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Visually Impaired Advancement


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Essential Functions

  • Provide vision services in preschool, school-based and community setting according to the child’s IFSP/IEP
  • Teach/assist students with appropriate self-care skills with the intention of working towards student independence and self-sufficiency
  • Review and assist with the development of the IFSP/IEP to identify status, needs and establish goals
  • Maintain confidential, written documentation and records of student performance
  • Actively participate in student centered meetings and ensure all paperwork is completed and filed within standard timeframes
  • Develop lesson activities, regular print, large print, Braille, computer programs or other materials to instruct students in accordance to their goals
  • Offer input into classroom operations regarding activities, disciplinary procedures, class routine, safety procedures and other functions, when appropriate
  • Provide teachers, parents, therapists and aides with information and assistance with all safe travel techniques provided by O&M instructor
  • Assess children using standardized and non-standardized tools. Make recommendations for appropriate program options
  • Availability to provide support and assistance to families as needed

Additional Responsibilities

  • Complete and submission of all documentation in accordance with department and contractual guidelines
  • Participate in team, department and agency staff meetings as directed by Manager
  • Maintain calendar accounting for whereabouts and work activities
  • Participate in professional development opportunities
  • Maintain open and effective communication with colleagues, managers, and leadership
  • Proficient computer skills – Internet based systems, MS Outlook,  Word and Excel including the use of peripherals and age appropriate programs and adaptive equipment
  • Organized, energetic, flexible, patient and detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication, presentation and writing abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional internal and external customer service
  • Caring and counseling skills with an ability to balance agency policy with the individual perceptions and sensitivity of clients
  • Ability to work with a diverse population

E_mail: [email protected]

Phone: 716-888-4518

Cert: Any Certification

Education & Experience:

  • New York State TVI Certification
  • Minimum one year experience in Early Education preferred

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, and bend over the course of the workday
  • Ability to carry/lift to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to travel/drive locally