Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Basic Information

Date posted: 06/21/2019

Location: Newton, MA

Posted by: The Carroll Center for the Blind

Salary: competitive

Contact Information

Address

770 Centre Street,
Newton, MA 02458

Phone

617-969-6200 x223

More Details

Qualifications

M.Ed. with current Massachusetts DESE licensure (or eligibility) in Visual Impairments is required though students in need of a supervised practicum experience will be considered based on the recommendation and approval of their university advisor.  Strong organization, interpersonal and communication skills are a must, as is a working knowledge of current mainstream, adaptive technologies and resources for teaching both low vision and non-visual learners in general and special education environments.

Those applicants who are new to the field will be supported by seasoned professional staff. All staff work within a large team of experienced and veteran professionals. We offer newly hired TVI’s working 30+ hours a $3000 signing bonus, generous benefits package, professional development, working as part of a team and the opportunity to guide our students on their path to independence.

Job Description

THE CARROLL CENTER FOR THE BLIND

OFFERS NEW TVI’S HIRED FOR 30+ HOURS

~$3000 SIGNING BONUS~

The Carroll Center for the Blind empowers those who are blind and visually impaired to achieve independence and to lead a fulfilling life.  The Carroll Center serves all ages by providing campus based rehabilitation, technology instruction, community orientation and mobility as well as itinerant education and mobility services to children.  Check out our website:  www.carroll.org.

full-time, part-time & per diem positions available.

We seek qualified itinerant TVIs to conduct Functional Vision and Learning Media assessments, and to provide direct instruction, and consultation for students ages 3-21, including those with additional disabilities.  Additionally, the TVI will prepare/obtain materials, and work with school-based teams in developing and implementing IEPs.  This is a 10-month position with the option to work summers.

Kindly email a cover letter and resume to:  [email protected].

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.