Teacher for Students with Autism

The New England Center for Children

About the organization

The New England Center for Children is a leading autism center and research institute committed to our mission: To transform the lives of children with autism worldwide through education, research, and technology. We help children with autism acquire the skills they need to maximize their independence. The organization provides a comprehensive structure to help children with autism at every stage: home-based, day, and residential programs, partner classrooms in public school systems, consulting services, ACE ®ABA software, and ongoing research on educational best practices.

Duties

NECC provides a full range of educational, residential and treatment programs designed to help children reach their full potential. The goal of maximizing independence serves as the foundation of all Center programs. Each program has been developed to address varying skills and multiple levels of functioning.
NECC serves students between the ages of 3 and 22 diagnosed with autism, learning disabilities, language delays, intellectual disability, behavior disorders, and related disabilities. The Center’s programs and services are designed to accommodate a broad range of functional levels and varying degrees of disability.

Teacher for Children with Autism, internally known as Level 2 Teacher, will encompass the following day to day responsibilities:
Teaching, tutoring, and instruction of the students within their assigned team or classrooms
Provide instruction to the students through the implementation of the scientific principles of
behavior analysis (ABA therapy) across all hours of the students’ day and in all environments.
Teaching and implementation of students’ clinical, educational, vocational, and daily living skills
objectives.
Work as part of an interdisciplinary team of professionals who develop curricula and provide
instruction to maximize students’ skills and independence.
Teachers ensure all students’ safety and implement all safety procedures
Assist with residential duties/chores as needed to ensure general maintenance

Qualifications

-4 year Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s
-Valid Driver License
-Ability to relocate or/and commute daily to Southborough, MA
-The ability to execute protective holds, movements and carries in addition to blocking and
redirecting student movements
-Successful completion of CALM training (non-violent self-defense)
-Including but not limited to: pivoting, knee squats, shuffling front and backwards, lifting into sitting
or standing position, assisting a person to the floor, stabilizing people in a standing, seated,
prone and supine positions

Salary

32-40K

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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