Genesee Lake School

Education Support Professional (Special Education Assistant)

Job Locations US-WI-Oconomowoc
Job Type
Advertised Salary
Genesee Lake School


Grow with us while providing care for the people who need it most


Genesee Lake School, a MyPath company, is a nationally recognized employee-owned provider of educational, vocational, and therapeutic residential services for children, adolescents, and young adults dealing with a variety of challenges and behavioral issues.


We specialize in working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and complex trauma.  Your work will help them live their best lives, all while carving a career path for yourself.  As a part of our community you will:

  • Be part of a reliable, caring team
  • Ensure students and your peers have the support they need to thrive.


Find your place. Be a part of something bigger.




To succeed in this role, you must show an understanding of the emotional and developmental disabilities of the people you serve. When you join our team, you will be enrolled in our training program designed to build the skills and confidence needed to meet your job requirements and build your career with us.


As an Education Support Professional, you will:

  • Assist in the classroom
  • Facilitate learning activities for the students
  • Provide direct care to students requiring assistance in meeting educational, treatment, and hygiene needs
  • Maintain records of student progress
  • Provide support and guidance for the students to achieve their goals
  • Behavior management

Schedule, Wage, & Benefit Information

  • This is a part-time position that works Monday through Friday from 8:30am until about 3pm during the traditional school year with all major holidays off
  • During our summer session, the hours are reduced so this position will work  Monday through Thursday from approximately 8:30am-1:15pm
  • Occasional Fridays required during summer for inservices and trainings
  • There is an option to pick up in our residential program for those seeking additional hours
  • $14.00/hour with a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • $14.50/hour with an Associate's Degree
  • $15.00/hour with a Bachelor's Degree
  • Part-time employees of Genesee Lake School are eligible for the following benefits:  Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), Paid Time Off (PTO), Student Loan Paydown Program, and our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)



  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's in Human Services, Psychology, Education, or Social Services preferred
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred
  • Tolerance, understanding, patience, and a calm demeanor required


Our Culture


There's more to Genesee Lake School than competitive pay and benefits.  Genesee Lake School is part of MyPath, a 100% employee-owned organization that transforms lives.  We do this by offering residential, educational, vocational, and respite services.


At MyPath, we support an ownership culture throughout the organization.  Our culture is based on our five Beliefs and Behaviors:  Passion - Accountability - Teamwork - Openness - Continuous Learning and Innovation


Each year, after your first year of employment with us, you will receive a part of your income in MyPath stock, making you an employee owner.  This stock allocation is a company-funded benefit--no investment from the employees is required.  Yet, employee ownership goes beyond simply stock.


As an employee owner, you can expect transparency, respect, and appreciation.  You'll impact the place you work and map a career within Genesee Lake School or other MyPath companies.  With your passion and our breadth of services, your options are nearly limitless!



MyPath has eight business units filled with people who are called to help children and adults with the most challenging special needs.  From residential treatment to day schools, we have many opportunities to transform lives.  To search MyPath jobs at all of our businesses, visit





We are an equal opportunity employer.  Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.



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