[nobe-l] CESA 3 Now Hiring TVIs and O&M Specialists in Wisconsin
Hyde, David W. (ESC)
david.hyde at wcbvi.k12.wi.us
Wed Jun 10 13:05:48 UTC 2015
I hope this summer is beginning wonderfully for you all. I would like to pass along this job posting for a TVI and O&M Specialist:
CESA 3 is seeking a teacher for Visually Impaired students.
This teacher will be responsible for evaluations of vision impairment; development and
delivery of programming and instruction for vision impaired students in various
districts; and transition instruction for vision impaired students in various districts.
Candidates must have good communication skills and be able to establish and maintain positive
working relationships with students, parents and staff.
The successful candidate will possess knowledge and experience in: assessment for Visually
Impaired eligibility; program development for vision impaired students at various levels; use of
assistive technology; transition/vocational skill development for vision impaired students;
ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary setting; understanding of the
IEP team process; and knowledge of current best practices in the education and inclusion of
students with vision needs.
CESA 3 is seeking a full-time Orientation and Mobility Specialist to provide itinerant services
to identified students in Southwestern Wisconsin. The Orientation and Mobility Specialist will
work with students, school personnel and parents to develop students' skills in safe and
efficient travel across environments. This position is responsible for student evaluation,
development and implementation of programming.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in effective communication with students
of all ages, parents, teachers, and colleagues; meticulous record-keeping; respect for
confidentiality; and excellent time management.
Job responsibilities include:
* Maintain updated student files according to district, agency, and state policies
including current ocular reports, most recent evaluations, and current IEP
* Provide support with student evaluations in compliance with DPI regulations regarding
students with visual impairments
* Assist districts in developing and delivering age- and developmentally-appropriate
* Effectively manage the needs of a diverse and widespread caseload
* Communicate and collaborate with district and agency staff to improve instruction and
achievement for participating students
Certification as Orientation and Mobility Specialist (826) is required. Additional
certification in Visual Impairment (825) is desirable as well.
This position involves travel between school districts, therefore a valid driver's license is
also required. An Agency vehicle may be provided, depending on the amount of travel.
Please submit a letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and letters of recommendation to:
1300 Industrial Drive
Fennimore, WI 53809
Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired
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