Occupational Therapist - Archdiocese Philadelphia - Secondary Schools
Position: Occupational Therapist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Assistive Technology Teacher
Job Location: St. Lucy School for Children with Visual Impairment
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Archdiocese Philadelphia - Secondary Schools
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Telephone: 215-587-3976
Job Description:
Assistive Technology Teacher – Part Time

Saint Lucy School for Children with Visual Impairments
4251 L Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is seeking an Assistive Technology Teacher to teach in a resource room of academic students who are blind and visually impaired.  Consider being a part of an amazing, energetic, and dedicated team of vision professionals.

  •  A bachelor or master’s degree in computer education, teacher of the visually impaired, and/or special education.
  • Familiarity with Voice Over speech synthesizer software for iOS technology, familiarity with Apps that provide accessibility to the blind/visually impaired, knowledge of the operation of the Apex Braille Note Taker Plus and familiarity with Braille embossers.
  • Familiarity with accessibility options such as magnification, large print, and reverse polarity.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate data collection in order to monitor student progress toward IEP goals.
  • Ability to teach the technology curriculum to students with modification for vision loss.
  • Willingness to collaborate with special education teachers.
  • Classroom management skills.
Responsibilities Include
  •  Ability to determine functional and academic implications of eye reports and implement environmental and academic adaptations accordingly.
  • Develop and keep data for IEP goals to address educational needs identified through assessment.
  • Develop lesson plans and unit plans according to the curriculum established by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
  • Ability to collaborate with the general education classroom teachers in order to facilitate inclusion.
This is a part time position, one day a week.

Candidates interested in applying for this position should send cover letter, resume, and list of references, to
Sr. Lisa Lettiere, Principal St. Lucy’s School at:            llettiere@saintlucyschool.org

The deadline for application is October 15, 2021

Interviews will be granted to the most qualified applicants.

PA required clearances and Safe Environment Certification and official transcripts will be required before employment can begin.

As a religious organization, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is also bound by Canon Law and Catholic teachings.  For this reason, there may be occasions when an employee’s failure to adhere to the truths of the Catholic faith are a factor in employment-related decisions.  In the event an employee fails to adhere to, or takes a position publicly that is contrary to, Catholic doctrine and teachings, or any policy or procedure maintained by the Archdiocese, the employee may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
Employment practices will not be influenced by an individual’s legally protected status or any other basis as may be required by local, state and/or federal law as those laws apply to the Archdiocese. 
Any employee with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace is encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of Human Resources.  Employees can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal.  Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Office of Catholic Education at 215-587-3700.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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