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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."

Listings are in order of current needs

Northside – North Haven (Male preferred)

Full Time (30 hours): Saturday 9 AM - 9 PM, Monday 9 AM - 3 PM, Tuesday & Friday 3 PM - 9 PM

Debra/Totoket – North Haven/Northford

Full Time (35 hours): Saturday 4 PM - 9 AM Sunday (Overnight), Sunday, Monday, Friday 4 PM - 10 PM

Johnson – North Haven (Male preferred)

Part-Time (28 hours): Saturday 3 PM – 10 PM, Monday 3 PM – 10 PM, Thursday & Friday 3 PM – 10 PM (Eligible for vacation time)

Part-Time (19 hours): Saturday 9 AM – 3 PM, Sunday 9 AM – 10 PM

Part-Time (14 hours): Saturday 3 PM – 10 PM, Sunday 3 PM – 10 PM

Part-Time (12 hours): Saturday 9 AM – 3 PM, Sunday 9 AM – 3 PM

Part-Time (11 hours): Saturday 10 PM – 9 AM Sunday (Overnight)

Per Diem (15 hours): Monday- Friday 1 PM- 4 PM (Temporary Hours)

Part-Time (4 hours): Sunday 4 PM – 8 PM

Nakash – North Haven (Male preferred)

Part-Time (21 hours): Saturday 4:30 PM – 9 AM Sunday (Overnight), Monday 4:30 PM - 9 PM (Eligible for vac. time)

Part-Time (4.5 hours): Sunday 4:30 PM – 9 PM

Marlen – North Haven

Part Time (13 hours): Saturday 4 PM – 8 PM, Monday 7 AM – 4 PM

Rosenberg – North Haven

Part Time (13 hours): Flexible Friday or Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM


Starting salary between $17.25 and $19 an hour.  Flexible schedules.  Great benefits.

 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, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Benhaven will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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