Ed Tech III / PSP - Arundel

Child Development Services | Arundel, ME

Posted Date 3/17/2023

POSITION TITLE: Educational Technician III
REPORTS TO: Teacher of Children with Disabilities
SALARY RANGE: $14.82 - $22.17

This is a 40 hour per week, calendar year position with the CDS York regional site in Arundel. Travel is required. This position will be part of the Early Intervention team, delivering home-based services to infants and toddlers ages birth-two and their families. Experience with Parent Implemented Early Start Maine (P-ESM) and Early Start Maine (ESM) is helpful, but training is available.

Some 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 young kiddos


The Education Technician will provide instruction to children identified with developmental disabilities under the direction of a teacher. Additionally, this position may serve as an e-helper to children receiving speech therapy via tele-practice. 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.

Permitted Performance Responsibilities

The CDS Special Education, Educational Technician 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.


  • Obtain and maintain authorization as an Educational Technician 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


  • 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
  • Experience with preschool aged children preferred
  • Ability to motivate young children

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


Pam Scribner, Site Director

CDS York

39 Limerick Rd.

Arundel, ME 04046

Fax:  207-985-6703

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: https://www.maine.gov/bhr/state-jobs/veterans-preference-in-job-applications.

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
Educational Technician III | Student Support Services
Job Location (County)
Cumberland | Oxford | York

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