Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Basic Information

Date posted: 08/08/2022

Location: Position travels, Massachusetts

Posted by: The Carroll Center for the Blind

Salary:

Contact Information

Address

770 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02458

Phone

617-969-6200 x223

More Details

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, attention to detail and oral/written skills required, as is a working knowledge of current mainstream and adaptive technologies and resources for teaching both low vision and non-visual learners in general and special education environments.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google a plus.
  • Good driving record and valid driver’s license.

Job Description

Full- and Part-Time positions available

  • $3000 Signing bonus for and Moving Costs Assistance for TVI hires working 30-plus hours per week!

     *Currently enrolled students in Master’s Program for TVI’S are encouraged to apply.

ABOUT US

Each year, the Carroll Center for the Blind helps nearly 1,300 blind or visually impaired children, adults and senior citizens gain the skills they need to live active and fulfilling lives.  Our Newton campus houses our rehabilitation program, computer training classes, low vision store, and administrative offices.  A large portion of our programs are services conducted in public schools, client’s homes and their communities.

JOB SUMMARY

IF you want to create positive change in the lives of students with visual impairments, you belong with us!

We seek qualified itinerant Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI) 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 Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments will prepare/obtain materials, and work with school-based teams in developing and implementing IEP’s.  This is a 10 month position with the option to work summers. Full- and Part-time or per diem positions available.  School sites located in Massachusetts.

BENEFITS

We offer generous benefits package to include health/dental/vision/basic life, 3 weeks accrued vacation, 10 sick days, 10 holidays, 2 personal days and a retirement program (403b) with up to a 3% match.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]  Should you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please email [email protected] and we will be happy to assist you.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT

The Carroll Center for the Blind (CCB) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and always fosters acceptance for everyone. We offer fair opportunities to all qualified persons in recruitment and selection, employment, compensation and benefits, professional development and training, transfers, promotions, social activities, and the use of CCB’s facilities. CCB welcomes all qualified applicants and ensures that everyone will receive equal consideration for employment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, military, or veteran status, political or union affiliation, or any other categories protected by Federal or State law.