Classroom Behavior Therapist

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     The KidsLink School, located in Streetsboro, is a year-round program which services students with behavioral and developmental disabilities and related diagnoses. Therapists are expected to work directly with students who have intensive behavioral and/or instructional needs in a 1:1, 1:2, and/or small group setting utilizing the principles of Applied Behavioral Analysis. Individuals in this role are paid a starting salary of $24,500 working 35 hours per week on our modified school calendar. KidsLink requires and provides training and supervision to obtain and maintain the Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) certification. A one-year employment contract is required upon earning the Registered Behavioral Technician certification. The contract includes a $500 bonus added to the employees existing salary if they pass the examination on the first attempt.

      Upon hire, new employees that do not have the RBT certification will be enrolled, at no cost, in a 40-hour online RBT course that meets the content of the RBT 2nd edition task list developed by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. KidsLink will also cover costs of application fees, the Registered Behavior Technician Examination, and yearly renewal of the RBT certification.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Working directly with students utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Taking frequency, duration, accuracy, and anecdotal data throughout the day and then analyzing the data
  • Creating new materials and updating worksheets and data sheets
  • Working under a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Intervention Specialist to monitor student academic and behavioral progress
  • Implementing individualized behavior support plans and Individualized Education Plans

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of an Associate’s degree or working towards Bachelor’s degree and/or related and equivalent experience in a related service field
  • Ability to lift and/or physically manage students and adults of varying sizes and weight

To apply please send resume with cover letter to: