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Educational Technician III/BHP - Relief

Job Type: Hourly (1.00 hours per week)
Job Code: 5949
Posted: 10/15/2014
Location: Saco 04072

Summary

About the Position
Supports the classroom teacher or appropriate specialist by assisting in the instructional process and in maintaining an environment conducive to learning. This is a relief position needed availability Monday through Friday 8am to 3:30pm. However, there is no guarantee of hours.

Essential Functions

  • Assists classroom teacher by reviewing and reinforcing learning previously introduced by the teacher or specialist under the direct supervision of the teacher.
  • Supports 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.
  • Reinforces 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.
  • Assists classroom teacher by performing short-term instruction and classroom management.
  • Provides assistance to community-based programs by supervising small groups with professional supervision.
  • Ensures 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.
  • Set and maintain professional boundaries with language, attire and interactions.

Education Requirements

  • Level III - Ed. Tech II or three years post secondary education or combination equivalent to 90 hours of approved study in an educationally related field.
  • Bachelor Degree in related field.
  • Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) certificate or eligible.
  • State of Maine Ed Tech III Certification 

General Requirements

  • Personal characteristics and temperament suitable for working with persons with special needs.
  • Two years working within the field of assignment preferred.

Benefits

Access to the Employee Assistance

Plan Eligible to participate in the 403(b) retirement plan

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