Perkins School for the Blind

Watertown, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3077384
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 4, 2019
  • Starting Date: June 24, 2019

Job Description


Under the general supervision of the Education Director or the Assistant Education Director, the Home and Personal Management Teacher teaches home and personal management skills, including daily living skills, nutrition, food preparation, family living, sex education, use of community resources, child care, sewing and prevocational subjects to multi-impaired students 12-22 years of age, as a member of a team providing educational/prevocational programs to these individuals.


Prepare individual educational plans based on student needs, provide instruction based on lesson plans, assess progress, and evaluate and report in the format prescribed by the school.
Participate as a member of a team in developing objectives, carry out programs, and communicate with others to assure continuity of program.
Promote the development of appropriate attitudes through positive learning experiences.
Assume responsibility for safeguarding the health and safety of students.
Work within program guidelines for expenditures and maintain appropriate records.
Work within school and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Position Type: Summer
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Life Skills
    Special Education > Mentally Disabled
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
    Special Education > Visually Impaired
  • Welcome to Perkins School for the Blind!

    About Us

    Perkins School for the Blind is an innovative leader in serving people with visual impairments. Strong leadership from both staff and the Board of Trustees has created a legacy of education and discovery. We are always questioning how to best serve our students in the classroom, in the community and around the world. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Perkins School for the Blind 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

    • Minimum Requirements:

      Degree and/or certification in Home Economics and experience with special needs students, or degree and/or TVI certification and experience with the teaching of Home and Personal Management subjects.
      Ability to speak and write effectively.
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Daniel O'Connell , HR Specialist
    • 175 North Beacon Street
    • Watertown, Massachusetts 02472

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