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State of Texas Application

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Criminal History Authorization

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Pre-Employment Affidavit 

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

Complete applications must be received prior to 5pm on the Closing Date.  The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy will be posted. Positions may remain open beyond the closing date if a sufficient number of applications have not been received.

If a position is posted as "Until Filled", the School will close the position once a sufficient number of applicants are received as defined by the School.

Selective Service Requirement:

As of September 1, 1999, an agency in any branch of state government may not hire a person as an employee if the person is of the age (18-25) and gender (male), that would require a person residing in the U.S. to register with the selective service system, unless the person presents proof of the person's registration with the selective service system as required by federal law or proof of exemption from registration with the selective service.

E-Verify:

If you are hired, you will be required to submit proof of your identity and your eligibility to work in the United States within three working days of your date of employment.  TSBVI participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

 

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

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                       
POSTING #:  19-044
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience     
SHIFT: Night shift (Full-time plus shift differential)
OPENING DATE:  4/18/19                                                                
CLOSING DATE:  4/24/19
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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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]
  • Good clinical assessment and judgment skills 

Nurse (RN) II:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited school for Registered Nurses
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license for the State of Texas [Copy of license required at time of application]
  • Good clinical assessment and judgment skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pediatric, psychiatric, and/or school health experience
  • Experience providing nursing care to special needs patients
  • Skill in using MS Word and MS Excel software
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Skill in using sign language

 

 

POSITION:  Director of Accounting                         

DEPARTMENT:  Business Office/ Accounting                       
POSTING #:  19-043
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience                             
SHIFT:  M-F 8:00 – 5:00 or by arrangement                                        
OPENING DATE:  4/17/19                                                    
CLOSING DATE: 
Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #: 1620                                                   
GROUP #: 
B26         
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

  • Directs accounting functions, including processing, approval and payment of claims, preparation of payrolls, processing of cash receipts and disbursements, and preparation of monthly and annual financial reports
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to manage the agency’s travel functions; directs the travel voucher processing and the travel card program
  • Plans, assigns, and supervises work activities of personnel engaged in preparing and maintaining various accounting documents and reports, periodic and special financial analyses, and related financial reports for budgetary and administrative use
  • Reviews, evaluates and gives technical assistance to subordinates handling difficult and complex accounting transactions
  • Supervises the maintenance of systems and controls necessary to provide accurate accounts of expenditures and budget balances for agency programs
  • Reviews expenditures to ensure budget limits are not exceeded and projects expenditures for budget planning
  • Maintains School's accounting structure to correspond to the operating procedures and requirements of the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS) as prescribed by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, including a current and complete chart of accounts
  • Directs the accounting functions for federal funds, including quarterly and final reports; ensures that all reports to grantors are filed accurately and timely
  • Supervises the preparation of the Annual Financial Report of the School in accordance with generally accepted accounting procedures and in accordance with the reporting guidelines for state agencies as established by the State Comptroller’s Office
  • Supervises the development and use of internal control procedures to determine compliance by department with agency policies, plans, and procedures, and determine reliability of agency accounting and supporting documents, records, and files
  • Serves as the agency Security Coordinator for USAS, USPS and SPA automated information systems
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, or business-related subject plus 3 years of full-time experience in budget preparation, accounting, auditing, financial planning or management, or positions which provided knowledge of public sector budgetary controls, administrative procedures, and related state and federal regulatory laws.  Experience may be substituted for education
  • At least 5 tears of full-time supervisory experience
  • Experience using Microsoft applications to include Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Skill in communicating effectively with other divisions, various state agencies, federal agencies and State leadership offices

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Completion of Texas Fiscal Officer’s Academy (TFOA)
  • Experience in utilizing the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS), Uniform Statewide Payroll/Personnel System (USPS), MIP Accounting Software, and CPA FMQuery-SIRS
  • Experience with Centralized Accounting, Payroll and Personnel System (CAPPS)
  • Experience with Automated Budget Evaluation System of Texas (ABEST)

 

 

 

