Job Description

Openings as of 7/20/2018
Admin Professional

  • Braillist (2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR) JobID: 9778
  • Position Type:
    Admin Professional/Braillist

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Exceptional Education

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

  • Hours Per Day:
    Certification Status:
    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.

    Associate’s (or higher) degree
    60 Semester-Hour credits from an accredited institution
    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

    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

    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.

    2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR
    LOCATION - Exceptional Education - various sites throughout the district
    WCL - Grade 11
    $16.76 per hour
    1.00 FTE - 8 hours per day
    9 months

    Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.

    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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