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Are you looking for an exciting career in education? Working with student’s who have special needs is a gift that should not go unrecognized, at The Children’s Center, one person can make a major impact in educating those with special needs. Become a member of our team!

All positions require:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Current CPR & First Aid
  • Article IX Trained
  • Copy of immunizations
  • Prevention & Support Training

Below are our current open positions:

  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant – COTA

    The Children’s Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies in Glendale is looking for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) to join our team.  We are a small non-profit private school that serves children with Autism and other Developmental Delays and diagnoses.  The Center also provides outpatient clinical services for students and the community, during the after-school hours.  We are looking for a COTA to provide in clinic therapy services during the afternoon to early evening hours.  The COTA will provide therapeutic services and implement a therapeutic treatment plan to address the goals and objectives for clients, prescribed by the supervising Occupational Therapist.  Essential job functions in this role also include:  demonstration of clinical reasoning in treatment planning, implementation and monitoring of client’s progress, as well as timely and thorough documentation of all services.  The therapist must be able to collaborate within an interdisciplinary team and effectively communicate client progress to caregivers and families on a regular basis.  Pediatric experience in this field is highly preferred.  We are looking for a person who would do part-time work or possibly full-time, depending on the needs.  Our school is expanding and we need your assistance.  This is a great opportunity to work with an excellent team. One of our teachers was recently recognized as the Outstanding Special Education Teacher of the Year by the National Association of Special Education Teachers.  We have also been recognized recently as the Outstanding Charity of the Month by the Mayor of the City of Glendale.

    Requirements: Must have received their Associates Degree or higher from and accredited COTA program and hold an AZ State License.  Must have a current fingerprint clearance card, must pass a background clearance check, CPR/First Aid card, Arizona State Driver’s license, able to pass a drug test, have three written letters of reference, and be willing to get training on “Article 9” and “Prevention and Support” (we can assist training).  Ideal candidates will be positive team players who genuinely care about children with special needs.

    Apply on site at The Children’s Center, 5430 W. Glenn Dr., Glendale, respond to this ad or apply online at our website.   For more information, see www.thechildrenscenteraz.org

    For questions call David in Human Resources at 623-915-0345 ext. 209

  • Teacher Assistants and/or Paraprofessionals

    The Children’s Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies is looking for instructional / teacher assistants or education Paraprofessionals to assist in our classrooms.  We are a small non-profit private school that serves children with Autism and other Developmental Delays. We are looking for candidates who have worked with special needs children before.  The ideal candidate will be motivated and physically capable (can lift over 45 lbs. and be able to move comfortably) in order to work with high behavioral individuals. Special needs experience is preferred.  Must love children and have patience.  The hours are Monday – Friday from 8:15 am to 2:00 pm.  $11.00 p/h

    Duties include: Providing instructional support services under the direct supervision of a qualified Special Education teacher.  Assisting teachers in planning and preparing materials for activities.  Implementing therapeutic programs under the direction of therapists. Implementing Positive Behavior Support Plans.  Assisting students with meals, personal care issues, hygiene, social interactions and behaviors.  Additional hours may be obtained through van support.

    Requirements: Must have a High School diploma or GED, must be 18 years of age, must have a current fingerprint clearance card, must pass a background clearance check, CPR/First Aid card, Arizona State Driver’s license or ID, able to pass a drug test, have three written letters of reference, be willing to get training on “Article 9” and “Prevention and Support” (we can assist training).

    Apply on site at The Children’s Center, 5430 W. Glenn Dr., Glendale, send a resume to jobs@ccnsaz.org or apply online at our website.   For more information, see www.thechildrenscenteraz.org   For questions call David at 623-915-0345 ext. 209

    After School Assistants

    The Children’s Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies in Glendale is looking for part-time after school assistants or providers. We are a small non-profit private school that serves children with Autism and other Developmental Delays.  Our After-School Program (DDD) assists the children with social skill development, fun activities and themed weekly events.  You will be working with the children in a wide range of educational and recreational activities.  The hours of need are from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  We are looking for candidates that have worked with special needs children before if possible.  Special needs experience is preferred.  Must love children and have patience.  Starting pay is $11.00.  Other opportunities are also available (i.e. van support, habilitation, respite, etc.) that can provide additional hours if needed.

