Maine Medical Center
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Educational Tech (Ed Tech) III - Float
at Maine Medical Center
South Portland, ME
Work Hours: 40
$2000 SIGN ON BONUS!! **Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for the sign on bonus. Must be separated from MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.
- Under the supervision of the Special Education Teacher supported by the Clinical Director of the Center for Autism and Development Disorders (CADD) and Spring Harbor Academy (SHA), the Educational Technician III will float between the two facilities and work as a member of the educational team of these year-round programs to provide designated instructional services to meet the required academic, behavioral and daily living needs of our students.
- Starting pay is $17.96/hr ($37,356 annual salary+ based on experience), generous benefits package, and tuition reimbursement.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
- High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
- Post high school study in educationally related field preferred.
- Certification as an Educational Technician III from the Maine Department of Education (minimum of 90 credits in approved study).
- Certification as School-Based Behavioral Health Professional preferred (may be provided upon hire).
- 2+ years of experience working with children or youth with developmental disorders, mental health disorders, and/or behavior problems in school, hospital, or residential setting.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide education and care to students through the formative years (ages 5 – 20) with consideration of variable cognitive abilities, human development stages, and cultural patterns.
- Willing and able to learn and appropriately apply physical restraint for the purpose of maintaining the safety of students and others.
- Essential Functions
- Introduce, review and reinforce new learning preplanned with the classroom teacher or appropriate content specialist to individual or small groups of students
- Implement social skills and unified arts groups with indirect supervision from the classroom teacher or content specialist
- Collaborate with the classroom teacher on program implementation based on each student’s IEP goals
- Show a willingness to learn about and the ability to implement teaching approaches that address a variety of learning styles/needs
- Supervise and support the students in the classroom, lunch room, on the unit and in the community
- Provide ongoing coaching and feedback to the Special Education Technician II regarding running academic programs and implementing behavior plans
- Serve as a role model in demonstrating core values and in adhering to policies and procedures
- Collect academic and behavioral data, enter and analyze data relevant to the student’s educational plan and adjust lessons as required
- Must be able to demonstrate annually full competency in Seclusion and Restraint Skills and CPR
- Required to attend and participate in monthly swimming ET's with students in the pool - SHA only
- Actively participate in Gemba presentations, development of team key performance indicators, data collection and problem-solving to improve quality and outcomes