Job Title:

Instructor Therapist


Thames Valley Children's Centre


Owen Sound (Huron, Perth Grey & Bruce Counties), ON

Closing Date:


We are recruiting for one (1) temporary, full-time (37.5 hours per week) Instructor Therapist to fill a vacancy in Autism and Behavioural Services, both in the publicly-funded and in the Fee for Service model. The designated office for this position is Owen Sound and the catchment area includes Huron, Perth, Grey and Bruce counties. This position is expected to begin in September 2019 and end on March 27, 2020.


Under clinical supervision provided by TVCC Autism Services, the successful candidates will:

  • Provide direct ABA treatment and support services to children and youth with ASD individually and in groups in a variety of environments (e.g., community-based and TVCC locations, and client homes)
  • Contribute to treatment planning and prepare treatment material for clients, adhering to evidence-based methods
  • Collect data and participate in the evaluation of the efficacy of teaching
  • Provide education, mentoring and training to parents and caregivers so they can  implement behaviour analytic  strategies as per their child’s Behaviour Plan
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals involved with clients on your caseload


  • Community college diploma or undergraduate degree in a related field
  • Autism and Behavioural Sciences Graduate Certificate, or equivalent
  • Experience working with children with Autism and knowledge of Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • Understanding of early childhood development and comfort in appropriately engaging young children at play
  • Experience working in a high-energy, fast-paced team environment requiring flexibility to adapt to change quickly and easily
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to receive and incorporate feedback; and advanced self-reflection skills are required
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with MS Office Suite 2010 package of software
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Current certification in First Aid and CPR
  • Proficiency in the French language would be considered an asset


Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to

Posted 2019-09-05

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