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NKCES Application

For additional information regarding Certified positions, please visit KDE Website for available positions.

Regional School Program Para Educator 

Educational professional to assist the Regional School teachers in the achievement of

teaching objectives by working with individual students or small groups to help them

achieve the skill levels of the class as a whole.


  • Administer, score, and record such achievement and diagnostic test as the teacher recommends for individual students.
  • Work with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher.
  • Assist the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interest, and abilities.
  • Operate and care for equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes.
  • Help students master equipment or instructional materials assigned by teacher.
  • Assist students with technology based learning and/or other software programs.
  • Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of fully licensed teachers.


  • High School Diploma
  • Passing score on the Kentucky Para-educator Assessment or 60 college hours.

To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, certification(s) and letter(s) of recommendation to stephanie.turner@nkces.org

Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired

  • An itinerant teacher for students with visual impairments to travel to students’ assigned schools to provide direct and/or consultative special education services relating to vision loss.
  • Work with classroom teachers, counselors, parents and diagnosticians concerning appropriate assessments, modifications, and/or test administration
  • Supervise modified materials preparation, acquisition and insuring necessary classroom modifications are made for students
  • Provide instructions to students ranging from age 3 to 21 for skills needed by blind and visually impaired students in order to access all areas of core curriculum
  • Maintain current professional libraries, assessment materials and registrations to appropriate agencies for students
  • Participate in transition for successful integration into community by helping students set realistic personal and vocational goals


  • A bachelor’s degree from a college or university
  • Kentucky certification for teachers of students with visual impairments
  • Ability to travel between sites
  • 3-5 years of experience  teaching the visually impaired.

To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, certification(s) and letter(s) of recommendation to jon.stratton@nkces.org