TECHNOLOGY SKILLS INSTRUCTOR/EVALUATOR

Summary

[30 hours/week]

We seek a Technology Skills Instructor to work with students who range in age from 14 to 90 and teach a wide variety of nonvisual skills related to accessible means for personal computer use, smartphone use, notetaking techniques, braille, paper/digital record keeping skills as well as approaches for accessing print. The Technology Skills Instructor will evaluate students’ progress, make recommendations and present at department meetings. The Department uses a team-based approach, where all instructors collaborate closely across training disciplines of the Vision Rehab Staff and work together to best support consumer skill development and emotional adjustment to vision loss.

Qualifications

Successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree combined with a minimum of two years’ experience working with blind/visually impaired adults and teaching current Windows OS, Microsoft Office products, typing, smartphones & notetaking techniques, paper/digital record keeping skills as well as approaches for accessing print. Experience teaching braille and Apple computer operating systems a plus. Must be energetic, creative, and enthusiastic as well as possess excellent oral/written skills and be a team player.

We offer 3 weeks’ vacation, 12 sick days and generous benefits including health, dental, vision, retirement with employer match and flexible spending. We are close to public transit and have free parking.

If you are interested in applying, kindly e-mail a cover letter and resume to jobs@carroll.org

The Carroll Center for the Blind is a private, non-profit agency located in Newton, Massachusetts that serves persons of All Ages and All Stages of Vision Loss. We are close to Boston, Cambridge, Wellesley, Watertown, Waltham, Allston/Brighton, and on public transit routes.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.