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Improving Education for Individuals with Visual Impairments.

Itinerant TVI/COMS - Greater Boston/Metro West

Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) / Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS) - Greater Boston/Metro West

Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) / Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS) - Greater Boston/Metro West
For over 185 years, Perkins School for the Blind has provided quality educational and residential services to multi-impaired students who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind, empowering them to reach their maximum potential. Perkins School for the Blind embraces diversity in ability, thought, culture and belief. We provide equal education and employment opportunities and value the unique talents and contributions of all of our students and staff.
Summary: The TVI/O&M provides direct and consultative Vision/O&M services to school age children and to their teachers/professionals and parents in the community. Some of the children may have multiple disabilities.
Responsibilities include: student assessments, development and implementation of individual education plans, consultation to and in-service training for education professionals, scheduling, maintaining communications among team members in numerous agencies and school districts, traveling in the community to schools, preparation of lessons and materials for each individual student, maintaining professional credentials, and paperwork associated with evaluations, contract services, reports and billing.
Schedule: Full Time 37.5 hours/week
How to apply:  Send your resume to Laura Eramo at Laura.Eramo@perkins.org or call 617-972-7283
Perkins seeks to enhance its community of intellectually, culturally and socially diverse individuals to enrich the educational experience of our students. Applicants who represent a variety of backgrounds and abilities, who are bilingual, or who have life experience are encouraged to apply.
 
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Qualifications: 

Qualifications:

Certification as Massachusetts Teacher in Vision Impairment or commitment to acquire such certification within one academic year. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree. Ability to travel between schools for itinerant services.  Preference will be given to candidates with dual TVI/COMS certification

Location
City: 
Greater Boston/Metro West
State: 
Massachusetts
Category: 
Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Category: 
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Contact Information
Name: 
Laura Eramo
Organization: 
Perkins School for the Blind
Email: 
laura.eramo@perkins.org
Resumes should be sent to address specified in the job description.: 
No
Created: 
Thu, 2017-03-23
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