Job: Braillist (2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR)

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Posted: 08/29/2017

Job Reference #: 8098

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Openings as of 9/20/2017
Admin Professional

  • Braillist (2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR) JobID: 8098
  • Position Type:
    Admin Professional/Braillist

  • Date Posted:
    7/28/2017

  • Location:
    Exceptional Education

  • Date Available:
    07/31/2017

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

  • Hours Per Day:
    8
    Certification Status:
    NonCertified
    FTE:
    1.0
    Months:
    9
      SUMMARY
    Under the supervision of a Teacher for the Visually Impaired the Braillist assists supporting assigned students. The Braillist may assist teacher with the students’ use of technical devices in the classroom, and instruct others on and about Braille technology, hardware and software.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    Associate’s (or higher) degree
    OR
    60 Semester-Hour credits from an accredited institution
    OR
    AZ Dept. of Education-approved Academic Assessment Test
    Knowledge of transcribing Braille or working with Braille-related technology, including Grade 2 and Nemeth Code
    Knowledge of Tactile graphics, material adaptation, scanners, embossers, Duxbury, Text Bridge (or other OCR Software), Scientific notebook, Paper Port, or other file management software
    Knowledge of visual and sensory impairment in children and/or adults
    Basic computer and word processing skills
    Record keeping experience
    Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions
    Any equivalent combination of experience, training, or education

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Braille Transcriber Certificate.
    Six months of experience working with vision impaired children
    One-year experience transcribing Braille or working with Braille-related technology, including Grade 2 and Nemeth Code

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE
    FBI fingerprint background check (at employee’s expense).
    Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization
    Valid AZ Driver's License required within 10 days of hire.
    Reliable mode of personal transportation with evidence of auto insurance policy. Coverage must be valid throughout term of employment.

    COMMENTS
    Questions concerning this position please contact Andi Urbina @520-225-6012
    2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR
    LOCATION - Exceptional Education - various sites throughout the district
    WCL - Grade 9
    $14.80 per hour
    FTE - 1.0
    8 hours per day
    9 months


    Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.





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