POSITION:  Outreach Director                                               

DEPARTMENT:  Outreach                                                                
POSTING #: 
19-042
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience                             
SHIFT:  M-F, 8:00-5:00          
OPENING DATE:  4/12/19                                                                
CLOSING DATE: 
5/10/19
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
  • Plans, organizes and directs all activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, performance management, and continuing education initiatives
  • Develops and maintains highly active collaborative relationships with the ESCs, TEA, and other organizations engaged in regional, statewide, and national systems for the provision of services
  • 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 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
  • 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 parents and parent organizations
  • Collects and organizes data on the performance of the Outreach Department for reporting to TSBVI Board of Trustees and the state legislature
  • 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

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 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
  • Three (3) years management experience
  • 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 districts

 

 

POSITION:  Resident Instructor II                                       

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential B                      
POSTING #:  19-041
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT: Sun-Thur 2:00-10:00.  Hours may vary day to day.  
OPENING DATE:  4/12/19                                                    
CLOSING DATE:  4/25/19
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

  • Participates as a member of specific student teams Implements the student’s educational plans during the evening and weekend hours
  • Plans activities to consistently foster the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs by the teachers and team
  • Maintains residential facilities in order to provide for an optimal learning environment May be required to enter the water and monitor students during swimming activities
  • May be required to drive students in a school vehicle
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

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
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer 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
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

 

 

POSITION:  Travel Accountant II                                                  

DEPARTMENT:  Business Office                                                    
POSTING #:  19-040
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
OPENING DATE: 4/11/19                                                               
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1014                                                            
GROUP #:  B15
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

  • Audits travel reimbursement vouchers for accuracy and completeness and ensures supporting documentation is present. Analyzes and processes travel vouchers for both advance and regular travel reimbursements
  • Determines accuracy of travel claims and appropriate coding for data entry
  • Responds to internal and external customer’s inquiries, both verbally and in writing, concerning voucher changes and payment status
  • Provides, exchanges, or verifies information, answers inquiries, addressed issues, and resolves problems or complaints
  • Assists with Cashier functions and serves as backup cashier
  • Performs data entry and retrieval, including use of USAS, MIP, and TINS
  • Prepares and enters journal vouchers, expenditures transfer voucher and other financial entries
  • Maintains travel policies and procedures and develops new ones, as needed
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations and standards
  • Performs related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, or a related business field.  May substitute 4 years or more of full-time accounting experience for required education
  • Experience using Microsoft applications to include Word and Excel
  • Skill in answering and responding to inquiries regarding financial or other accounting issues in a professional manner

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, or a related business field
  • Experience researching, analyzing and processing travel vouchers
  • Experience with USAS (Uniform Statewide Accounting System)

 

 

POSITION:  Cook IV                        

DEPARTMENT:  Food Services                                            
POSTING #:  19-039
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience     
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, Day Shift
OPENING DATE:  4/10/19                                                    
CLOSING DATE:  4/24/19
CLASSIFICATION #:  8119                                                  
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

  • Adhere to all TDA, USDA, school district, health department, TSBVI regulatory rules and procedures
  • Reviews daily menu; calculates quantities of food to prepare; assembles ingredients; cooks, bakes, or prepares salads following sanitary food preparation guidelines; monitors and records temperatures during preparation; and checks food items for taste and appearance
  • Receives stock; assists in maintaining an accurate inventory; puts up food and supplies on shelves and dates them; rotates stock as necessary; and identifies food and supplies to be ordered
  • Prepares regular and modified diets from the student care summary report for daily and weekly menus
  • Sets up serving line and serves meals to students and staff
  • Assist with kitchen clean up duties when time permits
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, friendly working relationships with students, staff and the community
  • Must be able to take orders directly and carry out those orders accurately and produce the highest quality of customer service
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Two years’ full-time experience as a cook in a school or related food service environment
  • Skill in reading and writing English
  • Skill in computing basic mathematical calculations
  • Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of large quantity food preparation techniques and procedures
  • Skills and knowledge of basic recipe conversions and calculations to convert measurements
  • Must be able to work in a kitchen atmosphere, including lifting and moving medium to heavy pots and pans of food
  • Food Handler’s Card from Travis County Health Department
  • Obtain their Serve Safe certification and Managers certificate within 90 days of hire

