• Meeting Street
  • $69,470.00 -99,090.00/year*
  • Dartmouth , MA
  • Education - Excluding Post Secondary
  • Part-Time
  • 795 Rock O'Dundee Rd

The Schwartz School operates a year round school program, approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a special education school, designed to educate and support students ages 3 to 22 years old with physical and cognitive disabilities. We have a long-standing reputation in the community as a provider of exceptional educational and therapeutic services for children with special needs. Our compassionate and professional staff includes licensed teachers, licensed therapists in the areas of speech/language pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and sensory integration/sensory processing, nurses and related paraprofessionals.

About this Role:

This is a part time position scheduled to work twenty (20) hours weekly.

Our Teacher Assistants work with students with disabilities, helping them to implement skills and goals in line with their educational and therapy needs. Throughout the day, they are there to provide individual support both in and out of the classroom and throughout therapy sessions, utilizing and maintaining any communication devices and adaptive equipment that their students use.

Teacher Assistants are responsible for providing personal care to students, including feeding, assisting with the restroom and with changings if necessary.

Key Skills:

  • Patient, caring and compassionate
  • Respond quickly and appropriately to student situations
  • Flexible team-player
  • Responsible and reliable

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate's Degree or higher in an education related field preferred
  • Paraprofessional Certification preferred
  • Experience caring for children or adults with disabilities preferred

Associated topics: aide, behavior health, behavioral analysis, behavioral health, deaf, dhh, hosptalization, resource room, special need education, substance abuse

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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