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.
DTA Provider
Starting Pay: $12.25/hr
Based on experience.
Job Description:

The Children's Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies, in historic downtown Glendale, is looking for a DTA Provider, Caregiver or Behavioral Trained Paraprofessional to assist in our DTA (Day Treatment for Adults) program. We are an award-winning private school that serves individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities. We have an Adult Program for graduates of our Autistic school, and we are looking for you. We are looking for candidates who have worked with behavioral special needs individuals (between the ages of 18 -30). 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 special needs individuals and have patience. Our current need is from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Pay starts at $12.25 p/h and can increase based on experience. This position is considered full time and includes Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance, as well as holidays and PTO time. College students are welcome to apply. Positions are available for both guys and girls.

Duties include: Working on daily life skills, some vocation and community outing events. Overseeing and providing direct support services for 1 to 2 individuals at a time. Assisting in planning and preparing activities, processes and materials for individuals with moderate to severe behavioral related issues. Assist in crisis intervention as needed. Maintaining program documentation, implementation, safety and cleanliness. Assisting individuals with meals, personal care issues, hygiene, social interactions and behaviors. The Adult Day Training Provider will also record patient behaviors and provide a safe and supportive environment for the students. Must be approved to drive a van safely for field trips and other activities.

Requirements: Must have a High School diploma or GED, Associates Degree preferred. Must be 18 years of age, must have a current Arizona 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, be willing to get training on “Article 9” and “Prevention and Support” (we can assist training). Will need a current 39-month motor vehicle record (MVR) with no accidents (this is obtained from which is the site for ADOT)

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
For questions call 623-915-0345 ext. 209

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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

After School Program:
Monday – Friday 2pm – 6pm

Summer Camp:
Mon. – Fri. 1pm – 5pm Ages 3-21

Our Programs

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