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Early Childhood Behavior Technician/Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) - East Lansing/Okemos/Haslett

We are hiring!

*This current position requires that the candidate have the availability to work between the hours of 2:30 - 5:30 pm (Monday - Friday).

Are you energetic and caring with keen observation skills and a passion for helping neurodivergent children thrive? Do you believe in the power of communication, play, and social interaction to make a positive impact on a young child’s life? If so, SenseSational Learning Group has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as an Early Childhood Behavior Technician.

As an Early Childhood Behavior Technician, you will be responsible for providing play-based instruction, teaching developmentally appropriate skills, and taking a holistic approach to supporting children and their families. Your role will involve actively engaging with toddlers through elementary-aged students in a variety of settings, fostering a nurturing and supportive environment where every child can thrive. Ideal candidates will have experience working with neurodivergent children, including children with Autism and ADHD, and possess a deep understanding of child development. In this role, you will play a crucial part in providing essential support to neurodivergent children by focusing on communication, play, and social skills development. Your work will be instrumental in helping these children build the skills they need to navigate the world around them with confidence and success.

We are looking for someone who is not only skilled in providing behavioral support but also has a genuine passion for working with young children. If you are someone who is patient, empathetic, and committed to making a difference, we want to hear from you! Join us in creating a nurturing and inclusive environment where every child is supported and empowered to reach their full potential.

*This current position requires that the candidate have the availability to work between the hours of 2:30 - 5:30 pm (Monday - Friday)


Provide 1:1 or small group direct intervention for young children (2-6 years old) in a home or community setting based on developmentally appropriate, naturalistic ABA therapy
Follow the skill development and behavior support plans developed by master’s and doctoral level Behavior Analyst clinicians
Collect accurate frequency, duration, and anecdotal data in the moment to be analyzed by the BCBA
Use positive reinforcement techniques to promote desired behaviors
Follow safety protocols and maintain a safe environment for clients
Collaborate with each client’s team of Behavior Analysts, Speech and Language Pathologists, and Occupational Therapists to provide high-quality support for your clients
Work closely with your team to provide continuity of communication and the highest quality of care and support
Actively engage in ongoing training and professional development opportunities
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
We will help you improve your psychology and child development skills and advance your career. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to advance their career in psychology, child development, behavioral science, and more!

Minimum education requirement: enrollment or intention of enrollment in degree programs related to Child Development, Psychology, Education, Speech & Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, or a related field

*Must have completed the 40 hour training required to become a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). We can help you complete the competency assessment and schedule your exam but your training must be completed before hire.

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

Knowledge of behavior management techniques and strategies

Familiarity with medical terminology related to behavioral health

Ability to work independently and as part of a team to work 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 community site and/or client’s home 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 2:30 - 5:30 pm (Monday - Friday)

Additional Skills:

- Teaching through play based activities

- Experience with assisting individuals with activities of daily living (ADLs)
- Understanding of special education principles and practices
- Familiarity with care plans and individualized education plans (IEPs)
- Knowledge of behavioral health interventions and strategies

We offer competitive compensation, ongoing training, and opportunities for career advancement. If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of individuals with autism and have the necessary qualifications, we would love to hear from you.

Within 30 days of the start of employment, new hire must have completed the required 40 hour training to become a Registered Behavior Technician. We will support you in completing your competency assessment and will cover your RBT exam and application fee if hired.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour

Expected hours: 15 per week


Mileage reimbursement
Opportunities for advancement
Paid training

Patient demographics: Children

Schedule: After school; Monday to Friday; No weekends
Work setting: In-home; In-person
License/Certification: RBT Certification (Required) within 30 days of hire
Ability to Relocate: East Lansing, MI: Relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: In person

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