As a Teacher of the Visually Impaired you will specialize in providing direct and/or consultative special education services specific to vision loss. The TVI provides support to students, teachers, and parents and acts as a liaison with community services. The TVI works with the educational team by advising the team about ways of enhancing the student’s learning by adapting activities and materials to the student’s abilities. The Teacher of the Visually Impaired will typically work full-time and may need to travel to serve multiple schools in the area. Other job duties for a Teacher of the Visually Impaired may include:
Has primary responsibility for specialized instruction and services required to meet the unique educational needs of her visually impaired students.
Consults regularly with the classroom teacher, other regular and special education personnel, parents, and others to coordinate programs and services for the visually impaired student.
Shares responsibility with classroom teachers in the identification of instructional areas in which the student requires assistance.
Prepares sequential and meaningful instruction geared to the student's assessed needs, IEP goals and objectives, functioning, and motivational levels.
Provides assistance to the classroom teacher in academic subjects and activities of the classroom that, as a direct result of the student's visual impairment, require adaptation for the student.
Conducts functional vision/learning media assessments and produces written reports.
Instructs students in reading and writing skills, using magnification equipment and large print material and/or Braille.
Transcribes lessons and other materials into Braille for blind students or large print for low vision students.
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