TECHNOLOGY SKILLS INSTRUCTOR/EVALUATOR

Position Summary

[Rehabilitation Services, 30 Hours]

If you are compassionate and high-energy, come join our team! 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, keep daily notes on each client, stay current on approaches for accessing print and perform other related duties. The Technology Skills Instructor will evaluate students’ progress, make recommendations, and present at department meetings.

About Us

The Carroll Center for the Blind empowers those who are blind and visually impaired to achieve independence and lead a fulfilling life. The Carroll Center serves all ages and stages of vision loss by providing campus-based rehabilitation, technology instruction, community orientation and mobility as well as itinerant education and mobility services to children. Our Rehabilitation team uses a team-based approach, where all Instructors collaborate closely across training disciplines and work together to best support client skill development and emotional adjustment to vision loss.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 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 is a plus.
  • Must be energetic, creative, and enthusiastic.
  • Possess excellent oral/written skills and be a team player.

Benefits

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.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter, resume and a completed application (found below) to hr@carroll.org. Should you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please email hr@carroll.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 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.
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.