"It is very difficult to have a meaningful life without meaningful work." - Jim Collins

Thank you for your interest in working at Black Mountain Academy. We are seeking committed and experienced individuals who are passionate about helping our students grow, mature, and reach their highest potential. To apply for a position, please send a resume and a cover letter to [email protected].  No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Current Openings

Therapist – Full Time, Great Pay & Benefits, Rewarding Employment

We are looking for a full-time Therapist to provide direct clinical services to a caseload of students and their families for our year-round therapeutic boarding school. We are seeking candidates with clinical experience and experience working with students on the autism spectrum. The ideal candidate works well with a team, is positive and mature, and has a passion for helping others. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Black Mountain Academy is a year-round, small, nurturing therapeutic boarding school. We specialize in supporting adolescent males in grades 9th-12th, who struggle with social skills, emotional regulation, processing speed delays, and have had a history of social and emotional difficulty that has impacted their success within traditional academic and home environments.

We serve a neurodiverse population including students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, level 1, Social-Pragmatic Communication Disorder, Learning & Executive Functioning Disorders, ADHD, Anxiety, and/or Depression.

Our goal is to create an environment in which each student develops the skills, confidence, and self-efficacy necessary to thrive across their lifespan.

Applicants must:

  • Be able to work collaboratively with staff
  • Exhibit a positive, solution-oriented attitude
  • Have clinical experience (therapeutic program or family therapy experience preferred)
  • Maintain maturity and confidentiality
  • Hold a Master’s Degree in a clinical field
  • Hold therapeutic licensure

We Offer

  • Sign-on bonuses
  • 20-minute commute from Asheville, NC
  • a talented, fun team
  • Rewarding employment
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Group and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k matching funds after 6 months of employment

Residential Coach

Residential Coaches are responsible for helping to facilitate the day-to-day living and recreation activities with our students. Our Residential Coaches assist students in achieving their academic, social, and therapeutic goals. They are responsible for helping to maintain an emotionally and physically safe environment for our students.