Position:        Teacher of the Visually Impaired

                       190 Days Contract

 

Supervisor:    Director of Special Education

 

General Job Description:  To provide in collaboration with the student’s IEP team, consultation and/or direct services to students whose visual functioning interferes with educational performance.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Essential duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:  A BA degree, valid New Mexico teaching license with endorsements as needed.  Certified/Licensed by the New Mexico Public Education Department to teach the Visually Impaired.

 

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform the job and access the environment for which you are hired.  The following may be required: Sitting, standing, lifting, moving about the room or school, carrying (up to 50 pounds), reaching, squatting, kneeling, prolonged typing, physical ability to type on a keyboard terminal, and moving light furniture.

 

Equipment/Technology Handled: Must know how to properly operate or be willing to learn to operate all multimedia equipment including current technology. 

 

Work Environment: Must be able to work within various degrees of noise, temperature, and air quality.  Interruptions of work are routine.  Flexibility and patience are required.  Must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignment without direct supervision.  After hour work may be required.

 

Terms of Employment: Salary and work calendar established yearly by the district.

 

All GMCS schools are eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).

 

All applicants must upload copies of official transcripts or evaluations of foreign transcripts from any and all accredited colleges/universities attended by you for review in order to be considered for this position.

Three letters of reference written within the last twelve months (one must be from current supervisor. (If this is not appropriate due to one’s employment status, please contact GMCS Personnel Office 505-721-1000).