Paraprofessional, Registered Behavior Technician

Category:  Paraprofessional
Job Function:  Certified Support Staff
Department:  Behavioral Support Program - College Park


The Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is a paraprofessional?who practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in both classroom and home settings. The RBT?is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of behavior-analytic services. The RBT?does not design intervention or assessment plans. It is the responsibility of the RBT supervisor to?determine which tasks an RBT may perform as a function of his or her training, experience, and?competence. The BCBA supervising the RBT is responsible for the work performed?by the RBT on the cases they are overseeing. Applicants for this position should meet the requirements for securing the paraprofessional position and be willing to complete the required 40-hour training to complete the requirements for obtaining the RBT certification.

Essential Duties

  • Assists the Behavior Interventionist (BI) in the preparation of educational materials/data collection materials/etc.
  • Assist the Behavior Interventionist with behavior reduction assessments or skill acquisition plans
  • Assist with addressing social skills instruction
  • Works individually with students and/or in small groups to help reinforce learning objectives
  • Assists with implementation of students’ Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) as assigned by the BI (in school and home settings)
  • Completes the PCI (Positive Crisis Intervention) physical management training provided by the District
  • Participates in required additional training related to behavior analytic services when applicable
  • Performs other duties as assigned by SEC Administrator (Behavior Interventionists, Coordinators and/or Directors)

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Must pass the GACE Paraprofessional Assessment with a minimum score of 250 within 1 year from Date of Hire


Must be able to obtain Georgia PSC Paraprofessional Certificate within 1 year from Date of Hire;

Experience Qualifications

0-1 year experience required


  • Classroom experience and/or proven ability to work with children preferred
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions quickly and accurately
  • Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with students and adults
  • Excellent organizational skills and flexibility
  • Technology proficiency (computers, AV, office equipment, etc.)

Working Conditions

  • Classroom environment and/or home settings

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift and carry 30-50 pounds with assistance
  • Ability to push or pull a maximum of 50 pounds
  • May require lifting, bending kneeling, reaching, stooping or crouching
  • Requires ability to move and control an adult-sized wheelchair
  • Typically sitting, standing, walking
Posting ID:  28855

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