Assistant Teacher/Counselor

Lifeworks, Inc

Job Title: Assistant Teacher/Counselor

Hours: 30 hours per week

Shift: Wednesday (1 pm-10 pm), Friday (1 pm-10 pm), and Saturday (10 am-10 pm)

Pay Rate: 17.59 an hour

Locations: Westwood, MA

Job ID#: 622


Who We Are?

Since 1965, Lifeworks Services Inc. has been a champion for inclusion. Lifeworks was founded by families who recognized the importance of advocacy and breaking down barriers for people with disabilities to be part of the community.

As an industry leader, Lifeworks continues our commitment to self-determined support, careers with competitive wages, and developing innovative opportunities that enhance everyday lives.

Mission & Vision

Our mission is to serve our community and people with disabilities as we live and work together. We envision a community where people with disabilities are more broadly valued, hired by employers, receiving support, and participating in ordinary activities.


As an Assistant Teacher Counselor here at Lifeworksyou will be a Direct Support Professional (DSP) supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a residential program. You will be working in a beautiful home in a suburban town outside of Boston and receive a signing bonus shortly after joining our team.

If you are an adaptable, creative and caring person who enjoys working as part of a team helping individuals live as independently and as safely as possible in their community, while planning and engaging in some fun and rewarding activities along the way, then we’d like to talk with you about joining our team of Assistant Teacher Counselors who are dedicated Direct Support Professionals (DSP).

In your role as an Assistant Teacher/Counselor, you and your team will work together with the people we serve to develop their independence skills, thereby increasing each person’s quality of life. You’ll also provide care and support, teach skills to enhance their abilities, and provide advocacy on behalf of those we serve, as well as, build and strengthen their lives.

Assistant Teacher/Counselor position requirements:

  • High School Diploma, experience in Human Services, healthcare supports or education, with ability to demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license & personal vehicle required.
  • An interest in enhancing the lives of the people we support each and every day.

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COVID-19 considerations:
Upon offer of employment, an employer will provide COVID-19 testing. The candidate must have a negative test result prior to starting employment.
Employees of Lifeworks are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination.

Please contact our recruiter for further information:

Dorothy Scott, MPA

HR Recruiter

789 Clapboardtree Street

Westwood, MA

781-762-4001 ext.329

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