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Direct Support Teacher - Residential Services

Looking for career oriented, Direct Support Teachers.  A Direct Support Teacher is expected to provide the highest quality of support and care as part of the team at Benhaven.  This is done in accordance with Benhaven policies, procedures and practices along with standards set by the Department of Developmental Services.  Direct Support Teachers are integral in fulfilling Benhaven's Mission and Goals by improving the quality of life for the people we serve.  Direct Support Teachers will work with neurodivergent people on the Autism Spectrum and with other developmental and intellectual disabilities.  Our mission at Benhaven is to ensure the people we serve are able to experience happiness and personal satisfaction through rich community experiences, gainful employment and meaningful relationships.  We are currently hiring people of all levels of experience, we look forward to welcoming you to our team.

"Passion is the difference between having a job and having a CAREER."


Residential Postings 7/22/2021

Temporary schedule denoted by (temp) and contingent on funding.

All locations hiring per diem, listings are in order of current needs

Johnson - North Haven

Multiple Full Time and Part Time position available schedule TBD.

Marlen-North Haven

Full Time (37 hours): Saturday 4 PM – 9 AM(Sunday), Tuesday 4 PM – 8 PM, Wednesday 9 AM – 2 PM, Thursday 4 PM – 9 PM, Friday 4 PM – 10 PM

Part Time (26 hours):Saturday 9 AM – 8 PM, Monday 9 AM – 8 PM, Friday 4 PM – 8 PM

Full Time (38 hours, temp): Sunday 9 AM – 10PM(flexible), Tuesday 9 AM – 4 PM, Wednesday 9 AM – 4 PM, Friday 10 AM – 4 PM

Blue Trail – Hamden

Full Time (36 hours): Sunday 10 PM – 8 AM (Monday), Tuesday 3 PM – 10 PM, Friday, 3 PM – 10 AM (Saturday)

Full Time (35 hours, temp): Monday – Friday 3 PM – 10 PM.

Part Time (15 hours, temp): Saturday 7 AM – 3 PM, Sunday 3 PM – 10 PM

Debra – North Haven

Full Time (37 hours): Saturday & Sunday 9 AM - 4 PM, Weds – Fri 9 AM -4 PM

Full Time (30 hours): Saturday – Tuesday 9 AM – 4 PM

 Nakash – North Haven (Male preferred)

Part Time (16.25 hours): Monday – Friday 7 AM – 10:15 AM

Part Time (13.5 hours): Saturday, Sunday, Monday: 4:30 PM  - 9 PM

Rosenberg – North Haven(DPH finger printing required)

Full Time ( 39.5 hours): Saturday 9 AM – 4:30 PM, Sunday 3 PM – 7:30 PM, Monday 2 PM – 9:30 PM Tuesday 2 PM – Wednesday 9 AM (overnight)

Accepting applications for pending openings at: Northside – North Haven (male preferred), Oliver – New Haven and Old Coach – Hamden

 All inquiries must be directed to Patrick Hackett via email:

Or fax: 203-239-1318

Current employees must be out of 90-day probationary period, up to date on all trainings, and in good standing to apply.

Benhaven employees are subject to its Policy and Procedures On Vaccinations Against COVID-19 and must comply as a condition of being hired.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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