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Ed Tech III Relief
Job Code:11222
Location:Saco 04072
Department:Education Program
FT/PT Status:Full Time
  
Summary:
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus!

As an Ed Tech III, you will provide behavioral support based on each Sweetser student's individual treatment plan, to guide towards successful outcomes both in the classroom and in 1:1 situations. Join our supportive, dynamic, team orientated environment, where the focus is on building a better future for Maine's vulnerable youth.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Assist classroom teacher by reviewing and reinforcing learning previously introduced by the teacher or specialist under the direct supervision of the teacher.
• Support the educational plan, including goals and activities, involving students in community and social programming based on individual need, scheduling and assigning instructional activities and following up on results.
• Reinforce students' personal and social development by reinforcing rules and procedures for administrative matters, students' verbal participation and students' movement within the classroom, between classrooms and on the playground.
• Provide assistance to community-based programs by supervising small groups with professional supervision.
• Ensure students' correct behavior by effectively using the behavioral systems that have been put into place by the classroom teacher, appropriate specialist, and treatment team.
• Conveys information to students by using language concepts, examples, demonstrations and teaching aids, such as audiovisual equipment and computers.
• Assist classroom teacher by maintaining a safe environment for all students, having knowledge of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), and using the procedures effectively.
• Set and maintain professional boundaries with language, attire and interactions.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

• Three (3) years post-secondary education or a combination to ninety (90) hours of approved study in an education field.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

• Valid state driver’s license.
• BHP training and certification (or willingness to be trained).

EXPERIENCE:

• Minimum of two (2) years working in the educational technician or related field preferred.
• Documented participation with in-service training in the field of assignment.
• Keyboarding skills.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

• Personal characteristics and temperament suitable for working with persons with special needs.
• Ability to work with difficult-to-manage youth.
• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with other professionals on behalf of youth and their families.
• Capacity to develop a professional orientation to child care.

  
    

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