The Special Education Paraprofessional for Students with Visual Impairments supports teachers by assisting students in various classroom settings. In addition, this individual will assist in preparing materials as requested by the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments and the classroom teacher.
This position is subject to academic break layoff, mid-May through mid-August.
University Benefit Highlights:
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
Retirement and supplemental retirement
Tuition waiver benefits are available to staff as well as their eligible dependents.
Paid holiday/administrative closures during Thanksgiving and Winter Breaks
Paid vacation and sick time
For more University Benefit information: https://hr.illinoisstate.edu/benefits/
Possession of a valid Paraprofessional Educator’s License with Stipulations Endorsement as required by the Illinois State Board of Education.
Experience with children with visual impairments
Knowledge of basic computer programs, such as those used for word processing
Ability to type a minimum of 50 words per minute
Ability to learn and demonstrate understanding of braille
Willingness to be flexible with work assignments and schedule
Familiarity with software and equipment used to transcribe print materials to braille
Ability to access regular print material to format into braille or read to students
Ability to collaborate with others
$14.74 - $19.15 per hour
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