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GENERAL APPLICANT INFORMATION: The State of Texas Employment application is required in order to apply for any open position. You may obtain the application by (1) applying in person in our Human Resources (HR) Office, (2) contacting the HR Department to request an application by mail, email or fax, or (3) downloading the application instructions with Criminal History Authorization (52 k) Pre-Employment Affidavit (670k) and application (468 k) . Please read the instructions very carefully before applying; they contain valuable information about the application process and tips on what type(s) of information to put on the application.

Please Note: The "Instructions" file contains an additional form entitled "Criminal History Authorization Form", which MUST be submitted along with your application. The applications are accessible and have Word Macros for better functioning with screen readers. If you are not a screen reader user, please ignore the information about macros.

TSBVI participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Applications are accepted in person Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or they may be returned by regular postal mail, e-mail, or facsimile, as long as they are received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Resumes are accepted in addition to the application but will NOT be accepted in lieu of the employment history section of the application, so please complete all sections in full.

The job postings for all current openings are located in the HR Office. The closing date for each position indicates only the minimum length of time a vacancy will be posted. Positions may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applications. Some positions are posted internally for five days before they are offered to the general public. If you are interested in a position that is posted for current employees only, we encourage you to check our website again after its closing date to see if the position has been made available to all applicants.

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
ATTN: Human Resources Department
1100 West 45th Street
Austin, TX 78756
HR Office: (512) 206-9129
HR Fax: (512) 206-9403
HR E-mail:

The Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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POSITION:  Resident Specialist II (Escort) PART-TIME; OPEN TO FEMALE APPLICANTS ONLY

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                                       
POSTING #: 18-0052
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,113.50 – 1,423.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: 20 HOURS/WEEK Fridays- 1:30pm-11:30pm and Sundays- 9:00am-7:00pm.  One time per month the work day may shift to Thursday or Monday.  Applicants must be available these days.
OPENING DATE:  4/24/18                                                                 
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  5203                                                               
GROUP #:  A9
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Accompanies students to and from their home communities on weekend trips, ensuring their safety and well-being
  • Supervises and assists students at departure, during the trip, and at all stops
  • Participates as a member of student teams and implements the student’s educational plans during the weekends home trips
  • Fosters the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs written by the teachers and team
  • Maintains Vehicles and weekends home facilities so as to provide for safe transportation of students and a safe environment
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Weekends Home Coordinator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language (for certain assignments)
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One-year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI OR one-year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity
  • Skill in using sign language
  • Experience working with children
  • CPR and First Aid certification

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

POSITION:  Orientation & Mobility Specialist                                                                          

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                                              
POSTING #: 
18-0051
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience                                           
SHIFT:  M-F, 7:45 – 3:45
OPENING DATE:  4/19/18                                                                                           
CLOSING DATE: 
Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  T021                                                                                        
GROUP #: 
N/A 
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assesses students in the area of Orientation and Mobility (O & M); including preparing reports, as well as IEP and programming recommendations
  • Plans and implements individual O & M programming as required
  • Consults with instructional and residential staff regarding O & M programming for students
  • Plans and conducts staff in-service training in O & M
  • Participates in IEP, ARD, team and other staff meetings as required
  • Cooperates with other teachers in planning and implementing the instructional program for the students assigned to him/her
  • Works with the principal and other team members in identifying and solving problems related to his/her students in school, dormitory and recreational environments
  • Assists other staff in implementing O & M programming, and in setting up classrooms for maximal learning and access
  • Assists or provides assessment in functional vision as required
  • Assists in the selection and provision of programs, equipment and materials to meet the needs of his/her students
  • Keeps accurate accounting of equipment and equipment sales; utilizes equipment and facilities in the most effective manner to support the instructional program
  • Works with staff and students in off-campus placements to assure safe travel skills
  • Promotes positive relationships through effective communication and involvement with staff, family, appropriate agencies, and community members to meet individual students' needs
  • Educates students regarding access to post-secondary O & M services, private O & M contractors and dog guide training centers
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Assistant Principal

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four year college or university (Original college or university transcript(s) required at time of hire)
  • Certification by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (Copy of certificate required at time of interview)
  • Skill in working cooperatively in a team model of service delivery

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in orientation and mobility
  • Experience working with persons with sensory impairments and/or multiple disabilities

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

POSITION:  Speech Language Pathologist  PART-TIME                                                               

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                                              
POSTING #: 
18-0050
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience                                           
SHIFT:  PART-TIME M-F, Days          
OPENING DATE:  4/19/18                                                                                           
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  T021                                                                                        
GROUP #: 
N/A 
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The role of the Speech Language Pathologist is to provide assessment and intervention services to students, through both direct service and consultation.  The SLP participates as a member of the school's interdisciplinary support team for each assigned student