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Work in kitchen environment where temperatures are sometimes high
  • May be exposed to cold and freezing temperatures
  • Must be able to work around equipment producing steam and hot temperatures
  • May be exposed to strong smells from food products
  • May be exposed to intermittent sounds of a loud nature
  • Move about on wet or slippery floors
  • Needs to be able to move kitchen and food supplies up to and including 50 pounds regularly
  • Needs to be able to move around kitchen and cafeteria to prepare food in an expeditious manner
  • Must be able to stand in stationary position for sustained periods

 

 

POSITION:  Teacher of Students with Multiple Impairments (DeafBlind)                            

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  19-037
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  4/8/19                                                                  
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

***2019 – 2020 School Year***

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 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 students
  • Assists in the selection of programs, equipment and materials to meet the needs of 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
  • Attend work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Comply with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations, and standards
  • Perform related work as assigned

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 Special Education EC-12 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 Texas Tech DeafBlind graduate certificate within a specified period of time
  • Must have or be willing to obtain ESL certification within a specified period of time
  • Proficiency with Sign Language

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with students with visual and multiple impairments, including DeafBlindness
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Texas Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing certification

 

 

 

POSITION:  Teacher of Students with Multiple Impairments                        

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  19-036
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  4/8/19                                                                  
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

***2019 – 2020 School Year***

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 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 students
  • Assists in the selection of programs, equipment and materials to meet the needs of 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
  • Attend work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Comply with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations, and standards
  • Perform related work as assigned

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 Special Education EC-12 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
  • Proficiency with Sign Language
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Texas Tech DeafBlind graduate certificate

 

 

POSITION:  Teacher Aide II SUMMER TEMP ONLY                               

DEPARTMENT: Short-Term Programs                                  
POSTING #:  19-035
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  M-F 7:15 – 3:15 (varies)
OPENING DATE:  4/5/19                                                      
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  0813                                                  
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

  • Provides instructional monitoring and support, as directed by teachers
  • Assists students in getting to and from their instructional settings, cafeteria, Health Center, and other settings as needed; monitors students in the cafeteria as needed
  • Effectively uses technology to communicate, organize work, document student performance, and create or obtain instructional materials under teacher direction
  • Learns and uses effective teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of students
  • Drives class to community activities using state vehicles
  • Effectively implements all department and school policies and procedures
  • Works with residential staff to coordinate programming for students
  • Completes all assigned in-service training
  • Uses effective teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of students
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Completion of two years of college (60 hours if institution considers 15 hours/semester as full-time or 48 hours if institution considers 12 hours/semester full-time) with coursework in child development, education, psychology, vocational or related field preferred (Original college or university transcript(s) required at time of interview)
    OR One year of experience working with children with disabilities plus one year of college plus a passing score on a local or state paraprofessional assessment**
    OR Two years of experience working with children with disabilities plus a passing score on a local or state paraprofessional assessment**
    **If the applicant selected for the position has not passed a local or state assessment, the applicant will be offered the position contingent upon passing the TSBVI paraprofessional assessment administered during the interview
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age
  • Good writing and data collection skills
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through oral speech with students
  • Must be eligible to be approved to drive state vehicles

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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 classroom or work setting
  • Familiar with Braille Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Completion of training related to students with visual and multiple impairments

 

 

POSITION:  Orientation & Mobility Specialist SUMMER TEMP ONLY                            

DEPARTMENT: Short-Term Programs                                  
POSTING #:  19-034
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  M-F 7:15 – 3:15 (varies)
OPENING DATE:  4/5/19                                                      
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 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 in the selection and provision of programs, equipment and materials to meet the needs of his/her students
  • Maintains 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 such as services through DARS, 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of college or university transcript(s)]
  • 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

 

 

POSITION:  Teacher SUMMER TEMP ONLY                               

DEPARTMENT: Short-Term Programs                                  
POSTING #:  19-033
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  M-F 7:15 – 3:15 (varies)
OPENING DATE:  4/5/19                                                      
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

