Educational Technician I

POSITION TITLE: Child Development Services Educational Technician I

REPORTS TO: Teacher of Children With Disabilities Site Director


Job Goal: The person in this position is responsible for the supervision of children assigned to him/her. Additionally this person will review and implement learning previously introduced by the Teacher of Children With Disabilities.


Permitted Performance Responsibilities

The CDS Special Education, Educational Technician I 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 daily basis to share information and discuss student progress.
  • Review and reinforce learning previously introduced by the Teacher of Children With Disabilities.
  • Assist in the preparation of classroom materials and class management functions.
  • Maintain appropriate certification.
  • Exhibit positive language and behavior skills as a model for children and families.
  • Provide input to completion and maintenance of individual observational child assessment.
  • Any other appropriate duties the Site Director/Supervisor deems necessary.

Required Supervision

  • Serve under general supervision when performing non-instructional student-related duties.
  • Perform short-term instruction and classroom management activities under the direct supervision of the Teacher of Children With Disabilities.


  • Obtain and maintain authorization as an Ed Tech I in accordance with chapter 115 of the Maine Department of Education
  • Hold a high school diploma or GED
  • Positive 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
  • Ability to motivate young children