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Amergis Teacher Orientation and Mobility in Everett, MA in Boston, Massachusetts

LOCATION: Everett, MA

JOB TITLE : Teacher - Orientation and Mobility

• Hours/ Schedule : 32 hours/week

• Start Date: 5/20/2024

• Setting: School- Special Education

• Duration: Full school year

Looking for (Full-Time| In-person) for | Teacher of Orientation and Mobilty

INTERVIEW/OFFER - ASAP

For further information and/or to apply to this opportunity, please contact SHELLEY- ANN PANTIN Call/Text: Direct: 813.829.0812 or email your UPDATED resume to shpantin@amergis.com

Must be certified in the state of MA

The Teacher Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Specialist provides students with appropriate learning experiences and activities designed to help them in social, intellectual, and emotional growth. The Teacher Orientation and Mobility enable students to develop competencies and skills to function in a successful and positive manner and teach students with visual impairments to safely and independently navigate their environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Instructs students with visual impairments to be mobile in a proficient and safe manner in all environments

  • Consults with teachers, parents, and school support staff to ensure that home and classroom environments are properly modified and/or adapted for Amergisization of independence in mobility

  • Develops orientation and mobility plans to meet IEP goals

  • Prepares lessons that accommodate learning styles

  • Assists in the selection of instructional materials and equipment

  • Evaluates student learning styles and use results to plan educational activities

  • Conducts assessments of student progress and achievement using testing methodology

  • Compiles reports, records, and documents as required

  • Conducts conferences with parents, teachers, students, and other school district staff

  • Follows School and Amergis District policies and procedures

  • Trains support staff, parents and other personnel to incorporate orientation and mobility techniques into daily classroom routine

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid state teaching certificate as required by state regulations

  • Minimum of one year experience in learning environment preferred

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

  • Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency program when applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

    AMERGIS HEALTHCARE STAFFING OFFERS

    Competitive pay

    Full time in-person

    Weekly pay

    Benefits

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    Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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