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