Please email your resume to our Founder & CEO/Director, Kristina Blackledge, at​
Working at Breakthrough Academy is a wonderful opportunity to expand your skills by working alongside uniquely-trained staff and gaining outstanding professional development. We are a sponsor agency of the AzABA so your membership is a benefit of working at Breakthrough Academy.


Current Employment Opportunities


  • Learning FacilitatorAmazing opportunity to receive training to specialize in and implement our evidence-based curricula in your preferred content area (e.g. reading, mathematics, etc.). 
    • Competitive salary, premium level, low-deductible health benefits, outstanding professional development with in-house CEUs. Staff receive training in ABA (including supervision by a BCBA), Precision Teaching, Structured Literacy, ACT, PEAK, RFT, social cognition, executive functioning, Project-Based Learning, and others!

    • Required Qualifications: MUST LOVE OUR LEARNERS! At least 2 years teaching experience.

    • Preferred Qualifications with salary preference given to those with training in and experience providing any of the following Applied Behavior Analysis (Behavior Tech, RBT, BCaBA, BCBA), knowledge of Structured Literacy (LETRS, TRE, or Orton-Gillingham-based reading programs), and Social/Emotional Learning. Special Education or Dual-certified teacher.


Breakthrough Academy is a private, special day learning center committed to implementing innovative, effective, scientifically-based pedagogy. We specialize in ABA-based instruction (including Precision Teaching, Relational Frame Theory (ACT), and traditional skill acquisition and behavior reduction interventions, Social/Emotional Learning, and Executive Functioning training. We commit to strong professional development in these areas to ensure implementation fidelity. We maintain small class sizes (from 3-10 students). Our goal is to develop critical thinking in learners to return them to a general education setting and future transition to independence.

 We are looking for passionate, compassionate, service-driven individuals dedicated to practice innovative instruction with high quality while tapping into a student's learning style. Our motto is: "If the learner isn't learning, the teacher isn't teaching." We welcome those committed to never, ever, ever giving up on a learner and those interested in working in this special environment. 

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