CREST Collaborative is seeking an Orientation & Mobility Specialist. Flexible schedule.
General Job Duties
•Evaluation of the visually impaired for safety and mobility in the school or community setting
•Teach use of low vision aides including pre-cane, white cane and sighted guide techniques
•Work with teachers to assure follow through of techniques for the individual student within the classroom
•Teach individuals to maximize the use of their vision and their ability to interpret other senses to make decisions in safety and mobility
•Awareness and training in the use of community resources i.e. banks, Post Office, Travel ect.
•Teach the social aspects of travel including asking or declining assistance
•Teach the visually impaired walking with safety, efficiency and independence
•Assists with student restraint as needed.
•Provide consultation and training to staff and regular education students to increase their awareness of visually impaired
•Provide techniques to assist in their safety and mobility.
- Position Type: Full-time
- Positions Available: 1
Job Categories: Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
Special Education > Visually Impaired Equal Opportunity Employer
CREST Collaborative is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation. Job Requirements
- Nationally certified by the Academy for Certification of Vision, Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP)
State License if applicable
Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 50 pounds
- At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
- Master degree preferred
- Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
There are no application questions required for this job posting.Contact Information
- Nicole Gallant, Team Chair/District Services Coordinator
- 9 Branch ST
- Methuen, Massachusetts 01844
- Phone: 978 685-3000
- Fax: 978-689-7466
- Email: click here