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Event Specialist JobSouthborough, MA

Under the supervision of the Director of Development and Communications, and working closely with the Director of Community Partnerships, the Event Specialist is responsible for coordinating all fundraising events for ...

Part-Time Intern JobSouthborough, MA

Under the supervision of the team coordinators and Program Specialist, the Part-Time Intern is responsible for the direct care, and applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy of students in the classroom and/or residence....

Full-Time Intern JobSouthborough, MA

Under the supervision of the team coordinators and Program Specialist, the Full-Time Intern is responsible for the direct care, ABA therapy of students in the classroom and/or residence.  This includes knowledge and i...

Primary Care Nurse (Pediatric) JobSouthborough, MA

NECC is seeking to fill a full-time Primary Care Nurse position. The Primary Care Nurse will work under the administrative supervision of the Director of Health Services and the clinical supervision of the nurse practi...

ABA Tutor-Northern New Hampshire JobConway, NH

Opportunities available in Conway and Wakefield, New Hampshire The New England Center for Children is seeking to fill a full-time ABA Tutor position. Tutors will work under the direct supervision of the Partner Program...

POSITIONS WORKING WITH OUR STUDENTS- Southborough, MA

Teacher for Children with Autism – Level II – $10,000 Bonus2022-05-27T08:32:48-04:00

Our level 2 teachers work collaboratively to teach children, adolescents, and young adults in the areas of academics, socialization, self-control, activities of daily living, communication, and job skills.  

This position requires some experience working with children with special needs. These teachers work in the school and group homes with some evening and weekend hours. While all teachers work collaboratively, a level 2 teacher will assist with educational program design, IEP development, and regular communication with parents and guardians for a student assigned to him/her.  

 RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Work directly with a child with special needs
  • Collaborate with specialists, other teachers, and aides
  • Design and implement steps of students’ Individualized Education Plan

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends  
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred; will consider individuals with pursuing associates or bachelor’s degree
  • Reliable transportation
  • Massachusetts licensure in Severe Disabilities preferred
  • Ability to handle physical and mental aspects of the position.

APPLY HERE

Residential Direct Care Staff-Evening & Weekend – $10,000 Bonus2021-12-03T14:40:23-05:00

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

Under the supervision of the team coordinators and Program Specialist, the Residential Direct Care Staff (Level 1 Teacher) is responsible for the direct care and ABA instruction of students in the classroom and/or residence. This includes knowledge and implementation of students’ clinical, educational, vocational, and daily living skills objectives. This position is an entry-level position designed for individuals interested in a career in human service, special education, and/or ABA.  

SCHEDULE      

 Evening/Weekend Residential Direct Care Staff: This schedule includes four weekday evenings from 4:00 p.m. to 
 11:00pm and one weekend day from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  

BENEFITS  

  • Full-Time positions receive: 4 weeks paid vacation per year.  
  • Part-Time positions available with pro-rated benefits     

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Minimum of Associate’s degree OR actively working on a degree BA/BS  
  • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle 
  • Ability to work in a team environment 
  • Individuals must be physically, mentally, and emotionally prepared for a challenging work experience 

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ABA Teacher (Intensive Instruction Day Program) – With Sign-On Bonus2022-08-10T08:47:44-04:00

The ABA Teacher (Intensive Instruction Day Program) works in NECC’s day program and provides instruction within assigned cohort.  Teachers work in the school setting and assist with educational program design, IEP development, and regular communication with parents and guardians.  Teachers implement the scientific principles of applied behavior analysis during the school day across environments.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teaching as part of a team of professionals in a year-round day program to maximize students’ skills and independence
  • Implementing educational programs and behavior management guidelines in 1:1 and small group formats
  • Utilizing behavior analytic teaching procedures across classroom and community settings
  • Instructing students in general curriculum areas, communication, social skills, activities of daily living (ie personal hygiene), vocational, leisure and recreation, adaptive physical education and swimming, community, and self-preservation.
  • Diligent implementation of all medical, safety, and emergency procedures.

REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred; will consider individuals pursuing associate or bachelor’s degree
  • Interest in working with children or young adults diagnosed with autism and related special needs
  • Experience using Applied Behavior Analysis, preferred
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to handle physical and mental aspects of the position

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Behavioral Health Technician – $10,000 Bonus2021-12-03T14:41:29-05:00

This position is an entry-level position designed for individuals interested in a career in human service, special education, and/or applied behavior analysis.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure all students’ safety and implement all safety procedures  
  • Demonstrate principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)  
  • Active and regular participation at all team meetings.  
  • Assist with residential duties/chores including laundry, cleaning, dishes, cooking, etc. in conjunction with students’ ADLs and to ensure general maintenance of residential homes    
  • Schedule includes evening hours and Overnights   
  • The schedule includes a 3-5 day, 40-hour workweek.  
  • Remain at the house during the overnight hours, may sleep during designated “sleep hours”. The total number of these hours varies depending on the schedule selected and the needs of the individual team.   

