Preschool Ed Techs – Great Pay and Benefits!

Child Development Services | Arundel, ME

Posted Date 3/17/2023

Preschool Ed Techs – Great Pay and Benefits!

CDS is opening preschool programs all over Maine. We are currently looking for bright, dedicated Educational Technicians of all levels to teach and support children ages 3-5 with disabilities, to prepare them for Kindergarten and beyond!

We have full-time positions available at our new CDS Children's Journey preschool in Arundel.

We have both calendar year and academic year positions. Contact us today!


Ed Tech I $13.84 - 18.57

Ed Tech II $14.21 - $20.42

Ed Tech III $14.82 - $22.17

Benefits of CDS employment:

  • Maine State Employee Medical coverage
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • $250 per year Professional Development Stipend
  • Maine State Employee Living Resources Program (Employee Assistance)
  • Qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.
  • Work/Life Balance
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Sick Time
    • Paid Holidays
    • Bereavement Leave
  • Great coworkers, and the satisfaction of helping kiddos who really need you!


The Educational Technician will provide instruction to children identified with developmental disabilities under the direction of a teacher. Experience working with preschool populations and working with a multidisciplinary team is preferred. A current Ed Tech certification and a criminal history check are required.

RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to

  • Supervise small groups of students in center-based programs.
  • Conduct one-on-one or small groups with indirect professional supervision.
  • Introduce new learning, pre-planned in collaboration with the Preschool Teacher of Children with Disabilities/Case Manager.
  • Review and reinforce learning previously introduced by the teacher(s).
  • Assist in the preparation of classroom materials and class management functions.
  • Exhibit positive language and behavior skills as a model for children and families.
  • Provide input to completion and maintenance of individual observational child assessment.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all student and employee related information.


  • Obtain and maintain authorization as an Educational Technician with the Maine Department of Education
  • Successful background, criminal records, fingerprinting and reference check

Please send resume and completed CDS Employment Application (on CDS website) to:

Heather Henderson, Preschool Program Director
CDS Circle of Learning
322 West Gray Road
Gray, ME 04039

Veterans’ Preference: Maine law provides a preference to qualified veterans and gold star spouses by ensuring they are offered an interview. If you are a veteran or a gold star spouse and wish to take advantage of this preference, please complete our employment application. Documentation is required. For more information, visit:




Child Development Services serves the early intervention and special education needs of Maine's children birth to age five. We have over 350 employees, a large network of contracted providers and currently serve over 3,500 children ages 0 to 5 years.

CDS consist of 10 principal sites throughout Maine with several satellite offices.

This posting is being offered by an equal opportunity employer.


Job Type
Daycare Provider | Ed Tech | Ed Tech (Behavior Health Professional) | Educational Technicial I (Behavior) | Educational Technician I | Educational Technician I (Functional Life Skills) | Educational Technician II | Educational Technician II (Behavior) | Educational Technician II (Functional Life Skills) | Educational Technician II (Regular Education) | Educational Technician III
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