Teacher Assistant
Norwood, MA 
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Teacher Assistant
Norwood, MA, USA Req #4909
Friday, September 17, 2021

Our May Center Schools for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, and our May Center School for Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders offer full-day, year-round educational services to children and adolescents.

Our schools focus on building communication, social, behavioral, vocational, and academic skills. We base our programs on 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.

The May Center School for Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders successfully educates students with complex needs and co-occurring diagnoses. These young people often require a combination of physical, medical, cognitive and social/behavioral therapies in an environment that supports skill development and rehabilitation.

Our caring professionals help each child to reach his or her highest potential.


The May Center School for Brain Injury and Neurological Disorders in Norwood is looking for aTeacher Assistantto work in a classroom setting providing services to children and adolescents with special needs in our Intensive behavior Core.

With a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Education, or a related field, you are qualified to work directly with our students. 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. Assistant teachers have the opportunity to participate in research studies and will work closely with behavior analysts and licensed teachers.

This position is a great stepping stone towards pursuing an advanced degree in behavior analysis, psychology, or special education and May Institute will work with you to help you achieve your goals. We provide tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to employees pursuing degrees. In addition, May Institute has relationships with local universities where you can earn a Master's Degree in Behavior Analysis and Special Education while working with us.

  • Provide direct instruction and support to students in the areas of academics, self-care (ADLs), and vocational tasks
  • Teach skill development and community integration
  • Assist individuals in meeting their personal care such as toileting, bathing and assisting with nutritional needs
  • Assist in behavioral interventions
  • Participate in the development of IEP/ISP objectives and documenting consumer progress

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.





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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Norwood, MA, USA
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As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
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