Employment Opportunities

Job Title: STEP Up Coordinator

Summary: The STEP Up Coordinator is responsible for teaching employment and life skills to STEP Up employees/volunteers using principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. They will create and implement employee/volunteer performance plans which include goals and behavior plans. They will also develop and coordinate a series of enrichment workshops, classes, and community outings to further the Performance Plan goals. All employment and enrichment activities should focus on increasing skills within the 5 Pillars of the STEP Up Program: Employment, Independent Living Skills, Social Skills, Self-Advocacy, and Safety.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are verbal and/or non-verbal with behavioral issues
  • Ability to be flexible, patient and adaptable to accommodate a variety abilities, behaviors and circumstances
  • Ability to problem solve and give feedback on behavior intervention programs
  • Knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis and experience with data collection and analysis
  • Able to model and teach professionalism on campus as well as at community job sites
  • Knowledge and experience with assistive technology
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel
  • Holds a valid Virginia Driver’s License and qualifies for automobile insurance with Paxton’s insurer (has good driving record)

Education: High School Diploma with relevant work experience; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred

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Contact Information

  • Please send cover letter and resume Eileen Shaffer, Interim Administrative Director at ALLY Advocacy Center, eshaffer@paxtoncampus.org



Speech and Language Pathologist – The Aurora School

The Aurora School is currently seeking a Speech and Language Pathologist. (Small caseload AND Minimal paperwork!!!) Great team atmosphere! A Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) at The Aurora School is responsible for the day-to-day SLP programming, management of speech and language IEP goals, SLP service delivery and the integration of SLP goals within each student’s educational and behavioral program. Qualified candidates are licensed to practice in the state of Virginia. The SLP reports directly to and is evaluated by the Administrative Director of The Aurora School.

The ideal candidate has:

  • Experience working with students who have a variety of functioning levels and disabilities.
  • Stellar time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to write objective goals
  • Strong understanding of data collection and how data is used to measure each goal
  • Great collaboration skills for working with a diverse team
  • Advanced understanding of all Microsoft Office programs

Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to Patricia Bagg: pbagg@paxtoncampus.org or fax 703-777-1935.



Request for Proposals for the Paxton Advantage Behavior Clinic for The Arc of Loudoun on the Paxton Campus in Leesburg, Virginia

Scope: The renovation of the Stone Barn on the Paxton Campus in Leesburg to house the Paxton Advantage Behavior Clinic

Project Funding: This project is funded in part by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds administered by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services. Contractor must comply with federal requirements, including but not limited to the Davis-Bacon Act. The Davis-Bacon wage determination was run on 2-24-17 at www.wdol.gov. The work to be performed under this contract is subject to the requirements of section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, 12 U.S.C. 1701u (section 3). Federal labor standards provisions required for this construction work are available online at HUDClips: https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/labor_standards_enforcement.  The contractor is required to be registered and in good standing with SAM.

The Arc of Loudoun on Paxton Campus is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Offers from Small Business, Minority Business Enterprise, Women-Owned, and Service Disabled Business Offerers welcome.

A tour of the building site will be conducted for all interested contractors on March 10, 2017 at 10:00am at the Paxton Campus, 601 Catoctin Circle, NE, Leesburg, VA 20176. A bid package will be provided at the tour or may be requested directly. Please RSVP and direct all questions to Matt Smith at msmith@paxtoncampus.org.  All written proposals are due in person or by email on March 27, 2017 at 1:00pm.


Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) – The Aurora School

The Aurora School is accepting applications for BCBA and BCaBA or BCBA-D candidates seeking supervision. BCBAs work with our students with autism and developmental delays, conduct evaluations and consult on student program goals and teaching procedures. Strong leadership and management skills are necessary for supervising and training ABA therapists and running multiple student programs. Experience in Verbal Behavior is desired, and experience in Direct Instruction is a plus.

Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to Patricia Bagg: pbagg@paxtoncampus.org or fax 703-777-1935.



Licensed VA Special Education Teacher (ABA Therapist/ Team Leader) – The Aurora School

The Aurora School is currently hiring a licensed VA Special Ed teacher (K-12) for our private day school for students with special needs located in Leesburg, Virginia. The children are ages 5-22 years old. All of our students receive services in a 1:1 to a 1:3 staff to student ratio.

The qualified teacher must be able to implement ABA curriculum that is aligned with the clinical team decisions and licensing regulations. The Special Education teacher must be able to implement and oversee student programming as it is specified in each student’s individual education plan.

Qualified candidates: must have a VA Special Education license (K-12); Experience with ABA is preferred; BCBA or willingness to begin work towards BCBA certification preferred.

Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to Patricia Bagg: pbagg@paxtoncampus.org or fax 703-777-1935.


ABA Therapist – The Aurora School

The Aurora School is accepting applications for Applied Behavior Analysis therapists. ABA therapists work 1:1 with our students with disabilities and developmental delays under the direct supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Full- and part-time hours are available. College preferred or experience in working with individuals with disabilities. The ideal ABA therapist has some training in Verbal Behavior, data collection, and teaching procedures, is a team player, and is proactive and motivated to work with children with disabilities. Aurora offers excellent training and ongoing support. The position includes competitive salary and excellent benefits, as well as the best educational experience going.

Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to Patricia Bagg: pbagg@paxtoncampus.org or fax 703-777-1935.