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates who have completed an associate’s degree given preference.  
  • Minimum of high school degree and one-year related experience in a caregiving or educational environment; hospital, school, daycare, special education or autism is preferred.  
  • Strong interest in working with special needs populations, particularly autism.  
  • Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle.  
  • Ability to pursue a bolting student  
  • Successful completion of CALM training (non-violent self-defense)  
    • Including but not limited to: pivoting, knee squats, shuffling front and backwards, carrying people, assisting a person to the floor, stabilizing people in standing, seated, prone and supine positions.   
  • Ability to communicate and work in a team style environment.  
  • Applicants must be seeking a full-time position with the flexibility to work evenings, overnights, and weekends.  
  • Applicants must be physically, mentally, and emotionally prepared for a challenging career experience.   

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Comprehensive health/dental benefits
  • Generous paid vacation starting at 4 weeks annually 
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition and childcare reimbursement
  • Sign-on Bonus available at 90 days for those that qualify!  

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Residential Overnight Counselor – $10,000 Bonus2021-12-03T14:42:23-05:00

ABOUT THIS ROLE

This position is located in and around the towns near Southborough, MA.

The Residential Counselor role is an awake overnight position designed for individuals who want to gain or strengthen their experience working with children and young adults with autism and who have an interest in an overnight work schedule. Our residential counselors are responsible for closely supervising our students and ensuring their health and safety during the overnight hours. As a member of the team, these professionals work with the teachers and supervisors to design and implement overnight clinical programming. Extensive training is provided to enable them to respond to any clinical, medical or emergency situation.       

BENEFITS

  • Skills training in education, theoretical and practical applications of behavior analysis and behavior management techniques
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and life insurance programs
  • Generous tuition reimbursement
  • Professional Development including 2 on-site masters degree programs;  a Masters of Science in Severe Special Needs through Simmons University, and a Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis through Western New England University
  • Competitive salaries
  • 4 weeks of paid vacation per year
  • Referral bonuses
  • Relocation assistance and discounted housing options available for those that qualify
  • On-site daycare and integrated preschool
  • Direct Payroll Deposit
  • Employee assistance plan – Our EAP professional is on-site for your confidential assistance.
  • and so MUCH MORE!

REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be able to fill full-time positions that may include weekends.      
  • Applicants must be physically, mentally and emotionally prepared to implement all medical, safety and emergency procedures.      
  • Applicants must be able to remain awake and alert throughout the overnight shift.      
  • Applicants must have their own transportation and be able to obtain a valid Massachusetts driver’s license.      
  • Applicants must have positive employment references.      
  • Applicants must be hard-working, reliable individuals with a strong commitment to oversee diligently the health and safety of our students and young adults during the overnight hours.            

***Sign-On Bonus is available at 90 days for those who qualify!***

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Adult Services Level 2 Counselor- $10,000 Bonus2022-06-28T11:08:24-04:00
About YOU: You are seeking a full-time position and have a strong interest in working with adults. You have strong interpersonal skills and aspire towards gaining knowledge and understanding of the principles of ABA and best educational practices. 

About the POSITION: NECC is seeking to fill a full-time Level 2 Counselor position in our Adult Services Program. Under the supervision of the team coordinator(s) and Program Specialist, the Level 2 Counselor is responsible for the direct care, ABA therapy of consumers in the community or vocational site and/or residence.  This includes knowledge and implementation of consumers’ clinical, educational, vocational, and daily living skills objectives.   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.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Thorough knowledge and competent implementation of all consumer educational programs and behavior management guidelines.
  • Ensure consumers’ safety and implement all safety guidelines
  • Record and compile all necessary behavioral and educational research data accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Demonstrate principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Counselors may be assigned case management responsibilities for one or more consumers on their designated team. 
  • Assist with residential duties/chores including laundry, cleaning, dishes, cooking, etc. in conjunction with consumers’ ADLs and to ensure general maintenance of residential homes.

 REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong interest in working with special needs populations, particularly autism. 
  • Ability to obtain US driver’s license and access to reliable transportation
  • Successful completion of NECC required trainings
    1. CALM safety training: Physical requirements of the job include extensive movement to provide physical intervention in response to challenging behavior  

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to carry out written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to be flexible with an ever-changing work environment
  • Supportive of an inclusive culture celebrating the diversity of NECC’s employees, families, and students

COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE:

  • Generous paid vacation starting at 5 weeks per year
  • On-site graduate and doctoral programs On-site doctoral and graduate school programs in special education and applied behavior analysis
  • Tuition and childcare reimbursement
  • Comprehensive health / dental / vision benefits
  • Retirement plan

 

APPLY HERE

Occupational Therapist2022-08-09T11:36:50-04:00

Overall Responsibility

Under the supervision of the Director of OT, PT & APE, the Occupational Therapist is responsible for assessments, treatment plans, curriculum development, training for students and staff on his/her designated caseload.  

  • Diagnostic
    1. Complete triennial occupational therapy assessments to students as part of the clinical and educational re-evaluation process.  This includes a written report, presented by OT at reevaluation (unless special arrangements are made with clinical Specialist).  Assessment areas may include any of the following:  gross motor skills, fine motor skills, oral motor and feeding skills, visual perceptual issues and activities of daily living
    2. Based upon assessments, prescribe appropriate adaptive equipment, classroom and residential accommodations.   Order/assist in design of equipment and train staff in use, care and safety during team meetings. 
    3. Complete initial assessments for new students once referred for OT services.
    4. Complete annual current performance sections on IEPs for all students on caseload and establish appropriate benchmark objectives for need areas.  
  • Education/Curriculum Development
    1. Participate in development of both departmental and school-wide curriculum, including submission of curriculum for the ACE®.  Departmental curriculum development may encompass all areas under assessment areas. 
    2. Supervise case managers in curriculum implementation through direct observation and modeling.  
    3. Collaborate regularly with APE, PT and other related disciplines to maintain communication and team approach regarding students.  
    4. Provide support to case managers and clinical/educational specialists in completing motor section of quarterly progress reports.  
    5. Attend and supervise recreational sessions weekly for all teams
  • Training and Supervision
    1. Provide ongoing supervision of departmental programs in contexts including mealtime, gym sessions and classroom activities.  
    2. Attend monthly classroom meetings or team meetings for assigned caseload to review student progress, present updated information or programs, and/or to address modifications needed to existing programs.  
    3. Complete all required NECC training classes in a timely fashion including annual training in OSHA, CPR, and 51-A.
    4. Provide in-service training to teachers and other specialists as needed regarding service delivery, scope of practice and team/student specific needs
  • Research and Professional Development
    1. Participate in research projects, including research design, data collection and presentation.
    2. Participate in professional development opportunities to maintain and expand knowledge in OT and special education fields. 

Physical:

The physical requirements here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of all direct care teaching positions.

  • Protective holds, movements and carries     
  • Blocking student movements against the student’s weight (40-250 pounds)     
  • Physical interventions in response to aggressive and self-injurious behavior    
  • Ability to move quickly and confidently to intervene in situations when protective holds and/or movements are deemed necessary     
  • Ability to pursue a bolting student     
  • Successful completion of CALM training (non-violent self-defense)     
    • Including but not limited to: pivoting, knee squats, shuffling front and backwards, carrying people, taking down a person to the floor, stabilizing people in a prone position.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy,
  • Board Registration approval
  • Three years related experience in pediatrics, preferred.

The safety of the students, staff and visitors are among the Center’s most important priorities.  The active participation in the New England Center Safety Program is a condition of employment.  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as requested by the Director of APE and OT or his/her designee.

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Physical Therapist – Per Diem2022-07-22T14:49:03-04:00

ABOUT THE POSITION: NECC is seeking to fill a per diem Physical Therapist position (8-16 hrs/week).  The Physical Therapist will work under the supervision of Program Director of OT, PT, and APE is responsible for assessments, treatment plans, and curriculum development for the designated caseload.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Diagnostic
    1. Triennial physical therapy assessments to students as part of the clinical and educational re-evaluation process
      • Based upon assessments, prescribe appropriate adaptive equipment, classroom and residential accommodations.  Order/assist in design of equipment and train staff in use, care and safety during team meetings.
    2. Initial assessments for new students once referred for PT services.
    3. Annual current performance sections on IEPs for all students on caseload and establish appropriate benchmark objectives for need areas.  
  • Education/Curriculum Development
    1. Participate in development of both departmental and school-wide curriculum
    2. Supervise case managers in curriculum implementation through direct observation and modeling.  
    3. Collaborate regularly with APE, OT and other related disciplines to maintain communication and team approach regarding students.  
    4. Provide support to case managers and clinical/educational specialists in completing motor section of quarterly progress reports.   
    5. Supervise gym sessions as requested ( by team or OT/APE)
  • Training and Supervision
    1. Provide ongoing supervision of departmental programs in contexts including gym sessions and classroom activities.  
    2. Upon request, attend classroom meetings or team meetings for assigned caseload to review student progress, present updated information or programs, and/or to address modifications needed to existing programs.  
    3. Provide in-service training to teachers and other specialists as needed regarding service delivery, scope of practice and team/student-specific needs

