If you’re looking for a chance to change the world for children and young adults with multiple disabilities and visual impairments, Perkins School for the Blind has opportunities for you.
We’re looking for energetic and talented individuals committed to helping people reach their full potential. Our work begins with students on our campus in Watertown, Massachusetts, but spans the globe with partnerships that help the world’s most vulnerable children.
Check out our job openings, including entry-level teaching assistant positions, to learn more about our benefits and workplace culture.
At Perkins School for the Blind, we believe that every single employee has the power to make a difference in the life of a child or young adult who is blind or visually impaired. We value diversity in our staff, because our community is stronger when unique ideas and perspectives are shared. We build accessibility into every aspect of our work environment, giving talented employees of all backgrounds an opportunity to shine.
We value hard work, creativity and passion, and truly believe that the success of each employee leads to the success of the organization as a whole – that’s why we empower staff members to grow and pursue new opportunities across campus.
Our commitment to our mission of blindness education has never wavered since we opened our doors in 1829. Every day, we build on that tradition to create the best possible programs and services, driven by our dedicated employees.
As an organization, we encourage our employees to:
Across all departments, these actions are fundamental in helping Perkins achieve its mission of building a world where people with complex disabilities and visual impairments can learn and thrive. If these sound like you, we encourage you to consider a career at Perkins.
At Perkins School for the Blind, we’re committed to helping every employee thrive – and that’s why we offer excellent benefits. We’ve got the essentials covered, starting with competitive salaries, numerous opportunities for career growth – including tuition reimbursement – and excellent health, dental and vision insurance. And we have all sorts of perks, including yoga and kickboxing classes, wellness reimbursements, campus-wide festivals with food and games, discounts at local businesses, on-campus massages and free American Sign Language classes.
Here is a summary of benefits currently available at Perkins. All benefits are subject to change.