Department of Administrative Services

Education Consultant 2 (B.E.S.B.)(10 Months)(40 Hour) (3186FF)

$37.89-$48.57 Hourly / $3,031.58-$3,885.45 BiWeekly /
$79,124.24-$101,410.25 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Board of Education and Services for the Blind, on an itinerant basis, provides special instruction in braille and related subjects to visually handicapped students in public schools.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May supervise Education Consultants 1 (Blind).

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Instructs in the specialized and basic skills of braille reading and writing, typewriter and may assist with arithmetic, science or art adaptations and any other instructional tasks as assigned; plans and arranges for the provision of specialized and appropriate materials and equipment such as braille, recorded and large print textbooks, braille-writers, typewriters, talking book machines required by the individual students; acts as interpreter between school and home; assists in securing appropriate training other than public school education as needed; assists parents with proper school placement; arranges for diagnostic evaluations, if not available locally through the local districts; provides consultative services to school and related community personnel working with or interested in visually handicapped children; serves on division committees; makes case reports; answers correspondence clearly; speaks before parent, volunteer and professional groups; performs  related work as required..

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of the principles and methods of education of the blind and visually handicapped with emphasis on braille instruction; some knowledge of eye diseases and of the psychological effects of blindness; ability to deal effectively with others; ability in written and oral expression.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Graduation from college (graduation shall be considered successful completion of a four-year college or its equivalent) and not less than twelve (12) semester hours' credit in courses applicable to the blind or partially sighted and three (3) years' employment as a teacher in this area OR IN LIEU THEREOF an equivalent combination of experience and training acceptable to the State Board of Education for certification.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a standard certificate in special education in the area of teaching the blind or partially-sighted issued by the State Board of Education.

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(09)-Education

BARGAINING UNIT

(13)-EDUCATION A (P-3A)

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

FF 27

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Education Consultant 2 (B.E.S.B.) in Salary Group 19 approved effective October 1, 1977. (Revised to establish FF Pay Plan) Action No. 18-005

EFFECTIVE DATE

6/1/18

CLASS: 3186FF; EST: 9/25/1964; REV: 6/1/2018;