Organization:
Oakland Schools

Location:
Waterford, Michigan,

Salary:
Commensurate with experience

Contact Phone:
248-209-2143

Contact Email:
alicia.beck@oakland.k12.mi.us

Contact Address:

2111 Pontiac Lake Rd.

Job URL:
https://www.applitrack.com/oaklandschools/onlineapp/default.aspx?choosedistrict=true&applitrackclient=46166

Visually Impaired and Orientation and Mobility Openings

Job Description:

Visually Impaired and Orientation and Mobility OpeningsOakland Schools is looking to fill the following openings:

Teacher Consultant, Visually Impaired

Provide professional development, direct and consultative services, evaluations/assessments, implementation strategies and technology support to Special Education professionals, students, and families in the local school districts of Oakland County. The goal is that students are provided access and services which will increase academic achievement and functional performance skills.

Requirements include MA in Special Education, valid MI Teaching Certification with SK endorsement, 3 or more yrs. classroom teaching experience with no less than 2 of them in Special Education, knowledge/ability to consider/recommend Assistive Technology equipment, provide Low Vision Assessments, knowledge of Special Education processes and documentation and general education curriculum and accommodations.

Teacher Consultant, Visually Impaired/Orientation and Mobility SpecialistProvide professional development, direct and consultative services, evaluations/assessments, implementation strategies and technology support to Special Education professionals, students, and families in the local school districts of Oakland County. The goal is that students are provided access and services which will increase academic achievement and functional performance skills.

We are seeking to fill a 1.0 FTE Teacher Consultant for this position. However, based on candidates’ qualifications, we can split the position into one 0.5 FTE Teacher Consultant for the Visually Impaired position and one 0.5 FTE Orientation and Mobility Specialist position.

Requirements include MA in Special Education and/or Orientation and Mobility, valid MI Teaching Certification with SK endorsement, 3 or more yrs. classroom teaching experience with no less than 2 of them in Special Education, Orientation and Mobility certification, knowledge/ability to consider/recommend Assistive Technology equipment and Orientation and Mobility strategies and skills, provide Low Vision Assessments and Orientation and Mobility Evaluations, knowledge of Special Education processes and documentation and general education curriculum and accommodations. Note: If incumbent doesn’t currently hold a SK endorsement, they would be required to enroll in a program leading up to SK endorsement within 6 months of employment date and provide documented proof when completed.Note: The Michigan Department of Education has partnered with several universities to offer eligible Michigan certified teachers the opportunity to earn a SK endorsement, including tuition assistance.

For more information on this opportunity, please go to: https://mdelio.org/endorsement-programs/vi-consortium/overviewTo apply and to view complete postings for these positions, please click here.

https://www.applitrack.com/oaklandschools/onlineapp/default.aspx?choosedistrict=true&applitrackclient=46166

In accordance with state and federal law, Oakland Schools does not discriminate, nor permit discrimination, on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy or parental status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, military service, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, in its educational programs and activities, employment, or enrollment. The District also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

For questions or complaints regarding unlawful discrimination or harassment, employees should contact the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Personnel Management and Labor Relations at (248) 209-2429 (248) 209-2590 or HR@oakland.k12.mi.us.

Students and others should contact the Civil Rights/Title IX Coordinator at (248) 209-2590 or Jacqueline.Zablocki@oakland.k12.mi.us.

Qualifications:

Teacher Consultant, Visually Impaired: MA in Special Education, valid MI Teaching Certification with SK endorsement, 3 or more yrs. classroom teaching experience with no less than 2 of them in Special Education, knowledge/ability to consider/recommend Assistive Technology equipment, provide Low Vision Assessments, knowledge of Special Education processes and documentation and general education curriculum and accommodations.

Teacher Consultant, Visually Impaired/Orientation and Mobility Specialist: MA in Special Education and/or Orientation and Mobility, valid MI Teaching Certification with SK endorsement, 3 or more yrs. classroom teaching experience with no less than 2 of them in Special Education, Orientation and Mobility certification, knowledge/ability to consider/recommend Assistive Technology equipment and Orientation and Mobility strategies and skills, provide Low Vision Assessments and Orientation and Mobility Evaluations, knowledge of Special Education processes and documentation and general education curriculum and accommodations.