Thursday, August 12, 2021

Applied Behavior Analysis Instructor and 1:1 ABA Assistant Positions for August and Recent Graduates

The Ivymount School is actively recruiting upcoming graduates for our full-time ABA Instructor and 1:1 ABA Assistant positions available in August 2021. Ivymount is a non-public special education school located in Rockville, Maryland with nearly 60 years of experience serving students with special needs. Please support us in recruiting quality candidates by sharing the attached flyer with your students.  Ivymount provides staff with exceptional training and opportunities for professional growth in the areas of special education, psychology, and applied behavior analysis.  

How You will Make an Impact as an ABA Therapist

  • Using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, the ABA therapist works with a team of teachers and specialists to provide the highest level of education and support for each student, using evidence-based practices adapted for students’ unique needs.
  • Through collecting and analyzing data, the ABA therapist will make necessary changes as appropriate to ensure student success and meet the goals of the Behavioral Improvement Plan (BIP) and the Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
  • Whether working one-on-one with a student or working with a small group of students, the ABA therapist will participate in the growth and learning of each student with whom they work, a rewarding role to play in the life of a student and their family.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support and/or provide instruction to students using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Ensure supervision and safety of assigned students in classroom, school, community, and vocational settings
  • Consistently implement student Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Accurately record, monitor, and analyze student data
  • Actively problem solve when student progress is not going in the desired direction and make necessary changes to ensure student success
  • Ensure needed materials are prepared
  • Attend and actively participate in weekly team meetings
  • Assist teacher with the development of student Individual Educational Plans as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Education or Psychology preferred)
  • Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously
  • Cooperative participation within a team
  • Willingness to participate in and a desire for on-going training and professional development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with colleagues and parents
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Computer skills related to common office tasks such as email, conducting internet searches, and using MSOffice (e.g., MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with students with autism or related disabilities preferred
  • Knowledge of behavioral principles and instructional strategies based on ABA preferred

Read more and apply:

Questions?  Contact:


Eden Anderson

Human Resources Assistant

The Ivymount School

11614 Seven Locks Road

Rockville, MD 20854

(301) 469-0223 x 277