Monarch Center for Autism (a division of Bellefaire JCB) in Shaker Heights, Ohio is currently hiring staff for our growing program. We are seeking candidates for the following positions:

Intervention Specialist   
Language and Communication Instructional Aide    
Life Skills Instructional Assistant    
Autism Teaching Assistant   

Other employment opportunities include Behavior Specialists, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA), Occupational Therapists (OTR), Speech Language Pathologists, and Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) to work at Monarch School, which serves students ages 3 through 21. We encourage compassionate, innovative and qualified individuals to join us in our mission of enhancing the lives of children, adolescents and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

We are offering a $5,000 HIRING BONUS for Intervention Specialists, and a $2,000 HIRING BONUS for all other positions!

Contact Debra Mandell, Director of Monarch School: or 216-320-8945.

Click here to see a full list of opportunities and to apply!

Work Among Top Professionals

When you come to work at Monarch Center for Autism, you become an integral part of our dedicated and hardworking team of professionals that include Intervention Specialists, Associate Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Behavior Specialists, Art Therapists, Music Therapist, Recreational Therapist, and Horticulture Therapist.

Small caseloads (approximately 5 to 8 students per classroom), cohesive interdisciplinary departments, and access to an abundant supply of technology, curriculum, equipment, and assessments, provide an exceptional work environment. Classroom teams are intentionally small, so students can receive one-on-one and small group instruction, within the confines of Monarch's visual language immersion teaching Model. The Model combines concept-driven language instruction with visual and sensory supports, technology and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Monarch offers a mentoring program for new Intervention Specialists, onsite clinical supervision of CFYs and those pursuing their BCBA certifications, guidance from supervisory support staff, as well as a competitive salary and excellent benefits. The Associate Teacher position is great for those looking to gain experience in careers such as special education, occupational therapy, speech therapy, behavior analysis, and more.

Why Monarch is the Right Fit for You:

Growth: Realize your potential at Monarch and watch your career reach new heights.
Purpose: Join a nationally-recognized organization that is working at the forefront of services for individuals with autism. 
Impact: Work as part of a team on the clinical frontlines, providing prescriptive supports and behavioral intervention to enrich the lives of individuals on the spectrum.
Meaning: Make a difference in the lives of children, adolescents and young adults impacted by autism as you help bring them to the right level of care.
Collaboration: Join a team of experienced professionals, united to build a better future for Monarch service recipients.

Total Rewards

Monarch offers competitive total rewards (benefits and compensation) options to its valued employees and their families, including domestic partners. All employees with scheduled hours of 20 hours and above are eligible to enroll for benefits the first day of the month following 30 days of employment. Benefits of working here include:

  • Competitive Salaries: All roles are compensated comparable to similar agencies in the region.
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays: Full-time direct services and administration staff accrue generous vacation and sick time off each year. Part-time employees accrue vacation and sick time on a pro-rated basis. Employees also receive 10 paid legal holidays per year, with up to 4 additional religious holidays.
  • Health and Prescription Coverage: Three comprehensive medical plans are offered. All plans offer hospitalization, office visits, and prescription coverage.
  • Retirement Benefits: Options include both defined benefit (pension) and defined contribution (403B) options.
  • Additional benefits include, dental, vision, wellness program, flexible spending account (FSA) for medical and dependent and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Professional development and ongoing support and supervision, including year round CEU opportunities

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