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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that autism now impacts an average of one in every 36 children. Autism is now more prevalent in California than childhood cancer, diabetes, and Down syndrome. There is substantial evidence that children with autism have a greater chance for successful outcomes if interventions are started at an early age. We have an energized team that is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of the families we serve. Become a part of a premier program while living in sunny Santa Cruz. 


Current Opening: Instructor Position - Hiring Immediately! 

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The Bay School (a May Institute program) is hiring for Full-Time Instructor positions at our state-of-the-art school for children and adolescents diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities. Using applied behavior analysis (ABA), we provide full-day, year-round educational and vocational services at our center-based program.


As an Instructor, you would be placed in a classroom to support students individually in our 1:1 student to staff ratio. You will receive in-depth training with each student in your classroom and rotate to work with several students each day. You will collect, summarize and evaluate behavioral data and assist teachers in the development of new programming ideas.

  • Apply age and population-specific competencies.
  • Implement programs and behavior support plans as written.
  • Document student progress through data collection.
  • Assist with personal care.
  • Manage behavioral crises.
  • Document critical incidents.
  • Provide transportation of students within the community as required.
  • Implement program safety protocols.


  • Valid US Driver's License preferred
  • 18+ years of age 
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

Compensation: $20.00/hour


To learn more,
please contact:
Brianna Campbell, Human Resources Generalist
831.462.9620 x 215  |