The Carroll Center for the Blind

Newton, Massachusetts,


Contact Phone:
617-969-6200 x223

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Contact Address:

770 Centre Street
Newton, MA

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Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Job Description:


  • $3,000 Signing Bonus for new TVI hires working 30+ hours/week

If you want to create positive change in the lives of people with visual impairments, you belong with us!


Each year, the Carroll Center for the Blind helps nearly 1,300 blind or visually impaired children, adults and senior citizens gain the skills they need to live active and fulfilling lives. Our Newton campus houses our rehabilitation program, computer training classes, low vision store, and administrative offices. A large portion of our programs are services conducted in public schools, clients’ homes, and their communities.


We seek qualified itinerant Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI) to conduct Functional Vision and Learning Media assessments, and to provide direct instruction, and consultation for students ages 3-21, including those with additional disabilities.  Additionally, the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments will prepare/obtain materials, and work with school-based teams in developing and implementing IEP’s.  This is a 10 month position with the option to work summers. Full- and Part-time or per diem positions available.  School sites located in the greater Boston area.


We offer a generous benefits package to include health and dental coverage (75% employer paid), vision, Flexible Spending Account, 3 weeks accrued vacation, 2 personal days, up to 4 weeks accrued sick days, 12 holidays, and a retirement program (403b) with up to a 4% employer match.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume to us at   Should you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please email and we will be happy to assist you.



M.Ed. with current Massachusetts DESE licensure (or eligibility) in Visual Impairments is required though students in need of a supervised practicum experience will be considered based on the recommendation and approval of their university advisor.  Strong organization, interpersonal and communication skills are a must, as is a working knowledge of current mainstream and adaptive technologies and resources for teaching both low vision and non-visual learners in general and special education environments.