ABA Connections - Nepean

190 Colonnade Road, Unit #15
Ottawa, Ontario

ABA Connections - Carleton Place

40 Bennett Street, Unit B
Carleton Place, Ontario

Instructor Therapist

Instructor Therapist

Instructor Therapist

ABA Connections is seeking creative, enthusiastic, dedicated and reliable Instructor Therapists to deliver front-line services to clients using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Position Type: Permanent, Part-Time or Full-Time

Hours Per Week:  0-35 hours per week, with possibility of additional hours based on availability and organizational needs.                                                    Please note: Evenings and/or Weekends May be Required.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: $17.00 – $19.00; based on education and experience

Job Description

Program Preparation
  • Prepare and organize the teaching environment and materials
  • Review available information pertaining to clients on caseload
  • Participate in assessment activities as appropriate
 Individualized Program Implementation
  • Provide front-line services under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and clinical team
  • Follow prescribed programs as written and seek consultation as needed
  • Utilize sound clinical judgement
  • Assess clients’ skills, abilities, interests, strengths and needs
  • Collect and graph data to be used to evaluate progress towards program goals
  • Prepare written documentation regarding children’s plans and progress as required
Collaboration, Consultation, and Communication
  • Collaborate with other team members in the development of programs and procedures
  • Maintain regular communication with parents and family members as required
  • Participate in scheduled team meetings and conferences as required
  • Present information (both written and oral) sensitively and effectively
  • Collaborate with clinical team regarding programming and client progress
  • Work withing a multidisciplinary team and collaborate with Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Teachers, Speech Pathologists etc. 
Professional Responsibilities
  • Model and maintain a high standard of professionalism, work ethic, flexibility and problem-solving
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures of ABA Connections
  • Abide by the ethical code as indicated by the Behavior  Analysts Certification Board
  • Maintain client confidentiality 
  • Adhere to privacy laws including, but not limited to PIPEDA and PHIPA


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
  • Possess or be working towards a College Diploma or University Degree related to Behavioural Science, Psychology, or Early Childhood Development (preferred)
  • Experience working with young children who have been diagnosed with Autism (required), Pervasive Development Disorder (preferred), experience working with children (required)
  • Demonstrated experience applying the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) (preferred)
  • Experience in behavior management and modification techniques, specifically with children and youth (highly preferred)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Valid Drivers license and access to a personal vehicle for home and community visits (preferred)
  • Fluently bilingual in English and French (preferred)
  • Valid First Aid/CPR Level C (required)
  • Clean Vulnerable Sector Police Check (required)

Interested applicants are asked to submit their resume and a cover letter to Amelia Hone at ahone@abaconnections.ca with the subject: Instructor Therapist

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About the author

Leigh Giles administrator

Leigh Giles is the Clinical Director of ABA Connections and a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA).