Classroom Assistant Opportunities at CST Academy: Shape Young Lives

Are you passionate about working with children and eager to gain hands-on experience in a therapeutic educational setting? CST Academy, a leading multidisciplinary therapeutic preschool program in Chicago, is seeking exceptional Classroom Assistants to join our team.

About CST Academy

As a top therapeutic program for children ages 2-6, CST Academy provides a unique and supportive environment where children with diverse learning needs thrive. Our team of expert clinicians, including speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, behavior analysts, and behavior therapists, work collaboratively to create personalized learning experiences for each child.

Gain Valuable Experience

As a Classroom Assistant, you'll have the incredible opportunity to:

  • Build Clinical Skills: Work alongside experienced professionals and learn evidence-based practices for supporting children with autism, speech and language delays, sensory processing disorder, and other developmental needs.
  • Learn Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA): Receive comprehensive training in ABA therapy and gain hands-on experience leading sessions under the supervision of skilled therapists.
  • Make a Real Difference: Contribute to the growth and development of young children in a nurturing and inclusive environment.


Your responsibilities as a Classroom Assistant will include:

  • Planning and providing support in our engaging classroom activities.
  • Interacting with and assisting lead clinicians who oversee the program.
  • Implementing behavioral therapy techniques under the guidance of BCBAs.
  • Contributing to the smooth operation of the practice.


We are seeking candidates who possess:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a passion for working with children.
  • Openness to working with children of all ages and abilities.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Creativity, flexibility, and a willingness to learn.
  • A Bachelor's degree is preferred but not required.


At CST Academy, we value our employees and offer a competitive compensation package, including:

  • Hourly rate of $18.00 - $20.00
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan

Join Our Team Today

If you're looking for a rewarding career where you can make a lasting impact on the lives of young children, we encourage you to apply to become a Classroom Assistant at CST Academy.

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