Job Opportunities

Institute for Developmental Disabilities, Inc. is a private school/day program and residential facility, which serves children and adults with mental and physical disabilities in Assonet, MA. IDDI offers a generous benefit package that includes health, dental, life, short-term, and long-term disability insurance; generous time off accruals and sick time. All positions require applicants to be able to read/write/speak English fluently. The following positions are immediately available.

Director of Special Education – Responsible for the oversight of all educational planning and implementation with the Crystal Springs School program.  The Director will, in cooperation with placing school departments, coordinate IEP meetings and MCAS-alt testing; be responsible for hiring and training of teachers; maintain student records; and work with parents and related agencies.  The position requires flexibility and a strong commitment to IDDI.  A minimum of Massachusetts DOE licensure as a special education administrator or all of the following:  master’s degree in special education or related field as well as Massachusetts licensure as special educator and at least one year of administrative experience.

Teachers - Special Education – Must be Massachusetts certified or eligible for a waiver to work in an education program for developmentally disabled children.  Full time – year round with school vacations.

LPNs – Part time weekend days and evenings.  Good starting rate with good hourly differentials.  Per diem positions also available on all shifts.

Music Therapist – Looking for a Board Certified Music Therapist to work as a consultant two hours per week providing MT services for some of our adults.  Good interpersonal skills and creativity with treatment a must.  Sessions range from 20 minutes to 30 minutes; individual and groups of two people.  Many are physically handicapped and need adaptive strategies.

Residential Supervisor I & II – Responsible for overseeing residential houses in our adult program – Full time – Flexible hours – including alternating beeper coverage, weekends and holidays.  DMR experience a plus. 

Residential Supporters – full and part time positions with set schedules are available to work with our adults; includes weekends, all shifts; DMR experience a plus; $12.00/hour starting rate of pay.

Residential Counselors – part time positions on weekends and holidays and full time 2nd and 3rd shift positions are available to work with our children; $12.25/hour starting rate of pay.

Contact Lisa Hargis, Recruiting Coordinator, at 508-644-3101 extension 3739 for more information. Screenings take place every Thursday from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. Applicants may apply at 38 Narrows Road, Assonet, MA 02702. Resumes may be faxed to 508-644-3658. Come join our team and enjoy the benefits of helping individuals with disabilities in a friendly, family oriented environment.