Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments
[Full-Time & Part-Time]
- $3,000 Signing Bonus for new TVI hires working 30+ hours/week
If you want to create positive change in the lives of people with visual impairments, you belong with 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, clients’ homes, and their communities.
Who We Seek
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 the greater Boston area.
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 and adaptive technologies and resources for teaching both low vision and non-visual learners in general and special education environments.
We offer a generous benefits package that includes medical/dental coverage (70% employer paid), 3 weeks accrued vacation, 10 accrued sick days, 2 personal days, 10 holidays, flexible spending accounts, and up to a 3% employer matched 403(b) plan.
How To Apply
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form (linked below). Should you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to assist you.
The Carroll Center for the Blind is a private, non-profit agency, located in Newton, Massachusetts, which serves persons of all ages and stages, who are blind or visually impaired.
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.
The CCB culture embraces both the law and a work environment that is safe, positive, diverse, inclusive, and equitable for all. Our mission and impact shines bright on all.