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assesses students in the area of communication in accordance with state regulations and rules; prepares assessment reports and programming recommendations in a timely manner; assists teaching staff in assessing communication
  • Consults with instructional and residential staff regarding communication programming for students; assists in IEP development
  • Assists staff in infusing communication goals and instruction into all areas of programming
  • Plans and carries out individual communication programming as required
  • Maintains an effective communication curriculum for the school and trains staff in its use; updates curriculum as needed
  • Plans and conducts staff in-service training in communication
  • Participates in IEP planning, ARD committee, team and other staff meetings as required
  • Works cooperatively with audiological/otological program to insure the delivery of services to students with hearing impairments as required
  • Collaborate with assistive technology teachers to meet student needs in the area of assistive technology, including speech-generating devices
  • Provides parents and local school district staff with information and training related to the communication needs of their children
  • Utilizes equipment and facilities in the most effective manner to support the instructional program
  • Promotes positive relations through effective communication and involvement with staff, family, appropriate agencies and community members to meet individual student needs
  • Continues professional growth and development
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Principal

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university (College or university transcript(s) required at time of hire)
  • Licensed in Texas as a Speech Language Pathologist [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of license]
  • Must be willing to meet TSBVI requirements for training in foundations of visual impairments
  • Experience working with children with sensory impairments and/or multiple disabilities
  • Skill in working harmoniously as a member of an interdisciplinary support staff team
  • Skill in performing both direct service and consultation in classrooms

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Skill in using sign language
  • Experience assessing and treating swallowing disorders

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

                                                                

 

POSITION:  Post-Secondary Program Assistant Coordinator  - FEMALE APPLICANTS ONLY                                                              

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                              
POSTING #: 
18-0048
MONTHLY SALARY:     $2,926.00 - $3,384.00                                       
SHIFT:  Sun-Thur 12:00pm – 8:00pm         
OPENING DATE:  4/12/18                                                                           
CLOSING DATE: 
4/25/18
CLASSIFICATION #:  5091                                                                        
GROUP #: 
B14
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The role of Job Coach is to assist with the identification, coordination and implementation of appropriate vocational training programs for students, both on campus and in the community.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Trains students to work successfully in school and community work sites
  • Assures that jobs allow students to use the academic, social, and domestic communication and other skills they have learned in school
  • Trains students’ supervisors and co-workers to work with students at job site
  • Functions as liaison between TSBVI, students and the work site
  • Makes necessary modifications to ensure the most ideal performance, level of independence and success for which that student is capable of performing
  • Assures that all arrangements related to getting to and staying at work are set up for the students (e.g. transportation, money management, budgeting, accessing community services)
  • Provides input at student team meetings/ performance reviews
  • Participates in In-service trainings as required
  • Writes required progress reports and other necessary documentation of student progress
  • Assists the program coordinator by competently performing any assignments made
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Assistant Principal

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Completion of 90 credit hours (three years) from an accredited college or university; may substitute three years’ full-time experience working with children with disabilities for required education on a year for year basis
  • Must receive TEA certification as an Instructional Aide III (at your own expense) within 6 months of beginning employment
  • Good writing and data collection skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Job Coaching experience
  • Completion of college level coursework in child development, education, psychology, vocational or closely related field
  • Experience working with children and youth with disabilities in a work setting
  • Must be eligible to be approved to drive state vehicles
  • Good technology skills

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Teacher of Students with Multiple Impairments (DeafBlind)                                                                          

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                                              
POSTING #: 
18-0047
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience                                           
SHIFT:  M-F, 7:45am - 3:45pm    
OPENING DATE:  4/10/18                                                                                           
CLOSING DATE: 
Open Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  T021                                                                                        
GROUP #: 
n/a  
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The role of the teacher, in responding to the unique needs of the individual student, is to interact effectively with each component of the educational setting within the framework of the philosophy, standards, and code of ethics established by Board policy and other regulatory or certifying agencies in order to create an educational environment which is conducive to learning and which provides opportunities, strengthens areas of weakness, and extends positive values to each facet of life.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Cooperates with other teachers in planning and implementing the instructional program for the students assigned
  • Works with the team members in identifying and solving problems related to his/her students in school, dormitory, and community environments
  • Diagnoses and assesses student needs to determine instructional goals and objectives
  • Utilizes teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of his/her student
  • Assists in the selection of programs, equipment and materials to meet the needs of his/her students
  • Supervises aides, and all others assigned
  • Performs assignments effectively relating to all department and school policies and procedures
  • Utilizes equipment and facilities in the most effective manner to support the instructional program
  • Promotes positive relations through effective communication and involvement with family, appropriate agencies, and community members to meet individual student needs
  • Utilizes professional classroom management techniques to assist students in learning
  • Continues professional growth and development
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Assistant Principal