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Physical Therapy
  • Board certification and state licensure approval
  • Three years related experience in pediatrics, preferred

APPLY HERE

Paraprofessional2022-07-29T13:41:42-04:00

About NECC: The New England Center for Children® (NECC) is committed to cultivating an inclusive culture where all students, employees, families and partners feel welcome, safe, and valued.  We believe that fostering diversity and equity makes us a stronger more successful community.  NECC, headquartered in Southborough, MA, is a global leader in autism education and research.  NECC provides a comprehensive structure to help children and young adults with autism through evidence-based services in home-based, day, and residential programs, in unison with ongoing research on educational best practices. Beyond our walls we provide classroom partnerships within public school systems, consultation services, and ABA curriculum software for schools and organizations.  

 

About the POSITION: NECC is seeking to fill a full-time paraprofessional position within our Day-School Program. Paraprofessionals will work under the supervision of the team coordinators and specialists, while teaching, tutoring, and providing instruction to our students diagnosed with autism. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • 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. 
  • Implementation of students’ clinical, educational, vocational, behavior management, and daily living skills objectives. 
  • Ensure safety and provide intervention in response to challenging behavior 

 REQUIREMENTS:   

  • Ability to work a full-time position 
  • High School degree/ equivalent and one year of related experience 
  • Candidates who have completed an associate’s degree given preference  
  • Interest in working with children or young adults 
  • Looking to gain knowledge and understanding of the principles of ABA and best educational practices 
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, US driver’s license and access to reliable transportation 
  • Successful completion of NECC required trainings 
  • CALM safety training: Physical requirements of the job include extensive movement to provide physical intervention in response to challenging behavior   

SKILLS & ABILITIES:  

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, with ability to carry out written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to be flexible with an ever-changing work environment
  • Supportive of an inclusive culture celebrating the diversity of NECC’s employees, families, and students 

COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE 

  • Generous paid vacation and holiday time 
  • Tuition and childcare reimbursement 
  • Relocation / Housing for those who qualify 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career Pathing/Training 
  • Comprehensive health / dental / vision benefits 
  • A Purposeful Mission, and so much more! 
  • Sign-on bonus for those who qualify! 
 
International Applicants- ABA Therapist-(H1B Visa Sponsorship Available)2022-03-08T10:38:39-05:00

Join our team! 

About NECC: The New England Center for Children® (NECC) is committed to cultivating an inclusive culture where all students, employees, families and partners feel welcome, safe, and valued.  We believe that fostering diversity and equity makes us a stronger more successful community.  NECC, headquartered in Southborough, MA, is a global leader in autism education and research.  

About the POSITION: All of our teachers receive extensive training and learn to apply the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to teach children, adolescents and young adults to acquire skills and maximize independence in the areas of academics, socialization, self-control of behavior, activities of daily living, communication and employment services. They work both in the school and in our residences with some evening and weekend hours. 

About YOU: A highly motivated person who wants to thrive in a high-energy, leading-edge educational environment, you will find that NECC is a great place to build your career and professional skills. 

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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. 
  • Implementation of students’ clinical, educational, vocational, behavior management, and daily living skills objectives. 
  • Ensure safety and provide intervention in response to challenging behavior
  • Completion of all role responsibilities, which may include case management, depending on the position.
  • Diligent implementation of all medical, safety, and emergency procedures.

Requirements:

  • Seeking a full-time position with the flexibility to work evenings and weekends. 
  • Hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and be physically, mentally and emotionally prepared for a challenging career experience.
  • Must have a current driver’s license and be able to obtain a valid Massachusetts driver’s license.
  • Be able to provide positive academic and employment references. 
  • Have prior experience working with individuals with special needs.
  • Having experience in the field of special needs or applied behavior analysis is preferred.   
  • Successful completion of the NECC training program.
  • Applicants must be bright, energetic individuals with a strong desire to work with children or young adults and with experience in or an interest in being trained in the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.    
  • The physical requirements here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of all direct care teaching and overnight positions. Protective holds, movements and carries blocking and redirecting student movements against the student’s weight. Physical interventions in response to aggressive and self-injurious behavior. Ability to move quickly and confidently to intervene in situations when protective holds and/or movements are deemed necessary, Ability to pursue a bolting student Successful completion of CALM training (non-violent self-defense) Including but not limited to: pivoting, knee squats, shuffling front and backwards, carrying people, assisting a person to the floor, stabilizing people in standing, seated, prone and supine positions.

COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE: 

  • Generous paid vacation starting at 5 weeks per year 
  • On-site graduate and doctoral programs On-site doctoral and graduate school programs in special education and applied behavior analysis 
  • Tuition and childcare reimbursement 
  • Comprehensive health / dental / vision benefits 
  • Retirement plan 

 

**This position is for non-US citizens that meet all requirements.  If you are a US citizen and are interested in applying please submit your resume to our “Teacher for Students with Autism” positing.**  

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Vocational Counselor & Recreational Therapist -Citizens of Canada or Mexico-With Sign-On Bonus2022-04-28T11:31:21-04:00

Our Recreational Therapists work collaboratively to design and implement leisure and recreation programs for children, adolescents, and young adults. The Recreational Therapist also works to teach students in the areas of academics, socialization, self-control, activities of daily living, communication, and job skills.  

This position requires some experience working with children with special needs. These therapists work in the school and group homes with some evening and weekend hours. While all team members work collaboratively, a Recreational Therapist will assist with educational program design, IEP development, and regular communication with parents and guardians for a student assigned to them.

 RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Work directly with children and young adults with special needs
  • Collaborate with specialists, other teachers, and aides
  • Design and implement steps of students’ Individualized Education Plan
  • Serve as the liaison for the team in planning community recreational activities
  • Assist coordinators and team case managers with scheduling and implementation of all prescribed Occupational Therapy (OT) and Physical Therapy (PT) programs

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Applicants must be seeking a full-time position with the flexibility to work evenings and weekends  
  • Willing to relocate to Southborough, MA area
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline
  • Reliable transportation and able to obtain a valid Massachusetts driver’s license
  • Ability to handle physical and mental aspects of the position
    • Successful completion of CALM training

For this role, applicants must be a citizen of Canada or Mexico.  If not a citizen of either country, applicants should apply to our Teacher role.

APPLY HERE

POSITIONS WORKING WITH OUR STUDENTS- Northeast

Program Supervisor/Consulting Specialist-NH Region2022-08-24T15:27:01-04:00

The Program Supervisor/Consulting Specialist will provide direction and leadership for a team of school district employed paraeducators and NECC Lead Teachers within Partner Program classroom.

  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervising the creation and maintenance of NECC Partner Program Classrooms, including:
    • Leadership, training, and coaching for Lead Teachers and paraeducators in the classroom
    • Oversight of clinical and educational programming for students in the classroom
    • Oversight of home and school programming through monthly clinics
    • Collaboration with general education personnel and team members to ensure the educational needs of the students are being met.
    • Work closely and supportively with families
  • Providing ongoing training and consultation to Public School Districts (individual students, classroom teachers, etc.)
  • Organizing and/or presenting large-group trainings or workshops

 

REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Applied Behavior Analysis or Education
  • Licensed Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
  • Experience in staff training and staff supervision 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the application of the principles of ABA
  • Exceptional communication skills, interpersonal skills and proven leadership ability 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

APPLY HERE

Public School Lead Teacher – Enfield, NH2022-06-30T11:04:58-04:00

The Lead Teacher in this classroom will provide direction and leadership for a team of school district-employed paraeducators. The Lead Teacher works in close collaboration with and under the supervision of a senior-level NECC Clinical Supervisor. This position includes paid initial training and ongoing professional development opportunities. 

NECC is seeking a candidate who is warm, caring, and respectful; has a strong desire to teach learners with IDD, and seeks ongoing professional development in applying the principles of ABA and best educational practices. 

 

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Leadership and supervision for a Partner Program Classroom with up to 7 learners and paraeducators. 
  • Special education case management for learners in the classroom 
  • Leadership, training, and coaching for the paraeducators in the classroom 
  • Collaborate with general education teachers to provide quality inclusion opportunities for the learners in the classroom 
  • Work cooperatively with school personnel (principal, general Ed. and special Ed. staff) 
  • Work closely and supportively with families 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s Degree preferred 
  • NH licensed special educator 
  • Prior supervisory experience 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the application of the principles of ABA  
  • Exceptional communication skills, interpersonal skills and proven leadership ability  
 

APPLY HERE

Public School ABA Tutor in Southern New Hampshire – With Sign-On Bonus2022-06-30T11:43:33-04:00

Under the supervision of a Master’s level special educator, the ABA tutor position is responsible for implementing an intensive skill-based program that is based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. This position is a great opportunity for staff who are currently pursuing or are planning to pursue teacher certification in special education or BCBA certification.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct instruction for children with autism in both sub-separate and inclusion classrooms.  
  • Work additional hours outside of the school day to complete case management responsibilities that may include: 
    • Data summary  
    • Generating lesson materials  
    • Modifying curriculum    

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner. 
  • A role model for professionalism and teaching skills.
  • Minimum of a high school degree required.
  • Experience working with special needs population or relevant academic experience.

