[nobe-l] braillest In colorado.

melissa R green graduate56 at juno.com
Sat Dec 8 20:51:35 UTC 2012


POSITION: School Braillist (Nationally Certified) - District-wide

 (Work will be on an "as needed" basis - not to exceed 20 hrs. per week)


. Must be able to speak, read and understand English
. High school diploma or equivalency
. Current certification of braille competency by the Colorado Department of 
. Certification in Literary Braille from the Library of Congress or another 
certification body.
. Must have met experience and educational requirements for Colorado 
. Must have ability to relate well with children and other district staff 
and community members
. Strong communication skills with students, parents and staff members - 
able to generate positive
relations and morale
. General knowledge of working with students with visual impairments
. Working knowledge of the following:
. Literary Braille Code (with LOC and CDE Certification)
. Nemeth Braille Code
. Other Braille Codes (Chemistry, Music, Foreign Languages, etc.)
. Textbook Formatting (if brailling textbooks)
. Tactile Graphics
. Braille Embosser
. Braille Translation Software
. Tactile Imaging Enhancer
. Thermoform
. Word Process/Six Key Entry
. General office equipment (fax, copier, scanner, etc.)
. Highly motivated and results oriented
. Confidentiality of information related to students with special needs
. Ability to use district technology
. Must be responsive to the suggestions of administration
. Adhere to district policies and the strategic plan


. Transcribes print materials, including textbooks and other books, not 
readily available from the
Colorado Instructional Materials Center (CIMC), into literary braille for 
students with visual
impairments. For braille production, uses computer software and technology.
. Produces adaptive instructional materials for students with visual 
impairments in accordance to the
TVI's specifications. Embosses, re-edits, and binds materials using various 
. Creates tactile graphics of maps, charts, pictures, routes, and other 
tactile displays using various
tools, materials, and machines.
. Manages and maintains all braille, large print, and instructional material 
for students with visual
. Implements lessons and activities with students with visual impairments in 
classrooms, one-to-one,
and/or small groups under the direction and supervision of a TVI.
. Demonstrates knowledge and skill of human guide and instructional 
technology/tools used by
students with visual impairment, including low vision devices, abacus, 
screen readers, etc.
. Orders office supplies and special materials for use with students who are 
visually impaired.
Arranges equipment repair.
. Attend professional meetings
. Attend and complete training courses


. Strive to maintain and improve professional competence
. Perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor(s)
. Such alternatives to the above duties as the administration may find 
appropriate and acceptable

START DATE: Immediately


. $15.00 per hour (Work will be on an "as needed" basis - not to exceed 20 
hrs. per week)
. Benefits as per district policy.


PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION: Before closing date, a district classified 
application and proof of current
certificaion (available online at www.re3j.com) should be sent to:

Weld County School District RE-3J

Attn: Denise Jakel or email: Denisej at re3j.com

P.O. Box 269 - 99 W. Broadway For additional information call: 303-536-2055

Keenesburg, CO 80643

Existing Weld Re-3J employees: before closing date, a letter detailing
qualifications and expressing interest in the position and proof of current
certification should be sent to the address listed above.

Many blessings,
melissa and Pj
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and 
you know what you want. 
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