Educational Technician II

POSITION TITLE: Child Development Services Educational Technician II

REPORTS TO: Teacher of Children With Disabilities Site Director

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

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.

REPRESENTATIVE TASKS:

Permitted Performance Responsibilities

The CDS Special Education, Education Technician II 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 teachers.
  • Assist in the preparation of classroom materials and class management functions.
  • Maintain appropriate certification by attending meetings and trainings as assigned.
  • 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.
  • 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 in small groups and classroom management activities under the direct supervision of the Teacher of Children With Disabilities.
  • Conduct one-on-one or small groups with indirect professional supervision.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Obtain and maintain authorization as an Ed Tech II per Chapter 115 of the Maine Department of Education
  • Document at least two years of postsecondary education or a combination equivalent to 60 hours of approved study in an educationally related field
  • Successful background, criminal records, fingerprinting and reference check

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

  • 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