Current Openings

Interested applicants can send their cover letters and resumes to soshel@hasa.org.

Instructional Assistant

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 2 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. The Instructional Assistant will work to support the classroom teacher in group and individual academic and behavioral goals. This individual will also collect data to monitor progress, prepare classroom materials, and implement behavior intervention plans.

This position requires:

  • Experience working with children diagnosed with autism, communication disorders, developmental disabilities, or special needs.
  • ABA, Verbal Behavior, or Behavior Technician experience; RBT or BCaBA certification is highly desired.
  • College coursework in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Hearing and Speech Science or related field; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Strong ability to work effectively with caregivers and related-service staff.

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 2 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. We are currently seeking a Registered Behavior Technician that will provide 1:1 behavioral intervention services to students. This individual will be responsible for implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) based programs and protocols, as directed by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Program Specialist.

A Gateway School RBT is responsible for pairing with student(s), implementing play-based therapy techniques, supporting student(s) throughout the day including transitioning in halls, lunch, recess, and toileting, collecting daily data, and supporting student during non-therapy times.

This position requires:

  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification.
  • 2+ years experience working in special education.
  • College coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis, Autism Studies, Special Education, Psychology, Hearing and Speech Science or related field; Associates or Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Strong ability to work effectively with caregivers and related-service staff.
  • Competence with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

The hours for this position will total 32.5 hours per week. Working hours are 8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; 8:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

Special Education Teacher

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 2 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. The Special Education Teacher will create and maintain a superior academic environment by developing and implementing a classroom structure consistent with the needs of each student and the classroom in its entirety. Some responsibilities include developing and implementing lesson plans, meeting and instructing classes, writing and implementing IEPs, initiating student evaluations and documenting progress, creating an instructional environment for appropriate development of students, and collaborating effectively with related-services staff to address the students’ needs.

This position requires:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Maryland Certified Special Education Teacher or eligibility for MSDE certification in Special Education (Grade Band 1-8).
  • Experience working with children with disabilities, preferably with autism, developmental and intellectual disabilities, and communication disorders.
  • Ability to provide good verbal, speech, and language models.
  • Experience with applied behavior analytics.
  • Evidence of ability to work effectively with people, parents, staff, related service providers, and various community and professional groups.
  • Computer literacy; experience with Google Suite and Microsoft Office.

Substitute Teacher

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 2 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. We are currently looking to add Substitute Teachers to our roster.

Interested candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Special Education or related field. Experience working with special education students is preferred.