Miriam Foundation
  • 08-Oct-2018 to 07-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • MLC
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • PRN - as needed

Miriam Learning Center provides special education support services to children who attend St. Louis charter schools, public, parochial and private schools. Yearly, over 1100 children receive special education support from Miriam at their school, at our Center located at Miriam School in Webster Groves, or in the child's home or community library.

POSITION:  VISION TEACHER

STATUS:  PRN, AS NEEDED

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree as a Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI)
  • Missouri state certification
  • Experience in providing vision therapy to children and/or adolescents.

REPORTS TO:  Miriam Learning Center Testing Supervisor

POSITION SUMMARY:

The vision teacher evaluates vision issues for children and provides appropriate treatment and modified materials to help improve upon deficit areas and to access the general education setting.   The vision teacher will plan and facilitate individual programming to meet the needs of the students in conjunction with the general education staff and follow the goals of the IEP.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1.  To provide a comprehensive and professional assessment of each child's weaknesses and strengths as they relate to vision.
  2. To assess child and family expectations of treatment.  To help meet their IEP goals and/or assist the school and family in reaching realistic goals for treatment.
  3. To develop a treatment plan and update the plan as appropriate.
  4. To provide appropriate vision treatment based upon a child's clinical assessment.
  5. To maintain adequate progress notes for licensing, insurance and other stakeholders.
  6. To maintain contact with other professionals to ensure coordinated treatment efforts.
  7. To submit billing in a timely manner.
  8. To refer the child and/or family for community services as needed.
  9. Any other duties as specified by the supervisor
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