December 22, 2021

Spaulding Academy 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 Academy & Family Services has been a leading provider of educational, residential, therapeutic and community based programs and services for families for 150 years.  Children and youth with neurological, emotional, behavioral, learning or developmental challenges, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, and those who have experienced significant trauma, abuse or neglect find success in our therapeutic environment.  We are located in Northfield, NH and welcome boys and girls from ages 4 to 21 from around the state of New Hampshire and beyond.

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 our small-sized 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, generous paid time off, free meals in our dining hall, an on-site fitness center available 24/7, several employee appreciation events throughout the year and beautiful walking trails to enjoy on our spectacular campus. To apply, please submit a resume or application and include e-mail addresses for three references to    Please explore our website to learn more about how we support exceptional children and their families toward a successful future.

We are fully committed to maintaining a diverse environment and are 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