Preschool Temporary Teaching Assistant - Intensive Needs/Autism
Needham Public Schools
 Needham, MA


The Needham Public Schools seeks outstanding applicants for the position of Preschool Teaching Assistant for students with intensive needs and/or autism. We have a position that will be available as of Feburary 3, 2020.

Position Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work in a substantially separate preschool classroom and have experience and/or interest in working with students with special needs.


The candidate should have experience and/or interest in working with students between the ages of 3 and 5 with developmental delays. Candidates will be trained in working with students using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to teach foundational skills. The candidate should have good communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively on a team.

Selection Procedure:

All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in a thorough interview process.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online

Applications will be considered only when a cover letter, resume, letter of recommendation, and transcripts have been attached to your online application.

Candidates are encouraged to review the working conditions, wages and benefits in the Unit C collective bargaining agreement.

The Needham Public Schools does not discriminate against students, parents, employees or the general public on the basis of race, color, sex, homeless status, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or age. In addition to the protected classes identified and in regard to employment practices, the Needham Public Schools also does not discriminate based on genetic information, ancestry or status as a veteran.

The Needham Public School System is a member of METCO, Developing Equity and Achievement for Students (IDEAS) and the Greater Boston School Human Resources Network. Candidates who have a strong commitment to active anti-racism are encouraged to apply.