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Why You’ll Love This Job

Take your passion for helping others and turn it into a career – paid Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) training! As an ABA Therapist / Behavior Technician with KGH Autism Services at 1161 Lake Cook Rd in Deerfield, IL — an innovative company with top-of-the-line facilities — you’ll have the opportunity to build new relationships, support children with special needs, and experience the satisfaction of a job well done. A Behavior Technician, also known as a Registered Behavior Technician, RBT, or ABA Therapist, works 1-1 with young children on the autism spectrum to support skill development, under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Perks of Joining the KGH Team

  • Competitive hourly pay ranging from $17.25 to $23 per hour. Preference and higher pay will be given to candidates with experience, RBT certification, and/or a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Guaranteed 40 hours for full time employees
  • Paid Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) training and certificate + an increase in pay once RBT certificate completed
  • Medical, dental, and vision with employer contribution
  • Company paid employee term life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 401K with 3% match
  • Paid time off – increases with tenure:
    • 8 paid holidays (including your birthday!)
    • 1 floating holiday per anniversary year
    • 10 days vacation
    • 5 days sick time

*Dependent on employee eligibility.

This is an entry-level role ideal for a natural caregiver with experience in early childhood education, childcare/preschool, paraprofessional, mental health, or psychology. You will have assistance advancing your career in education, occupational therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, behavior-based therapy and other psychology specialties.

No experience is required. We provide paid training, a friendly and supportive team environment, and ample opportunity to pave your own career path!

No Nights or Weekends Required!

How will you help children with Autism?

As an ABA Therapist / Behavior Technician at KGH Autism Services, you will provide 1:1 ABA therapy in various settings such as in the home, school, center, or community. Using research-based methods you will:

  • Teach individuals with autism to talk, play, make friends, and function independently, while helping reduce any inappropriate behaviors and improve mental health.
  • Collect data to demonstrate each client’s progress toward reaching his or her goals!
  • Analyze data by using our proprietary electronic data collection software for real time decision-making.
  • Collaborate with BCBAs, the client’s family, and other technicians at clinical team meetings to report client progress and get specific feedback from the supervisor.

ABA Therapist / Behavior Technician Qualifications

  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You must be authorized to work in the United States  
  • You must meet the physical requirements of the position, to include lifting of clients, packages, or equipment up to 50lbs, accessing non-barrier free premises, and using physical management techniques when required 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, Education or related field
  • RBT Certification
  • Certificate in First Aid and CPR Training
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders experience

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Type: Full Time (Hourly)
Job ID: 113857