|[Position No Longer Available]||Forward Print|
|Position:||Specialist, Cortical Visual Impairment, Office of Special Education|
|Company:||District of Columbia Public Schools|
|Job Location(s):||Washington, DC|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Starting Salary Range:||$23.44-$30.09|
|Required Education:||Graduate Degree|
|Required Security Clearance:||None|
|Related Categories:||Education - K12, Education - Special Needs, Education - Administration|
Our public school students need your expertise, passion and leadership.
We are looking for highly motivated and skilled talent to join our team at District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). We seek individuals who are passionate about transforming the DC school system and making a significant difference in the lives of public school students, parents, principals, teachers, and central office employees.
DCPS serves 45,000 students in the nation's capital through the efforts of approximately 4,000 educators in 123 schools. As part of a comprehensive reform effort to become the preeminent urban school system in America, DCPS intends to have the highest-performing, best paid, most satisfied, and most honored educator force in the nation and a distinctive central office staff whose work supports and drives instructional excellence and significant achievement gains for DCPS students.Position Overview
This position is located in the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). The incumbent should possess specific knowledge, experience and expertise related to Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). This is a part-time position for 20 hours per week without benefits.
An energetic, professional is needed for the DCPS Vision Program. We believe that students with CVI can learn to use their vision for academic and functional purposes, given the appropriate, research-based intervention. The DCPS Vision Program is on the path to becoming the model for a world class set of services and supports to address the unique needs of students who have ocular or functional vision challenges that negatively impact upon educational performance. Under the supervision of the Program
Personal Qualities of Top Candidates
The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.
Notice of Criminal Background Check. In accordance with the Criminal Background Checks for the Protection of Children Act of 2004, this position has been designated and identified as one which requires a criminal background check and/or traffic record check. If you are tentatively selected for the position, a criminal background check and/or traffic record check (for positions which require the operation of a motor vehicle) will be conducted. A final offer of employment is contingent upon the receipt of a satisfactory criminal background check and/or traffic record check.
Notice of Non-Discrimination. In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, District of Columbia Official Code Section 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) does not discriminate (including employment therein and admission thereto) on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an interfamily offense, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination, which is prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above-protected categories is prohibited. Discrimination in violation of the aforementioned laws will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Title IX regulation requires schools to implement specific and continuing steps to protect students and others against discrimination on the basis of sex. Students, parents and/or guardians with inquiries regarding Title IX non-discrimination policies related to students and student activities shall contact:
Title IX Coordinator
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies of DCPS will be handled as follows:
Employees with inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies related to employment and employees or who wish to file a discrimination complaint should contact:
Students, parents and/or guardians with inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies related to students and student activities, including Section 504, should contact:
Director of Targeted Student Support
Position InformationOpening Date: February 10, 2012
Closing Date: February 10, 2013
Vacancy Announcement Number: 10-OSE-182
Location: Washington, DC
How to ApplyTo apply for this position, please complete an online
application. Be mindful that you will be asked to select
the position for which you are applying, so please note
the exact title of this job description
Questions?Email firstname.lastname@example.org for technical
assistance. For all other questions, please refer to our