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Improving Education for Individuals with Visual Impairments.

Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) - Central Massachusetts area Full Time- Infant/Toddler

Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) - Central Massachusetts area- Infant/Toddler program
Full Time 37.5 hours/week

 
Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) - Central Massachusetts area- Infant/Toddler program
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:
The TVI, using a family centered practice provides direct and consultative vision services to infants and toddlers (ages 0-3) and to their parents in their homes and within the community. Some of the children may have multiple disabilities. The teacher travels in the community to homes and is responsible for providing vision services, helping the family to understand vision loss and its impact on development, scheduling and maintaining communications among team members from Early Intervention as well as completing all paperwork associated with evaluations, 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: 

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.

Location
City: 
Central Massachusetts area
State: 
Massachusetts
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.: 
Send Resumes to address specified in job description
Phone: 
617-972-7283
Created: 
Wed, 2018-09-19
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