Special Education Teacher Assistant (Visually Impaired)

Normal, IL
Jun 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Location Normal, Il 61790

Posting date 06-08-2017

General Summary
The Special Education Teacher Assistant for the Visually Impaired provides support for the teaching staff of students with visual impairments.

This position is subject to academic break layoff, mid-May through mid-August.

Required Qualifications
1. 30 semester hours of credit from a recognized institution of higher education

2. At least 19 years of age at the time of employment

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, then employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Desired Qualifications
1. Knowledge of Braille Code.

2. Knowledge of transcription software.

3. Past experience with children with visual impairments.

4. Willingness to be flexible with work assignments and schedule.

5. Ability to transition quickly between classrooms throughout the building in a timely manner.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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