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Teaching Assistants - Residential Services

Looking for career oriented, Teaching Assistants.  Teaching Assistants 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.  Teaching Assistants are integral in fulfilling Benhaven's Mission and Goals by improving the quality of life for the people we serve.  Teaching Assistants 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."

Postings 3/15/2023
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.

Listings are in order of current needs

Blue Trail – Hamden:

Full Time (40 hours): Sunday – Thursday 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Part-Time (6 hours): Saturday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Old Coach – Hamden

Part-Time (12 hours): Sunday and Monday 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Part-Time (6 hours): Sunday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Part-Time (24 hours, eligible for vacation): Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Totoket – Northford

Part-Time (14 hours): Saturday, Sunday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Part-Time (23 hours, eligible for vacation): Saturday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM,

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Marlen – North Haven 

Part-Time (13 hours): Saturday 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Monday 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Johnson – North Haven (10 hours): 

Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Oliver – New Haven (Flexible)

Part-Time (18 hours): Saturday, Sunday, and Friday 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Part-Time (6 hours): Saturday 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Northside – North Haven (Male preferred) 

Part Time (24 hours, eligible for vacation): Saturday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM,

Monday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Thursday & Friday 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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