Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Teacher Intern - Visually DEPARTMENT: Student Support
Impaired
WORK SALARY: Intern Salary
YEAR: Teacher Calendar

JOB DESCRIPTION:

To work on an educational team developing, implementing, and monitoring programs favorable to
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learning and personal growth for visually impaired students (preschool through 8 grade) in the least
restrictive environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Arizona Special Education Teacher certification
2. Eligible for Teacher of the Visually Impaired Internship
3. Current enrollment as a student in an accredited university teacher of the visually impaired
program leading to a teacher of the visually impaired certificate
4. Ability to travel to more than one work location in the course of the day as assigned
5. Ability to assess needs, develop and implement the IEP, and evaluate outcomes in specialty

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by
the incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Conduct appropriate language and academic evaluations; develop, implement and monitor
appropriate Individual Education Plans (IEP’S).
- Confer and consult with regular classroom teachers regarding student needs and progress.
- Maintain accurate records for documentation of student progress.
- Participate in the Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team (MET) process.
- Plan, conduct and /or participate in professional development activities.
- Maintain on-going communication (verbal and written) with parents of special education students.
- Complete intern professional development trainings, seminars and clinical training requirements
as directed by supervising teacher of the visually impaired ensuring that any university
requirements are completed.
- Direct activities of instructional assistants and/or personal assistants if applicable.
- May be required to participate in student’s meetings which occur beyond the staff’s work
assignment schedule.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

REPORTS TO:
Coordinator of Student Support or Supervising Teacher of the Visually Impaired
April 2017 Page 1 of 2 TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Teacher Intern - Visually DEPARTMENT: Student Support
Impaired
WORK SALARY: Intern Salary
YEAR: Teacher Calendar

EVALUATION:
Special Area Teacher Evaluation

SUPERVISES:
N/A

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