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Entry-Level Teacher - Teacher for Children with Autism

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The New England Center for Children

The New England Center for Children

Entry-Level Teacher - Teacher for Children with Autism

Southborough, MA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    The Center 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.

    Entry-Level Teacher - 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 of residential homes
  • 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
    • Successful completion of NECC training associated with initial employment and ongoing refreshers
  • Benefits

    At NECC, we care about our employees personal and professional growth and development. We offer a wide range of benefits, including:

    • Relocation
    • Housing for those who qualify
    • Career Pathing / Training
    • Professional Development
    • Free On-Site Master's Degree Programs
    • Education Reimbursement
    • 5-Weeks Paid Vacation
    • Prioritization for the COVID-19 Vaccine
    • A Purposeful Mission, and so much more!
  • Industry
    Primary/Secondary Education
  • About Us

    At The New England Center for Children, we train and educate the next generation of autism educators. You will gain experience, expertise, professional development, and the opportunity to grow from an internationally recognized center for the treatment and study of autism. At NECC, you will live our mission–to transform the lives of children with autism–every day.