Nice to meet you! We’re Kyo.
At Kyo, we exist to help create a life that’s more fulfilling, for our clients, for ourselves and for each other. We thrive on big, extraordinary challenges where super ideas originate and believe that scientific discovery needs empathy in order to be effective and influential.
Kyo is for the driven, open, and ambitious looking to make an impact in their community. We believe in making every minute count when we’re together, and will help you do the same while we’re apart. Together, we will change what’s possible for those with autism.
Our rapidly growing team of Behavior Therapists (BTs) and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) has immediate part-time and full-time openings. For a limited time, $2,000 SIGN-ON BONUSES are also available for RBTs!
RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):
- Provide 1:1 play-based instruction to clients using techniques from the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), as directed by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), in home, school, and community settings.
- Assists clients in acquiring academic and/or appropriate life skills. This may include toilet training, eating, and other self-help skills.
- Utilize safe & appropriate handling procedures when working with clients, primarily young children, some of whom can display aggressive and/or violent behavior.
- Utilize company-provided iPad for onsite data collection and to report progress regarding client performance and behavior with a high level of accuracy, consistency, and organization.
- Communicate clearly, respectfully and openly with all team members, clients, and clients' parents/caregivers.
- Provide accurate and consistent availability and inform cancellations of any upcoming changes.
- Participate in client clinical team meetings, & staff training and staff development days.
- Comply with all company policies, including mandatory reporting of child health & safety concerns as described in company's employee handbook.
SOME OF THE PERKS:
- 1:1 mentorship and world class paid training in ABA.
- Company-paid Registered Behavior Technician credential or, state specific ABA licensure.
- Paid time off (PTO), mileage reimbursement, paid drive time.
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and monthly wellness events.
- Medical, vision, dental and life insurance benefits for full-time staff.
- Supervision hours and tuition reimbursement available for those enrolled in coursework.
- Minimum availability of 3 weekdays per week, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
- Reliable vehicle with proof of valid driver’s license and insurance (use of public transportation approved for certain caseloads in San Francisco only).
- Willingness to drive an average of 45 minutes to and from client locations.
- Minimum High School diploma or GED. AA (or equivalent units) required for most full-time positions.
- Ability to pass DOJ & FBI background check and, where applicable, TB test or TB risk assessment.
- Ability and willingness to obtain and/or maintain Registered Behavior Technician certification or, where applicable, state specific ABA licensure.
- Willingness and ability to provide proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination no later than your scheduled start date. If you believe you are entitled to either a medical or religious exemption to our vaccination requirement, please notify your Kyo interviewer immediately so that your situation can be evaluated by Human Resources.
- Preferred working knowledge of Apple iPad technology and Google Suite.
- Have the ability to regularly walk, kneel, crawl, bend, crouch, stand up from the ground, and sit on the floor or in child-sized chairs for extended periods of time. Must also have the ability to lift and carry or otherwise move a pediatric population (up to 50 pounds). Occasionally may require running or otherwise moving quickly.
- Exhibit manual dexterity to regularly use and enter data into a computer/tablet/phone.
- Specific vision abilities/visual acuity required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Be able to read and comprehend written communication through computer, electronic devices, and paper means.
- Specific auditory abilities required include perceiving the nature of sounds at normal to below normal speaking levels with or without correction, ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discrimination in sound, spatial awareness of sounds and speech at a variety of volume levels, often in background noise.
- Be able to speak in a manner easily understood and receive detailed information through oral communication.
- If required by a Behavior Intervention Plan, must be willing and able to restrain/hold/transport and utilize quick body movements in the course of working with children with challenging behavior.