  • Speech Language Pathologist SLP CCC

    The Children’s Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies in Glendale is looking for a Speech Language Pathologist SLP CCC (Certificate of Clinical Competence) to join our team.  We are a small non-profit private school that serves children with Autism and other Developmental Delays. The role will evaluate and treat children with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders.  It will also provide therapy services to individuals and/or supervise SLPA’s in a variety of settings (i.e., private school programs, clinic, etc.).  We have a morning School Program as well as an After-School Program that we run under the DDD (Division of Development and Disabilities) guidelines. We are looking for a person who would do part-time work or possibly full-time, depending on the needs.  Our school is expanding and we need your assistance.  This is a great opportunity to work with an excellent team. One of our teachers was recently recognized as the Outstanding Special Education Teacher of the Year by the National Association of Special Education Teachers.  We have also been recognized recently as the Outstanding Charity of the Month by the Mayor of the City of Glendale.

    Duties include: Developing therapy and treatment plans for speech disorders, implementing standardized tests for accurate diagnosis of communication disorders, working with teachers, parents and districts on IEPs, establishing treatment goals and milestones for students, documenting and storing treatment plans and progress reports, researching related speech and language problems, providing therapies, etc.

    Requirements: Must have a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology, as well as CCC certification. School guidelines also require ADE certification (Arizona Department of Education). Must have a current fingerprint clearance card, must pass a background clearance check, CPR/First Aid card, Arizona State Driver’s license, able to pass a drug test, have three written letters of reference, and be willing to get training on “Article 9” and “Prevention and Support” (we can assist training).  Ideal candidates will be positive team players who genuinely care about children with special needs.

    Apply on site at The Children’s Center, 5430 W. Glenn Dr., Glendale, respond to this ad or apply online at our website.   For more information, see www.thechildrenscenteraz.org

    For questions call David in Human Resources at 623-915-0345 ext. 209

  • Van Drivers – Part Time

    The Children’s Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies in downtown Glendale is looking for a part time Van Driver to join our team.  We are a small non-profit private school that serves children with Autism and other Developmental Delays.  The job consists of driving a school van to pick up children for our School Program, After-School Program or for various school trips.  These van trips can range anywhere from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm depending on your availability.  Ideal candidates will be motivated and physically capable (lift over 45 lbs., and be able to move comfortably) to work with high behavioral individuals. We are looking for individuals to work Monday through Friday.  Retired candidates welcome.  Must love children and have patience.  $12.00 p/h

    Candidates must have the following to apply:

    Must be at least 18 years of age and have an Arizona Driver’s License.  Must have a Fingerprint Clearance Card for working with children (issued by the Dept. of Public Safety).  Must have a CPR/ First Aid card.  Must be willing to undergo a background check and a drug screen. Candidates should be reliable and dependable and physically capable (lift over 45 lbs.) in order to work with high behavioral individuals.  Ideal candidates should have “Article 9” training and “Prevention and Support” training, and/or be willing to go through these trainings (we can assist training).  Must have High School diploma or GED.  Must have 3 written letters of reference.

    To apply, fill out an application at 5430 W. Glenn Drive, Glendale, AZ 85301, apply here on line, or send a resume to jobs@ccnsaz.org.  For more information, call 623-915-0345 Ext. 209

  • Speech Language Pathologist Assistant – SLPA

    Speech Language Pathologist Assistant – SLPA

    The Children’s Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies in downtown Glendale is looking for a Speech Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA) to join our team.  We are a small non-profit private school that serves children with Autism and other Developmental Delays and diagnoses. The role will treat children with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders under the supervision of a certified Speech Language Pathologist.  You will be working in a variety of settings (i.e., private school program, clinic, etc.).  We have a morning School Program as well as an After-School Program which we run under the DDD (Division of Development and Disabilities) guidelines. We are looking for a person who would do part time work, Monday – Friday, 20 to 25 hours per week.  Our school is expanding and we need your assistance.  This is a great opportunity to work with a great team.  We have been recently recognized as the Outstanding Charity of the Month by the Mayor of the City of Glendale.

    Duties include:  Administering therapy and following treatment plans for speech disorders, assisting in implementing standardized tests for accurate diagnosis of communication disorders, working with teachers, parents and districts on therapies to support IEPs, assist in establishing treatment milestones for students, documenting and storing treatment plans and progress reports, researching related speech and language problems, providing therapies, etc.

    Requirements: Must have an Associates Degree or higher and be Arizona State licensed.  Must have a current fingerprint clearance card, must pass a background clearance check, CPR/First Aid card, Arizona State Driver’s license, able to pass a drug test, have three written letters of reference, and be willing to get training on “Article 9” and “Prevention and Support” (we can assist training).

    Apply on site at The Children’s Center, 5430 W. Glenn Dr., Glendale, respond to this ad or apply online at our website.   For more information, see www.thechildrenscenteraz.org

    For questions call David in Human Resources at 623-915-0345 ext. 209

Resumes can also be mailed to:

The Children’s Center
5430 W. Glenn Drive
Glendale, AZ 85301