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Assessment Intervention Management Orientation and Mobility Specialist in San Antonio, Texas

JOB TITLE: Orientation and Mobility Specialist

AIM, Assessment Intervention Management


    • Valid Type 10 Certificate in Blind and Partially Seeing with O & M Endorsement OR AER Certification
    • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree Preferred
    • Valid TX Driver's license and safe driving record


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AIM has an opening for an Orientation and Mobility Specialist to provide orientation and safe travel skills at a developmentally appropriate level to visually impaired students. To orient staff and train, staff to follow through on appropriate safe travel skills within the classroom and school.


  • Working knowledge of orientation and travel skills from preschool through high school; including adapted mobility devices, long cane, public transportation, etc.

  • Ability to work well with all staff

  • Commitment to professional development


  • Provide appropriate, individualized instruction to each student on the caseload

  • Develop lesson plans and schedules that meet the goals of each student

  • Provide consultation and assistance to vision staff as to skills to implement in the classroom

  • Establish open, frequent communication with parents, and all related service staff

  • Make recommendations for time need to implement goals

  • Knowledge of Braille

  • Ability to teach tactile maps

  • Ability to teach techniques to train eccentric viewing and utilization of appropriate low vision devices necessary for orientation or travel

  • Assisting students to understand the impact of vision and to make safe travel decisions

  • Follow through on team developed behavioral goals

  • Participate in appropriate staff meetings as requested

  • Establish and maintain a positive atmosphere in working with staff in order that this atmosphere will be carried over for the student


  • Maintain emotional control under stress.

  • Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job.

  • Regular District-wide travel to multiple work locations as assigned; frequent standing, stooping, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, heavy lifting, and moderate carrying.

  • May be required to lift and transfer students to and from wheelchairs or assist with positioning students with physical disabilities.

  • Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment

  • Strong family engagement and communication


  • Competitive regional market salary for COMS

  • Health benefits package available

  • Offers/contracts are pending background check