  • Assists in developing new instructional modules for providing short-term and summer programs
  • Assists in developing Math and Technology curriculum for new short-term and summer classes
  • Assists in planning and preparing for short-term and summer classes
  • Teaches short-term program classes
  • Assists in coordinating summer programs
  • Assists in developing surveys, reports, and dissemination documents related to programs
  • Interfaces with local schools and with parents to establish effective programs for individual students before students attend a class and to provide transition follow-up after classes are completed
  • Performs regular and special assignments effectively, and adheres to all departmental and school policies and procedures
  • Promotes positive relations through effective communication and involvement with TSBVI staff, local school districts, families, other agencies, and community members, to meet student and programmatic needs
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of college or university transcript(s)]
  • Must be willing to obtain Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments supplemental certification (TVI)
  • Must have Math Teacher Certification
  • Skill in working closely with other professionals 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with academic level students at various grade levels, including adapted technology, literacy, math tools and low vision adaptations
  • Experience serving visually impaired students in their local school districts
  • Knowledge of various screen-readers including JAWS, NVDA and Voiceover
  • Ability to quickly learn new technology and teach students in its use
  • Willingness to teach some classes via distance learning platforms
  • Master’s degree in Education, Visual Impairments or a related field

 

 

POSITION:  Resident Specialist II                                        

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential B                      
POSTING #:  19-031
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT: Tues, Thurs 2:00-10:00pm; Wed 1:00–5:00pm or Mon-Thur 3:00-8:00pm.  Will discuss at interview.  
OPENING DATE:  4/5/19                                                      
CLOSING DATE:  4/18/19
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

  • Participates as a member of specific student teams
  • Implements the student’s educational plans during the evening and weekend hours
  • Plans activities to consistently foster the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs by the teachers and team
  • Maintains residential facilities in order to provide for an optimal learning environment
  • May be required to enter the water and monitor students during swimming activities
  • May be required to drive students in a school vehicle
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

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
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer 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
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

 

 

POSITION:  Resident Instructor II FEMALE APPLICANTS ONLY            

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential A                                   
POSTING #:  19-030
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  Evenings
OPENING DATE:  4/3/19                                                                  
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

  • Participates as a member of specific student teams Implements the student’s educational plans during the evening and weekend hours
  • Plans activities to consistently foster the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs by the teachers and team
  • Maintains residential facilities in order to provide for an optimal learning environment
  • May be required to enter the water and monitor students during swimming activities
  • May be required to drive students in a school vehicle
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • One-year full-time experience as a Resident Instructor at TSBVI OR one-year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer 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
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Skill in using sign language
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Experience working with children

 

 

POSITION:  Farm to Table Teacher                                        

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  19-028
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  3/13/19                                                                
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

***2019 – 2020 School Year***

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Develop and implement “Farm to Table” curriculum (building upon and combining current Culinary Arts and Horticulture programming) for students with diverse abilities and work histories
  • Act as head chef for student run Bistro (includes overseeing educational staff who support students in their work assignments)
  • Purchase supplies and consumables for Culinary Arts instruction and Bistro
  • Track revenue and expenditures to stay within a fixed annual budget
  • Oversee and maintain TSBVI Garden, horticulture classroom, and greenhouse
  • Oversee and maintain TSBVI Bistro space (including commercial kitchen)
  • Maintain relationship with Sunshine Community Garden (located on TSBVI property)
  • Infuse Farm to Table curriculum/ concepts into existing TSBVI Career Education courses
  • Co-teach General Employability class
  • Utilize teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of his/her students
  • Promote positive relations through effective communication and involvement with family, appropriate agencies, and community members to meet individual student needs
  • Utilize professional classroom management techniques to assist students in learning
  • Continue professional growth and development
  • Attend work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Comply with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations, and standards
  • Perform related work as assigned

