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11301 Fallbrook Dr, Ste 220

Houston, Texas 77065

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Teacher for the Visually Impaired (VI)

Company Overview​

Specialized Assessment and Consulting is a full-service staffing company that provides experienced special education service providers for school districts and charter schools in the state of Texas. Since 2005, we have served more than 100 districts and charter schools and over 10,000 children throughout Texas.  At Specialized, we offer flexibility, a family-friendly work environment, and work-life balance. We are looking for talented and hard-working individuals to join our team and grow with us.

Position Overview

Specialized is looking for Teachers for the Visually Impaired for a school district near the Spring, Texas area. Primary responsibilities of this position include assessment, direct instructional services, ARD attendance, and consultation with school staff or other Specialized assessment personnel. Part-time and full-time opportunities are available.

Required Qualifications​

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from a recognized, accredited college or university

  • Certified by the Texas Education Agency to teach the visually impaired

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with students with visual impairments in a school setting preferred

  • Able to pass the criminal history background check required by Texas Senate Bill 9

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current best practices 

 

Responsibilities

  • Screen referrals for functional vision performance

  • Administer functional vision assessment, learning media assessment, and technology assessment

  • Provide direct instructional services with visually impaired students as outlined on the IEP

  •  Order Brailed materials and tangible apparatus

  • Supply classroom teachers with equipment and supplies specific to visually impaired students as needed

  • Serve as a member of the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) meetings and participate as one of the appraisal representatives for the visually impaired students

  • Work collaboratively with the Visually Impaired and Orientation and Mobility teams

  • Counsel and involve parents in the educational process.

  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to plan and implement classroom activities.

Special Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of procedures for assessing students with visual impairments

  • Working knowledge of best practice of instructional strategies when working with student with visual impairments

  • Working knowledge of special education federal regulations and Texas laws.

Sound like a good fit for you? Apply now!