Part-Time Orientation and Mobility Specialist (OMS) - very flexible hours! Melrose, MA area

Melrose, MA 28 days ago

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Category Schools - Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Job Type Contract

Job Title: Part-Time School-Based Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Location: Melrose, MA area
Schedule: Part-Time, Extremely Flexible
Hours: 5-15 Hours per Week
Pay Range: $50-$55 per Hour

Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-quality orientation and mobility services to students with visual impairments within a school setting.
  • Develop and implement individualized O&M plans based on student assessments.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other school staff to support the mobility and independence of students.
  • Conduct regular evaluations to monitor student progress and adjust O&M plans as necessary.
  • Educate students on safe travel techniques, including the use of canes and other mobility aids.
  • Provide training and support to school staff on best practices for assisting students with visual impairments.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and services provided.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Orientation and Mobility, Special Education, or a related field.
  • ACVREP (Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals) certification or eligibility for certification.
  • Prior experience working with children in a school setting is preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a flexible schedule.
  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment.

Benefits:

  • Highly flexible work hours that accommodate your availability.
  • Competitive pay rate of $50-$55 per hour.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.

For questions please contact Emily Knosher at Soliant Education:
Phone: 470-570-1908
Email: [email protected]

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement