Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist

Rockville, Maryland
$24,000-27,000 plus benefits
Jul 03, 2019
Aug 07, 2019
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

ABA Therapists provide individual and small group instruction using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to students with autism. This position is an excellent opportunity for those interested in professional growth in the fields of psychology or special education. Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) are encouraged to apply.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide direct instruction using the principles of applied behavior analysis
  • 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
  • Maintain designated student program books and online data collection portal
  • Actively problem solve when student progress is not going in the desired direction and make necessary changes to ensure student success
  • Create instructional materials
  • 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

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

  • 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)

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