Educational Technician III - Washington County

Child Development Services | Ellsworth, ME

Posted Date 10/09/2019
Description

This is a 30 hour per week, academic year position with our CDS Downeast office in Ellsworth, working with preschool children with disabilities ages 3-5.  Local Travel is required.  Work will take place primarily in the Washington County area.

Child Development Services now offers a new, competitive salary and benefits package, including Maine State medical insurance.

 

Pay range for CDS Ed Techs III is $14.53 - $20.95 per hour, depending on experience.


Permitted Performance Responsibilities

The CDS Special Education, Education Technician III will:

  • Exhibit a positive professional attitude with supervisors, co-workers, students, and community.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all student and employee related information.
  • Meet with program supervisor on a regular basis to share information and discuss student progress.
  • Review and reinforce learning previously introduced by the teacher(s).
  • Assist in the preparation of classroom materials and class management functions.
  • Introduce new learning, pre-planned in collaboration with the Teacher of Children With Disabilities.
  • Exhibit positive language and behavior skills as a model for children and families.
  • Provide input to completion and maintenance of individual observational child assessment.
  • Conduct one-on-one or small groups with indirect professional supervision.
  • Supervise small groups of students in community-based programs.
  • Any other appropriate duties the Site Director/Supervisor deems necessary.

Required Supervision

  • Perform short-term instruction in small classes or in community-based programs with indirect supervision
  • Meet with the Teacher of Children With Disabilities or appropriate contact area specialist and receive direction at least on a twice weekly basis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Obtain and maintain authorization as an Ed Tech III with the Maine Department of Education
  • Document three years of postsecondary education or a combination equivalent to 90 hours of approved study in an educationally related field
  • Successful background, criminal records, fingerprinting and reference check

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of child development, disabilities, family systems and special education methods
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to provide individual and group services in a variety of settings and models
  • Ability to establish an effective rapport/relationship with children and parents
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of an early childhood team
  • Ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Ability to adapt therapy techniques to varying personalities and environments
  • Ability to travel to a variety of locations to deliver services
  • Ability to motivate young children

A complete application consists of a resume, completed employment application (on CDS website) cover letter, three professional letters of reference, and license and certification information. Persons applying for Case Manager, Therapist, or Teacher positions must provide a copy of transcripts, including grades, from all colleges / universities attended.

https://www.maine.gov/doe/cds/cds%20employment%20opportunities



Submit Application to:

Denise Howell, Site Director
CDS Downeast
190 Bangor Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Fax: 207-664-0461

Email: denise.s.howell@maine.gov

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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 top 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
Ed Tech | Educational Technician III | Teacher - Pre K | Teacher - Special Education
Job Location (County)
Hancock | Knox | Penobscot | Washington

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