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  Accounts Payable Specialist II
Location: Watertown   Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 12/03/2020   Closing Date: 12/03/2021  
Under the direction of the AP Supervisor, the AP Specialist II (“APS II”) is a key member of the Accounts Payable team and performs a variety of accounts payable duties in compliance with accounting practices and policies of Perkins. These duties include handling the P-Card program, processing employee reimbursements, performing the more complex accounts payable tasks and assisting the AP Supervisor in identifying and implementing process efficiencies. The APS II provides outstanding customer service to all external and internal customers and works cooperatively with colleagues, budget managers, vendors, and students. 40 hours/week Department: Business Office

  Assistant Coordinator Residential Living
Location: Watertown   Address: MA   Posting Date: 02/16/2021   Closing Date: 03/05/2025  
The Assistant Coordinator of Residential Living works in our residential cottages to provide supervision, organization, and administrative coverage to a residence for multiply impaired, blind, deaf and deafblind students 10-22 years of age. The ACRL assists in the coordination of the administrative and operational aspects of student residential life, including supervision and training of residential staff as well as attend to the direct care, medical and behavioral needs of students in the residence. Program: Deafblind Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week

  Awake Overnight
Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 09/30/2020   Closing Date: 09/30/2025  
The Awake Overnight is responsible for remaining awake and alert at all times during the shift to perform routine checks of all students as specified in the schedule for the residence. They will also attend to the direct care, medical, and behavioral needs of the students. Program: Deafblind Schedule: 18 hours/week

  Custodian (Full & Part Time)
Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 02/01/2021   Closing Date: 01/09/2025  
The custodian performs general cleaning and building maintenance duties, working independently or in small groups. The custodian also maintains assigned areas in school buildings or similar buildings in a clean and orderly condition using equipment, chemicals and cleaning solvents. Schedule: Full & Part-time available

  CVI Project Coordinator
Location: Howe Building   Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 01/05/2021   Closing Date: 12/14/2021  
The CVI Project Coordinator position at Perkins School for the Blind, involves working with the Perkins CVI team, assisting in the support and implementation of CVI assessments, assisting in the creation of environmental and materials adaptations, providing consultations to staff and providing educational programming for Perkins students with CVI on and off campus programs. Assisting in the creation of content for the Perkins CVI NOW website, school district trainings and in the creation of professional training online classes.Full-time 40 hours/week.

  Food Service Cook - Per Diem
Location: Watertown, MA   Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 01/05/2021   Closing Date: 09/10/2025  
Under the direction of the manager and school nutritionist, Food Service Cook is responsible for preparing meals and snacks to achieve required taste and appearance in accordance with school standard preparation guidelines and recipes for students, clients and staff. Flexible hours.

  Food Service Prep Cook
Location: Potter/Glover   Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 01/20/2021   Closing Date: 01/20/2022  
Under the direction of the Executive Chef and Cook on shift, assists in the preparation of meals for weekend residential students and staff. Saturday and Sunday shifts.

  International Department Intern
Location: Remote or Virtual   Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 12/03/2020   Closing Date: 05/15/2025  
The intern supports the 2030 vision of universal quality education for children with multiple disabilities and vision impairment. Perkins International offers an intensive internship program in a flexible format. As an intern, you enjoy direct interaction with a broad range of both national and international professionals and experts, and the opportunity to make a visible contribution to a vibrant organization.

  Itinerant Teacher of the Visually Impaired (Full-time & Part-time)
Location: Southeast   Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 01/14/2021   Closing Date: 01/14/2025  
Provides direct and consultative vision services to school age children (ages 3-22), their teachers/professionals and parents in the community. Some of the children may have additional disabilities. Responsibilities include: student assessments, development and implementation of individual education plans, consultation to and in-service training for education professionals and early intervention professionals, scheduling, maintaining communications among team members in numerous agencies and school districts, traveling in the community to schools, preparation of lessons and materials for each individual student, maintaining professional credentials, and paperwork associated with evaluations, contract services, reports and billing. Location: Southeast Region, Massachusetts Schedule: Full Time

  Occupational Health Nurse
Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 08/26/2020   Closing Date: 08/26/2025  
Perkins is looking for a dedicated and professional Occupational Health Nurse to provide for and deliver health and safety programs and services to Perkins staff. The Occupational Health Nurse will be responsible for promotion and restoration of health, prevention of illness and injury, and protection from work-related and environmental hazards and will work collaboratively with the student’s health services team. The ideal candidate for this position will licensed as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts and have a combined knowledge of health and business to offer a blended approach to health care at work. You will have strong communication skills, planning & organizing expertise, and the ability to provide superior care and counseling for our staff. You will be self-sufficient and resourceful. Due to the nature of this position, a high degree of confidentiality is required. Department: Human Resources Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week

  Security Representative
Location: Howe Building   Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 02/16/2021   Closing Date: 04/30/2021  
As a Security Representative, you will provide best-in-class security for Perkins School for the Blind, conducting focused patrols by foot or vehicle in order to protect people, property, and information within your assigned area of responsibility. You will work as part of a team, but must also be prepared to act independently as the situation may warrant. Department: Facilities and Property Management Schedule: Overnight shift. Full-time, 40 hours/week

  Social Worker
Location: Northeast   Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 02/23/2021   Closing Date: 02/23/2025  
Under the general supervision of the Education Director or Assistant Education Director; Function as primary liaison between the students/clients, their families and staff within the assigned educational program, in order to facilitate communication between school and home. Function as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Facilitate communication between Perkins School and outside agencies. Provide direct service to students/clients and their families, as appropriate. Part-time 22.5 hours/week

  Special Education Art Teacher
Location: Watertown,   Address: MA   Posting Date: 01/14/2021   Closing Date: 01/14/2022  
Under the general supervision of the Education Director or Assistant Education Director, the Art Teacher provides instructional services for students with multiple disabilities including visual impairment, based on individual needs and evaluates students as required. They will plan, prepare and implement appropriate art-based activities for each student as well as provide a variety of adapted materials and aids as appropriate for each student. Full-time Department: Lower School

  Special Education Teacher
Location: Lower School   Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 01/09/2021   Closing Date: 02/26/2023  
Under the general supervision of the Education Director or Assistant Education Director, the Teacher provides instructional services for students with students with multiple disabilities including visual impairment, based on individual needs and evaluates students as required. They will plan, prepare and implement appropriate educational goals for each student as well as provide a variety of adapted materials and aids as appropriate for each student. Full-time Department: Lower School

  Speech-Language Pathologist
Location: Watertown   Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 10/01/2020   Closing Date: 10/01/2025  
Under the general supervision of the Education Director, the ideal candidate will assess, organize, plan and implement the delivery of speech and language services for a population of students with vision, multiple impairment or intellectual deficit. They will also provide direct therapy to students, consultation, and in-service training to members of the interdisciplinary program team. Full-time 37.5 hours/week Deaf/Blind Program

  Teaching Assistant - All Programs
Address: Watertown, MA   Posting Date: 09/30/2020   Closing Date: 06/23/2025  
Under the general supervision of the Education Director, the Teaching Assistant assist in teaching skills to meet designated objectives within the Individual Education Plan (I.E.P) and report progress on these objectives in oral and/or written formats as prescribed by the program. They will also attend to the direct care, medical and behavioral needs of students in the residence and participate in staff development and trainings.

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