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Orange Tree Staffing

Orange Tree Staffing is seeking Teachers of the Visually Impaired to make a difference with students at Virgin Islands Department of Education – St. Thomas | St. John


Are you looking to make a difference in a child’s life within your community? When you join Orange Tree Staffing, LLC, you partner with a team making a positive difference with our children. OTS is committed to establishing life-long learning results by supporting and empowering therapists and educators through continuing education, communication, and support. These opportunities are in school settings and follow the school year calendar, servicing preschool, elementary, middle, and high school populations. We strive to place you with the school that best matches you. 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES



Orange Tree Staffing is seeking a Teacher of the Visually Impaired to “Build and Inspire Growth” by providing education-based services to students at Virgin Islands Department of Education – St. Thomas | St. John.  As a , you will assess students’ skills to determine their needs and develop teaching plans to meet them, including:

 

Provide direct instruction and support for students with visual impairments, ensuring access to the general education curriculum

 

Conduct assessments to determine students’ educational needs, develop Individualized Education Programs (IEP’s), and establish appropriate goals and objectives

 

Design and implement specialized instructional strategies, adaptations, and modifications to meet the unique learning needs of visually impaired students

 

Collaborate with classroom teachers, related service providers, and parents to develop and implement effective instructional plans and accommodations

 

Teach Braille reading and writing skills, orientation and mobility skills, and assistive technology use to enhance students’ independence and overall educational experience

 

Utilize appropriate assessment tools and assistive technology to evaluate students’ progress and adjust instruction accordingly

 

Provide consultation and training to classroom teachers and other school personnel on strategies for supporting visually impaired students in the inclusive classroom

 

Attend and actively participate in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meets, providing input and recommendations for students’ educational plans

 


SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS

 

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education, Special Education, or related field

 

Valid Teaching Certificate from a US State or Territory with certification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI)

 

Experience working with students with visual impairments, preferably in an educational setting

 

Knowledge of braille, including the ability to teach braille reading and writing

 

Familiarity with assistive technology and adaptive equipment used by visually impaired students

 

Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with students, parents, teachers, and other team members

 


STIPENDS

 

Weekly Pay

Direct Deposit

Schedule: Monday- Friday, Daytime Hours

Paid general and professional liability insurance

24/7 accessibility, support, and mentoring from OTS

Stipend towards completed background checks

Referral bonus

Access to medical, dental, and vision, benefit plans

 

 Teacher of the Visually Impaired | Virgin Islands | IND3

 

 

Andrea Saunders

Recruitment Specialist

andrea@orangetreestaffing.com

407-388-4010


    • Job type: Contract
    • Location: St. Thomas/St. Johns, USVI
    • Salary: 63 - $65 per Hour
    • Reference: JOB-2625
    • Date posted: