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Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) San Jose, CA

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) San Jose, CA

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May Institute has an exciting opportunity for a Behavior Tech in San Jose, California who wants to make a positive difference in the lives of children diagnosed with autism or developmental disabilities. For more than 60 years, May Institute has been a national leader in education, rehabilitation, and behavioral health services for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental disabilities, brain injury, mental illness, and other special needs.  In this position you will work directly with children, teaching them communication, social, and play skills. This instruction will occur in the natural context of a child's home, school, or other community setting. You will be trained in state-of-the-art instruction based on the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) and receive supervision from an experienced BCBA. 


This is an excellent position for a college graduate seeking practical ABA experience, or for graduate students interested in obtaining supervison hours towards board certification.  We have Part-Time and Full-Time opportunities available!


 May Institute offers a variety of benefits including:

  • Supervision and clinical team meetings with senior clinical leadership
  • Travel and mileage Reimbursement
  • Electronic devices provided for clinical programs
  • Numerous training opportunities
  • Registered Behavior Technician online course and exam (exam fees are reimbursable)
  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement 


  • Implement specifically designed programs for our clients with disabilities
  • Meet with 2-3 clients per day in 2-3 hour increments during either daytime or afterschool hours depending on program needs
  • Meet certain hourly goals each week which will be used to determine your benefit eligibility
  • Record data and document how each child responds to their specific program, their behavior and their progress each day and share with supervisor
  • Graph data to illustrate child progress over time
  • Submit narrative reports of each session and hours worked every day.
  • Attend staff meetings as scheduled


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required
  • Registered Behavior Technician certification
  • Minimum of 1 year working with children
  • Experience working with children who have developmental disabilities preferred
  • Reliable transportation and valid driver's license
  • Ability to work well independently and as a team
  • Ability to interact with children, i.e. running and implementing physical intervention and strategies when necessary
  • Comfortable working with children who display behavior problems