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 transcripts.]
  • Texas teacher certification
  • Must have Texas teacher certification in Family and Consumer Sciences by the first day of the 2019-2020 school year
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Texas Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments supplemental certification within a specified period of time
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage a diverse population of students and educational staff
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including skill in consulting and collaborating effectively with colleagues
  • Ability to remain flexible to scheduling changes
  • Positive, energetic, and focused when working independently and with groups
  • Must be capable of physical work in various weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience teaching Culinary Arts to students with disabilities in an educational setting
  • Experience teaching Horticulture/ Gardening to students with disabilities in an educational setting
  • Employment experience in the field of horticulture or working on a farm
  • Experience growing in greenhouses
  • Knowledge of sustainable agriculture
  • Employment experience in the restaurant industry
  • Experience cooking in a professional/ commercial setting
  • Experience creating curriculum and/ or programming in the area of culinary arts and/or horticulture
  • Extensive experience with Google tools (including Google Classroom)

 

POSITION:  Hospitality Careers Teacher                                            

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  19-027
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  3/13/19                                                                
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

***2019 – 2020 School Year***

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Develop and implement Hospitality curriculum (building upon and combining current Hospitality/ Housekeeping and Coffee Shop programming) for students with diverse abilities and work histories
  • Purchase supplies for Hospitality instruction (Wildcat Inn and Coffee Shop) within a fixed annual budget
  • Maintain on-campus coffee shop (including equipment) and improve its aesthetic
  • Maintain relationship with Texas Coffee Traders (supplies coffee and services equipment)
  • Maintain on campus “Wildcat Inn” and improve its aesthetic
  • Keep up to date on hotel and coffee shop practices and trends in order to effectively prepare students for future employment opportunities
  • Collaborate with Wildcat Inn reservation coordinator and custodial staff to ensure Wildcat Inn rooms are prepared for guests, maximizing student involvement to the greatest extent possible
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by following organization standards and sanitation regulations
  • Co-teach General Employability class
  • Utilize teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of students
  • Promote positive relations through effective communication and involvement with family, appropriate agencies, and community members to meet individual student needs
  • Utilize professional classroom management techniques to assist students in learning
  • Continue 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

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 transcripts.]
  • Texas teacher certification
  • Must have Texas teacher certification in Family and Consumer Sciences by the first day of the 2019-2020 school year
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Texas Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments supplemental certification within a specified period of time
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage a diverse population of students and educational staff
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including skill in consulting and collaborating effectively with colleagues
  • Ability to remain flexible to scheduling changes
  • Positive, energetic, and focused when working independently and with groups
  • Must be capable of physical work
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience teaching Hospitality/ Housekeeping skills to students with disabilities in an educational setting
  • Experience teaching Coffee Shop/ Barista skills to students with disabilities in an educational setting
  • Employment experience for a hotel or resort
  • Employment experience as a barista in a coffee shop
  • Experience creating curriculum and/ or programming in the area of hospitality
  • Extensive experience with Google tools (including Google Classroom)

 

POSITION:  Technology Teacher                                        

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  19-025
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  3/13/19                                                                
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

***2019 – 2020 School Year***

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

  • Teaches students concepts related to assistive technology software and equipment for students with visual impairments, additional impairments and DeafBlindness
  • Effectively models and promotes 21st Century digital teaching methods and research-based strategies aligned with International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards that encourage active student learning through the integration of technology
  • May teach courses in Technology Applications
  • Collaborates with Instructional Technology Coordinator and other technology teachers to plan, provide staff development and order equipment for students and teachers
  • Consults with assigned teachers regarding equipment and teaching methods related to assistive technology
  • Completes Assistive Technology Evaluations and Reports for assigned students
  • May serve as the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments required member of a student’s Admission, Review and Dismissal Committee and perform associated duties
  • May be assigned to complete Functional Vision and Learning Media Assessments
  • Cooperates with other teachers in planning and implementing the instructional program for the students assigned
  • Works with the Instructional Technology Coordinator and other 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 effective teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of his/her student
  • Assists in the selection of software and online 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 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four year college or university (Original college or university transcript(s) required at time of hiring)
  • Must have Texas EC-12 Special Education teaching certification or supplemental certification to teach students with visual impairments
  • Must have experience teaching assistive technology concepts to students with visual impairments
  • Must have or be willing to obtain supplemental certification to teach students with visual impairments within a specified period of time

