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Duties

The teacher for the visually impaired must possess knowledge and licensure to teach students with low vision/blindness.  Knowledge of the following is essential: UEB Literary Braille Nemeth Math Braille Screen Reading Programs Computer Magnification Programs AT for Magnification and Braille (Accessibility for Reading, Writing/Editing, and Embossing) Ability to adapt materials for students with low vision and blindness Experience with working with students with Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment and Multiple Impairments Understanding of Expanded Core Curriculum as it relates to Visual Impairment This position is an itinerant position, requiring travel.  Possession of a valid driver's license and reliable transporation are needed.

Qualifications

Must possess a teacher's license to teach student with low vision/blindness

Salary/Benefits

Salary range for 2019-20 will be $44,230 to $77,384 (including TRS) based on years of experience and education level. Comprehensive insurance plans available mostly employer paid.

How to Apply

Apply online at the Decatur Public Schools website: https://www.applitrack.com/dps61/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Special+Education 

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/dps61/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Special+Education

Email Address

KRHorath@dps61.org

Job Posting Date

8/23/2019

Start Date

8/12/2019