Registered Behavior Technician / RBT

Registered Behavior Technician / RBT (Autistic Support) – Open Position

The primary function of the RBT is to work directly with students with significant behavioral and/or instructional needs, including students who require complex verbal behavior programming, daily implementation of a crisis management plan, and extensive data collection, graphing, and analysis.


Clinical/Behavior Department

Reports To

Reports to the Director of Clinical/Behavior Services

Position Schedule

11-month schedule (Education model/ School Year + ESY)

Monday through Friday, 7.5 hours per day




  • Bachelor’s Degree in: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Psychology, Special Education, or related field. Please submit an unofficial transcript upon applying.
  • Applied Behavior Analysis coursework is a plus.
  • In some cases, undergraduate candidates currently enrolled in degree-seeking programs will be considered.
  • Active National certification as a Registered Behavior Technician is required.


  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience working directly with children who have significant behavioral and/or instructional needs.
  • ABA experience (as RBT, BT, BHT, or TSS) required.
  • VB-MAPP experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent focus and ability to observe behavior and collect data.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team atmosphere.
  • Experience working with students with autism, emotional/behavioral disorders, and/or intellectual disabilities.
  • Will need to attain certification in crisis prevention and safety holds.

Core Competencies

  • Ability to Manage Change (flexibility).
  • Ability to Provide a High Level of Customer Service (collaborate, negotiate, and problem-solve).
  • Ability to Provide Professional Services to both internal and external customers (approachability and positive leadership).
  • Ability to be Innovative and Creative.

Compliance Requirements

  • Must comply with Act 168 and submit a completed Sexual Misconduct Form.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory PA criminal background check, Child Abuse & FBI clearances and pass a drug test, as well as a TB Test (within last 3 months). Must possess a valid PA driver’s license and be able and willing to drive.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires a high level of energy. Physical activities can include both sitting and standing for long periods of time, lifting, climbing, bending/stooping, grasping, and pulling. Must have full range of motion to provide possible emergency care and/or administer effective/safety techniques. This position requires walking and could include working in both an indoor environment as well as an outdoor environment (cold/hot).


Professional Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the direct implementation of behavior-analytic services with students with autism spectrum disorder and/or other neuropsychiatric/developmental disorders, under the direction of the Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) assigned to the classroom.
  • Will apply techniques through individual and/or group sessions designed to meet the educational needs of the student, consistent with the goals contained in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) and Positive Behavior Support Plan (PBSP).
  • Will closely observe student behaviors, reliably collect data, and graph data to regularly evaluate the effectiveness of a student’s current programming.
  • Will collaborate with the classroom teacher to plan and implement classroom-based activities.
  • Will participate in multi-disciplinary meetings to develop students’ daily programming and IEPs.
  • Performs any other duties consistent with the functions for which qualified, as assigned by an appropriate supervisor.

How To Apply

Apply at Please indicate the Job Posting that you are applying to by providing HR with the Job Title in your email. If you are being referred by a Pathway employee, please indicate who referred you.

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