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Orientation & Mobility Specialist
The Kansas State School for the Blind (KSSB) has been in existence since 1867 and demonstrates the long-standing commitment by the State of Kansas to the area of special education. This agency is governed by the Kansas State Board of Education, and provides an environment rich in comprehensive education services, curriculum, and transition planning specifically tailored to blindness and deaf-blindness. KSSB leads through partnerships with parents, local school districts, and community resources to ensure equal access to a high quality education for all Kansas students who are blind or visually impaired.
In accordance with Kansas Statute Annotated 75-2935a(r) and 76-1116, this UNCLASSIFIED position is exempt from the Classified civil service act and is subject to the Policies and Procedures established by KSSB, the State Board of Education, and Statutes, Regulations and policies of the State of Kansas, and related employment standards.
Position Overview: The Orientation & Mobility Specialist position is a critical component of our instructional team. Primary duties are to provide orientation and mobility evaluation and training of students (birth – 21) who are visually impaired. Caseload is with students on campus and outreach students up to 3 hours away with occasional overnights.
Qualifications: Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP) certification as a Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS). Licensure as Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) preferred. To learn more visit ACVREP website at http://www.acvrep.org.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled.
The KSSB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KSSB encourages applications from all persons. Federal and state legislation prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, and veteran status in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, any of its programs and activities. If special accommodations are needed in completing an application, interviewing and any other aspect of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (913) 281-3308, extension 310, or e-mail Star Kenney at email@example.com.