Impact Learning & Development ABA Therapist/RBT Part-Time $20/hour Rapid City, SD · Part time

Are you looking for a career helping children? Do you want to learn and grow with an amazing team of caring professionals who work hard every day to improve the lives of children with special needs and their families?


Are you looking for a career helping children? Do you want to learn and grow with an amazing team of caring professionals who work hard every day to improve the lives of children with special needs and their families?

Impact Learning & Development is a fast-paced, collaborative, multidisciplinary pediatric clinic that provides interventions to children who have language, communication, and behavioral needs. We provide interventions that are individualized to meet the needs of each child and used to decrease problem and (sometimes) aggressive behavior, as well as to promote skill acquisition.  We are seeking full-time and/or part-time ABA Therapists (RBT's) to provide intensive clinic, and/or school based behavioral intervention with children 2-18 years of age.

When you join Impact Learning & Development, you join a motivated and energetic team of peers who:

~Impact the day to day development of clients affected by Autism and other disabilities and celebrate their success;

~Work as part of a collaborative team towards changing the lives of children and their families;

~Make a difference for families who care for children with Autism and other learning differences;

~Develop new skills and prepare for new career opportunities in ABA or other disciplines we provide.

Required Schedule:

Must be able to work one of the following schedules to be considered:

8AM-1PM Monday - Friday


1PM-5PM Monday-Thursday

Must be available all days listed to be hired for that schedule.


  • Follow behavior intervention plan, individualized treatment plan, and reinforcement schedule as prescribed
  • Implement appropriate teaching strategies and behavior modification approaches
  • Work with students using ABA to manage challenging behaviors and increase skill acquisition
  • Collect accurate data to monitor the progress and effectiveness of all programs
  • Complete all programming requests from BCBA's, BCaBA's, and supervisors in a timely manner
  • Portray a positive attitude and maintain a customer and co-worker satisfaction level that limits adverse situations or complaints
  • Promote Impact philosophies, generating team spirit and creating and maintaining an environment that fosters staff satisfaction and maximizes productivity.
  • Attend all meetings and training as requested
  • Pass the RBT competency and written exam after RBT training is complete
  • Accept constructive feedback and develop knowledge and skill sets accordingly
  • Maintain client confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA regulations
  • Document treatment sessions completely and accurately 


  • Associate degree or higher in Psychology, Education, or other similar field
  • Excellent communications skills - both written and oral
  • Prior positive interactions and experience with the pediatric special needs population

Key Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail - the ability to see and pay attention to details; the ability to recognize the component parts of a procedure or object, and to verify the correctness or error in an individual part or procedure
  • Attitude Toward Others - maintain a positive, open, and objective attitude toward others
  • Commitment to the Job motivation from within oneself to stay focused and committed to a task
  • Emotional Control - the ability to maintain a rational and objective demeanor when faced with stressful or emotional situations; a measure of self-composure in a difficult situation and the ability to act objectively, rather than impulsively or emotionally
  • Enjoyment of the Job - the feeling that one's job is both fulfilling and rewarding and that it has a positive and useful benefit
  • Flexibility - the ability to readily modify, respond to, and integrate change with minimal personal resistance
  • Handling Stress - the ability to balance and defuse inner tensions and stresses; the ability to appropriately separate yourself from stressful


  • Guaranteed, consistent hours
  • Competitive pay raises and promotion opportunities after RBT certification.
  • Daytime hours
  • No weekends
  • Paid training and career growth opportunities
  • Medical Benefits (monthly health insurance stipend for full-time)
  • AFLAC available (monthly stipend for full-time employees)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays for full-time
  • Consistent, clinical support from a BCBA/BCaBA tailored to meet your assignment needs

Starting Pay:

$20/hour (after training)

Please attach your professional resume for consideration to interview for this position.

Impact Learning & Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do no discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Impact Learning & Development is committed to racial and cultural diversity and inclusivity throughout our organization and the work we do. As we grow, we plan to ensure the recruitment of diverse candidates for new positions. We aim to increase diversity in representation of race, body types, and age in visual materials on our website, annual reports, and all cross-platform communications. We want to actively collaborate with those who share our vision for creating a more inclusive world.


Must be an energetic person who enjoys working with children.

Must have your own reliable transportation to job sites.

Must be able to lift and/or pull 50 pounds.

Must have full physical dexterity/agility or be able to independently position self and perform all movements required (bending, kneeling, computer/tablet typing, standing, running, crawling, sitting on floor for periods of time)

Must have sufficient corrected or uncorrected vision and hearing to carry out all duties and responsibilities

Must be able to pass a fingerprint, background clearance, and reference check

Must be able to pass classes in and/or gain certification in crisis management, CPR, HIPAA, and mandated reporter (all training provided)

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must have at least a high school diploma.

Completion of 40 hour Registered Behavior Technician training (may be provided by Impact, if needed)


$20 - $22.95 per hour