Joining the Ivymount community offers a unique opportunity to work side by side with hundreds of people dedicated to improving the lives of a neurodiverse community of students, families, and professionals. We seek people who are passionate about a career in specialized education, and we give you access to ongoing training, collaboration, and opportunities for career advancement.
We have excellent opportunities throughout our organization, which includes Ivymount School, The Maddux School, Community Outreach Programs and Ivymount Endeavors home and clinic services as well as our professional collaborative services.
Every day, we witness the profound impact our work has on the lives of individuals with unique learning needs. Through the passion of our staff, students benefit from the smallest learning moments to more advanced coaching on social, vocational and life skills. We know the best way to measure staff success is through the progress of the people we serve.
Are you a recent graduate? Are you looking for a career change? Wanting to surround yourself with smart and motivated people? Whether you’re new to the field or you bring experience, Ivymount offers unique opportunities for high-quality, individualized training and professional development while working as a part of an interdisciplinary team.
Our dedicated staff members provide exceptional training in special education, speech pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work, and applied behavior analysis. We also collaborate with other highly-respected researchers and practitioners, and provide access to the latest evidence-based resources. Learn more about our training programs for professionals.
We provide an environment where our staff can grow alongside our students and clients. All of our staff receive ongoing professional development opportunities such as:
Ivymount offers the following additional benefits to eligible staff:
At the Ivymount Organization- – including Ivymount School, The Maddux School, Ivymount Endeavors, Ivymount Community Outreach & Services and Ivymount Professional Collaborative & Services – we are committed not only to providing a safe and caring space for everyone to work and learn, but also to dismantling systemic racism, sexism, and ableism within our community. We come to the table with open hearts and minds, engage in hard discussions, and learn from our mistakes. We do this by:
Our staff are committed to using culturally responsive and socially conscious practices. Self-examination and self-reflection are essential to our work. Across our organization, we thoughtfully select curricula and structure lessons to ensure students and clients learn from and about diverse perspectives and engage in meaningful exploration of social justice issues, including the concept of neurodiversity and others’ unique strengths and differences.
Our educational services and supports focus on the varied ways people learn, and we foster our students’ and clients’ independent communication, authentic social and community connections, choice-making, and self-advocacy. We also advocate for the broader community to create situations and opportunities that benefit and remove barriers for all.