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Why You’ll Love This Job


ABOUT NECC: The New England Center for Children (NECC) is currently hiring a certified special education teacher for a supervisory position that provides clinical and educational oversight for a Partner Program classroom for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) that is based in a public school. The NECC Partner Program is a program model that is implemented in partnership with the housing school district and is grounded in the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA).
ABOUT THE POSITION: 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.
ABOUT YOU: 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.


  • Competitive salary, $2,000 sign on & completion bonus, relocation assistance
  • Weekly onsite support from a NECC BCBA
  • Link to NECC’s clinical and educational resources
  • Generous paid vacation (starting at 42 days), sick, and personal time
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Childcare reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement for BCBA coursework or a Doctoral Program (BCBA supervision built into daily work and weekly supervision)
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities

Job 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



  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • MA licensed special educator (or out of state license eligible for reciprocity)
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the application of the principles of ABA
  • Exceptional communication skills, interpersonal skills and proven leadership ability

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Type: Full Time (Salaried)
Job ID: 105693