Position: Orientation & Mobility Specialist
Position Updated: September 21, 2016
When: Beginning October, 2016
Where: Office Location: Cooperative Educational Service Agency No. 6 (CESA 6)
Program Location: 30-40 mile radius of Oshkosh
Job Description: CESA 6 is seeking to employ a full-time Orientation and Mobility Specialist. The individual hired will provide itinerant orientation and mobility services to identified students within the CESA 6 region. The Orientation and Mobility Specialist will work with students, school personnel and parents to develop students' skills in safe and efficient travel across environments. This position is responsible for student evaluation, developing programming and implementing programming.
Other essential skills include effectively communicating with children of all ages as well as with adults, ability to maintain records, ability to manage time and schedule accurately, and ability to maintain student confidentiality. This position allows for collaboration with other Orientation and Mobility Specialists working in schools for support and professional development opportunities.
Requirements: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction certification as Orientation and Mobility Specialist - code: 826, or eligibility to obtain this license, is required. Additional certification in Visual Impairment - code: 825, is preferred, but not required for this position. This position is itinerant, so the individual hired must have their own transportation, a valid driver's license and be able to drive between school districts. Further, must be able and willing to transport students using own vehicle as necessary for the position.
Salary: Salary commensurate with education, background and experience. Salary is competitive within area and state. Excellent benefits.
Application Deadline: Until Filled