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.
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