Employment Opportunities 2018-01-17T13:12:32+00:00

Employment Opportunities

Spectrum360 is a private not-for-profit organization formerly known as The Children’s Institute.

We serve over 250 children, adolescents, young adults and adults on the autism spectrum and with behavioral and related developmental disabilities. We challenge expectations for individuals across the full spectrum of autism and related disabilities through innovative special education, employment supports, and community building. We do not define individuals by their disabilities. Using evidence-based approaches, we push the boundaries of traditional programs and services, helping each person we serve to discover unique talents, develop self-worth, and maximize opportunities for independence, self-direction, citizenship, and community integration.

This page lists positions for which we are currently seeking candidates at our schools, Academy360 Lower School in Verona NJ and Academy360 Upper School in Livingston NJ, as well as at our adult program, Independence360 in Whippany NJ. Positions may also be listed for our business office in West Orange, NJ.

Full-time employees receive competitive salary, health benefits, and tuition reimbursement. All Spectrum360 employees receive regular and comprehensive professional development opportunities.

Available Positions:

  • Independence360 Behavior Specialist – Whippany, NJ. Immediate opening. Enrolled in a BCaBA or BCBA certification program, preferred but not required. Bachelor’s degree or alternative experience and training necessary to work with individuals with special needs, in particular Autism Spectrum Disorder. Learn more
  • Independence360 Activities Coordinator – Whippany, NJ. Assist clients and staff in implementing the goals and objectives in each client’s Individual Life Plan, within the Center and community environment. Learn more
  • Academy360 Upper School FT Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Livingston, NJ. Needed February, 2018. Must hold a Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Education, Psychology or related field and have current certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a BCBA; or, hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, or related field AND have current certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a BCaBA. Learn more
  • Academy360 Upper School FT Media Specialist – Livingston, NJ. NJ Media Specialist certification required. Experience with school based technology required (i.e. eBooks, databases, research software). Learn more
  • Academy360 Upper School Job Coach/Instructional Aide – Livingston, NJ. Possess a High School diploma; college-level coursework in an education program or related field preferred. Possess CDL, preferred; obtaining a CDL is required during the first year of employment. Learn more
  • Academy360 Upper School High School YAP Paraprofessional – Livingston, NJ. Instructional Paraprofessional or 1:1 aide. Learn more
  • Academy360 Upper School Teacher – Livingston, NJ. NJDOE of Education Teacher of the Handicapped (TOH) certification or, Standard or CEAS or CE: Teacher Of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) with an Elementary Ed K-6, Middle school, or subject area certification. Learn more
  • Academy360 Upper School Teacher Assistants – Livingston, NJ. NJDOE teacher certification, Standard or CEAS or CE, Special Education certification OR Enrolled in a college teacher education program. Learn more
  • Academy360 Upper School BID Assistants – Livingston, NJ. Enrolled in a BCaBA or BCBA certification program, preferred but not required. Learn more
  • School Custodian for private school serving students with special needs in Verona and Livingston sites. Part time hourly for substitute fill in. Flexible hours and days. Learn more…
  • Special Education Teacher for Children with Autism, Verona, NJ. NJDOE Teacher of Students with Disabilities or TOH. Experience with ABA required. Learn more…
  • Paraprofessional, Verona, NJ. To assist the classroom teacher in implementing the goals and objectives in each student’s Individual Education Plan within a class and school environment that fosters learning and personal growth in cognitive, social/emotional and language areas of development. Learn more…
  • Maternity Leave Middle School Teacher, Verona, NJ. Learn more…
  • Maternity Leave PreSchool Teacher, Verona, NJ. Learn more…
  • Substitute School Nurse, Academy360: Choose from one or both of our two school campuses located in Livingston and Verona. Covering offices when full time nurse is away for professional development or illness. Learn more…

EEOC Statement

Spectrum360 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Spectrum360 complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the organization has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.