TVI Needed|Westport| MA| Onsite|

  • Westport, MA
  • Schools - Visually Impaired Teacher
  • 10 days ago
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Job Description

Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI)

Location: Westport, MA

Job Type: Full-time

ProCare Therapy is actively searching for a qualified TVI in Westport, MA that is seeking to join one of our trusted school districts for the 2024 school year. At ProCare Therapy our mission is to make life better for those who make lives better. More detailed information regarding job description and employment is listed below:

Pay & Benefits

  • Weekly direct deposits
  • Comprehensive insurance including medical, dental, vision, life, professional liability and long/short-term disability. 
  • Matching 401(K)
  • W-2 employment through ProCare Therapy
  • Paid association dues
  • Continuing education funds
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on/completion bonuses, referral bonuses, flexible spending account

Job Description: 

  • ASAP Start
  • End-6/12/24
  • We need 4 evaluations of TVI Consulting Services
  • We have 485 minimums monthly-TVI Direct Services
  • Age Group Ranges from PK-12+
  • Supports students with vision impairments district-wide
  • Onsite Only

Overview: We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) to join our team. The TVI will be responsible for providing specialized instruction to students with visual impairments, enabling them to access the curriculum and achieve academic success. The ideal candidate will have experience working with students who are blind or visually impaired and possess the knowledge and skills to create individualized educational plans tailored to meet each student's unique needs.

Responsibilities:

  1. Assess students' visual functioning and educational needs to develop appropriate learning objectives and instructional strategies.
  2. Design and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) in collaboration with students, parents, and other members of the educational team.
  3. Provide direct instruction in core academic subjects, including reading, writing, mathematics, and other relevant areas, using specialized materials and assistive technology as needed.
  4. Adapt and modify instructional materials to make them accessible to students with visual impairments, ensuring equal access to the curriculum.
  5. Teach compensatory skills, such as braille literacy, orientation and mobility, and activities of daily living, to promote independence and self-sufficiency.
  6. Collaborate with classroom teachers, related service providers, and other professionals to support inclusive education and facilitate student progress.
  7. Conduct ongoing assessments to monitor student progress and adjust instruction as needed to meet changing needs and goals.
  8. Provide consultation, training, and support to educational staff, parents

Job Requirements

  • Master's in Visual Impairement.
  • Valid Teaching License in MA.
  • Must be able to pass a drug and background check.

Interview Process

  • 10–15-minute screening call with a ProCare Recruiter.
  • 20-30 minute virtual/in-person interview with school district.
  • Offer is typically within 24 hours of virtual interview.

As a ProCare employee, you will be paid on a weekly basis through direct deposit. Your hourly rate will be dependent upon your experience and education.

If you are interested in this position, please apply and email me a copy of your updated resume. I look forward to hearing from you!

Justin M. DeCusati
Account Executive
[email protected]
Office: (678) 935-0435

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