Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM (Summer 2024) - Orientation & Mobility Instructor in Spencerport, New York
Orientation (New Staff Only): July 8 - 9, 2024 / Orientation (All Staff): July 8, 2024
Program Dates: July 10, 2024 - August 20, 2024
The Orientation and Mobility Instructor provides instructional support to classroom teachers and blind/visually impaired students in multiple service locations.
Provide individual orientation and mobility assessments of students with visual impairments.
Provide support to faculty working with students with visual impairments in areas of teaching strategies, environmental modifications and selection of appropriate travel devices and low vision aides.
Provide information to parents of children with visual impairments.
Complete Individual Educational Plans for individual students.
Provide direct service to individual students in those skills of Orientation and Mobility which will develop or increase the abilities of Visually Impaired children in traveling safely, independently and effectively, in any setting.
Maintain communication with administrators, teachers and supportive personnel regarding the educational programs for students with visual impairments.
Participate in staffing conferences and committee on Special Education meetings to review the programs of students.
Maintain necessary records.
Serve as an instructor in workshops offered to Special Education staff, participating school district staff and other instructional groups, as appropriate.
Perform other such professionally related duties as may be assigned by the Special Education Supervisor.
Graduation from high school, four (4) years experience in the provision or direction of mobility and orientation training for the blind and/or visually impaired, and completion of a certified training course, internship, or program in orientation and mobility. Prior experience in orientation and mobility preferred.
Job Number: ESYP/OM-1/12/24