November 03, 2022

Spaulding Academy & Family Services is happy to share that our year-round academic program is growing!   We are currently hiring Fulltime and Per Diem Paraeducators.  Pay rates start at $18.00 and our schedule is Monday through Friday, 7am to 3pm (with no weekends!). 

Spaulding provides a place of healing and growth, with a focus on the whole child.  Our approach is student centered and trauma informed with special emphasis on social and emotional learning through programs such as Choose Love.  Our classrooms are small, with 8 to 10 students and a variety of ages in a non-traditional learning environment.   Ours is a professional learning community, collaborative and open, with specific emphasis on staff development and growth in an environment focused on the value of each individual’s strengths, skills and experiences. 

Our Paraeducators are a fundamental part of the professional academic team, contributing daily to the successful outcomes of our students.   Collaborating with our Special Education Teachers and the Therapy team, you will assist in providing a well-organized, smooth functioning environment in the classrooms.  Our staff participates in an active and mobile day in our busy and very gratifying setting.  

Requirements include:

  • Must be 21 years of age (This is based on State regulatory requirements)
  • A high school diploma or equivalent, with at least 2 years of direct experience for a Para 1, or two years of college for a Para 2
  • A NH Paraeducator Certification is preferred, or we will assist you in achieving the certification within 3 months of employment
  • Experience with special education is very helpful, but not a requirement

Staff wellness is supported through a very generous benefits package, including floating holidays and paid time off, a free coffee bar and free meals daily in our dining hall, an on-site fitness center open 24/7, a focus on an inclusive, supportive, and positive environment, and beautiful walking trails to enjoy on our spectacular campus.

To apply for the Weekend Residential Assistant position, please submit a resume or complete an application and send to   We invite you to explore our website to learn more about how we support our exceptional students and their families toward a successful future.

Spaulding Academy & Family Services is committed to maintaining a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Would You Like to Apply?

If you would like to apply for this position or another current opening, start by clicking here to download our employment application which can be completed as an editable PDF or printed and completed by hand. For optimal results when using this PDF application, we recommend clicking here to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Then, submit your completed application, a letter of interest, resume, and three references to Spaulding Academy & Family Services, Human Resources, 72 Spaulding Road, Northfield, NH 03276-4608, or e-mail us at