[Pibe-division] Openings in Wisconsin

Hyde, David W. (ESC) david.hyde at wcbvi.k12.wi.us
Mon Apr 1 15:28:27 CDT 2013


Here are several openings for teachers of blind and visually impaired children. The ones for DPI (Department of Public Instruction) are in Janesville, southern Wisconsin, near the IL border. The Wausau opening is in central Wisconsin. The opening in Hudson is up on Lake Superior, and the CESA5 opening is about thirty-five miles north of Madison. If you have questions, please call me.





David Hyde, Professional Development Coordinator
Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1700 W. State Street
Janesville WI  53546
608-758-6152 (office)
608-751-0960 (cell)
608-758-6169 (fax)
866-284-1107 ext. 34 (toll free)
email
david.hyde at wcbvi.k12.wi.us<mailto:david.hyde at wcbvi.k12.wi.us>

Madison Metropolitan School District currently has an "applicant pool" posting for a Teacher of the Visually Impaired.  This does not signify that vacancies actually exist at this time.  The purpose of this posting is to develop a pool of qualified applicants, should vacancies become available.  If you have questions, please contact Isabel Simonetti; 608-663-1796, isimonetti at madison.k12.wi.us<mailto:isimonetti at madison.k12.wi.us> or Shauna Sendelback; 608-663-1743 or srsendelbacvk at madison.k12.wi.us<mailto:srsendelbacvk at madison.k12.wi.us>.  Visit them on the web at: https://hrweb.madison.k12.wi.us/jobs.







Wausau School District has a 1.0 FTE position available for a Teacher of the Visually Impaired.  WI Department of Public Instruction #825 (Visual Impairment) certification is required.  For more information contact; Jeffrey Gress, Director of Human Resources & Employee Relations

                                        Wausau School District

                                        415 Seymour Street

                                        Wausau, WI  54403

                                        715-261-0520

                                        wsdhr at wausauschools.org<mailto:wsdhr at wausauschools.org>







The District of Hudson is looking for a long-term substitute (maternity leave)  TVI/O&M for the Fall of 2013.  For more information contact: Debra Weisert, Human Resources Manager

                                                                                      Hudson School District

                                                                                      644 Brakke Drive

                                                                                      Hudson, WI  54016

                                                                                      715-377-3706

                                                                                      weiserdk at hudson.k12.wi.us



CESA 5

Full-time, permanent position. Provide supportive services to children with
visual impairments in regular and special education classrooms.
Develop/implement Individualized Education Programs (IEPs); Provide special
education and vision adaptations and modifications to instructional
strategies in a least restrictive environment.

Emphasis on Braille and Nemeth math.

CESA 5 offers a supportive professional environment.  Mentoring and
assistance with your PDP are provided.

Qualifications:  Certificate in Education of the Visually Impaired,
Knowledge of Braille; Knowledge of core curriculum; Working knowledge of
State and Federal Special Education law; Strong communication and writing
skills; and reliable transportation.

Fred Wollenburg, Director of Special Education
CESA 5
626 E. Slifer St.
PO Box 564
Portage, WI 53901

608-745-5420

wollenburgf at cesa5.org



Oak Creek-Franklin...



Immediate long-term position available through approximately June 10, 2013 through the

Consortium (Oak Creek-Franklin, Cudahy, Franklin & South Milwaukee) for a 60% FTE visual

impairment teacher.



Interested applicant must be certified or show proof of elibility for certification for

license #825-Visual Impairment.


Contact:  Kathy Adair, Secretary - Personnel/Human Rescources
                  Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District
                  7630 South 10th Street
                  Oak Creek, WI 53154

                  414-768-5898

                  k.adair at oakcreek.k12.wi.us<mailto:k.adair at oakcreek.k12.wi.us>



Teacher - Early Childhood Visually Impaired Outreach
Job Announcement Code: 1300557





County(ies):

Rock

Classification Title(s)/JAC:
Job Working Title(s):

TEACHER - 1300557
Teacher

Type of Employment:

Full Time (40 hrs/week)

Salary:

Starting salary will be between $19.00 - $24.00 per hour ($39,672 - $50,112 per year), plus excellent benefits. 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. This position is in pay schedule 13, pay range 04.

Contact:

Laura Tetting, Human Resources Specialist, 608-266-2189 or laura.tetting at dpi.wi.gov.

Bargaining Unit:

Education 13

Area of Competition:

Open

Deadline to Apply:

Open
Applications will be accepted until the needs of the department are met. To ensure your materials are included in our initial review, applications must be received by March 5, 2013.





The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is committed to ensuring every child graduates ready for further education and the workforce. We must align our efforts so students are learning the skills and knowledge necessary to become contributing members of our communities. To build on our long-standing commitment to public education, we strive to recruit and retain quality employees. Our employees are vital to the success of our students, schools and communities. For more information about DPI, please go to http://www.dpi.wi.gov<http://www.dpi.wi.gov/>.
The Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WCBVI) Outreach Team is currently seeking a full-time year-round Teacher of the Visually Impaired. This position is located at 1700 W State Street, Janesville.

