Substitute Teaching Assistant #8775

Posted: 01/19/2023

Academic. Therapeutic. Inclusive.



The Riverside School mission is to help adolescents coping with mental health challenges feel safe and included as they discover their identity, voice, and community, while pursuing academic achievement.


This is an exciting opportunity to join our unique, innovative therapeutic school program that enables students to develop confidence and success in academic achievement and social situations. 


The Riverside School aims to provide student-centered educational experiences that foster a culture of mutual respect and appreciation for learning. 


Our services support opportunities for leadership within the school, home and larger community, allowing youth to develop self-esteem and to graduate within a timeframe commensurate with their peers.


In this vital role, the Relief Teaching Assistant position provides gap coverage on an as needed basis and works in close collaboration with the team to provide direct supports, social skill groups, tutorial services, guidance, education, advocacy and supervision for students.


This position assists in ensuring that all services are done, in accordance with the mission and policies of Riverside Community Care and in accordance with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.


Flexible substitute hours available!



Rate: $25.00/hour



To learn more about the Riverside School, please watch this inspirational video! Derek’s Story: Riverside School 


Why You'll Love Riverside
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Required Skills
  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and to function independently
  • Basic computer fluency, including Microsoft Office, required
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable personal vehicle required for local travel

Required Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Previous experience working with individuals with special needs preferred


The Riverside School (Riverside) does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or homelessness in treatment or employment at Riverside, admission or access to Riverside, or any other aspect of the educational programs and activities that Riverside operates. Riverside is required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (Age Act), and their respective implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Parts 100, 104, 106 and 110, not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin (Title VI); disability (Section 504); sex (Title IX); or age (Age Act). Inquiries concerning the application of each of the aforementioned statutes and their implementing regulations to Riverside may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at (617) 289-0111 or 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, or to:

  • Section 504 Coordinator(s): Monica Garlick, (781) 320-5383, 270 Bridge Street, Suite 301, Dedham, MA 02026
  • Title IX Coordinator(s): Paulo Fulton, (781) 320-5312, 270 Bridge Street, Suite 301, Dedham, MA 02026
  • Age Act Coordinator(s): Monica Garlick, (781) 320-5383, 270 Bridge Street, Suite 301, Dedham, MA 02026