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of all college or university transcript(s)]
  • Must have Texas Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and elementary level certifications
  • Must have or be willing to obtain the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments supplemental certification within a specified period of time
  • Must have or be willing to obtain ESL certification within a specified period of time

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with students with visual and multiple impairments, including DeafBlindness
  • Proficiency in using Sign Language
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

POSITION:  Outreach Director                                                                      

DEPARTMENT:  Outreach                                                                                           
POSTING #: 
18-0046
MONTHLY SALARY:  $8,125.00 - $9,083.33                                         
SHIFT:  M-F, 8:00-5:00  
OPENING DATE:  4/5/18                                                                                             
CLOSING DATE: 
5/16/18
CLASSIFICATION #:  T021                                                                                        
GROUP #: 
A10 - AISD   
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Directs and oversees the TSBVI Outreach Programs providing information, training and support to families, professionals in education and rehabilitation, and community members involved in the lives of students who are visually impaired or DeafBlind.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides or assigns statewide technical assistance upon request by ISDs and ESCs regarding educational services
  • Develops and implements long and short-range plans for the provision of statewide technical assistance, including an ongoing and systematic evaluation system
  • Supervises a staff of statewide technical assistance professionals including Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists, DeafBlind specialists, Early Childhood specialists, Assistive Technology specialists, Transition specialists, Parent Engagement specialists, Media specialists, APH Registration and Quota Funds specialists, and administrative support personnel
  • Develops and maintains highly active collaborative relationships with the ESCs, TEA, and other organizations engaged in regional and statewide systems for the provision of services to students with visual impairment and their families
  • Coordinates and oversees the development and monitoring of the contracts with Texas Tech and Stephen F. Austin State Universities for the training of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments and Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists, including oversight of the statewide Personnel Prep Advisory Committee
  • Coordinates with TEA on the Texas Education Action Committee comprised of statewide stakeholders involved with the provision of services to students who are visually impaired or DeafBlind
  • Establishes formal contacts with other agencies and organizations serving students who are visually impaired or DeafBlind for purposes of mutual support and assistance
  • Collaborates with ESCs and others in the planning and implementation of statewide training opportunities for professionals and parents
  • Manages the state DeafBlind Project, including the development of the grant proposal submission, implementation of the Project’s initiatives, collection of data on the Project’s performance, and final reporting to OSEP
  • Oversees the development of media products used statewide for informational and training purposes
  • Oversees programs and services designed to support families and family organizations
  • Collects and organizes data on the performance of the Outreach Department for reporting to TSBVI Board of Trustees and the state legislature
  • Travels at least monthly (10%) across the state to provide assistance or collaborate with ISDs, ESCs, and other stakeholders
  • Serves on the TSBVI Executive Management Team dealing with school wide business
  • Provides periodic written and verbal reports to the TSBVI Board of Trustees regarding the Outreach Department and other statewide issues of interest to the Trustees
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Superintendent

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's Degree in Special Education or Education Administration or related field (College or university transcript(s) required at time of hire)
  • Strong evidence of engagement and leadership in the area of visual impairment, individuals who are DeafBlind, or related fields
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent skills in public relations and community engagement
  • Willingness to travel statewide and nationally as needed

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Background as a Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, or related experience, especially with service delivery in the public school system
  • Experience in the development and management of budgets
  • Experience with grant writing and grant program management
  • Experience in working with stakeholders on statewide and/or national initiatives
  • Experience in developing long and short-range plans
  • Experience in working with families of students who are visually impaired or DeafBlind
  • Knowledge of the special education system in Texas
  • Experience in the development and implementation of training initiatives, including workshops, webinars and distance media, conferences, and study groups
  • Experience with developing public opinion through the provision of information
  • Strong evidence of commitment to the field through involvement with professional and advocacy organizations concerned with students who are visually impaired or DeafBlind
  • Experience with developing programs or initiatives designed to improve outcomes for students who are visually impaired or DeafBlind, including the professionals who support them
  • Knowledge of special education laws and regulations
  • Experience as a mediator and problem solver in situations where conflict exists between parents and school district

