Asst. Teacher/Counselor (Direct Care) $2,000 Sign-On Bonus!


Website Lifeworks

Job Title: Assistant Teacher/Counselor (Residential)

  • A copy of a Covid-19 vaccination of two shots will be required
  • This position is working with intellectual and developmental disabilities adults in a residential program

Sign-On Bonus: $2,000

Yearly Rate: $18,443

Bi-weekly/Every two weeks: $709.35

Number of Openings: One

Hours: Part-Time – 20 hours per week

Work Schedule: Saturday & Sundays

Locations: Westwood, MA

Job ID#: 233

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Who We Are?

Lifeworks has been a champion for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1954. 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.

If you want a position in which the work that you do every day makes a meaningful impact in the lives of many, then this is the agency for you!! As an industry leader, Lifeworks continues our commitment to self-determined support, careers with competitive wages, and developing innovative opportunities that enhance everyday lives.

Lifeworks Mission

Advocacy – Empowerment – Opportunity

We focus on serving the 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, receive support, and participate in ordinary activities.


As an Asst. Teacher/ Counselor atLifeworks, Inc you 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, 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 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 a team of Teacher Counselors who are dedicated Direct Support Professionals (DSP).

In your role as an Asst. 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, providing case management, teaching skills to enhance their abilities, and providing advocacy on their behalf, as well as, build and strengthen their lives.


  • A copy of a Covid-19 vaccination of two shots will be required
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Required – Valid driver’s license & personal vehicle required
  • An interest in enhancing the lives of the people we support each and every day

For a full list of job opportunities or to learn more about Lifeworks, please visit

Contact our recruiter for more information:

HR Recruiter

789 Clapboardtree Street

Westwood, MA


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