Vision Rehabilitation Instructor/Full-time - FLORIDA
Florida Center for the Blind, Ocala, FL
The Florida Center for the Blind, based in Ocala FL, is seeking a full-time vision rehabilitation instructors for facility-based and community-based training in our eight-county service area. We are immediately interviewing Vision Rehabilitation Therapists (VRTs) and/or Teachers of the Visually Impaired (TVIs), preferably with O&M experience.
The instructors selected will be responsible for developing and implementing individualized lesson plans to assist clients with basic personal management instruction to build the skills needed to allow them to live and/or work independently in their home or work environments.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college with an emphasis in area of Vision Rehabilitation Therapy.
- ACVREP Certified or eligible for certification as a CVRT -OR- Florida teaching certificate to teach the Visually Impaired
- Orientation and Mobility specialist preferred
- Ability to write progress reports that are clear, concise, behavioral, objective, measurable, and reflect functional outcomes related to the instructional process.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, basic computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook/Email, Internet) required.
- Learns and uses agency database and computer network with efficiency.
- Valid Florida Driver’s License and ability to travel between schools and homes for itinerant services.
- Level Two background check required with clean driving record.
Part-time positions are limited to after-school and weekends. Our teenage program meets one weekend a month for a residential program (typically Saturday 9:00am to Sunday 10:00am). Our children’s program meets one Saturday a month for a day program, with some afterschool hours during the week. Both youth programs will have full-time, extensive summer programs. Days and hours can be flexible to meet your availability.
Compensation: Negotiable. Salary is competitive and will depend on experience and qualifications.
Florida Center for the Blind offers a comprehensive benefits package including: life, disability, critical illness, accident, dental and vision insurances at little to no cost for our employees; a Simple IRA retirement plan; and above average paid days off (a total of 26 days during the first year of employment).
To apply: Send resume, cover letter and references to:
Jessica Nisbett, Director of Development & Public Relations
Phone: (352) 873-4700
ORIENTATION & MOBILITY SPECIALIST
AGENCY: Florida Lions Conklin Centers For The Blind, 405 White Street, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
QUALIFICATIONS: Degree in Orientation & Mobility from an accredited college program; ACVREP certified/certifiable. Dual certification in COMS/CVRT preferred.
DUTIES: Responsible for organization, planning and delivery of individualized instruction in O&M. Will serve people who are blind and have one or more additional disability. Ability to organize and present clear ideas and information in written and oral form. Training in DeafBlind education or American Sign Language preferred.
SALARY: Depends on qualification and experience.
WEBSITE: Apply online at www.conklincenter.org/careers
TEACHER OF THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Lighthouse of the Big Bend (Tallahassee, FL) is seeking highly motivated Teachers of the Visually Impaired to provide direct instructional services to children ages birth-21 who are blind, visually impaired, or have multi-disabilities. FULL-TIME and PART-TIME positions available. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS encouraged to apply.
TVIs are needed for 1) early intervention services provided in clients’ homes and off-site locations; 2) the operation of an after-school/weekend program (2-3 days a week) and summer camp (4 weeks total) for children ages 5-14; and 3) after-school and
weekend activities for transition clients ages 14-21.
If you are looking for a flexible schedule and the freedom to implement your own ideas in a supportive environment, then Lighthouse of the Big Bend is the place for you.
Lighthouse of the Big Bend serves clients in Franklin, Gadsden, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, and Wakulla Counties. Required: Florida Teacher’s Certificate as a TVI Preferred: Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Compensation commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package available for full-time employees which includes medical (Capital Health Plan), dental, life insurance, generous Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays, and Retirement Plan.
The Highlands County School Board in Sebring, Florida has 1full time position available for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments for the 2017-2018 school year. O&M is not a requirement. We have competitive salary and benefits. Contact the ESE director at 863/471-5583.
The Lighthouse of Broward in Fort Lauderdale, FL is seeking a Teacher of the Visually Impaired. For more information please go to http://lhob.org/about-us/employment
The Lighthouse of Broward in Fort Lauderdale, FL is seeking a full-time Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist. For More information, go to http://lhob.org/about-us/employment
Duval County Public Schools is currently looking for a vision teacher to teach in the itinerant program. Certification in O & M is desired. For more information, contact
T. Alison Henderson, Specialist
Visually Impaired Services
Duval County Public Schools
Exceptional Education and Student Services
4037 Boulevard Center Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207
The Bay District School System in Panama City, Florida has 1 full time position available for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments for the 2017-2018 school year. O&M is not a requirement, but would be helpful. We have competitive salary and benefits. Contact Charles Patrick Martin, ESE director at 850-767-4333.
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