Nationally recognized and accredited, each year Sweetser connects 20,000 children, adults, and family members with the services they need and deserve in the treatment of mental illness. The organization's roots in residential care for children date back to 1828.
As part of our dynamic, growing organization, you can help make a difference in the lives of the children, adults, and families of Maine. A nationally recognized and accredited leader, we have the resources to help you excel: competitive salaries, a wide range of benefits and a motivated team of more than 700 employees. Find out how Sweetser can make all the difference in your career!
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Education Technician III- (Belfast)
As an Ed Tech III, you will provide behavioral support based on each Sweetser student's individual treatment plan, to guide towards successful outcomes both in the classroom and in 1:1 situations. Join our supportive, dynamic, team orientated environment, where the focus is on building a better future for Maine's vulnerable youth. Enjoy full benefits, several weeks of paid time off, tuition reimbursement (up to 60% for some degrees), paid training, excellent supervision and more!
Starting Pay is 15.00/hr
Assist classroom teacher by reviewing and reinforcing learning previously introduced by the teacher or specialist under the direct supervision of the teacher.
Support 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.
Reinforce 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.
Provide assistance to community-based programs by supervising small groups with professional supervision.
Ensure 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.
Assist classroom teacher by maintaining a safe environment for all students, having knowledge of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), and using the procedures effectively.
Set and maintain professional boundaries with language, attire and interactions.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
Minimum of two (2) years working in the educational technician or related field preferred.
Documented participation with in-service training in the field of assignment.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Personal characteristics and temperament suitable for working with persons with special needs.
Ability to work with difficult-to-manage youth.
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with other professionals on behalf of youth and their families.
Capacity to develop a professional orientation to child care.
sign-on bonuses apply to external candidates only*