Organization:
Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually

Location:
Johnston, Iowa,

Salary:
$50,449.00 - $91,305.00 Annually

Contact Phone:
712-366-3283

Contact Email:
human.resources@iaedb.org

Contact Address:

3501 Harry Langdon Blvd.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Job URL:
http://governmentiobs.com/

Teacher of the Visually Impaired- Heartland AEA

Job Description:

Works at Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IESBVI) primarily within the Heartland Area Education Association area. Collaborates with Area Education Agencies (AEAs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs), and using an itinerant model, the Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) provides appropriate support and/or instruction to students with visual impairments, in their local schools, home settings, and community settings. To learn more about IESBVI see our webpage: www.iesbvi.org.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in education plus experience using a computer and other office equipment required. Candidates must meet State of Iowa teacher licensure requirements with an endorsement in visual impairment by the time of appointment. Candidates possessing a special education endorsement may also qualify, but must complete the visual impairment endorsement within three years of appointment (financial assistance available for necessary coursework).
Information on Iowa licensing requirements may be found at the Board of Educational Examiners webpage: www.state.ia.us/boee/.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

  • One of the following current licenses from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners:
    School Psychologist; or
    School Counseling; or
    Speech Language Pathologist.
  • All of the following (a and b):
    a. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in orientation and mobility; and
    b. Possession of a current Iowa Orientation and Mobility Specialist license.
  • All of the following (a and b):
    a. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in any field; and
    b. Possession of a current Iowa Teaching Certificate.