Behavior Technician, Autism (ABA) - Paid Training

Job ID
2023-26539
Location : Location
US-CA-Vista
Business Unit
Autism Spectrum Therapies
Category
Behavior Technician

Overview

Gain rewarding experience with Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST) —part of LEARN Behavioral!

 

With one in 36 children diagnosed with autism, this entry-level job is in big demand. As a Behavior Technician at AST, you’ll have the exciting role of helping children with autism learn, grow, and build communication, socialization, and self-help skills through a form of play-based therapy known as applied behavior analysis (ABA)!

 

See why working with AST could be the perfect fit for you: https://lrnbvr.com/why-learn

 

Who We’re Looking For

Working as a Behavior Technician requires some specific characteristics that we look for, including:

  • A genuine desire to help children with autism and their families reach their goals.
  • A steady supply of compassion, empathy, enthusiasm, kindness, goodwill, and reliability.
  • A willingness to learn about autism, learning differences, and ABA.

Allow Us to Introduce Ourselves

For over 20 years, AST has provided evidence-based, contemporary ABA therapy to help children, teens, and adults with autism find success.

 

We understand there are many jobs in the market now to consider, but if you’re looking for rewarding work and an opportunity to learn new skills that you can use throughout your life, you’ve come to the right place!

What We Offer

At AST, we want to help you reach your career goals. Once you learn the ropes of ABA, there’s potential to be promoted in as little as three months and plenty of opportunities to develop professionally! Check out our additional perks.

  • If you work full-time, you can earn up to 15 days of paid time off (PTO) after 90 days of employment.
  • If you work part-time, you are eligible for sick leave.

Specifics to This Position

 

  • Working with kids (3- 8 years old) with autism and special needs in their homes or in one of our centers.
  • Education requirements: HS
  • Transportation requirements: Reliable transportation
    • Valid Driver’s License and personal vehicle preferred
  • Schedule requirements: 
    • 8AM-8:30PM or
    • 3PM-8PM or
    • 1PM-8PM
  • Earn starting pay at $20/hr and up with experience.
  • Become eligible to earn (BCAT) certification

What You Have

  • Meet the minimum age requirement of 18 (on or before the first day of employment).
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Availability to work a consistent weekly schedule: mornings, afternoons, and/or evenings.
  • The ability to pass a background check.
  • Not to mention, it’s a plus if you:
    • Are bi-lingual, with English/Spanish fluency.
    • Studied, majored, or minored in psychology, education, special education, childcare, behavioral health, health science, or a related field.
    • Have experience working with children, whether as a babysitter, nanny, tutor, teacher, coach, camp counselor, or some other form of childcare.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Gaining training and skills to support a career in behavior analysis, behavioral health, teaching, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, counseling, mental health, and parenting.
  • Creating lasting, positive change for children and their families.

Physical requirements vary and are based on specific client assignments. You may be asked to engage in any of the following: push, pull, and lift up to 35 pounds and move quickly, according to client needs. It is necessary to be able to sit on the floor, stoop, stand, walk, and run.

 

Ready to make a difference in someone’s life, including your own? Apply today.

 

AST is part of LEARN Behavioral, a collective group of ABA providers dedicated to delivering collaborative care and nurturing the unique potential of children with autism and special needs in communities from coast-to-coast.

 

LEARN Behavioral is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

 

Candidates interested in the following positions will find this role similarly rewarding and are encouraged to apply: teacher, psychologist, behavior analyst, speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, social worker, home health aide (HHA), teacher aide, child care worker, instructor, counselor, education assistant, home care worker, caregiver, mental health therapist, childcare assistant, paraprofessional, life skills coach.

 

This position is similar to the following positions at other companies: behavioral technician, behavior therapist, registered behavior technician, RBT, board certified autism therapist, BCAT, behavior treatment technician, ABA tutor, line therapist, behavior interventionist, autism instructor, licensed behavior analyst, and board certified behavior analyst.

Compensation Range

$19 - $24 / hour

 

Other salary range for activities such as administrative work or driving time is $15.50 to $20.00 hourly

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