Teacher of the Visually Impaired - ONLINE - GA

Enable My Child

Enable My Child

Georgia, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Position Highlights

  • Part-time position with approximately 5-10 hours per week

  • School hours are 8:00am-5:00pm EST; services must be provided during school hours

  • Services will be provided as push-in through the virtual classroom, pull-out 1 on 1 services, and evaluations

  • Teletherapy experience required

  • GA DOE (TVI) required

  • IEP Experience preferred

  • Preference given for candidates with a National Certification in Orientation and Mobility

About HelloHero

HelloHero was created in 2017 with a mission to increase access to behavioral and mental health services for students, teachers, and their families. Our founder Syed Mohammed, is familiar with the challenges of living with anxiety and a learning disability. His vision was to create an organization that could find a way to effectively and efficiently bring services to those in need. HelloHero offers an exclusive platform and community to support the professionals that provide these services remotely while bringing them a flexible solution to work life balance challenges for a challenging role.

Why Join HelloHero?

Prioritizing Professionals - We aim to offer teachers and providers with a supportive way to offer their services to those in need.

Flexibility - You create your own schedule. You choose to work as a HelloHero employee or an independent contractor. We also provide benefits for those choosing to work full-time as a HelloHero employee.

Support & Collaboration - Ongoing training and teamwork are imperative to your success and directly impact delivering quality services and ensuring our children thrive.

Outcomes Driven - We value innovative tools and research-based treatment.

Exclusive Technology - You have access to our proprietary technology that allows you to provide top-notch services by engaging and tailoring to the unique goals of each individual.

About the role

The Teacher of the Visually Impaired teaches individuals with visual impairment disabilities, providing a program and instruction to promote cognitive, academic, communication and language, behavioral and social, and physical development.

What you'll do
  • Provide high-quality online services to students according to the student's IEPs

  • Develop instruction plans that are child and family-centered

  • Provide direct services and instruction with the use of appropriate communication mode

  • Consult with teachers, therapists, support staff, and families to facilitate classroom or home participation

  • Develop, monitor, and report on goals; determine needs, and design interventions utilizing research-based best practices

  • Provide clear documentation in designated platforms that support the progress and growth of students toward their documented goals

  • Participate in IEP meetings and other meetings as needed

  • Oversee and ensure timely scheduling and rescheduling for assigned students through the use of the auto-scheduling system, and manually if necessary.

  • Monitor student attendance for services, completing timely documentation as required by schools

  • Primary contact for all communication directly with school personnel, students, and families regarding services to students on caseload

  • Provide students with positive reinforcement

  • Establish and maintain a safe and effective environment for learning


Education and Experience:

  • Active state licensure as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired where performing teletherapy services

  • State and Federal requirements for working in a school setting (FBI background check, Dept of Education Certification- if required by the state)

  • Experience delivery services online - preferred

  • Two years of experience working in a school setting - preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of subject area and current instructional methodologies and techniques associated with the visually impaired child.

  • Knowledge of deaf culture.

  • Skills in manually coded English and American Sign Language.

  • Skills in administration, analysis, and interpretation of a variety of assessment measures.

  • Ability to teach students of a wide variety of levels and age ranges.

  • Ability to work effectively with parents, community, and education colleagues in and outside the program.

  • Ability to function as a positive, contributing member of an educational team.

  • Excellent Technology & Computer proficiency, including the ability to learn new digital platforms

  • Reliable Wi-Fi/Internet access

  • Distraction-free work environment

  • Knowledge and experience with Special Education Services and support to include writing PLOPs, IEP Goals, and determination of appropriate services and accommodations as part of the IEP team

  • Knowledge & experience in administering evaluations prefer experience in virtual administration

  • Excellent written and oral communication including the ability to independently draft professional documentation as part of the evaluation and IEP process

  • Flexibility and adaptability in day-to-day operations

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

  • Manual dexterity to operate a telephone and enter data into a computer.

  • Facility to sit at a desk, conference table, or in meetings of various configurations for extended periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Facility to see and read, with or without visual aids, laws and codes, rules, policies, and other printed matter, and computer screens and printouts with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Facility to hear and understand speech at normal room levels and to hear and understand speech on the telephone with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Facility to speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal conversations, in training sessions, and in other meetings with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Mental Demands: Ability to foster collaborative relationships, work well under pressure, organize and synthesize new information, and prioritize tasks.

  • Note: This list of essential functions and physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.


Starting pay is determined based on experience, qualifications and the state in which service is received. See below for pay ranges.

  • Hourly pay ranges from $40-$47 hourly; $42-$52 for premium states (Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New York, Oregon, Washington).

  • Salaried positions have a range of $45,000-$53,000 annually; $45,000-$58,000 annually for premium states.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.