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BASIC FUNCTION: The Program Assistant assists the Teacher Therapist and other classroom/support staff in providing a comprehensive education and behavioral program for students with autism, learning and/or behavioral disabilities. Also assists with behavioral intervention, supervising classroom activities collecting data, organizing materials, and implementing strategies consistent with the social learning model of the program. 


  1. Implement Instructional Program: Assists in implementing activities related to the behavioral/education program. The implementation of the activities will be under the direction of the certified staff.  Assists certified staff with behavioral and crisis intervention with students.
  2. Progress Reporting: Assists in collecting and preparing behavioral data on each child to be used in establishing and evaluating individual educational programs.
  3. Organize, Inventory, and Prepare Instructional Equipment: Responsible, under the direction of the certified staff, for preparing and organizing materials needed for the daily lesson plan implementation, including reading the lesson plans ahead of time, determining which materials were to be used, setting up, and organizing materials at the beginning and end of the day.


  1. High School diploma or equivalent and Paraprofessional approval (or ability to obtain upon hire) required. Substitute Teacher licensure in the State of Illinois preferred.
  2. One year of experience working with children with autism, learning, behavioral and/or developmental disabilities preferred.


Your benefits would include year-round salary, small class size (always under 10 students), mentoring program, direct supervisory support and training, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision, 403B retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, private coaching on Public Student Loan Forgiveness, no-interest/no-credit check personal loans, school day hours and schedule, positive team environments, and meaningful work.

How to Apply

Apply at https://www.thebabyfold.org/careers/tbf 

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