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Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) - Special Education

Company: Sherwood Autism Center
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Do you want to play an integral role in a dynamic organization? We are looking for a Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) who wants to assist our organization. The right candidate will enjoy learning new tasks and taking on a variety of responsibilities while working in an up-beat, nonprofit environment.
Sherwood Autism Center fosters a team environment, you will work toward one goal: making sure our students lead active and independent lives. It's more than a career; it's a fulfilling way of life.
Essential Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
- Provide direct instruction and support with clients and staff to implement the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis within individualized and group based instructional, social, functional and communicative opportunities that are specific to each client's level of ability.
- Facilitate and guide community and on-site based activities, routines, schedules, lesson and behavior support plans including SCM protocols and intervention procedures as outlined by the Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) and/or certified teaching staff.
- Implement, record, graph and help maintain progress on all components of the Individual Education/Service Plan (IEP/ISP) including all data collection for behavior reduction and targeted skill acquisition goals.
- Facilitate the organization of student-accessed environments including supplies, furniture, materials and curriculum ensuring all are in safe and good working condition. Assist in keeping up to date inventories concerning curriculum, computers, and software in assigned environments.
- Maintain RBT certification including tracking supervised hours and remaining in good standing with the BACB, demonstrate appropriate engagement and participation in all scheduled meetings, trainings, work hours, etc., and ensure adherence to all attendance and tardiness policies.
- Foster and promote a cooperative working climate, maximizing productivity and employee morale
Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) candidates who believe they fit Sherwood Autism Center's culture are encouraged to apply! Sherwood Autism Center's culture is described as:

  • People-oriented- supportive and fairness focused
  • Detail-oriented-quality and precision-focused
  • Team-oriented-cooperative and collaborative

    Work Environment:
    As an RBT at Sherwood Autism Center You will be in the midst of activity and energy. This position is:
    - A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
    - A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
    - A job for all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
    Sherwood Autism Center recognizes the value of benefits to our employees. We offer competitive wages, and ongoing training. Full time employees are eligible for our robust, comprehensive benefits program including:
    - Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    - Ancillary benefit options including Voluntary Short term disability, Voluntary Life and AD&D, Voluntary Accident, Voluntary Critical Illness and Cancer Plan, Voluntary Hospital Indemnity as well as an Employee Assistance Program.
    - 10 company paid holidays
    - Generous PTO/Vacation
    - Paid Professional Development Opportunities
    - Employee Referral Program with bonuses up to $500
    What is Sherwood Autism Center?
    Sherwood Autism Center is a non-profit committed to our mission to educate, equip, and empower children and adults with autism as well as other developmental disabilities to promote independence in family and community life by providing the highest quality services. Since our founding in 1974, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving our community though a wide range of impactful educational, vocational, and behavioral health programs.
    The Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) must be able to prioritize, organize and communicate with all levels of the organization. They should be able to maintain confidentiality, be a critical thinker, as well as be concise and detail oriented. You must have a positive demeanor, and great customer service skills.

    Affirmative Action/EEO Statement:
    Sherwood Autism Center is committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment because we know that many of the greatest ideas and discoveries as well as best examples of service come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences. We believe that everyone is an equal member of society and should be treated with dignity, respect and kindness. Because we believe inclusivity is critical to our success, Sherwood provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under Federal, State and local law.
    Other Duties:
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
    Required Education and Experience:
    - Must be 18 years of age
    - US work authorization
    - Registered Behavioral Technician Certificate
    - 60+ college credit hours and/or passing the DESE approved proficiency examination for Paraprofessionals
    - Experience with special education instruction and/or related service area/setting
    - Experience working with children with Autism and other Developmental Disabilities
    - Eligibility for MO Highway Patrol Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance

    - An important requirement for all our direct care staff: we require a successful completion of our physical fitness POET assessment prior to commencement of all applicable positions. If you do not pass, we reserve the right to adjust or rescind any offers as needed.

    - Level 1 Medication Aid (must be obtained within 6 months of employment)

    Preferred Education and Experience:
    - Background in Applied Behavioral Analysis
    - Experience managing maladaptive student behavior
    - Experience supporting alternative student communication systems
    - SCM Certification
    - Abuse/Neglect training
    - Class E Driver's license (must be obtained within 30 days of employment)
    - First Aid/CPR Certification (must be obtained within 90 days of employment)
    - Abuse/Neglect TrainingPI196966298

Keywords: Sherwood Autism Center, Kansas City , Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) - Special Education, Education / Teaching , Kansas City, Kansas

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