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Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS) - Central Massachusetts area
Full Time 37.5 hours/week
 
Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS) - Central Massachusetts area
Full Time 37.5 hours/week
Perkins School for the Blind, located near Boston, was the first school for the blind chartered in the United States in 1829. For over 180 years, the staff at Perkins have been providing quality services to students and clients who are blind, visually impaired, deafblind and multi-impaired. 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.
Job Summary:
Provides direct and consultative orientation and mobility services to school age children, their teachers/professionals and parents in the community. Some of the children may have additional 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: 

ACVREP Certification as an Orientation and Mobility Specialist  Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree. Ability to travel between schools for itinerant services.

Location
City: 
Central Massachusetts area
State: 
Massachusetts
Category: 
Orientation and Mobility Specialist
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
Phone: 
617-972-7283
Created: 
Mon, 2019-08-12
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