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Instructional Technology Coordinator                                                                 

DEPARTMENT:  Information Resources                                                                  
POSTING #: 
18-0044
MONTHLY SALARY:  $6,000.00 - $7,166.00                                                         
SHIFT:  M-F, 8:00-5:00  
OPENING DATE:  3/28/18                                                                                           
CLOSING DATE: 
Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1576                                                                                        
GROUP #: 
B25
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Demonstrates continual growth in technology knowledge and skills to stay abreast of current and emerging technologies and serves as the chief advisor to the Management Team in assessing needs and planning strategically for instructional technology
  • Effectively models and promotes 21st Century digital teaching methods and research-based strategies that encourage active student learning through the integration of technology for students with visual impairment, additional impairments and DeafBlindness
  • Collaborates closely with the principals, assistant principals, technology training specialist, online staff development specialist, assistive technology teachers, Outreach assistive technology specialists, systems support specialists and classroom teachers
  • Uses leadership skills to build trust and a spirit of collaboration with other members of the school community to promote positive change
  • Facilitates acquisition and implementation of the Texas Technology Applications Standards for all teachers
  • Helps teachers to assess their personal technology training needs as well as those of students and supports identification and/or development of appropriate training materials
  • Gathers and tracks staff training needs related to instructional technology and assistive technology
  • In collaboration with the technology training committee, coordinates the selection and use of appropriate strategies to address the varied technology training needs of educators and students
  • In collaboration with principals and teachers, coordinates the identification, purchase and implementation of appropriate technology tools for specific instructional and training needs
  • In collaboration with principals, the special education coordinator and assistive technology teachers, coordinates the implementation of appropriate and effective assistive technology assessment and instruction as required by each student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP), state and federal laws
  • Applies effective training, mentoring, coaching and consultation skills and strategies to collaborate with colleagues with varying levels of skill and experience
  • Selects and uses strategies to maximize effectiveness by applying principles of time management, project management and continuous improvement
  • May supervise instructional technology support staff
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Director of Information Resources

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree and Masters degree or other advanced degree in Instructional Technology or related field;
    or Texas Master Technology Teacher Certification;  (College or university transcript(s) required at time of hire) 
    or documentation of similar extensive training in technology education leadership such as certification aligned with the International Society of Technology Education standards for teachers
    and Current teacher certification
  • Experience teaching and integrating technology into instruction for K-12 students
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Texas Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments certification within a specified period of time

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in a similar instructional technology leadership position
  • Experience working with students with special needs
  • ACVREP Certified Assistive Technology Specialist for People with Visual Impairments
  • Texas Technology Applications or Technology Education certification
  • Google Certified Educator and Trainer certifications
  • Apple Teacher certification

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Visually Impaired (VI) Outreach Teacher                                                   

DEPARTMENT:  Outreach                                                                    
POSTING #: 
18-0043
MONTHLY SALARY: Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience                                                
SHIFT:  Days  
OPENING DATE:  3/20/18                                                                   
CLOSING DATE: 
4/26/18
CLASSIFICATION #:  T021                                                                
GROUP #: 
n/a
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Plans with other members of the Outreach team and TSBVI staff to provide comprehensive services to local schools and agencies who serve students with visual impairments
  • Consults with Education Service Centers and local education agency personnel regarding needed services for students with visual impairments; assists such personnel with the design and implementation of appropriate programming
  • Provides technical assistance to local direct service providers concerning individual students programming
  • Develops original resources to support appropriate programming for students with visual impairment. May include written articles, web-based modules, videos, blog entries, etc.
  • Partners with Outreach AT teacher to conduct AT-related trainings and create instructional materials
  • Coordinates/provides training at an individual, small group or formal workshop level
  • Participates with other members of the Outreach team in the development and implementation of statewide and regional conferences on topics related to programming and assessment
  • Develops and/or collects and maintains appropriate materials that may be used in consulting, providing technical assistance, assisting parents, or other aspects of the duties of the position
  • Maintains documentation of outreach activities
  • Accesses and develops professional expertise through participation in a variety of activities such as conferences, workshops, course work, and personal research
  • Significant travel
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Outreach Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have or be eligible to receive Texas teacher certificate with endorsement in Visual Impairments.  (College or university transcript(s) required at time of hire) 
  • At least five years’ experience as a TVI with a wide range of students with visual impairments
  • Recent experience in supporting students in public school settings
  • Evidence of expertise in supporting access to learning and using a wide range of technology tools
  • Assistive technology knowledge
  • Candidate should be able to demonstrate strong organizational, presenter and interpersonal skills with the ability to work successfully with professionals, paraprofessionals, parents, local schools, and other agencies
  • Ability to plan, organize and complete varied and complicated tasks
  • Ability to travel

