Only qualified applicants should apply.
Date available: 2022-23 School Year-- 8/1/2022
Salary: Commensurate with experience; beginning at $53,000
Days: 183 to 195 days
Please submit application, resume', references and copy of licensure through Frontline application link. Applicants may also email Lora Eaton for more information -- LEaton@greeneesc.org
* Ohio Department of Education Teacher’s Certification/Licensure in Vision Impairments
* Training and experience in teaching students with Vision Impairments and working effectively with educators and families.
* Satisfactory result of BCI/FBI background checks
Provides supplemental aids and services, including instruction in Braille and orientation and mobility to enable students who have a visual disability, to progress in the general curriculum and advance appropriately toward attaining annual IEP goals.
Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
* Provides instruction and consultation services to students with vision impairments who are in general and regular education settings, including Braille instruction and orientation and mobility instruction.
* Provides consultation to district staff and families regarding students with vision impairments.
* Attends IEP meetings for students with vision impairments, upon district request and assists with the development of IEPs.
* Identifies, procedures, and coordinates appropriate supplemental special education services to maintain the student with visual impairments and the regular classroom.
* Selects and develops instructional materials and equipment required for students with visual impairments and assists teachers in modifying the classroom environment.
* Serves as a liaison between district staff and other agencies to obtain appropriate instructional materials and equipment for students with vision impairments.
* Provides in-services to school personnel, families, and members of the community regarding the education of students with vision impairments.
* Serves as a resource to center staff on issues related to the education of students with vision impairments.
* Conducts comprehensive assessments of students suspected as having vision impairments, and participates in Evaluation Team meetings upon districts request.
* Evaluates student progress on an ongoing basis with written progress reports as often as required and/or requested.
* Keeps abreast of techniques and innovations in the assigned position via attendance and pertinent training.
* Assists in identifying and prioritizing annual budget needs.
* Operates with the assigned budget and utilizes Center requisition procedures to obtain needed supplies and materials.
* Demonstrates initiatives, a high degree of professional commitment, and works independently in meeting the responsibilities of the job and job related activities.
* Responds constructively to supervision by assuming responsibilities for improvement.
* Participates in all Team, GCESC and Center meetings and activities as required by the position to accomplish Team and Agency goals.
* Maintains communication with other Center personnel, including other Team members, district personnel, families and students.
* Works cooperatively with Center staff to complete mutually assigned tasks, as determined by the Team, Team Leader and/or Director.
* Manages time to accomplish duties and implements strategies to deal with completing work priorities.
* Maintains records, collects outcome and consumer satisfaction data and submits reports that meet the requirements of the job.
* Provides information as required by position (e.g.: computerized caseload lists, EMIS, Medicaid, grant application, project applications, inventory data, mailing lists and professional development, etc.)
* Develops and follows an accurate schedule of services to schools, students and families and demonstrates regular work attendance to fulfill job responsibilities.
* Complete reports and other documents, as needed, which clearly and concisely communicate information, using correct writing conventions.
* Other Duties and Responsibilities:
* Serves as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens.
* Conducts other duties assigned by the Superintendent/Designee.
* Interprets Center programs and services to school personnel, families and the public in an accurate and helpful manner.
* Problem solves and/or notifies appropriate
* Demonstrates professionalism and maintains a positive work attitude.
* Effectively uses verbal, nonverbal, writing, and listening skills.
* Completes paperwork accurately.
* Verifies and correctly enters data and computer documentation.
* Organizes tasks and manages time effectively.
* Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is punctual.
* Employee shall remain free from any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the center.
* Exposure to the following situations may range from remote to frequent based on circumstances and factors that may not be predictable.
* Duties may require bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, and standing.
* Duties may require lifting, carrying, and moving work-related supplies/equipment.
* Duties may require operating and/or riding in a vehicle.
* Duties require traveling to meetings and work assignments.
* Duties may require working under time constraints to meet deadlines.
* Potential for exposure to adverse weather conditions and temperature extremes.
* Potential for exposure to blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases.
* Potential for adverse contact with aggressive, disruptive, and/or unruly individuals.
* Occasional exposure to blood, body fluids and tissue when working with MH students.
* Assignments may include multiple districts, schools and sites as determined by GCESC Supervisor.