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Special Education Teacher Assistant for the Visually Impaired

University/Agency: Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification: Special Education Teacher (Visually Impaired) Assistant
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Posting Duration: 11/7/2018 - 11/18/2018
Probation Period: 6 months

Job Description

The Special Education Teacher Assistant for the Visually Impaired provides support for the Vision teaching staff and their students, in the classroom and with material preparation.

This position is subject to academic break layoff, mid-May through mid-August.


1. 30 semester hours of credit from a recognized institution of higher education

2. At least 19 years of age at the time of employment

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, then employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

1. Past experience with children with visual impairments.

2. Knowledge of Braille Code.

3. Knowledge of transcription software.

4. Willingness to be flexible with work assignments and schedule.

5. Ability to transition quickly between classrooms throughout the building in a timely manner.


$13.68 - $17.78 per hour


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Contact Information

University/Agency: Illinois State University
   Department/College: Thomas Metcalf School
Contact: Kira Shelton
Phone Number:
Comments: All applications must be submitted online. Applications submitted via fax, e-mail, or mail will not be accepted.

Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. Do not leave gaps in employment. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please prepare in advance a resume, cover letter, and at least 3 professional references with phone numbers to attach to this application.

A Civil Service examination will be required. You will be notified by e-mail if you meet the qualifications for the examination. You may print a copy of your application and bring it to the examination with you as a reference. Please closely monitor your email for correspondence regarding your application status.

Other documentation such as college transcripts (may be unofficial) and/or a DD214 (official military discharge) must also be brought to the Civil Service exam or provided in advance if applicable in order to receive the maximum eligible points.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.