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas:
    - Demonstrated skill in production of materials for web-based or distance learning
    - Strong expertise in adaptations and instruction to support students in the academic core curriculum (literacy, science, math, etc.)
    - Knowledge and skills with instruction, including AT, for students with significant additional disabilities
  • Dual certification as COMS
  • CATIS Certification from ACVREP
  • Evidence of active engagement with families of students with visual impairment
  • Experience as an itinerant TVI in local school programs
  • Evidence of expertise in ILS, social skills and other areas of the ECC
  • Spanish speaking ability

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Vehicle Driver III PART-TIME      

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                               
POSTING #:  18-0036
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,423.00                        
SHIFT:  20 HOURS/WEEK Fridays-1:30pm-11:30pm and Sundays-9:00am-7:00pm.  One time per month the work day may shift to Thursday or Monday.  Applicants must be available these days. 
OPENING DATE: 2/28/18                                                        
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  9324                                                     
GROUP #:  A11
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Drives students and staff to designated cities throughout Texas on weekends for Weekends Home program; serves as an emergency back-up driver during shift when not driving
  • Serves in supportive role on trips by assisting staff with the management of students
  • Assists students on and off vehicles; ensures safe and timely arrival to destination
  • Maintains discipline and safety of students during transportation
  • Maintains vehicle operation records and provides information for vehicle repair log
  • Performs routine vehicle maintenance functions, including checking fluid levels, tire pressures and related items
  • Reports problems and potential hazards in vehicle operation to supervisor
  • Maintains vehicle cleanliness
  • Provides direct care as required
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Weekends Home Coordinator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

** Applicants who meet all the minimum qualifications with the exception of the current CDL, Texas School Bus Driver Safety Training and Air Brake Certification may be considered on the condition that they obtain the required training and certification within the first two months of employment. 

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • One year full-time professional driving or closely related experience; may substitute 30 college credit hours (one year) from an accredited college or university for required experience
  • Texas Commercial Driver License Class A or B, including a good driving record [Copy of Texas Commercial Driver’s License required at time of interview] ***If the route duties can be fulfilled using an AB mini bus, then the applicant has two months from date of hire to obtain a full CDL Class A or B.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Texas School Bus Driver Safety Training Certificate which requires a physical exam before driving
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Air Brake certification
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English
  • Must have a work reference available by phone during regular business hours
  • Pre-employment alcohol and drug testing is required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current air brake and passenger endorsement
  • Experience with commercial or public transportation and working with children with disabilities

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

POSITION:  Substitute                                          

POSTING #:  SUB                                                                     
DEPARTMENT(S): Food Services, Security, Comprehensive Residential A and B, Comprehensive Programs, and Weekends Home
SALARY:  $11.76/hour - $12.85/hour                                                        
SHIFT:  Will vary as needed           
OPENING DATE:  1/24/18                                       
CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  Sub                                       
GROUP #:  N/A                                                  
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Applicants may now apply to be a substitute for the following position(s) at TSBVI: Food Services, Security, Resident Specialist, Teacher Aide, Teacher, or Transportation Escort
  • All substitute applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be required to attend a Substitute Information and Interview Session.  If you are selected to be a substitute, you must attend New Employee Orientation.
  • As a substitute, you will be called on an as needed basis only; work hours are not specified or guaranteed. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  •  High school graduation or equivalent

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of closely related coursework from an accredited college or university
  • Experience working with children with disabilities  

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

  

POSITION:  Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II or Substitute Nurse (RN) II                           

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                               
POSTING #:  18-0026
SALARY:  $18.96 (Sub LVN II) per hour/$26.13 (Sub Nurse II) per hour DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Varies (6:00am-2:00pm, 2:00pm-10:00pm, or 10:00pm-6:00am)
OPENING DATE:  12/5/17                                                                   
CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  4421 or 4411                                                     
GROUP #:  A13 or B19
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides direct health care services to students
  • Maintains health center operations
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Health Services Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited program for Licensed Vocational Nurses or the equivalent
  • Current LVN license for the State of Texas [Copy of license required at time of application]

Substitute Nurse (RN) II:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited school for Registered Nurses
  • Current Registered Nurse license from the State of Texas [Copy of license required at time of application]

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pediatric, psychiatric, and/or school health experience
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Skill in using Word and Excel software applications

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.