1.0 fte (Temp) Visually-Impaired K-5

Job Code: 3431166

Job Details

* BC Teacher Certification
* Meet criteria as outlined in Qualifications for Teaching Positions in GVSD #61
* Master's Degree or Diploma in Education of Visually Impaired

* End Date: March 31/24 OR Return of Incumbent (may be extended)
* Support K-12 students who are blind or have low vision.
* Share in development and implementation of IEPs with Learning Resource teachers and classroom teachers.
* Provide IEP progress data and complete required documentation for audit purposes.
* Assist teachers in understanding needs and learning characteristics of students with visual impairments and their inclusion into the classroom environment and learning activities.
* Interpret students' visual impairments and implications (based on assessment documentation provided) and determine level of support needed.
* Provide consultation and assistance to teachers and other school staff regarding curriculum and classroom activities that require adaptation and planning for ongoing assessment and instruction.
* Provide low vision aids and instruction in skills for use.
* Provide instruction in braille, as required, and visual skills.
* Work with Educational Assistant - Braille, Orientation & Mobility Specialists and other educational partners.
* Share resources and educational information with parents.
* Collaborate with other district staff including District Learning Support teachers, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Physical Therapists and Psychologists to support teachers and students.

Posted On
March 23, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Multiple locations
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
End Date