Work as a behavior technician

Teacher helping student
by Eduardo Merille

Little Leaves Behavioral Services is currently seeking dedicated, fun individuals who are looking to have a meaningful impact on the lives of children and their families.

Behavior technicians are critical members of a child’s therapy team. They deliver the majority of a child’s individualized therapy hours based on the plans and protocols developed by the supervising behavior analyst and collect data on a child’s progress.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide 1:1 ABA therapy to client with autism spectrum disorders in the child’s home and/or in the community.
  • Shadow client 1:1 to facilitate learning in groups.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure that clients receive the highest quality therapy.
  • Collect data throughout each session in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Create program materials for individual clients as needed.
  • Participate in introductory and ongoing training programs that provide instruction in ABA.
  • Be energetic, creative and imaginative when working with children who have developmental delays.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in psychology, special education, social work or related field required.
  • Commitment to earning a Registered Behavior Technician credential within 90 days of hire including a willingness to sit for RBT exam.
  • Experience working with children with special needs, e.g., autism or developmental delays.
  • Ability to interact well with children, families and colleagues.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a therapy team member.
  • Organized, flexible and willing to take constructive feedback and apply it to improve the quality of programming and one’s own professional development.
  • Able to maintain client confidentiality.
  • Record of success in previous positions as evidenced by excellent references.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Competitive hourly pay rate, commensurate with experience.
  • Full-time position with a minimum of 30 hours/week.
  • Eligible for benefits including health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, life and disability insurance.
  • Positive work environment with extensive training and supervision.

To learn more about this opportunity and apply, log into Handshake with your FIU credentials and type in the following keywords: behavior technician. Filter by Miami, FL location.

Deadline to apply is Jan. 31.