BENEFITS

  • Tuition reimbursement for an offsite Graduate program in a related field.  
  • Generous paid vacation and sick time  
  • Competitive salary  
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance  
  • Retirement plan  
  • Childcare reimbursement  
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities from experienced NECC staff  

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Public School ABA Tutor in Cape Cod (Barnstable, MA) – With Sign-On Bonus2022-06-30T11:44:09-04:00

NECC is seeking to fill a full-time ABA Tutor position. Tutors will work under the direct supervision of the Partner Program Lead/Coordinator, the Partner Program Tutor is responsible for the direct care, ABA therapy of students in the classroom. This includes knowledge and implementation of students’ clinical, educational, vocational, and daily living skills objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct instruction for children with autism in both sub-separate and inclusion classrooms.   
  • Work additional hours outside of the school day to complete case management responsibilities that may include: 
    • Data summary  
    • Generating lesson materials  
    • Modifying curriculum    

REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or above
  • Interest in working with children or young adults in a special education setting
  • Ability to obtain US driver’s license and access to personal vehicle 
  • Successful completion of NECC required training
    • CALM safety training: Physical requirements of the job include extensive movement to provide physical intervention in response to challenging behavior  

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to carry out written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to be flexible with an ever-changing work environment
  • Supportive of an inclusive culture celebrating the diversity of NECC’s employees, families, and students

COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE

  • Generous paid vacation starting at 35 days per year
  • General tuition reimbursement
  • Possible supervision provided by an onsite BCBA
  • Comprehensive health / dental / vision benefits
  • Retirement plan
  • Center-based graduate and doctoral programs 
    • doctoral and graduate school programs in special education and applied behavior analysis

APPLY HERE

Public School ABA Tutor in Northern, New Hampshire-With Sign-On Bonus2022-06-30T11:44:44-04:00

 one-time $2,500 sign-on bonus for employment beginning on or before August 29, 2022.

About YOU: You are seeking a full-time position and have a strong interest in working with children and young adults. You have strong interpersonal skills and aspire towards gaining knowledge and understanding of the principles of ABA and best educational practices.

About the POSITION: NECC is seeking to fill a full-time ABA Tutor position. Tutors will work under the direct supervision of the Partner Program Lead/Coordinator, the Partner Program Tutor is responsible for the direct care, ABA therapy of students in the classroom.  This includes knowledge and implementation of students’ clinical, educational, vocational, and daily living skills objectives. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct instruction for children with autism in both sub-separate and inclusion classrooms.   
  • Work additional hours outside of the school day to complete case management responsibilities that may include: 
    • Data summary  
    • Generating lesson materials  
    • Modifying curriculum    

REQUIREMENTS:  

  • High school diploma or above
  • Interest in working with children or young adults in a special education setting
  • Ability to obtain US driver’s license and access to personal vehicle 
  • Successful completion of NECC required training
    • CALM safety training: Physical requirements of the job include extensive movement to provide physical intervention in response to challenging behavior  

SKILLS & ABILITIES: 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to carry out written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to be flexible with an ever-changing work environment
  • Supportive of an inclusive culture celebrating the diversity of NECC’s employees, families, and students

COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE

  • Generous paid vacation starting at 35 days per year
  • Free on-site Masters Programs through Simmons University (MSEd Autism Specialization) and Western New England University (MS Applied Behavior Analysis)  
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for related fields
  • Possible supervision provided by an onsite BCBA
  • Comprehensive health / dental / vision benefits
  • Retirement plan
  • A one-time $2,500 sign-on bonus for employment beginning on or before August 29, 2022.

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OTHER POSITIONS AT NECC

Development Coordinator2022-09-02T15:13:55-04:00

The Development Department serves to connect with individuals, corporations and foundations who share our vision and align with our mission.  Our goals are to increase awareness of the Center’s many programs and services and to raise unrestricted financial support to sustain our excellence.

