Career Opportunity: Behavior Technician

Behavior Technician Job Description

A Behavior Technician (BT), also known as a Registered Behavior Technician, RBT, or ABA Therapist, works 1-1 with young children on the autism spectrum to support skill development, under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

LOCATION

  • Aurora: 2170 S. Parker Rd. Denver, CO 80231

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Provide 1:1 direct intervention for children 2-6 years old in a center-based setting based on developmentally appropriate, naturalistic ABA therapy
  • Follow the intervention plans developed by clinicians in the fields of Behavior Analysts, Speech, and Occupational Therapy
  • Collaborate with each client’s team of Behavior Analysts, SLPs, and OTs to provide high-quality support for your clients
  • Work closely with the RBT team to provide continuity of care between providers
  • Actively engage in ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Build relationships and connect with mentors in a wide variety of fields
  • Build meaningful and professional relationships with families; communicate and share progress with them on a regular basis
  • Receive ongoing feedback, coaching and professional development from your BCBA to improve and grow your practice and skills

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum education requirement: enrollment in degree programs related to Child Development, Psychology, Education, Speech & Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, or a related field
  • Preferred candidates have a bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Psychology, Education, Speech & Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, or a related field
  • Previous experience with children between the ages of 2-6, preferably in a professional setting
  • Previous experience with the neurodiverse population (e.g. autism, ADHD)
  • Embody a playful spirit and the ability to connect and engage with young children
  • A desire to be part of a team who works toward a shared mission and vision
  • Clear professional communication, both verbally and in writing
  • Fluency in navigating devices such as computers and tablets
  • Have reliable transportation and the ability to arrive at the clinic site on-time daily
  • Meet the following physical requirements: sit and stand frequently and shift positions quickly, lift up to 50 lbs., sit/kneel on the floor, sit in a chair, stand, and walk
  • Availability to work between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm

SALARY, BENEFITS & PERKS 

  • $19-23/hour with salaried roles for senior RBTs
  • $1000 signing bonus
  • Paid training upon hire and continually throughout the year.
  • Benefits
    • Quality medical, dental, and vision plans
    • A company 401K
    • Paid time off from work: 9 company holidays, 5 time off days, and 6 sick days
    • A “Time for You” program to take extra time off work when you need
    • Short term disability
  • Daytime weekday hours (6-8 hour shifts occur Monday-Friday between 8-6pm)
  • Opportunities for mentorship in Behavior Analysis, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Psychology
  • 30 hours/week guaranteed. Most RBTs work 32-38 hrs/wk.
  • A center-based setting with hands-on support. You will have more supervision from masters or doctorate level staff than anywhere else – everyone all under the same roof to support you
  • Free Supervision for graduate students working toward certification/licensure
  • Implement a play-based form of ABA. You’ll learn the most evidence-based form of ABA for young children, the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)
  • On-site rapid Covid testing for all employees. Never have to scramble around for a rapid test again
  • A culture that cares about you and your growth! Shout outs, boo yahs, and staff appreciations for your hard work
  • A team that is deeply invested in care quality for kids

Contact
Soar Autism Center

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