The WCBVI operates the Wisconsin School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WSBVI) 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. WCBVI also offers instructional and technical assistance, teaching materials and evaluations of pupils to local school districts and other agencies through the outreach program.
Job Duties:
This position's main duties are to coordinate, plan for, and provide individualized instruction to students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities ages 3 to 6 enrolled in the early childhood practices and environments addressing needs unique to sensory impairment program (Little PEANUTS). Under the direction of the WSBVI Principal and in accordance with the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards, the individualized education program (IEP) and best practice recommendations from the field of visual impairment, evaluate and align student skills and needs, participate in preparing measurable goals and objectives with local school districts, follow through with and/or direct the provision of instruction and complete progress reports. Coordinate consultation and collaboration with WCBVI/WSBVI staff, other professionals and parents to ensure that all student needs are communicated and met. Work closely with other WSBVI and local educational agency (LEA) instructors in a team approach in order to deliver the most effective programming for students. As appropriate, travel to local school districts or homes to observe students and collaborate with family and LEA staff. Directing and coordinating staff activities is required to provide leadership, direction and a collaborative environment for other staff working in the program. Coordinate professional development opportunities for the Little PEANUTS staff. Plan, provide and assign vision specific instruction in areas of expanded core curriculum while overseeing the planning and preparation of daily lessons and instructional materials that meet individual student IEP goals. Provide direction for the integration of Little PEANUTS into the flow of the WCBVI/WSBVI culture where applicable to participate in school activities and celebrations, picture day, etc. and connect parents to the school as a whole.
Special Notes:
Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Visual Impairments (825) by the Department of Public Instruction is required. Questions regarding licensure may be directed to DPI licensing staff at 608-266-6794.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of hire.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the impact of visual impairment on development; the role of the environment in facilitating development; appropriate teaching methods to use with young students who are blind and visually impaired, including core and expanded core curriculum; early childhood curriculum and practices; appropriate materials and adaptations necessary to teach young children with visual impairments; state and federal guidelines for IEP assessment; exceptional education needs of children who have additional disabilities including blindness; and the sensory system, sensory integration, sensory diets and therapeutic protocols. Ability to work cooperatively with parents, local school districts and WSBVI staff on programs and challenges associated with student needs; lead other staff in a shared vision; observe and carry out all school rules and policies; attend to the needs of young students such as diapering, lifting, and carrying and sitting on the floor for extended periods; and implement/infuse music into daily schedule. Knowledge of and the ability to learn age-appropriate assistive technology applications.
How To Apply:
Submit an Application for State Employment form <http://oser.state.wi.us/application.asp> (OSER-DMRS-38), current resume, transcripts and a copy of your license or documentation verifying your eligibility for licensure in Visual Impairments (825) through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Mail completed application materials to: Laura Tetting, DPI Human Resource Services, 5th Floor, 125 South Webster Street, PO Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841 or fax to (608) 266-5856 Attn: Laura Tetting.



Teacher - Visually Impaired
Job Announcement Code: 1204282





County(ies):

Rock

Classification Title(s)/JAC:
Job Working Title(s):

TEACHER - 1204282
Teacher - VI

Type of Employment:

Full Time (40 hrs/week)

Salary:

This full-time school year (88%) position is in pay schedule 13, pay range 04. Starting salary will be between $19.00 - $24.00 per hour (approximately $34,911 - $44,098/yr), plus excellent benefits. 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.

Contact:

Laura Tetting, Human Resources Specialist, 608-266-2189 or laura.tetting at dpi.wi.gov

Bargaining Unit:

Education 13

Area of Competition:

Open

Deadline to Apply:

Open
Applications will be accepted until the needs of the department are met.





The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is committed to ensuring every child graduates ready for further education and the workforce. We must align our efforts so students are learning the skills and knowledge necessary to become contributing members of our communities. To build on our long-standing commitment to public education, we strive to recruit and retain quality employees. Our employees are vital to the success of our students, schools and communities. For more information about DPI, please go to http://www.dpi.wi.gov<http://www.dpi.wi.gov/>.

The Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WCBVI) is currently seeking applicants to fill two full-time school year (88%) Teacher -Visually Impaired positions. These positions are 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:
These positions are responsible for providing classroom instruction for K-12 visually impaired students, many of whom have additional disabilities at the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WCBVI), Wisconsin School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WSBVI).
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 608-266-6794.
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; of state and federal guidelines for Individualized Education Program (IEP) assessment process; and exceptional education needs of children who have multiple handicaps. Ability to work cooperatively with parents, local school districts, and WCBVI staff on programs/problems associated with student needs and observe and carry out all school rules and policies.
How To Apply:
Submit an Application for State Employment form <http://oser.state.wi.us/application.asp> (OSER-DMRS-38), a 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: Laura Tetting, DPI Human Resource Services, 5th Floor, 125 South Webster Street, PO Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841 or fax to (608) 266-5856 Attn: Laura Tetting.



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