Opening: Teacher: Visually Impaired Itinerant

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Intermediate Unit 1 is accepting applications for a Long-Term Substitute for a Teacher:  Visually Impaired Itinerant.  The Teacher of the Visually Impaired is responsible for the screening, assessment and development of individual education plans for blind/visually impaired students, and adhering to the applicable laws and policies that govern special education. An educator certified in this field may provide staff development services regarding their collegial studies/skills and may serve in the role of mentor, advisor, consultant, and advocate for the students in which they service. Teachers of the visually impaired also assist students in understanding the expanded core curriculum as well other curricular materials related to the subject areas, and make the necessary adaptations and modifications, in accordance with their students’ individual programs.

Deadline to Apply:

Location: Fayette, Greene, and Washington Counties

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and Instructional I or Education Specialist I: Visual Impairments
  • Up to six months: Student teaching, field experience, day-to-day, long-term substitute experience
  • Beginner: Knowledge in Area of blindness and visually impaired
  • Beginner: Knowledge in Assessment procedures
  • Beginner: Knowledge in Instructional strategies
  • Beginner: Knowledge in Special Education procedures
  • Beginner: Skill in Assistive technology
  • Beginner: Skill in Orientation and mobility

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • PA Certificate: Special Education-Blind/Visual Impairments

For more details on this position, please review the full job description.

Interested candidates can apply for the position using the link below. Questions about the position or IU1 can be directed to the Human Resources department by calling 724-938-3241 ext. 237, or by sending an email to .

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