Employment Opportunities at the Achievement Centers for Children
The Achievement Centers for Children is nationally-recognized for its excellence in helping children with disabilities and their families achieve and thrive. Employment with us is rewarding personally and professionally.
The Achievement Centers has three locations in Highland Hills, Strongsville, and Westlake.
Vice President of Programs
The Achievement Centers for Children is seeking a Vice President of Programs with the promotion of the current VP to the President and CEO position. This position oversees and directs operations in the Departments of Education, Therapy, and Family Support.
The VP of Programs develops and implements quality driven, fiscally sound programs and services. The VP is responsible for advocating for the agency with other community providers in collaborative arrangements and in pursuing new program initiatives. In addition, the position directs, establishes and plans overall policies/goals for program departments.
For more information, download a more complete description here including qualifications.
IT Help Desk/Network Administrator
Temporary Position/Full Time or Part Time
The Achievement Centers for Children in Highland Hills has an opportunity for an experienced IT Helpdesk/Network Administrator. This is a temporary position either full-time or part-time and available immediately.
If you possess the following skills, we are interested in talking with you!
- 2+ years’ experience configuring and supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Exchange 2010, Enterprise Backup and Antivirus solutions. Experience with Symantec Backup Exec and Kaspersky A/V preferred.
- Create, maintain, disable Active Directory Users and Exchange mailboxes
- Provide Help Desk support to 100+ users at multiple locations
- Experience installing and supporting Windows 7, Office 2010/2013, updates, service packs and various PC software and printer drivers
- Troubleshoot Remote Desktop connection and Terminal Service Gateway issues
- Move and connect PCs, printers, projectors and switches. Install PC memory, hard drives, video cards, etc.
- Monitor and troubleshoot daily backup jobs and antivirus software
- Coordinate purchasing of hardware and software, negotiate support and subscription contracts relating to ISPs, telecommunications and software services
- Ability to follow complex technical instructions
- The position requires the ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
Speech and Language Pathologist
HIGHLAND HILLS and/or WESTLAKE
We are currently seeking a dynamic, team oriented speech therapist to fill a full time position which could include a variety of areas of service delivery, including outpatient setting, and center-based classroom based intervention for students with diagnosis of autism. Candidates must demonstrate a passion for working with children and their families as well as excellent communication and organizational skills. A desire to work within an interdisciplinary, evidence based framework is a must. Experienced candidates are preferred but a strong CF candidate will be considered.
Please send resume, including salary requirements, to
Autism Classroom Assistant Teacher
Long Term Substitute Assignment – August, 2014 to June, 2015
A substitute Assistant Teacher is needed for our innovative preschool and K-5 programs for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. This position is part of an interdisciplinary team in a full day school year program that is "cutting edge" in its program design and practice.
You will work with the children daily supporting classroom learning and individual needs as well as observation, documentation and preparation of assessment reports and general maintenance of the classroom.
The qualified candidate will have experience with autism and experience in a classroom setting. A Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Education, Child Development, Psychology or related field. Qualified candidates will have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to consistently respond to children in respectful and supportive ways.
Please send your resume and salary requirements to
Child Development Center
We are seeking a Full-Time Lead Co-Teacher and Teachers' Aide for our Star 4 Step Up to Quality Child Development Center.
The Lead Co-Teacherwill be responsible for planning and implementing preschool curriculum that incorporates Ohio Early Learning Development Standards. You will observe and record children's ongoing development through creation and maintenance of a portfolio for each child.
The qualified candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development and a minimum of 5 years teaching experience in an inclusive child care center. Experience teaching in a Step Up To Quality Center is required.
The Teachers' Aidewill assist the teachers in the supervision of all classroom activities including physical activities. You will assist children with needs such as feeding, diapering, toileting, hand washing etc. A minimum of one year teaching experience in a Step Up to Quality Child Care Center is required.
The qualified candidate must possess CDA or equivalent.
Both positions must possess excellent teaching, organizational, communication and leadership skills. An ability to consistently respond to children in respectful and supportive ways is necessary.
Summer Camp Staff
Are you looking for an excellent summer camp counselor or coordinator experience this summer?
Learn more here.
Our current needs are for:
Overnight nurses (nurses sleep during the night in a separate apartment unit on the camp grounds)
Residential counselors at Camp Cheerful in Strongsville
Experienced educational professional for 10 week leadership position at Westlake
Learn more here.
Early Childhood Mental Health Social Worker
Make a difference in the lives of young children and their families by bringing your talents to the organization as an Early Childhood Mental Health Social Worker!
We are seeking a clinical Social Worker to provide home and community-based behavioral health services to children birth to six years of age and their families. You will partner with parents, young children and an interdisciplinary team to address relationship and behavioral challenges at the earliest ages to create a foundation for life-long social and emotional well-being.
Qualified candidates will have a master's degree in social work and LSW (LISW preferred) as well as knowledge of early childhood development and cultural competency. Clinical experience with young children is required and DC: 0-3 training and bilingual is a plus.
Make a difference in the lives of children and adults with disabilities by bringing your talents to Camp Cheerful! Become part of our Camp Team!
We are looking for Respite Weekend Counselors for our Strongsville location. You will be providing primary care for both individual needs and participation in camp activities. These position are Friday 5:30 pm to Sunday 4:00 pm. These positions require overnight on the camp grounds.
Adapted Aquatics Instructor
Are you a flexible, creative and enthusiastic individual capable of developing unique and individualized strategies to meet each swimmer’s learning style? If so, we have PRN contracted positions available at our Westlake Facility and at Berea Recreation Center in Berea, Ohio.
River Rock Adult Day Service Provider (Strongsville, Ohio)
Make a difference in the lives of adults with disabilities! Bring your talents and enthusiasm to our NEW, year round, 5 day a week program, and provide hands on assistance to our clients through a range of outdoor and indoor activities on 52 beautiful acres at Camp Cheerful in Strongsville.
The successful candidate will have experience working with individuals with disabilities. This unique program seeks creative, caring and upbeat individuals who will be excited working with individuals with disabilities outdoors, while providing fun, quality and skill enhancing activities/ programs.
Updated: July 24, 2014