03/01/2023Return to view all job openings
COMS Day 8:00am to 4:00pm
COMS Evening 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Foster a supportive, inclusive, and accessible learning environment; support social interaction and self-advocacy
Assessing students’ O&M skills upon start of the program to determine their level of independence and safety.
Instruction in skills and concepts to enable them to travel as independently as possible during the program. Teaching skills for travel with safety, proficiency and confidence in familiar and unfamiliar environments.
Ensuring students’ safety during the program while fostering maximum independence.
Preparing or using equipment and materials as appropriate to promote development of O&M skills.
Training non-COMS staff in safe travel techniques for students
Running small group activities and teaching related skills
Maintaining a clean and organized household environment in the dorm
Supervising and guiding students during program outings
Documenting student progress daily
Perform other related tasks as assigned.
M.Ed. in Orientation & Mobility and ACVREP COMS certification required (or eligible).
Experience with school-aged children.
Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills are a must, as is a working knowledge of current mainstream, adaptive travel technologies and resources for teaching low vision & nonvisual learners.
Valid driver’s license is required.
Phone: 617-969-6200 ext. 245
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete our Application for Employment (can be found at www.carroll.org/careers) and email a copy of your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. 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 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.