Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired

  • An itinerant teacher for students with visual impairments to travel to students’ assigned schools to provide direct and/or consultative special education services relating to vision loss.
  • Work with classroom teachers, counselors, parents and diagnosticians concerning appropriate assessments, modifications, and/or test administration
  • Supervise modified materials preparation, acquisition and insuring necessary classroom modifications are made for students
  • Provide instructions to students ranging from age 3 to 21 for skills needed by blind and visually impaired students in order to access all areas of core curriculum
  • Maintain current professional libraries, assessment materials and registrations to appropriate agencies for students
  • Participate in transition for successful integration into community by helping students set realistic personal and vocational goals

Qualifications: 

  • A bachelor’s degree from a college or university
  • Kentucky certification for teachers of students with visual impairments
  • Ability to travel between sites
  • 3-5 years of experience  teaching the visually impaired.

To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, certification(s) and letter(s) of recommendation to Lynlee.hertzenberg@nkces.org

Re-Posted:  4/14/2017

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Professional Learning Coordinator

  • Design, implement, and manage a fiscally sustainable, flexible, fluid programs of professional learning to share with all member school districts, throughout the region, and nationally.
  • Identify and purposefully plan professional learning experiences that focus on supporting all students, specifically those with diverse needs (Novice Reduction, Access and Equity, and Closing the Achievement Gap)
  • Identify, maintain relationships with, and recruit state, regional, and national experts and partners as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with NKCES Team members, stakeholders, and structures to infuse resources into their methods of delivering professional learning.
  • Collaborate with the NKCES districts to provide support as they need and request.

Qualifications: 

  • A Master’s Degree and Kentucky Certification as a School Administrator
  • Experience in administering and leading district curriculum instruction, assessment and professional learning, knowledge of the quality professional learning practice, educational reform initiatives, current digital learning used to enhance innovation and learning and its various program initiatives.
  • Knowledge and experience working with professional learning that supports diverse learners
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills are also required.

To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, certification(s) and letter(s) of recommendation to Lynlee.hertzenberg@nkces.org

Arts Integration Manager (Project Manager, Full- Time)

Job Description:

To manage Northern Kentucky Institute for Arts Education (NKIAE) to ensure enrichment of arts education for students, including disadvantaged students and students who are children with disabilities by providing sustained and intensive professional development for arts integration for educators in Northern Kentucky.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree (Masters preferred)
  • Experience in leadership roles in arts, education, school administration, or related area
  • Working knowledge of school arts programming, scheduling and systems
  • Working knowledge of and ability to build good relationships with arts organizations in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati
  • Strong interpersonal and written and oral communication skills

Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day planning, organization, coordination and management of NKIAE activities to ensure project objectives are met timely and effectively
  • Provide coaching support and leadership that helps teachers of all content areas to work toward integration of arts
  • Provide effective management and reporting of finances and project activities
  • Coordinate day-to-day operations with the fiscal agent and NKCES
  • Build collaboration among all project partners and arts education groups
  • Evaluate school team applications and select participant teams; arrange trainings
  • Participate fully in the project evaluation, ensuring appropriate recording and submitting of data timely and accurately to the evaluator
  • Ensure enrichment of academic experiences of students, including disadvantaged students and students with disabilities
  • Related duties as assigned

To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, cover letter and letter(s) of recommendation to vicki.dansberry@nkces.org

Arts Integration Assistant (Part- Time)

Job Description:

To provide project support to ensure enrichment of arts education for students, including disadvantaged students and students who are children with disabilities by providing sustained and intensive professional development for arts integration for educators in Northern Kentucky.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in arts, education or related area preferred
  • Work experience providing administrative support, scheduling, and coordinating events preferred
  • Ability to monitor and record data for a variety of ongoing projects and events with attention to detail
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and written and oral communication skills
  • Self- starter, problem solver, and independent worker with the ability to work as an effective team member
  • Proficient technological/ computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and able to learn software programs
  • Interest in enriching arts education for students, including disadvantaged students and students who are children with disabilities

Responsibilities:

Serve as administrative assistant to the project, working closely with the Arts Integration Manager to:

  •  Plan, organize, and coordinate activities, data collection, and routine clerical duties
  •  Use strong communication, problem-solving and organizational skills to enhance project culture, communication with the fiscal agent and school teams of the project
  •  Establish, modify, organize and maintain project filing systems and documentation
  •  Serve as a point of contact and maintain project schedules
  •  Maintain project schedules; prepare and send notices of events
  •  Interact with a variety of social media outlets on behalf of the NKCES
  •  Collect, compile and distribute information about meetings and trainings
  •  Create and manage registration databases and required reports
  •  Prepare draft letters, reports, bulletins, meeting notes, and memoranda as required
  •  Operate a variety of office equipment such as a computer, I Pad, FAX machine, copier, projectors, scanner and calculator. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point and Publisher
  •  Monitor and order materials and contracts for service, using appropriate internal procedures
  • Travel to events for setup, greeting, monitoring and break-down
  • Plan, schedule, and monitor travel arrangements for the project team
  • Work as a team member with NKCES staff to serve the region
  • Perform related duties as assigned

To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, cover letter and letter(s) of recommendation to vicki.dansberry@nkces.org