Job Description

Job Details: Full-Time HOURLY Pay Rates = $20.00 - $31.50, dependent on education and experience in the field of ABA 

$1000 Commitment Bonus, 25% at 3 months, 25% at 6 months, and 50% at one year

Part-time opportunities available: Monday to Friday, either from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM or from 12:00/1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Job Description:


At Lauren’s Institute for Education, our family-like team approach values transparency in communication, caring for the well-being of staff and consumers, and providing individualized care for those we serve. The organization takes pride in our transdisciplinary approach, in which all service departments work together to provide the best possible treatments for our consumers. All members of our incredible team are valued for who they are and their impact on the lives of those we serve.

Our BPS (Behavioral Programming and Support) team, which provides comprehensive services in Applied Behavior Analysis, is comprised of passionate individuals, who are driven to encourage children to reach their full potential. We are seeking dedicated, creative, and open-minded individuals to join our team!

  •    Are you passionate about empowering children with skills that will allow them to be their best selves?
  •   Can you create fun and playful ways to teach children that would motivate them to engage in their learning objectives?
  •   Are you seeking a family-like work environment where you can work collaboratively under the direction of the clinical team?

If these questions resonate with the type of job experience you seek, you should consider a position in Lauren’s Institute for Education’s BPS department as an RBT/ABA Behavior Technician.

What you need to know about the BPS Department:

The BPS Department has multiple engaging specialized environments where ABA therapy can be provided to best support each unique consumer. We offer varying intensities of 1:1 and 1:2 support, including attending group learning environments in different capacities and/or individual clinic sessions. Our ABA team supports individuals that attend L.I.F.E. for our wide variety of services and those that attend exclusively for ABA clinic sessions outside of their typical school day.

  • Our beautiful facility is housed on a 10-acre property and provides many learning environments to encourage skill development. 
  • BCBAs and Program Managers are on-site daily to provide feedback and support that allows staff to grow their skillset and ensures treatment fidelity.
  • We value our staff by offering a rewarding work environment to provide them with an intrinsically valuable and profoundly impactful job experience.
  • Team building activities are built into departmental practice to create a cohesive team environment.
  • Unlike other ABA facilities, the BPS team collaborates with specialty therapists and our academy teachers to enhance the treatment of each client we serve.
  • Administrative team coordinates staff schedules and finds replacement sessions when cancellations occur to maximize staff availability.
  • Communication with families regarding scheduling is maintained by administrator.

Time off for Self-Care:

  • Up to 2 Weeks of PTO during the first two years of service; accruing up to 3 Weeks of PTO starts at the completion of 2 years
  • PTO rollover
  • An additional 12 Paid Holidays each year (Paid after 90 days)
  • Spring | Fall | Winter breaks – Paid after 3 years

Earn Extra: 

  • Annual and semi-annual opportunities to increase pay rate or earn a bonus
  • Paid drive time at hourly wage
  • Paid monthly trainings related to ABA
  • Paid cancellations and administrative duties
  • Free BCBA supervision
  • Free RBT supervision

Global LIFE Benefits:

  • Be part of a team with an important mission to help people with disabilities
  • Health | Vision | Dental benefits
  • Wellness Program (stay healthy, earn rewards, discounts on insurance premiums)
  • 401K/Roth Retirement Plans
  • Attendance bonuses
  • Annual longevity bonuses based on organization profitability
  • Employee Assistance Program (free counseling and other assistance)
  • Partial Paid FMLA
  • Professional development opportunities
  • In-house training
  • Discounts on degrees through a partnership with Capella University
  • Learn from different disciplines
  • As a non-profit 501c-3, LIFE may qualify you for student loan forgiveness 
  • Employee appreciation activities • Birthday recognition and treats provided monthly
  • Employment anniversary recognition every year - special gifts provided at 1, 3, 5, 10 and 15-year mark
  • Employee of the month for each department. Recognition, gift, personalized parking space for the month
  • All staff celebrations (close center, fun staff social activities)
  • Monday football treats for all staff during football season
  • Free work shirts on a recurring basis
  • Departmental budgets are used to buy staff supplies and facilitate teambuilding activities (ex: group lunches, program supplies, etc.)
  • This equates to an added 20 - 30% in total compensation through potential benefits

Lauren’s Institute For Education (L.I.F.E.) is a non-profit organization serving people with disabilities in Gilbert, AZ in an all-inclusive transdisciplinary treatment center.

Our Mission: "Working together to empower people through extraordinary services for developmental disabilities."

Skills / Requirements

If you are passionate about creating a positive learning experience for children, we will provide you with the tools to succeed as an ABA provider.

All that is required is the following:

  • High School Diploma is needed.
  • RBT Certification is beneficial but not required.
  • Bachelor’s degree is beneficial but not required.
  • Obtain Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • Acquire certifications in CPR / First Aid / Article 9 /Prevention and Support/Client Intervention Training.
  • Available from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Weekends work is optional. Flexibility with hours will be considered.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and provide physically active engagement with children.
  • Must be comfortable navigating various technologies like data collection apps/portals, instant messages, emails, and walkie-talkies
  • Understanding of Social Skill Deficits 
  • Understanding of Developmental Milestones 
  • Understanding of Maladaptive Behaviors 

Important Notes

$1000 Commitment Bonus, 25% at 3 months, 25% at 6 months, and 50% at one year

Part-time opportunities available: Monday to Friday, either from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM or from 12:00/1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.