Current Job Openings

Join the ECLC of New Jersey team and make a difference in the lives of students with special needs!

School Openings

  • Paraprofessionals—The Chatham and Ho-Ho-Kus schools are seeking caring staff members to work one-on-one with students throughout the school day. Candidates should possess a high school degree; and experience working with individuals who have special needs is a plus.
  • Substitute Teachers— Both schools are also hiring substitute teachers with a County Substitute Certificate or a New Jersey teaching certificate.
  • Job Coaches— The Ho-Ho-Kus school is looking for job coaches to work with students who are nearing graduation to help prepare them for adulthood. Candidates must possess a high school degree; and experience working with individuals who have special needs is preferred.
  • Special Education Teacher — The Chatham school is looking for special education teacher
    • Alternate route candidates welcome to apply
    • Effective December 2023
    • Must have or be eligible for teaching certification
    • Job Types: Full-time, Contract
    • Salary: $53,000.00 – $100,000.00 per year
    • Benefits:
      • Dental insurance
      • Flexible spending account
      • Health insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Professional development assistance
      • Retirement plan
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Vision insurance
    • Schedule
      • Monday to Friday
    • Work location: In person

Please send an e-mail with your resume and cover letter to:

Chatham School – Assistant Principal Allison Clemens (

Ho-Ho-Kus School – Principal Vicki Lindorff ( and Assistant Principal Steve Collins (

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Transition Employment Specialist

ECLC affiliate, Community Personnel Services, Inc. (CPS), is a nonprofit agency providing services to students and adult clients for more than 25 years. CPS provides transition services to students from private and public schools in Morris, Essex and Bergen counties. Transition Employment specialists combine their experience, knowledge, training and advocacy to help individuals and families create person-centered, viable transition/employment plans. Transition Employment specialists assist individuals in reinforcing skills, teaching new skills and developing a resume, conducting successful job interviews and completing applications. They work side-by-side with the individual at their job site to ensure their tasks are manageable and that they are successful employees.


  • Successful candidates must have the ability to multitask and adhere to transition timelines in order to provide comprehensive transition outcomes for each student. This includes but is not limited to attending IEP’s; assisting with post-graduation funding; accessing community resources, transportation, vocational or habilitation program opportunities.
  • Must have the ability to work with students and clients to locate competitive employment opportunities based on their preferences, skills and abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills are needed to interact effectively with clients, families and community providers.
  • Travel required in Bergen, Essex, Union and Sussex counties. CPS provides company-shared cars, but employees must use their own reliable vehicle, if a car is not available (mileage is reimbursed).
  • A good driving record, proof of automobile insurance and auto registration are required.
  • Candidates must pass CPS background checks, including State CARI check.
  • Bachelor’s degree required in vocational, social services, social work, psychology, special education or a related field. Associate degree is considered with experience in these fields.
  • Minimum of one year documented experience working with individuals with disabilities. Benefits include:


  • Full-time – Paid vacation; employer-contributed 403(b) pension plan; paid sick time; paid holidays; health, dental and vision plans; life insurance; mileage reimbursement, and flex spending
  • Part-time – Paid time off and sick time; employer-contribution to 403(b) pension plan for employees that meet the eligibility requirements under the CPS/ECLC pension plan, mileage reimbursement, flex spending.

Salary negotiable and is commensurate with experience.

Transition Employment specialists work from the Chatham office and in the field. Interested candidates, please send your resume to:

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Full-Time PRIDE Activity Coordinators in Saddle Brook

Work with young adults who have Developmental Disabilities in an alternative day program setting.

  • Requirements:
    • Valid NJ Driver’s License
    • Computer literate
  • Details and Benefits:
    • Single Medical & Dental
    • Pension
    • Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Vacation Days
    • Full-time salary: $36,000/year
    • Full-time hours: 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Send résumé to Christina Klimkowski ( by email or by fax (973-635-1646).

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