May 11, 2020

VISION TEACHER

  • TrulyHired
  • Lynn, MA, USA
Full-time

Job Description


Lynn Public Schools Special Education Department has an opening for a Vision Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.

Duties are as follows : Educate students to read or write Braille. Obtain, distribute, or maintain low vision devices. Design instructional programs to improve communication using devices such as slates and styluses, braillers, keyboards, adaptive handwriting devices, talking book machines, digital books, and optical character readers (OCRs). Collaborate with specialists, such as teachers, speech pathologists, and occupational therapists, to provide client solutions. Educate students to use tactile, auditory, kinesthetic, olfactory, and proprioceptive information. Educate students to use adaptive equipment such as large print, reading stands, lamps, writing implements, software and electronic devices. Evaluate students' ability; write reports and attend TEAM meetings. Write goals and objectives for students IEP and complete quarterly progress report. Assess clients' functioning in areas such as vision, orientation and mobility skills, social and emotional issues, cognition, physical abilities, and personal goals. Identify visual impairments related to basic life skills in areas such as: self-care, literacy, and communication.

Job Requirements : Candidates for this position must have a DESE License in Vision Impairment.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Welcome to Lynn Public Schools!
The Lynn School Department is made up of one early childhood center, eighteen elementary schools, three middle schools, two comprehensive high schools, a vocational high school and an alternative junior/senior high school. It employs approximately 2,000 employees, including administrators, teachers, clerical, health,fand food service staff. It provides Special Education and English Language Learner Education programs. The Lynn School Department maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with employees and applicants for employment. Learn more about us...
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Contact Information
  • Barbara Rafuse, Director of Human Resources
  • 100 Bennett Street
  • Lynn, Massachusetts 01905
  • Phone: 781-593-1680
  • Fax: 781-477-7312
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