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| Perkins School for the Blind|
United States, Massachusetts, Watertown
|April 26, 2022|
Department: Education Programs
Schedule: Full-time & Part-time (First and second shifts available based on program needs)
Free Campus Housing Available!
Our Perkins Story
If you're looking for a chance to change the world for children and young adults with multiple disabilities and visual impairments, Perkins School for the Blind has opportunities for you.
We're looking for energetic and talented individuals committed to helping people reach their full potential. Our work begins with students on our campus in Watertown, Massachusetts, but spans the globe with partnerships that help the world's most vulnerable children.
As an organization, we encourage our employees to:
Across all departments, these actions are fundamental in helping Perkins achieve its mission of building a world where people with complex disabilities and visual impairments can learn and thrive. If these sound like you, we encourage you to consider a career at Perkins.
About this Role
The Teaching Assistant works with multiply impaired, deaf and deafblind students 5-22 years of age. Responsibilities include providing direct care, independent living skills training and classroom assistance, assisting with lifting and transferring, implementing behavioral interventions and communication skills.
We'd love to talk with you if you have many of the following:
Preference may be given to candidates with: Associate's or Bachelor's degree with experience working with special needs children; valid driver's license and willingness to drive school vehicles
We provide a complete benefits package that includes recess time, tuition reimbursement, medical and dental insurance, LTD and Life insurance, retirement programs and staff development and training. Dependent upon availability, housing may also be offered to staff.Perkins seeks to enhance its community of intellectually, culturally, and socially diverse individuals to enrich the educational experience of our students. Applicants from a multicultural background, are bilingual, and/or who have relevant life experience are encouraged to apply.
How to apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.
Perkins seeks to enhance its community of intellectually, culturally, and socially diverse individuals to enrich the educational experience of our students. Applicants from a multicultural background, are bilingual, and/or who have life experience are encouraged to apply.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER