Become an ABS West Knight: Apply to a Teaching Position Today!

ABS West operates a brand-new, 12-million-dollar campus designed specifically for students with multiple disabilities. Dedicated to serving students with special needs—including those with severe intellectual, developmental and behavioral disabilities—its design includes a calming color palette, a multi-sensory room and an inclusive playground.

Our philosophy is that students can achieve significant learning and behavioral changes with appropriate educational tasks, meaningful support and knowledge of socially acceptable and responsible behaviors.

Area ISDs and charter schools contract with HCDE to provide specialized services for students. ABS West also features a state-aligned curriculum emphasizing academics alongside education and support for developing life and behavior management skills.

We offer additional programs for students, including:

  • Special Olympics
  • Chess Club & Tournaments
  • Robotics Competition
  • Vocational Job Site Visits

We Are Seeking Dedicated, Compassionate and Talented Educators!

HCDE offers a competitive position with the following workplace benefits:

  • Compensation packages starting at $75,000 per year for certified special education teachers
  • Top Houston Workplace with a family atmosphere
  • True work-life balance with no after-hours obligations
  • Dual retirement systems, including TRS & Social Security
  • Standard school district calendar
  • Low student-to-teacher ratio (5:1)
  • Average Enrollment: 125 students
  • Hours of Operation: 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM

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