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Teacher - Special Education - Visually Impaired 2020-21 School Year at Capistrano Unified School District

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Job Information

Date Posted: 6/23/2020 Application Deadline: 7/26/2020 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 2020-21 School Year
Salary: Placement on certificated salary schedule based upon education and experience. A maximum of 10 years experience credit will be given upon verification. Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Bridget Haley Email: brhaley@capousd.org
Phone: (949) 234-9363
Credentialing Requirements: California Teaching Credential Authorizing Service to students with Visual Impairments.
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

CAPISTRANO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
San Juan Capistrano, California

TEACHER SPECIAL EDUCATION
VISUALLY IMPAIRED

DEFINITION

The Visually Impaired Specialist provides itinerant support for students with Visual Impairments; Direct instruction in the use of specialized materials (Braille, tactile representation, optical low vision aides, etc.) and by modification of curriculum as necessary; utilizes support equipment appropriate for level of visual impairment.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

• Provides learning opportunities to reinforce the concepts taught in the classroom.
• Functional vision assessments.
• Evaluates materials for adaptation and coordination of adapted materials.
• Collaborates with orientation/mobility specialist, transcriber, special day teacher, and other staff as appropriate.
• Consults with staff/parents and other duties as required/assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:
IEP procedures and goals and objectives development, assessment organization, planning, and program evaluation strategies; specialized educational interventions (format of materials, access methods, instructional modifications); techniques and procedures regarding curriculum and instruction design and delivery systems for both special education and district CORE curriculum; human relationships, conflict resolution strategies and procedures; and team building methods and techniques.

Ability to:
Plan, organize, and coordinate program for visually impaired students at all grade/age levels throughout the district; supervise in the development of strategies for curriculum modifications; develop and present training for teachers and instructional assistants; evaluate and analyze complex problems, issues, and concerns, and recommend appropriate alternative solutions; communicate effectively in oral and written form to a variety of audiences; establish and maintain cooperative organizational, public, and educational community relationships; comply with the District’s customer service standards, as outlined in Board Policy.

Course work in the field of visual impairment and remedial techniques in the basic skills subject area is desirable.


Education:
Current California teaching credential or license authorizing service for individuals with visual impairments. Bachelor’s degree, including all courses needed to meet credential requirements.

Experience:
Two years of successful classroom teaching experience with individuals with visual impairments is desirable before assignment to this position.

Required Certificates/Licenses:
Current California teaching credential authorizing service for individuals with Visual Impairments.





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Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

The following documents must be attached to your online application to be considered for this recruitment: • Current California Teaching Credential Authorizing Service in: *Specialist Credential in Special Education: Visually Handicapped or *Education Specialist Instruction Credential: Visual Impairments (Be sure to attach the detailed report from the CTC website. Do not attach the certificate!) • CLAD or Other English Language Learner Authorization. • College Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for application purposes). • Current Resume • Three letters of recommendation or references from persons who can comment on your employment record (must be from within the last two years).

QUALIFICATIONS: • Experience in teaching students with visual impairments desired; •Proficient in developing goals and objectives.



      The following documents must be attached to your online application to be considered for this recruitment: • Current California Teaching Credential Authorizing Service in: *Specialist Credential in Special Education: Visually Handicapped or *Education Specialist Instruction Credential: Visual Impairments (Be sure to attach the detailed report from the CTC website. Do not attach the certificate!) • CLAD or Other English Language Learner Authorization. • College Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for application purposes). • Current Resume • Three letters of recommendation or references from persons who can comment on your employment record (must be from within the last two years).

      QUALIFICATIONS: • Experience in teaching students with visual impairments desired; •Proficient in developing goals and objectives.

          Comments and Other Information

          The Capistrano Unified School District does not discriminate against any person, based on his/her actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Government Code 11135, or Penal Code 422.55, or based on his/her association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. (5 CCR 4610). WOMEN, MINORITIES, AND DISABLED ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Rich Montgomery Assistant Superintendent, Human Resource Services 33122 Valle Road San Juan Capistrano, California 92675 (949) 234-9200 MAILED DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Be sure to complete the Target Success Survey and attach all documents listed above to your online application.

          Comments and Other Information


          The Capistrano Unified School District does not discriminate against any person, based on his/her actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Government Code 11135, or Penal Code 422.55, or based on his/her association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. (5 CCR 4610). WOMEN, MINORITIES, AND DISABLED ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Rich Montgomery Assistant Superintendent, Human Resource Services 33122 Valle Road San Juan Capistrano, California 92675 (949) 234-9200 MAILED DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Be sure to complete the Target Success Survey and attach all documents listed above to your online application.

           


          Application Deadline

          7/26/2020 11:55 PM Pacific

          Date Posted

          6/23/2020

          Contact

          Bridget Haley
          (949) 234-9363

          Number of Openings

          Not Specified

          Salary

          Placement on certificated salary schedule based upon education and experience. A maximum of 10 years experience credit will be given upon verification.

          Length of Work Year

          2020-21 School Year

          Employment Type

          Full Time

          Credentialing Requirements:

          California Teaching Credential Authorizing Service to students with Visual Impairments.