Early Childhood Teacher


Ability Matters is seeking compassionate and dedicated employees to join our team immediately.  We strive to employ individuals who desire to make a difference in others’ lives by enhancing every aspect of the lives of adults with disabilities.

Currently, we are seeking a Licensed Early Childhood Teacher (PreK-3) who will work on the Education Team.  This person supervises and directs a team of Instructional Assistants and Paraprofessionals to plan, create, and implement a successful educational program for children with disabilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Assists in overseeing Instructional Aides and Paraprofessionals and their assigned tasks
  • Assists in the development and implementation of IEP goals, progress monitoring and data collection
  • Assists in training, professional development and evaluation of Instructional Assistants and Paraprofessionals
  • Provides direct service weekly 
  • Assists with developing interventions, onboarding new students and creating initial programming
  • Assists with meetings with school districts and agencies
  • Assists in developing curriculum and student programming and modifying instruction
  • Communicate with parents/guardians regularly to promote student to review schedule changes, programming or staffing concerns
  • Assists in the input of weekly schedules
  • Assists the Education Director in planning of departmental meetings, and other duties as assigned
  • Exercises independent judgment and discretion regarding matters of significance directly related to company’s management and general business operations


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Meet current ODE licensure requirements
  • Three (3) years of experience working with K-12 students and in I/DD preferred
  • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills required
  • Ability to think critically and creatively
  • Ability to take initiative and follow through on tasks
  • Possess and maintain First Aid and CPR training
  • Pass and maintain all required DODD training offerings
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass a drug test
  • Possess and maintain a driving record with less than six (6) points

Salary will be based on credentials and years of experience.

*Ability Matters is an equal opportunity employer and stands committed to affirmative action.

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