Starting salary will be between $20.00 - $24.00 per hour (approximately $36,608 - $43,929),plus excellent benefits. Additional compensation up to $2.97 per hour may be given for relevant credits beyond a Bachelor's degree. A twelve-month probationary period will be required. This position is in pay schedule 13, pay range 04.
The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is committed to ensuring every child graduates ready for further education and the workforce. We must align our efforts so students are learning the skills and knowledge necessary to become contributing members of our communities. To build on our long-standing commitment to public education, we strive to recruit and retain quality employees who are willing to talk openly and commit to helping us increase our diversity of our organization. Our employees are vital to the success of our students, schools and communities. For more information about DPI, please go to http://www.dpi.wi.gov.
The Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WCBVI) is currently seeking applicants for a full-time, school-year (88%) Instructional Technology and Assistive Technology Teacher. This position is located at 1700 W. State Street, Janesville.
The WCBVI operates a residential school for state residents ages birth to twenty-one who are blind and/or have multiple disabilities. The school provides academic and career education on site.
This position works under the supervision of the principal, and functions as the on-site teacher of instructional technology and assistive technology to students and staff at WCBVI. This position will work closely with administration, staff and students, to assure accessibility of all technology at WCBVI, and provide information regarding instructional technology and assistive technology for staff and students working on the WCBVI campus. This position will provide direct teaching to students on a daily basis and also provide on-going consultation with WCBVI staff and provide assistance, evaluation, training/instruction, and some helpdesk functions in the area of instructional technology and assistive technology for users who are blind or visually impaired. As necessary, this position will also assist in developing curriculum and evaluation materials for instructional use; create/write resources lists, objective reviews of products, information updates, and other related materials. Personnel working in this position also must maintain knowledge of current software and hardware including evaluating new products available for users who are blind or visually impaired. This position will also work closely with certified teachers of the visually impaired and orientation and mobility instructors and core subject teachers working on the WCBVI campus in order to make proper technology recommendations for students with visual impairments, and promote best practice technology instruction and learning. This position will also help support and manage operational functions related to the development, input, maintenance, training, and updates of WISEdata and Infinite Campus content for WCBVI related student data. Moreover, as a member of the WCBVI Technology Services Team, this position provides limited backup to the WCBVI Network Administrator, and to the WCBVI webmaster regarding accessibility of WCBVI internet and multi-media content.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of hire.
Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DPI sponsorship). The Department of Public Instruction does not sponsor visas, either at time of hire or at any later time.
Qualified candidates will have the following minimum requirement:
Licensed or eligible for licensure in Computer Science (1405), Cross Categorical Special Education (1801), Intellectual Disability (1810), Specific Learning Disabilities (1811), or Visual Impairment (1825) with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
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