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DEDICATED TO THE EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WHO ARE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED SINCE 1904

Below is a list of the current job opportunities for the Lavelle School for the Blind located in Bronx, NY. If you are interested in any of the positions, please send a resume and cover letter to Lavelle School for the Blind at careers@lavelleschool.org

Orientation and Mobility Specialist

  • Immediate Opening
  • Competitive rate based on experience and education level

Lavelle School for the Blind has an opening for an Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Specialist. The O&M Specialist is responsible for teaching students who are blind/visually impaired and with multiple disabilities to travel as independently, safely, and efficiently as possible in any environment. They provide direct instruction that includes classroom orientation, school and neighborhood travel, cane techniques, travel options and experiences, transition and technology when appropriate. The O&M Specialist teaches travel skills; plans and provides individualized O&M programs while positively motivating students to develop appropriate skills, attitudes, and knowledge; utilizes a variety of instructional techniques appropriate to students’ abilities; and creates a safe and orderly learning environment.

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