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Instructional Aide (Teacher Assistant)

Instructional Aide (Teacher Assistant)

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Instructional Aide / Teacher Assistant

For six decades, May Institute has set the national standard for providing comprehensive, research-based services to children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, brain injury and mental illness.

May Institute blends science with service to help make progress possible for thousands of children, adults, and families each year.

Join us in our mission to promote independence, choice, dignity and respect for those we serve.


As an Instructional Aide in our Brockton School for Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders you will provide educational services to children and adolescents, ages 3-22, with traumatic brain injury and other developmental disabilities within a classroom setting, and help to expand services to clients on our waiting list. You will provide direct care in a classroom setting to the children we support.

This is a great entry level education opportunity for someone looking to grow in their ABA, Special Education or Psychology career.


Why Join May Institute?

  • We are dedicated to improving clinical understanding of ABA and creating new learning opportunities
  • We offer lifelong learning opportunities designed to meet the needs of employees at every stage of their education and career — from those just beginning to work in the human services field, to those in pre- and post-doctoral programs, as well as senior-level staff attaining advanced licenses and credentials.
  • The May Center for Applied Research and Peer Review directs, supervises, and coordinates research activity at May Institute, this Center supports an active agenda of publication in peer-reviewed journals as well as professional presentations at national and international conferences.
  • Comprehensive benefit programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term and long-term disability insurance. Additionally, we offer Pet, Auto, and Home Insurance.
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Tuition Forgiveness Programs are available to our employees to help offset education expenses
  • Generous paid time off to help you manage your work and life balance
  • Free CEU’s provided by industry leaders
  • Supervision and opportunities to partner and collaborate with a dynamic peer group of BCBA’s, and BCBA-D’s



  • Implement teaching protocols and behavior support plans
  • Deliver student instruction using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Record and analyze data
  • Provide case management
  • Work in a fast-paced educational environment
  • Collaborate with clinicians and teachers
  • Provide home consultation to families


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred  
  • Working knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis, preferred
  • Previous experience working with children with autism preferred

(neuroscience, special education, neurology, fellowship, doctoral, SPED, direct care, ADL, HHA, CNA, nurse, nursing, adaptive)