The Children's Center is always looking for highly qualified special education employees to join our team. We are a non-profit private school that serves children with Autism and other developmental delays. 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. One of our students was recognized recently as one of Arizona's most improved students of the year. We have a strong relationship with the City of Glendale and surrounding cities, and are often recognized by the Mayor of the City for the impact that we have on our students and the community. We have a great team of workers and would like to have you as a part of our team!

As opportunities come available, we will post them below. Please attach your resume to your application.
Special Ed Teacher
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Job Description: Children’s Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies seeks a Special Education Teacher for middle schoolers with autism and developmental disabilities to design, organize and implement instructional programs to help achieve goals and meet needs. Position duties include collaborating with parents, teachers and healthcare providers, writing individualized education programs and meeting with parents to discuss programs, keeping records, assisting with student transitions and choosing educational options and supervising and mentoring teaching assistants.

Requirements: B.S. or higher in Education, Special Education (or foreign equiv.), combined with state certification or licensure in Special Education, ID, Cross Categorical or Moderate to Severe Certification. Applicants must also pass state criminal background check, drug test and have Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card, current CPR/First Aid Card and Crisis Prevention Institute training.

Please submit your interest in this opportunity by clicking on the below "Apply for Position" button (please attach a resume), or apply in person at The Children’s Center, 5430 W. Glenn Dr., Glendale, AZ. 85301.

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Teacher Assistant / Paraprofessional / Behavioral Tech
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The Children's Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies, in historic downtown Glendale, is looking for Teacher Assistants, Paraprofessionals, and/or Behavioral Techs to assist in our classrooms. We are an award-winning private school that serves children with Autism and other developmental disabilities. We have students who have won the statewide “Most Improved Student Award” and teachers who have won the “Special Ed Teacher of the Year Award.” 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. Our School Shifts, which include van support are from 6:30 am to 2:00 pm, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, or 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Pay starts at $15.00 p/h and can increase based on experience. Full time employees receive benefits such as Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance, as well as holidays and PTO time. We also have work (respite and camp) available during the summertime and breaks, which makes it advantageous over the public schools. Other opportunities are also available (i.e. van drivers, van support, habilitation, respite, etc.) that can provide additional hours if you need them. College students are encouraged to apply. We have employees that have college classes in the evenings and like our morning School Program hours. Positions are available for both guys and girls. We are looking for employees that are committed to working and helping children. It is a great opportunity for those interested in learning more about special education students and how to work with children that have Autism. It’s an engaging environment where every day is a new adventure.

Duties include: Providing support services under the direct supervision of qualified Special Education Teachers. Assisting teachers in planning and preparing materials for activities. Implementing therapeutic programs under the direction of therapists. Implementing Positive Behavior Support Plans with a Behavior Specialist. Assisting students with meals, personal care issues, hygiene, social interactions and behaviors. This role is also known as an instructional assistant, teacher’s aide or classroom assistant in some public schools.

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

You can respond to this posting (please attach a resume), or come by in person and apply on site at The Children’s Center, 5430 W. Glenn Dr., Glendale, 85301.

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Help us to help more kids with special needs.

“There is not one solution that fits all student needs. Therefore, each program is highly individualized to the students specific individual needs to obtain maximum levels of success.“

Phone: 623-915-0345
5430 West Glenn Drive
Glendale, AZ 85301

Our Hours

School Hours:
Monday – Friday 8am – 2pm

Services and Support Methods

Positive Behavior Intervention & Support
Occupational Therapy
Sensory Integration
Differentiated Instruction
Structured Teaching Model
Speech Therapy
Community Based Instruction
Evidence Based Academics
Applied Behavior Analysis
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