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Teacher for the Visually Impaired Relief

LocationShawnee, Kansas 66216
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-11-22
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-09-06

Job Description:


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Relief/As Needed (Anticipating 4-8 hours per week)

Shift : Week day, 1 st Shift

Location: 9100 West 74 th Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204

The community you’ll be caring for:

At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

The role you’ll contribute:

Britain Development is an early intervention program for children from birth through six years of age with special needs.

The Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) will support children with diagnosed or suspected visual impairments and their families through assessment, consultation, and direct instruction. The TVI provides expertise in how the child’s visual impairment affects the child’s development, ability to access the environment, and engage in childhood activities.

S/he is accountable for practicing within the parameters of the Kansas Department of Education, and all regulatory standards and established policies, protocols, and procedures.

The Teacher of the Visually Impaired demonstrates leadership/management skills and a commitment to professional accountability and growth. The Teacher of the Visually Impaired serves as a role model for the mission, vision and values of AdventHealth Shawnee Mission.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Conduct functional vision assessments of children with diagnosed visual impairments or suspected visual impairments

  • Provide consultative services to the child’s family to offer strategies that can be utilized at home, in therapy, or in the classroom as it relates to the child’s visual needs

  • Collaborate with the child’s therapy services team (physical, occupational, speech-language and music therapists, BCBA and behavior technicians) to ensure the child’s visual needs are addressed during treatment

  • Collaborate with child’s educational services team (Early Childhood Special Education teacher and paraprofessionals) to ensure the child’s visual needs are addressed during classroom activities

  • Collaborate with the child’s medical services team (physician, nurse, social work) to ensure that the child’s visual needs are addressed, additional medical referrals are made, and assist in helping the family access community resources available to children with visual impairments

  • Assess the environment at the center to ensure safety and optimal visual development for individual children with visual impairments

  • Select and/or adapt materials/toys/environment or instruct others on methods of adapting materials/toys/environment to meet the individual visual needs of the child

  • Provide direct instruction to the child as needed to help the child develop needed visual skills

  • Train and educate students, interns, volunteers, staff and family members

  • Maintain a professional team relationship with co-workers by being considerate of workloads, assisting with duties, and being supportive toward their continued growth.

Communicate honestly and confront issues and problems in a private setting


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Minimum qualifications : Master’ Degree in Education, Kansas Teaching License or Provesional License for Teacher of the Visually Impaired (PRK-12)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Daycare

Organization: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Req ID: 22041343

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job ID: 3955792134445272844

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