The May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Randolph, MA is looking for a Teacher Assistant to work in a special education classroom setting, focusing on building communication, social, behavioral, vocational, and academic skills for children and adolescents with special needs.
The May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities offers full-day, year-round educational services to children and adolescents. We base our programs on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, or ABA, which has been shown through hundreds of scientific studies to be the most effective method to teach children and adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities.
In this role, you will receive extensive training in using ABA to work with our students and will learn to implement a student’s social, behavioral, and academic programs.
- Apply age and population-specific competencies
- Implement programs and behavior support plans as written
- Document student progress through data collection
- Assist with personal care
- Manage behavioral crises
- Document critical incidents
- Provide transportation of students within the community as required
- Implement program safety protocols
- Assist in transportation from group homes to the school
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
- Previous special education or human services experience strongly preferred
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Experience with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
- Experience managing challenging behaviors
- Valid US Driver’s License preferred
aMAYzing Employee Benefits
- Generous paid time off & your birthday as a holiday
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Paid training and certifications opportunities
- Tuition reimbursement & loan repayment assistance program
- 403B retirement plan with employer match
May Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer of qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. May Institute also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of the protected categories.