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Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst, BCaBA

Surpass Behavioral Health Grayslake, Illinois
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At Surpass Behavioral Health, we provide high-quality Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children and teens with autism. Our dedicated team is passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of our clients and their families. Join our team to be a part of our mission to make a difference.

Our Behavior Technicians work as valued members of our therapy teams to provide individualized services to children with autism, working under the direct supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

  • Full-Time & Part-Time Availability (Monday - Friday)
  • Entry-Level
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Where You'll Work

At Surpass, we offer ABA therapy services across a variety of settings. As a Behavior Technician/RBT, you’ll work one-on-one with your clients in clinic-based or school-based settings based on the skills and treatment plan you are working on with them.

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Clinic-Based Services

We offer ABA therapy, training workshops, consultations, and follow-up supervision in our state-of-the-art clinics. Through clinic-based therapy, our team emulates aspects of community and school environments to enable our clients to learn and practice skills including social interactions, repetition, and communication.

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School-Based Services

We work with local school districts to provide ABA therapy, behavior support services, and education consultation services for children with autism. Our school-based program provides classroom services including positive behavior support plans, ABA-trained 1:1 aides, social skills programs, ABA evaluations, and more.


Job ID JR233537
Location Grayslake, Illinois
Company Surpass Behavioral Health
Job Type Full time
Date posted 11/27/2023

At Surpass Behavioral Health, we provide high-quality Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children and teens with autism. Our dedicated team is passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of our clients and their families. Join our team as a school based Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) to be a part of our mission to make a difference.

This position will support clients in Grayslake, IL.

Our high value rewards package:

  • Up to 25 paid holiday and personal days off in year one
  • DailyPay: Access your money when you want it!
  • 401k plan with matching contributions
  • Industry-leading 360 You benefits program.
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Bi-weekly bonus incentives available

Certain benefits may vary based on your employment status.

Our supportive environment includes:

  • Annual CEU Stipend & Certification Renewal Reimbursement
  • Training and Professional Development opportunities available to develop and strengthen your skillset as a BCaBA
  • Up to 90% off higher education (degrees, certifications) and test preparation for you and your family
  • Work life balance: Work Monday-Friday, no weekends required!
  • Clinically sustainable caseload size

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Administer assessments including but not limited to VB-MAPP, ABLLS-R, Essential for Living, Functional Assessments, and Functional Analysis
  • Develop reports including but not limited to functional behavior assessments, behavior intervention plans, progress reports, and individual education plan (IEP)/ 504 plans.
  • Utilize behavioral skills training to teach direct care staff the skills needed for the client/student’s program. Monitor progress regularly via visual analysis and make program changes when indicated.
  • Train and supervise behavior technicians and/or school district staff in the implementation of ABA procedures and interventions.
  • Develop individualized programming based on the needs of the client/student as well as caregiver and/or case manager.
  • Maintain communication with caregivers and school district stakeholders regarding client progress and plan of care.

We are looking for compassionate Board Certified Assistant Behavioral Analysts with:

  • Bachelor’s degree in ABA, Psychology, Education, or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of related professional experience working with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in a multidisciplinary team setting, preferred.
  • Certification as a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) in good standing with the BACB, required
  • Works with integrity and adheres to the BACB Ethical Code, HIPAA practices, and company policies
  • Ability to move freely, quickly, and frequently from a seated position (on the floor or in a chair) to a standing position as well as the ability to lift items up to 50 lbs. on occasion

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

NOTICE: Successful completion of a drug screen prior to employment is part of our background process, which includes medical and recreational marijuana.

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At Surpass Behavioral Health, we strive to foster a collaborative, fun and supportive environment for our clients and clinicians.

  • Bowling Green Jersey Day
    Spirit Days From Jersey Day to Wacky Wednesday, we express our creativity with themed dress up days!
  • Anderson Escape Room Outing
    Events & Outings Our teams enjoy participating in team outings and local community events together.
  • Sumter Safety Care Training
    Continued Education We offer continued education opportunities, such as Safety-Care training, to support your growth and development.

Career Path

There is no certification required upon hire. Surpass Behavioral Health provides all Behavior Technicians with paid training to become an RBT, if you haven’t received the certification yet. This training includes coursework, an assessment, and the RBT certification exam.

  1. Complete the 40-hour RBT Certification Course
  2. Pass the Competency Assessment Under BCBA Supervision
  3. Take the RBT Certification Exam Through the BACB


  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

    Start earning PTO on your first day and receive up to 3.5 weeks off per year.

  • No Weekends Required

    Enjoy your weekends with standard business hours Monday-Friday.

  • 401(k) Match

    Contribute to your retirement plan with our employer match program.

  • Robust Training & Support

    We provide personal & professional development opportunities to grow your skillset as an RBT.

  • Part-Time Benefits Available

    Part-time employees are eligible to accrue PTO, contribute to a 401(k) plan, and access financial services benefits.

  • Rewarding Work

    Pursue a career as an RBT to make a difference in the lives of children with autism and their families.

Being AN RBT

As an RBT, you have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children with autism and their families. Registered Behavior Technicians implement client goals created by a BCBA in each child’s individualized treatment.

As an RBT, you work 1:1 with clients and their families to develop skills including:

  • Communication Skills
  • Learning Skills
  • Play Skills
  • Daily Living Skills
  • Motor Skills
  • Social Skills

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