Teachers of the Visually Impaired Jobs
Teachers of the visually impaired know the importance of compassion. You are part of a unique group of educators with a dedication to creating unity and awareness among your student’s community. Bilingual Therapies is on your side to support your students in reaching their potential.
We can help pair you with the career opportunity of your dreams, where you can continue to raise students to their highest potential. As a TVI, you nurture positive interactions and culture, and we can provide the support you need to succeed.
Teacher of the Visually Impaired Responsibilities
TVIs handle a wide variety of tasks throughout the day. Their primary role as a special education teacher is to provide instruction to students with vision impairments or blindness. They need to adapt standard subject material to work for their population. A teacher of the visually impaired develops IEPs for students, stays current with best practices in the field, and has an in-depth knowledge of the latest technology and resources available to their students. TVIs strive to advocate for students with visual impairment. Bilingual teachers of the visually impaired juggle multiple approaches and modes of communication, adding complexity to an already dynamic job. We offer expertise and assistance to both bilingual and monolingual TVIs and are ready to set you up for excellence.
Teacher of the Visually Impaired Requirements
The different requirements to become a TVI vary state by state. However, all states require at least a bachelor’s degree and a state teacher’s license. Often, TVI jobs go to applicants with a master’s degree or a doctorate. Depending on the state, you will need either a standard special education teaching credential or a specialized credential, with an emphasis on teaching individuals with visual impairments. Student teaching is often required, and you will need to renew your certification regularly to maintain your status.
Teacher of the Visually Impaired Salary and Job Outlook
Teachers of the visually impaired can expect salaries similar to other special education teachers in their school district. There is a wide range of salaries depending on the state or city in which you work. Other factors include your years of experience and level of education and certification. The job outlook for most special education teachers, including TVIs, is projected to grow at a 3% rate between 2018 – 2028. However, early childhood special education teachers can anticipate an 8% increase during the period.
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An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Hybrid Assignment - Visually Impaired Teacher
Bilingual Therapies is always seeking talented, caring professionals to provide services to school districts across the United States. Our goal is to recognize your strengths and place you in an appropriate school in a community you want to serve.
Our team is looking for a Teacher for the Visually Impaired for SY 2021-22. Onsite and hybrid positions available!
- To assist local districts in meeting the individual education program needs of students with visual impairments.
- Provides consult and direct services to students with identified visual impairments, their teachers, and parents.
- Provide special education and related service functions for eligible students, consultation and materials support conducting functional assessment, and participation in MDZT and IEP meetings.
QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
- Requires Oregon licensure as a Teacher of Visually Impaired.
- Braille Proficiency
- Monolingual or Bilingual
- Basic computer skills
If you're interested or want to get more information, feel free to reach me at the contact information below:
Leia Gahol | Senior Recruitment Manager
W: (770) 799-2970