TSVI / COMS - Kansas School for the Blind Campus

(Brief Synopsis-full description upon request)   The  TSVI / COMS provides assessments for Kansas School for the Blind Campus, student(s) with a visual impairment.  Provide professional development, teaching strategies, demonstrative techniques and educational resources related to working with students who are visually impaired to Campus Staff, vision professionals and parents.  Knowledge of IEP process. Perform functional vision, learning media and Orientation & Mobility assessments.  Participate in transition planning with districts and agencies.  Work collaboratively with families, students, district personnel and IEP goals and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assess developmentally appropriate functional vision and learning media assessments and assessments in the areas of expanded core curriculum.

Provide ongoing support and resources to families, children and service providers.  Design and carryout instruction and educational interventions.

Participate in the development of educational plans for each child.

Provide educational information about children with visual impairments to the

community as requested and as able.  Participate in continuing education to ensure continued professional growth and awareness of current trends in the field.  Assist agency /district personnel to develop child and family outcomes for   goals and objectives for the IEP.



   Current Kansas State board of Education Teaching License as Teacher of 

   Students with Visual Impairments or ability to transfer licensure from another  

   state.   (1 years of experience preferred.)

ACVREP certification in Orientation and Mobility – or willingness to obtain within 2 years.

Flexible work style is needed.

Provide “evidence-base practices” expertise in the field of vision, experience, and leadership for children with visual impairments, their families and service providers.

Expertise in assessment tools that address the unique needs of children with visual impairments.

Must know how to operate or be willing to learn to operate all multimedia equipment including current technology. 


Working Environment:

Educational/classroom environment or home visits.                                                         Physical requirements may include standing, lifting, carrying, reaching, climbing, kneeling, squatting, or prolonged sitting while driving.



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Upon offer of employment background checks will be conducted via the KS Bureau of Investigation, KS Dept. of SRS/Children and Family Services and Backgrounds Plus.  Also a Tuberculosis test & Health Certificate must be passed upon offer of employment (cost borne by employee). 


CONTACT:  Tom Burdolski, Human Resources

                     Phone: 913/305-3004  


                     E-mail: hr@kssdb.org

Kansas State School for the Blind

Kansas State School for the Blind

Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage Sick & Vacation leave Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually) Fitness Centers in select locations Employee discounts with the STAR Program Retirement and deferred compensation programs Compensation commensurate with education and experience for a full-time 181 day school contract
Job Start Date: August-5-2019
Applications Due By: September-15-2019

Job Contact Information

Tom Burdolski - tburdolski@kssdb.org - 9133053004

Employer Information

Kansas State School for the Blind www.kssdb.org

Employer Address: Irwin Administration Building Kansas City, Kansas

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