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Texas Technology Applications, ACVREP Assistive Technology Specialist, Apple Teacher and/or Google Educator certifications

 

POSITION:  Licensed Specialist in School Psychology                                 

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  19-024
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  3/13/19                                                                
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 Licensed Specialist in School Psychology is to work collaboratively with students, parents, teams of staff members, administrators, medical professionals and local school district representatives in compiling Full and Individual Evaluations; assessing students in the areas of emotional/behavioral, intellectual development and adaptive behavior; and developing effective Individualized Education Programs and Behavior Intervention Plans.  The LSSP consults with and assists teams in solving problems related to student achievement and behavior; and serves as a resource and trainer regarding special education evaluation regulations and rules.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participates in training in foundations of visual impairment as well as evaluation techniques specific to students with visual and multiple impairments
  • Works closely with assigned mentor to learn best practices for assessing students with visual and multiple impairments
  • Compiles re-evaluation information for student Full and Individual Evaluations using methods and adaptations needed for students with vision loss and severe impairments
  • Conducts evaluations relating to educational achievement, intellectual functioning, and adaptive behavior
  • Writes reports of evaluation results and interpretations
  • Consults with instructional staff regarding test interpretations and recommended teaching strategies
  • Communicates evaluation results in jargon-free manner to parents
  • Participates in IEP Planning Meetings, IEP Committee Meetings, and other team meetings as assigned; leads discussions on evaluation at these meetings
  • Conducts training regarding evaluation, disability conditions or other areas
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and remains current in state and federal laws, policies and procedures regarding evaluation; continues professional growth and development
  • Serves as a member of the school’s crisis team and occasionally may be asked to respond to a student in crisis at night or on weekends
  • Collaborates with team members to implement positive behavior interventions and supports including completion of functional behavior assessments and developing behavior intervention plans; assists with related training of staff
  • Provides consultation to team members and parents regarding emotional issues
  • Coordinates communication and consultation with school nurses, psychiatrists, parents, administrators and staff members regarding psychiatric recommendations and psychotropic medications management
  • May provide counseling to students as assigned in accordance with students’ Individualized Education Programs
  • May provide time-limited group counseling sessions on selected social skills topics
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations and standards
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in psychology with Licensed Specialist in School Psychology credential from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of all college or university transcripts]
  • Skill in working well as a team member and with diverse groups of students, parents and staff members in direct service delivery and consultation
  • Must be available during the evening or weekend for emergency interventions on an infrequent basis

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience assessing students with visual and multiple impairments in a public school setting
  • Experience with data-based decision-making in the development and implementation of Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Experience consulting with psychiatrists, parents and staff members for students with severe behaviors
  • Familiarity with IDEA and Texas regulations and rules governing assessment of students in special education
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

 

 

POSITION:  Vehicle Driver III PART-TIME

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                         
POSTING #:  19-0023
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience                             
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 and/or Monday.  Must be available these days. 
OPENING DATE: 3/11/19                                                      
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

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

 

 

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

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                         
POSTING #:  19-014
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  Varies (6:00am-2:00pm, 2:00pm-10:00pm, or 10:00pm-6:00am)
OPENING DATE:  12/5/18                                                                
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

 

 

POSITION: Residential Instructor II (Escort) PART-TIME

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home
POSTING #: 19-004
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT: 20 HOURS/WEEK Friday 1:30pm-11:30pm, and Sundays 9:00am-7:00pm OR Friday 12:00pm-11:00pm and Sunday 8:00am-7:00pm.
Schedule may shift to Thursday and/or Monday approximately once a month.
OPENING DATE: 9/28/18
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

 

 

POSITION: Substitute

POSTING #: SUB
DEPARTMENT(S): Food Services, Security, Comprehensive Residential A and B, Comprehensive Programs, and Weekends Home
SHIFT: Will vary as needed
OPENING DATE: 9/26/18
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