[tabi] Please forward: Two jobs open at Lighthouse of the Big Bend ~ Guiding People Through Vision Loss

  • From: Lighthouse of the Big Bend <lighthousebigbend@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tabi <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, fcb-l <fcb-l@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 14:57:45 -0500

*Jobs!* Please forward this to anyone who may be interested. Thanks so much
- Barbara

Lighthouse of the Big Bend ~ Guiding People Through Vision Loss ~ is hiring
for two positions. If you are a "Teacher of the Visually Impaired" we want
you to join our team! While we prefer a degree in Visual Disabilities, we
can also accept applicants from a related field such as Special Education,
Education, Occupational Therapy, etc.

JOB #1: *Early Intervention and Orientation & Mobility Specialist
*This position works with children ages 0-5 who are visually impaired or
blind, as well as providing Orientation & Mobility services to teenagers &
adults who are visually impaired or blind. The position, currently held by
Amanda Bernath, will be open at the beginning of the year when she moves
into her new Lighthouse position of Orientation & Mobility Specialist and
also assisting with the Lighthouse Summer Transition Program. The EI/O&M
position requires a degree in visual disabilities or related field & MUST be
eligible for certification as Orientation & Mobility Specialist.

JOB #2: *Transition Specialist
*This position works with teenagers (13+) who are visually impaired or
blind, assisting them with the transition from living with their parents to
living independently. Provide instruction in adaptive travel skills,
personal and home management, communications, social services,
recreation/leisure, and vocational skills. The primary goal of this position
is to provide the highest quality instructional services possible to
transition-age students who are blind or visually impaired. The curriculum
includes but is not limited to the following: Independent Living Services,
Vocational Services, Braille, Keyboarding and Computer Technology Training,
and Orientation and Mobility Services.

SALARY: Both positions are salaried ($30,000 - $35,000) with excellent
benefits.

For more information, please see the job descriptions on our website at
www.lighthousebigbend.org.
To apply for the job, please send a *REQUIRED cover letter & resume* to
info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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Lighthouse of the Big Bend
Guiding People Through Vision Loss
1286 Cedar Center Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 942-3658

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