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Your path at Perkins

Come join us at Perkins and help build a world where people with complex disabilities and visual impairments can learn and thrive. Whatever your career path — Teaching, Marketing, Finance, Food Service, IT — you will find your path at Perkins as part of a mission-driven culture focused on innovation, excellence, and impact.

At Perkins, you will be challenged to think courageously and bring creative new ideas; take ownership and bring a bias for action; and be collaborative within a diverse community working together to unlock opportunities and ignite change.

Perkins is a place that allows me to grow my purpose.” – Ami Tango-Limketkai, Assistant Director, Asia & Pacific, Perkins International

Your next workplace

Perkins is the worldwide leader in education services for children and young adults with multiple, complex disabilities and visual impairments. We believe every child can learn, and learning is for life.

Our school is the heart of our organization, where our educators prepare children ages the academics and life skills they need to define their own success. We are infinitely innovating, addressing longstanding and emerging problems facing our communities, our students, and our families.

Around the world, we partner with families, educators, public schools, and governments in 100 countries to create truly accessible learning opportunities for more children with complex disabilities. We believe accessibility and inclusion are human rights.

Together with our partners and supporters, we are building a world where every child belongs.

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Perkins is a place where you can be yourself.” – Alex Aguilar-Thomson, Teaching Assistant

Benefits with you in mind

As an employee at Perkins, we will help you thrive! Our picturesque campus is conveniently located in the heart of Watertown, only a five-minute drive from food and entertainment at Arsenal Yards.

Here is a summary of benefits currently available at Perkins. All benefits are subject to change.

  • Medical coverage
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Paid sick leave
  • Personal days
  • Vacation
  • Perkins retirement plan: 401(a)
  • Tax-sheltered annuity: 403(b)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Tuition remission
  • Flexible spending plan, medical
  • Dependent care flexible spending plan
  • Credit union
  • Wellness program
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Contact us

If you have questions or would like additional information about our careers, please contact [email protected] or call 617-972-7210.