pay to that 
>union a fee equivalent to its regular monthly dues. The union shop 
>provision shall be effective on the first day of the month following 
>the employee's initial 30 days in this classification.
>How to apply:  Please send a letter of interest, detailed resume, 
>state application and references to the address or email listed 
>below.  If you are interested in this position and would like more 
>information please call Craig Meador, Director of On-Campus Programs 
>at (360)696-6321 ext 154.
><mailto:jessica.sydnor at wssb.wa.gov>jessica.sydnor at wssb.wa.gov
>Subject: Teacher Position
>Attn: Human Resources
>2214 E 13th St
>Vancouver, WA 98661
>Phone: 360-696-6321 ext 129
>Fax: 360-737-2120
>Background inquiries of convictions and pending criminal charges 
>shall be completed on applicants prior to their appointment to 
>positions in the State of Washington which are directly responsible 
>for the supervision, care or treatment of children.  Information 
>obtained from background inquiries will not necessarily preclude 
>employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant 
>character; suitability and competence to perform in the position 
>applied for and may result in the denial of employment.  Applicants 
>are required to sign a release authorizing inquiry.  Failure to do 
>so shall disqualify the applicant from employment in these positions.
>This announcement is published by the Washington School for the 
>Blind. The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. 
>Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application or 
>testing process, or those needing this announcement in an 
>alternative format, may call (360) 696-6321 ext 129.
>Jessica Sydnor
>Human Resources Manager
>Washington State School for the Blind
>2214 E 13th St
>Vancouver WA 98661
>360-696-6321 ext 129
>NOTE: This electronic mail message is intended only for the 
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>privileged, confidential, or otherwise protected from 
>disclosure.  Any review, dissemination, or use of this message or 
>its contents by persons other than the addressee is strictly 
>prohibited.  If you have received this message in error, please 
>notify us by telephone at (360) 696-6321 ext. 129
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