Lead RBT

Position Overview

Autism Advocacy and Intervention expects our Lead RBTs to continue to learn and grow in their careers in order to provide cutting-edge Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities. We rely on dependable individuals to be members of our team. 

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Provide 1:1 behavior intervention services in the home, school, group, clinic, and community settings for neurodivergent individuals and their families
  • Utilize, model, and exemplify skills with a combination of discrete trial training (DTT) and natural environment training (NET) arrangements
  • Follow, model, and implement behavioral intervention programs, behavioral skill acquisition plans, and behavior reduction protocols as directed by the program supervisor(s)
  • Collect, record, and summarize data during every session
  • Effectively communicate with caregivers regarding client progress as instructed by the program supervisor(s)
  • Attend regular team meetings to review client progress
  • Collaborate with the program supervisor(s), providing feedback for optimizing individualized goals and objectives for home-based, school, and community programs for each individual on a case-by-case basis
  • Assist the program supervisor(s) with modeling and teaching using a binary search tree (BST)
  • Assist the program supervisor(s) in opening new cases, including acting as a temporary direct and/or to support the RBT/BT
  • Collaborate with the team, clients, caregivers, outside professionals, RBT/BTs, and all other co-workers
  • Work with the Senior Program Specialist of Training and Development to overlap with new BT trainees during their training and support RBT/BTs with specific identified areas for growth
  • Maintain and teach advanced technical ABA knowledge and terminology by attending required trainings and providing training support to RBT/BTs
  • Assist BCBAs, APSs, SPSs, RBT/BTs, and all other staff members involved in client care with skill acquisition, behavior reduction assessments, initial assessment probing, caregiver education, and client material creation
  • Utilize safe, appropriate, and ethical procedures when working with clients
  • Maintain client confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment


  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and a consistent demonstration of sound judgment
  • Be positive and have an approachable demeanor
  • Be adaptable in a learning and family environment
  • Be fun, flexible, caring, and compassionate
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or recognized equivalent
  • Have a RBT certification
  • Pass a background check and an abuse registry check
  • Be committed to the mission!
  • Be available to work weekdays

What We Offer?!

  • Health and vision insurance for 30 + hours a week
  • Aggressive hourly pay increases based on pre-scheduled performance assessments
  • To pay for certifications
  • Internal promotions
  • Sick time
  • Paid time off
  • 12 Paid holidays
  • Supervision hours for those seeking BCBA or BCaBA certification
  • Opportunities for reassignments and/or office hours in place of client cancellations
  • A rewarding experience at a caring organization
  • The ability to help children and their families reach their full potential
  • Being a part of a FUN team!