Teacher/Counselor Direct Care – $2,000 Sign-On Bonus!


Website lifeworks

Job Title: Teacher/Counselor

Pay Range Starts at $51,717

Work Schedule: Variable upon locations

Locations: (Adamsdale, Canton, Foxborough, Natick, Norwood, Plainville, Sharon, Walpole, Westwood, Wrentham)

Offering a $2,000 Signing Bonus!

We have great full-time opportunities available to join our growing, highly regarded organization, obtaining human services experience while making a difference in the lives of others. The Teacher/Counselor position helps individuals maintain their physical and emotional health and develop and foster a wonderful home environment for all who live there.  We help develop the necessary skills that can increase an individual’s independence in all aspects of their life.

Job Summary:

As a Teacher/Counselor, you will provide direct care to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a home setting environment. Teacher Counselors have a range of duties that include implementing support plans and assisting people with daily living activities, such as household chores, and personal hygiene.

You will help to strengthen residents’ connection to their community by providing transportation on outings such as shopping and doctor’s appointments. We have evening shifts and overnight shifts available. There will be a requirement to become certified in administrating medication under the state of Massachusetts Medication Administration Plan (MAP).

Benefits package that includes:

  • 403(B) matching up to 3%
  • Excellent Salary
  • $2,000 signing bonus, payable after 3 months
  • Health Insurance with 2 plan choices and up to 75% employer contribution. Benefits available upon hire
  • Dental, Vision and Short-Term disability insurance is available
  • 4.4 weeks of Paid Time Off in your first year of employment
  • Long-Term Disability insurance & Life Insurance free for employees
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account


  • BA/BS in Human Services / related field or substitute 10 years of related experience with persons with ID/ DD or human services.
  • Valid driver’s license & personal vehicle required
  • A copy of a Covid-19 vaccination of two shots will be required

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

Contact our recruiter for more information:

Dorothy Scott, MPA

HR Recruiter

789 Clapboardtree Street

Westwood, MA


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