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Technology Instructor

Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center in Sarasota, Florida is seeking a

full-time Technology Instructor.

Founded in 1985, the Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center is dedicated to providing quality

vision rehabilitation services for the blind and visually impaired community in a five-county

region. At the Lighthouse there are a lot of creative opportunities including virtual and in person

training, funded continuing education, and a generous benefits package to include Medical,

Dental, Vision and 403 B with employer match. The Technology Instructor will work with certified

staff members that possess a team mentality and are always open to change. Degree in related

field preferred.

The Technology Instructor develops and executes training plans for visually impaired clients in

the use of assistive technology devices and programs. Duties include but are not limited to:

● Develop instructional materials and lesson plans for use in teaching assistive technology

devices and programs.

● Assess individual client needs for assistive technology training at clients’ homes, job

sites or a Lighthouse facility as needed.

● Develop, in conjunction with the client (and referring agency if applicable), goals to be

accomplished during training.

● Provide instruction in computer, tablet and smartphone functions and assistive

technology programs and devices such as ZoomText, JAWS, etc. as needed.

● Assess client’s progress toward meeting his/her goals and work to overcome any

obstacles to progress, coordinating with referring agencies and other staff if applicable.

● Complete and enter into the database all reports and statistical information required by

Lighthouse and funding sources such as DBS to document client progress including

evaluations, goals, daily and monthly progress, prior to established deadlines.

● Attend meetings with referring agencies to discuss progress and help the client achieve

his/her vocational goals.

● Stay current with new developments and technology in the field and recommend

appropriate new developments to the manager; attend training programs relative to

assistive technology as Lighthouse funds permit.

● Assist in evaluating hardware, software and other adaptive devices donated to


● Participate in an interdisciplinary approach with other staff members to promote interest,

enthusiasm, and knowledge about assistive technology.

● Attend meetings and trainings as needed.

The Lighthouse has been a staple in the Sarasota community for over 35 years and has helped

countless people with visual impairments find courage, community and independence. Join us!

All Lighthouse employees are subject to pre-employment background checks, and eligibility to

work will be verified through E-Verify. Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center is an equal

opportunity and E-Verify employer with a drug-free workplace.

Visit to learn more about us.

No telephone calls please! Please submit your cover letter and resume to

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Experience Level : Entry Level, Mid to Senior Level

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