Teacher of Visual Impairments Intern/teacher

Internship/Job: 
internship
Date posted: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 9:30am to Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 9:30am
Employer Name: 
Vista Center for the Blind
Phone: 
3522639953
Location: 
Palo Alto, San Jose, Santa Clara, and surrounding areas
Contact Person: 
Bethany Small
Applicable Field of Study: 
Visual Disabilities
Who should apply: 
TVI students
Paid/Unpaid: 
Paid
Compensation: 
Competitive compensation based on teaching experience
Duration: 
Part Time/Full Time
Details: 

Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired specializes in providing services for students who are blind and visually impaired to local school districts located throughout the Bay Area. Our Teachers of Visual Impairments (TVI) and interns have schedule flexibility, low caseloads, and administration support who specialize in vision loss and understand the many demands of teaching. Please reach out for more information if interested, we would love to have you join our vision team! (We are also hiring a full time TVI position so please send an email if interested)

The Vista Center Mentorship Program is designed to provide guided, hands-on experience to students working through their teaching degree. TVIs in Training will work under a veteran teacher gaining exposure to students with a variety of visual diagnoses and educational placements. The Mentorship Program will develop emerging TVIs into knowledgeable and capable instructors who are prepared to raise the next generation of students with visual impairments.

TVIs in Training will be compensated with market competitive rates and benefits and are expected to work a part-time caseload under the direction of a mentor teacher. TVIs will be working with either an intern credential which Vista Center will sponsor. TVIs in Training must be currently accepted or enrolled in a special education, VI degree program.

Job Poster: 
Bethany Small
Job Poster's Email: 
Masters Degree Required: 
No