TEACHER ASSISTANTS

Doctor Franklin Perkins School

Lancaster, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3048289
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 30, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Aides work as professional partners with the classroom teachers to provide instruction and guidance to students to assist in their academic, social and emotional development. Aides may be required to escort students between residences and school, attend school functions and trainings.

Full-time, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., following the school calendar.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Life Skills
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
    Special Education > Special Education Assistant
  • Welcome to Doctor Franklin Perkins School!

    We serve children and adolescents with a range of psychiatric, social, emotional, and executive functioning issues. These include: depression; bi-polar disorder; attention-deficit disorder; post traumatic stress disorder; reactive attachment disorder; and childhood schizophrenia. Residents may have other co-existing challenges including substance abuse, eating disorders, history of sexual trauma, physical abuse, and cutting.

    Perkins also serves children with mild to moderate neurological impairment in which the choice of treatment is a focus on learning and social development.

    Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and Nonverbal Language Disorders

    Perkins offers two twelve-month programs for children, adolescents and young adults with Asperger Syndrome. Our program for children ages 12 to 18 years old is specially designed to provide serene living environments which include social and activity areas and single bedrooms in a beautiful homelike setting. In addition to attending school Monday through Friday, residents are provided a range of clinical, social, and recreational programs to support the development of interpersonal skills and independence.

    Post-Secondary Program for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome

    Perkins offers a unique program for young adults 18 years and older who have completed high school and are interested in college or career. This program provides these individuals with the right combination of social support, independence, clinical and psychiatric services, daily management, tutoring, and transportation, to help young adults reach their personal goals. Learn more about us...


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Doctor Franklin Perkins School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Prefer Associate's Degree with course work in regular or special education, with at least one year experience working in a residential day or educational setting with children.
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Cindy Wing , Director of Education
    • 971 Main Street
    • Lancaster, Massachusetts 01523

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