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Posted: Mon Jul 24 2023

Braillist - 2023/24 School Year - Washington



Braillist – (up to 37.5 hours/week) 1.0 FTE Coverage

Pay Package: $40-50 Per hour
  • As soon as possible through June 21, 2024, based on District calendar
  • 1.0 FTE, up to 37.5 hours per week, not including 30-minute unpaid meal break for shifts over five (5) hours. Will accept applicants wanting part time position (0.5 FTE – 1.0 FTE).
  • Location: Various sites throughout the District
  • Ability to learn and demonstrate an understanding of braille
  • Applicant must be willing to work in-person
  • Applicant must have Washington State License and Certification
  • Applicant must have fingerprints on file with OSPI prior to starting

The Braillist serves as an alternative media technician for students with vision impairments in order to provide accessible materials to students with vision impairments. This can range from braille to large print to electronic versions of school materials. The alternative media technician works under the direction of a teacher of students with vision impairments (tsvi).
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Transcribe materials including books, workbooks, testing material, and classroom work for students with visual impairments, including tactile maps and graphs into requested format.
  • Maintain accurate records of all transcriptions.
  • Maintain properly labeled electronic files on all materials to be maintained for future use.
  • Manage time to ensure that materials are available when needed by students.
  • Make necessary adaptations of materials for students with visual impairments in conjunction with the tsvi.
  • Remain current in computer technology as it relates to braille production and interfacing with the student’s braille-related assistive technology.
  • Order and maintain an inventory of supplies needed for performance of job duties.
  • Maintain a resource file for locating alternative sources of braille, large print, or electronic materials
  • Knowledge of correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.


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