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Announcement - 21-04 GAB*Click here for job details*00055192/State Funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Middle Grades English Teacher
Post Date:April 28, 2021
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:
Location:Georgia Academy for the Blind 2895 Vineville Avenue Macon, GA 31204
Program/Unit:Georgia Academy for the Blind/Division of State Schools
Description of Duties:

The Georgia Academy for the Blind is accepting applications for Special Education teachers for students with multiple disabilities in self contained classroom settings.  Applicants should hold or be eligible for; a certificate issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission in the area of Special Education Adapted Curriculum Consultative and must meet the definition of Highly Qualified as defined by NCLB.

Provides a comprehensive educational program to meet the needs of students who are visually impaired or multi-disabled in a residential school setting. Responsibilities include assessing and documenting students' educational needs to develop and implement appropriate instructional plans; developing appropriate instructional materials; and integrating assistive technology into classroom activities; and utilizing innovative and research based instructional techniques and practices.  These positions will teach visually impaired/multi-disabled students in Early Childhood (P-5) or Middle Schools (4-8) or High School.
Minimum Qualifications:Must possess or be eligible to obtain a Georgia Teacher Certificate in Visually Impaired. Must have knowledge of Alternative/Augmentative Communication (A/AC) and basic understanding of the use of computer technology for multi-disabled learners.
Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess the following:

  • Master’s degree in Visually Impaired (K-12)
  • Background in visual disabilities, behavior disorders, or interrelated special education, cognitive disabilities, autism, orthopedic impairments, and other sensory disabilities
  • Classroom experience with visually impaired or multi-disabled children
  • Elementary or Secondary academic certification
  • Experience working with visually impaired or special needs students

Salary/Benefits: Salary based on years of experience and certification. This is a 10-month position paid on a 12-month basis. Salary will be based on the number of days worked. Benefit options include life, disability, dental, vision, and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants has been established.  Resumes/Applications will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered.  Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly.  Notification will only be sent to applicants selected for interviews.  Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information. 

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or other related conditions, national origin, religion, military or veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information or age in its employment practices. 

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007. 

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420

Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007​​