Join Our Team and Help Make a Difference

By working at The Shafer Center for Early Intervention, you’ll have a rewarding career making a positive impact within the autism community by helping children, families, schools, and healthcare providers with ASD services.

ABA Therapist- Full Time

The Shafer Center for Early Intervention is seeking ABA Education Therapists to provide the highest quality of behavioral intervention services to children and young adults with autism spectrum disorder. These services will take place at The Shafer Center, the child’s school or child’s home or community. The ABA Therapist will follow all protocols provided by the Program or Clinical Supervisor and provide accurate data on the child’s progress.

This is a full time position with benefits.

To learn more about this position, call us at 410-517-1113 or email us at: [email protected]

SLP Level 1


Provide the highest quality of speech-language pathology services to children and young adults with autism spectrum disorder.  These services will take place at The Shafer Center or the child’s home. The Speech and Language Pathologist I will provide comprehensive speech and language services for clients as well as participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:  

  • Review and discuss client case histories with interdisciplinary team to collaborate to develop a comprehensive plan of care.
  • Evaluate speech-language skills of clients and write comprehensive evaluation to include information about current levels of ability and recommendations for intervention when required.
  • Develop appropriate treatment goals related to the specific needs of clients
  • Attend annual Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings for clients and subsequent meetings related to educational planning for clients on caseload.
  • Maintain documentation of direct and indirect services with SOAP notes, billing forms, progress updates, reports, and other documents.
  • Provide ongoing support and communication to clients and family members.
  • Conduct appropriate evaluations/assessments.
  • Coordinate the transition of clients to ongoing services.
  • Make referrals for other services when appropriate.
  • Provide consultative services when appropriate.
  • Follow applied behavior analysis protocols such as behavior intervention plans.
  • Use and interpret data collection systems to the progress of the client.
  • Train multidisciplinary team members and/or caregivers on communication-related topics
  • Conduct in-services for department members
  • Maintain professional conduct
  • Adhere to ASHA code of ethics and requirements set forth by ASHA.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


A Master’s Degree or Doctorate in speech-language pathology (or equivalent) from an accredited university. Valid Maryland State (or eligibility). ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence. Maintenance of “Continued Education Requirements” (CEUs) to maintain state license and ASHA CCC. This position is not available to Clinical Fellows.

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Maryland License  
To learn more about this position, call us at 410-517-1113 or email us at: [email protected]

Special Educator- Full Time

The Shafer Center is a private and non-public school for children with autism and other developmental delays. As educators it’s our mission to help each child reach his/her maximum potential. Through fun, meaningful, and carefully planned lessons we provide our students and their families with opportunities for growth and success. We utilize an evidenced-based approach to treatment aimed to put children on the path to more independent and inclusive opportunities. Our Education Department provides classroom-based and individualized services for students ages 2 through 14 years. By creating a central resource for education, assessment, and treatment, we aspire to provide our students with a thorough education and our families with hope and knowledge.

The Shafer Center is looking for a highly motivated Master’s level Special Educator to join our growing team of professionals committed to providing treatment to students on the autism spectrum. We utilize a whole-child, multidisciplinary approach to therapy to maximize the potential of each child.

Competitive salary and benefits, FT position available immediately. We believe in small caseloads and giving you the time you need with clients to make a meaningful difference in their lives. We strive to create a supportive work environment and we foster an innovative and highly motivated team.

To learn more about this position, call us at 410-517-1113 or email us at: [email protected]