Registered Behavioral Technician

Leavenworth U.S.D. #453 •

Purpose: To provide skills- instruction and behavior reduction protocols based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to children with autism- serious emotional disabilities and other developmental disabilities in the school setting- under the direction of a BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst). The Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) will collect data on programs- assist with staff trainings- and assist with assessments as needed. avior.


Reports To: Director of Special Education


Supervises: N/A


Salary: Based on USD 453 Salary Schedule


License Required: KSDE License Endorsement or Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)



  1. High School Diploma or GED required- Associate`s Degree or Bachelor`s degree in psychology- education- special education or related field preferred.
  2. Two years` experience in a school setting- working with students with behavior challenges (including students with Autism- SED and other developmental disabilities).

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Provide direct student instruction- and assist staff with implementation- in one-on-one and group settings utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment teaching arrangements. Follow prescribed behavior skills acquisition and behavior change protocols. Assist with preparing materials as necessary.
  2. Commitment to ongoing training and development as it relates to clinical skills- professional development- ethics- and technology- and training in order to perform job responsibilities to required standards
  3. Collect- record and summarize data on observable student behavior. Assist with skill acquisition and behavioral assessments. Collect data on all programming.
  4. Document interventions- progress data- session notes
  5. Assist with staff training of student’s individualized treatment and behavior change protocols- through direct teaching- modeling and fidelity checks.
  6. Communicate with staff regarding student progress as instructed by the BCBA. Collaborate with school teams and attend IEP meetings as necessary.
  7. Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to HIPPA laws
  8. Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions
  9. Ability to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situations
  10. Ability to accept constructive feedback and develop knowledge and skill sets accordingly
  11. Ability to maintain honesty and integrity in all aspects of the job
  12. Develop and maintain professional relationships with students- co-workers- supervisors- and community members
  13. Abide by code of ethics as indicated by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  14. Ability and willingness to adhere to attendance requirements- including regular and punctual employee presence
  15. Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies- Superintendent policies- and building and department procedures
  16. Ability to communicate- interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds
  17. Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace- follow safety rules- practice safe work habits- utilize appropriate safety equipment- and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator
  18. Perform other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

  1. Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time.
  2. Ability to enter data into a computer- to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without visual aids.
  3. Ability to hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels- outdoors- and on the telephone.
  4. Ability to speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms- outdoors- and on the telephone.
  5. Ability to travel within the district.
  6. Physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds to shoulder height and 50 pounds to waist height.
  7. Ability to bend- stoop- sit on the floor- climb stairs- walk- and reach overhead.
  8. Regular attendance and/or physical presence at the job.

General Responsibilities:

  1. Contributes to safe and orderly work areas.
  2. Works to help ensure student achievement.
  3. Builds positive school/community relations.
  4. Works to develop constructive peer and student relationships.
  5. Works to develop effective and efficient performance.
  6. Practices responsible fiscal- facility- and resource management.
  7. Models positive professional attributes.
  8. Sees that district policies are observed during all activities.
  9. Keeps abreast of new information- and innovative ideas and techniques.
  10. Obtains advance approval of the Principal for all activities and expenditures.
  11. Adheres to all District policies and procedures- including the USD 453 Negotiated Agreement.
  12. Adheres to all district health and safety policies- including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan and Emergency Safety Interventions (ESI).
  13. Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or other Administrative Staff.

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Leavenworth is the first city in the State of Kansas and blends the best of urban proximity to hometown living. Leavenworth is nestled in the rolling hills on the west bank of the Missouri River, only minutes away from the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. It is an exciting time in Leavenworth with facility expansion and upgrades taking place as a result of the community`s support of a $36.7 million bond issue.


Leavenworth schools offer greater diversity than many schools in the area due in part to the international officers attending the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth and the Foreign Exchange Program.  Enrollment in the district is approximately 4,000 students. Leavenworth has modern and technology-embedded classrooms structured with three PreK-4th grade elementary schools, a 5th-6th grade intermediate & 7th-8th middle school educational campus, and a 9th-12th grade high school.  Leavenworth High School boasts the oldest and most successful JROTC in the country, 16 AP classes, more military service academy appointments than any school in the area, and more than 50 clubs/sports/activities in which students may participate.  Come join us in preparing every student for success in every classroom, every day. 

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200 N. 4th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048

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