Educational Technician/Teacher’s Aide

EMPLOYER: Pine Tree Society

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Description:

COME JOIN OUR TEAM AND RECEIVE $1000 in SIGN-ON BONUSES!*

As a Educational Technician at Pine Tree Society’s Early Learning Center, you would assist the teacher in implementing/providing a modified program for preschool children with special needs in a classroom environment.

You would act as a positive role model, support and encourage increased levels of achievement to reach the child’s potential, and assist in reducing behaviors which interfere with achievement of established goals as prescribed by their individualized Education Program.

Educational Technician certificate is not required to be hired. We will help you apply for the certificate and pay your fees!

Our schedule is Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a total of 32 hours/week.

If you’d like to work part-time, we may be able to accommodate!

Essential Responsibilities:

*Works under the guidance and direction of the teacher to ensure growth in child development and classroom skills.
*Assists the teacher in planning and implementing a daily age-appropriate program that meets the needs of groups of children as well as individuals, providing for their health, safety and education.
*Keeps written observations, Specially Designed Instruction daily notes, plan of care and all other documentation requested, on the child(ren) assigned.
*Works closely with consultant/therapists assigned to the program in order to provide the most appropriate program for children.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, life, short-term disability and voluntary insurances as well as a generous paid time off (PTO) policy (15 days/year to start), 12 paid holidays (including your birthday or other floating holiday of your choice), a 403(b) retirement plan, and (after 6 months of employment) up to $5250/year in tuition assistance towards a degree program at an accredited college or university, and a friendly, professional workplace atmosphere focused on impact. EOE.

*$350 will be granted after completion of conditional offer requirements and 30 days as a Society team member. An additional $650 will be awarded after 6 months of continued and successful employment!

Pay range: $15.75 – $16.00 per hour

Requirements:

Education/Experience: *High school diploma or equivalent. *Possess a minimum of an Educational Technician I *Certification from the Maine Department of Education OR be eligible to become Ed Tech I certified and have experience in early care and education. *Actual training and/or experience in early childhood education or early childhood special education is preferred.

How to Apply:

Contact: Trish Hansen
Phone: (207) 386-5926

To apply for this job email your details to: thansen@pinetreesociety.org