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Estimated Pay $19 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Hershey, Pennsylvania

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Job Description


The Lead Behavior Technician-ABA (“Lead BT-ABA”), under the direction of the Supervisor, Teacher, Behavior Consultant, Therapist, assigned designee, or Director of Behavioral Services, executes the written plan for assigned clients. The Lead BT completes duties in addition to regularly assigned BT responsibilities, including providing feedback to team members, acting as the lead in teacher’s absence, and linking the classroom Behavior Technician-ABA’s with the appropriate Multi-Disciplinary Team (“MDT”) members.


  • Fully implements all assigned client plans and programs with fidelity across school and community environments, utilizing the proper protective equipment when necessary
  • Accurately completes appropriate documentation requirements related to daily in-school services
  • Completes high quality session notes, and maintains a professional relationship with families
  • Provides support to clients through Activities of Daily Living (e.g. self-care routines and chores) and swimming activities
  • Collects, documents, and/or enters data or other relevant information pertaining to client behavior, goals, and prescribed programming
  • Provides coaching to all team members in a supportive and collaborative manner, and receives and implements coaching from others to improve performance
  • Conducts all interactions with staff, clients, and internal and external customers in positive, professional, and caring manner
  • Assists Special Education Teacher in delegation and management of materials and student activity development
  • Provides direction to Behavior Technician-ABA’s regarding daily assignments, tasks, and expected actions during unstructured time
  • As schedules permit, actively participates in Student Annual Planning and Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings
  • Successfully coaches staff on delivering evidence-based practices (e.g. effective instruction and behavioral strategies) completing paperwork, learning classroom procedures, and charting as needed
  • Completes other duties as assigned


The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The following positions or frequent movements are typical of the job: sitting, walking, running, standing, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, stooping, kneeling, and crawling, often for extended periods of the workday. Assignment may require the ability to physically move clients during possible physical interventions in order to maintain a safe learning environment, and may require employees to wear protective apparel and equipment when necessary.

The position requires that an individual be able to learn new tasks quickly and effectively. Job requirements may change frequently. The ability to understand and carry out detailed, involved, instructions is mandatory. The incumbent must be able to travel to multiple locations as needed, when needed to conduct organizational business. Subject to inside environmental conditions.


This is a year-round, full-time or part-time position. Program operation days and hours of work are determined by the EIBS program calendar, and will be Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30am to 4:00pm.


  • Minimum High School Diploma required
  • Successful completion of Safe and Positive Approaches training required
  • Ability to implement, train, and coach other staff on the implementation of services required


  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field highly desired
  • Minimum of 6 months experience at Vista preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in human services or school setting highly desired
  • Current First Aid and CPR Training preferred
  • Demonstrated initiative to take on leadership role