Under the supervision of the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Development Coordinator works with the Event Specialist and the Advancement Services Specialist and is an integral part of the development team, providing administrative support to the department. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate logistics for annual fundraising events (gala, golf tournaments, 5K)   
  • Work with vendors on all aspects of event details, including permits, contracts, services, catering, A/V, invitations, programs, promotion, etc. 
  • Solicit and track auction donations for fundraising events 
  • Acknowledge auction donations and transfer contact information from donor to winning bidder
  • Record and receipt gifts received to the Annual Fund 
  • Draft acknowledgement letters and stewardship reports 
  • Proof correspondence sent from the department 
  • Assist with social media posts 
  • Coordinate outgoing mailings 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Interest in fundraising, marketing, and events
  • Excellent organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize projects, goals, and deadlines
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel; Raisers Edge database preferred

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Director of Health Services2022-08-29T12:28:56-04:00

The Director of Health Services (DHS) is ultimately responsible for ensuring the delivery of quality clinical care to the students at NECC.  The DHS provides the overall direction, leadership, management, and strategic vision to the department. The Health Services Department consists of the Director of Primary Care, Director of Specialty Care, Nurse Manager, Office Manager, and eleven nurses. The nurses report to the Nurse Manager, who reports to the DHS. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Provide leadership, oversight, and accountability for a health services department within a residential and day school setting
  • Serve as a resource and medical advisor to school leadership
  • Establish an environment of equity, inclusion, civility, mentoring, teamwork, and well-being within NECC environment.
  • Oversee medical and administrative personnel activities through supervision of Health Services Department.
  • Provide direct medical services to students when needed as well as clinical consultation to NECC providers during business hours and on a rotating on-call schedule.
  • Maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with community health and public health resources and agencies to ensure high quality health services for students

 

REQUIREMENTS:   

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner (Pediatric or Family) or Physician’s Assistant required.  
  • Experience with a special needs population and psychiatric care preferred
  • 5+ years of proven experience leading a health services department
  • Substantial experience in managing healthcare institutions, including knowledge of healthcare practices and procedures, licensing, and regulatory requirements.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of state and federal requirements relevant to the work of the health services department.
  • Familiar with Electronic Health Record (EHR), Outlook, Microsoft Office Suite, and video conferencing (Zoom)
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with school administrators, employees, and the general public, including persons of various social and economic backgrounds
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, develop and implement large complex projects. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. All candidates will be required to demonstrate evidence of the experience, skills and abilities required to meet this role.

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Director of Facilities2022-08-17T15:47:29-04:00

The Director of Facilities is responsible for all maintenance-related matters at NECC including the school, aquatic center, laundry services and facilities, Autism Institute, daycare, employee and intern housing, and surrounding parking areas. 

  RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assures cleanliness and supervises maintenance and repair work of buildings, equipment, and grounds
  • Contracts with vendors and maintains inventory of equipment and purchases.  
  • Provides supervision (hire, train, evaluation, disciplinary) to the in-house facilities and custodial staff, maintenance technicians, and shuttle drivers. 
  • Prepares budget, assures that purchases made are within budget guidelines, and recommends capital improvements
  • Handles arrangements for maintenance and repair of NECC fleet vehicle(s) 
  • Oversees remote parking lots, shuttle service coordination, Kantech and Energy management systems

REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Bachelor’s degree or associates degree with technical training in plant engineering, or factory/plant maintenance. 
  • Three-five years of progressive experience in maintenance in a director-level role 

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Health Assistant/Nursing Assistant (CNA)- With Sign-On Bonus2022-08-25T11:32:51-04:00

The Health Assistant/ Nursing Assistant (CNA) will work under the administrative supervision team coordinator and the clinical supervision of the health services team.  The primary responsibility is to provide medication administration to students following established policies and procedures.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Provides medication administration for assigned teams under delegation of the team primary care registered nurse during all medication times as designated.  Training will be provided for medication administration and maintenance per the Massachusetts School Health regulations.  
  • Organizes and maintains medication closets and first-aid supplies.  
  • May need to assist team members with taking students to medical appointments, which may include driving to appointments.   
  • Participates in weekly staff meetings and supervision meetings with directors.
  • Participates in assigned tasks such as cleaning of student space, or maintenance of medical equipment to assist in department function and for regulation compliance.    
  • Serves as a medical liaison between clinical staff and primary care nurses.   
  • Works collaboratively with direct-care, clinical and administrative staff.
  • Monday – Friday: 7:30AM-3:30PM OR Tuesday-Saturday 2pm-10pm

 

REQUIREMENTS:   

  • Valid Massachusetts driver’s license and personal transportation    
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma    
  • Preferred experience working as a Personal Care Attendant and/or CNA but not required.    
  • Willingness to work with children/young adults with special health needs. 
  • Successful completion of NECC orientation course which will provide all training specific to NECC.  
  • Computer skills necessary, proficiencies in reading and writing

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Staff Recruiter/Talent Acquisition2022-08-29T12:30:25-04:00

ABOUT THE POSITION: NECC is seeking to fill a full-time Recruiter position. You will work under the supervision of the Director of Recruiting and will provide talent sourcing, interviewing, and hiring for direct care teacher positions.   

ABOUT YOU: You have recruiting or relevant experience.  You are flexible to accommodate variety of recruiting modalities (in person and virtual) and are willing to travel.  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Identify, attract, and hire top talent for NECC for entry-level positions 
  • Create a pipeline of candidates, with a focus on diversity recruiting and strategic priorities 
  • Develop and foster relationships with professors and career services staff at key colleges and universities, present in classroom settings, information sessions and at career fairs  
  • Travel by vehicle, airplane, and/or train, during peak recruiting cycles, to colleges/universities throughout the U.S. during the academic year.  
  • Create efficient travel schedules that incorporate college/university events in a strategic manner 
  • Participate in virtual recruiting events   
  • Full-cycle recruiting including sourcing and review resumes, phone screens, interviews, applicant feedback, offer recommendations, and all relevant applicant communication  
  • You will be responsible for familiarizing yourself with all aspects of the program and services, in order   to present the program to potential employees.   

QUALIFICATIONS:    

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 2 years of recruiting or relevant experience.  
  • Experience or knowledge of autism/ABA, human services, education, health care, or direct care strongly preferred. 
  • Must be flexible with working non-traditional hours during recruiting season 
  • Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle 
 

SKILLS & ABILITIES:   

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Comfortable with public speaking 
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to applicants and team members 
  • Ability to communicate effectively on the phone, in person and in writing with applicants, professional and academic references and staff members. 
  • Computer skills for PC-based MS Word and Microsoft Excel spreadsheet systems. 
  • A collaborative, team approach to creating an equitable workplace environment and working relationships   

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS  

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience  
  • Comprehensive health/dental benefits  
  • Paid time off (holidays, accrued sick time and 5 weeks paid vacation) 
  • Retirement plan  
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Tuition and childcare reimbursement 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Engagement Groups: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Green (environment) Committee, Health & Wellness, etc.

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Daycare Teacher2022-08-29T12:32:59-04:00

ABOUT THE POSITION: NECC is seeking to fill a full-time Daycare Teacher position. The Michael F. Downey Center for Child Development is an on-site early learning program that serves our staff’s children.  The program serves children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age. The Daycare Teacher will work under the supervision of the Daycare Director and is responsible for the education and care of the children, including the planning and implementation of activities.  In addition, the teacher is responsible for establishing and maintaining a trusting relationship with the parents and guardians.   

ABOUT YOU: You are a dynamic, caring, and passionate teacher who wants to make a difference and positively impact the lives of children.  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Planning and implementation of age appropriate and individualized curriculum (to include: daily schedule, environment activities and teacher-child interaction,) which supports the school philosophy and developmental milestones of the child.  
  • Familiar with the health care policy and evacuation procedures of the school 
  • Direct supervision of children’s activities (indoors/outdoors) 
  • Establishing trusting and supportive relationships with parents 
  • Preparation of anecdotal records for parent conference 
  • Completion of accurate and timely daily reports for parents (to be completed throughout the day). Verbal and written (HiMamma App) 
  • Direct supervision and routine care of all children, to include: diapering/toileting, handwashing, nose wiping, face cleaning, changing clothes as needed, etc. 
  • Assuming an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff 
  • Maintaining confidentiality of information related to children, families and staff 

QUALIFICATIONS:    

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • EEC Teacher qualifications preferred (Minimum of 3 credits in Child Growth and Development and 9 months experience)
  • Prior classroom experience working with young children required. 

 SKILLS & ABILITIES:   

  • Serve as a role model for associate teachers and teaching assistants in the areas of problem-solving, professional conduct and attitude, classroom management, and appropriate practice in guiding children’s behavior. 
  • Proven experience as a Child Care/ Daycare Teacher 
  • A collaborative, team approach to creating an equitable work environment. 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: 

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience  
  • Generous paid vacation starting at 4 weeks annually  
  • Paid sick time and personal days 
  • Tuition and childcare reimbursement 
  • On-site child care 
  • Comprehensive health / dental benefits  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Retirement plan 
  • Employee Engagement Groups: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Green (environment) Committee, Health & Wellness, etc.  


Sign-on bonus is available at 90 days for those who qualify!

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