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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3728169
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: November 23, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately


Job Description


Goodnow Brothers Elementary School                                  


Work Year:                                        

2021-22 School Year


Effective Date of Employment:                                  




  • 1-2 years of supervised experience using ABA methodologies, preferably in a public school setting, with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder or related disabilities
  • Minimum of an Associate's degree or 2 years of college is highly preferred.  Passing the ParaPro exam is required in the absence of an Associate’ degree or 2 years of college.  A Bachelor’s degree is a plus. Degree in the field of education or psychology is also a plus.  Relevant experience and education will be considered. 
  • Bilingual (Spanish or Portuguese) is a Plus



  • Provide a highly structured approach that relies on behavioral principles
    • Run programs that specify pre-determined skills including: academic, communication, motor, social, adaptive daily living skills (including: toileting (may require lifting), grooming, dressing and eating using a systematic prompting sequence
    • Collect data and record progress of skill acquisition
    • Graph all programs daily to track progress
    • Assist students in generalizing learned skills within the general education settings
    • Implement play plans and facilitate social interactions at unstructured times (recess, lunch, specials, etc.)
    • Collect student work as directed by special education teacher
  • Gather/create/organize materials for educational programs, behavior charts, reinforcement systems, etc. as requested by special educator
  • Work with students who may exhibit behaviors such as: aggression, property destruction, self-injury, non-compliance, disruption, inattention to task, social deficits, non-verbal communication skills and safety concerns
  • Implement specific behavior protocol (including data collection and graphing as needed)
  • Maintain current crisis prevention certification (e.g.,Safety-Care) and implement physical restraints and escorts as needed
  • Consult with special educator, general educator and behavior specialist
  • Complete daily home communication log
  • Attend required meetings and trainings after school
  • Complete Registered Behavior Technician training or equivalent
  • Responsible for other general duties as indicated by the Principal, directives of the Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee, and policies of the Marlborough School Committee

Compensation: $20.24 per hour.


An Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the Marlborough Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its education programs, services, activities, or employment practices.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 4
  • Job Categories: Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Marlborough Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Patricia Brown, Director of Human Resources
    • 25 Union Street
    • Marlborough, Massachusetts 01752

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