TEMPORARY SPECIAL EDUCATION ED TECHNICIAN III - THROUGH THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR - DEERING 1.0 FTE (3 POSITIONS)
Deering High School
Portland Public Schools
- Job ID: 3680702
- Application Deadline:
May 27, 2022
May 12, 2022
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Special Education > General Special Education
Portland Public Schools is seeking three (3) Special Education Educational Technician IIIs for Deering High School to fill temporary positions through the end of the school year. BHP certification preferable. The successful applicant will have experience implementing academic and positive behavioral support plans, collecting data; outstanding interpersonal skills; and excellent ability to collaborate effectively with parents and staff. Must be willing to take Safety Care and/or Behavioral Health Professonal training. Applicants must be highly qualified either by having a valid teacher certification or an authorization code of "028 NCLB paraprofessional." Applicant must also be able to lift up to 35 pounds.
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and four high schools serving nearly 7,000 students in kindergarten through grade 12
and about 4,700 adult learners.
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Portland has a highly trained teaching staff. Many teachers hold advanced degrees. All of the district's teachers continue their education by pursuing professional development activities on a regular basis.
The district provides technology to support instruction, including laptops for each student in grades seven through 12 and wireless access at all schools.
Volunteers, parent-teacher organizations and businesses donate generously of their time and money to the district – an estimated 100,000 hours per year.
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The Portland Public Schools gives parents an array of program choices. The district as one of the first in the country to offer project-based Expeditionary Learning from kindergarten through 12th grade.
High school students have access to one of the broadest selections of Advanced Placement courses in Maine. Qualified high school students may take up to two college courses with tuition paid by the state. A regional arts and technology high school provides hands-on courses in growth fields such as health care, robotics and “green” construction.
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We have always known that Deering High is full of the best and brightest high school students in Maine, and to share our pride we recently compiled a list of successes by Deering High, our students and alumni. Please check out these incredible Ram achievements:
•Deering is the only Portland school to have a US Congressman as an alumnus.
•Deering has won the Turkey Bowl game for 8 of the last 9 years.
•A Deering alumna was nominated for an Oscar as Best Supporting Actress in 2010.
•We currently have 4 National Merit Scholarship students.
•Over 70% of Deering students taking Advanced Placement classes earn grades that enable them to receive college credit.
•Deering sports teams have won 23 State titles in the decade 2000 – 2009.
•In recent years Deering students have taken service learning trips to Ecuador, Peru and Guatemala
•Deering Students were recently profiled in the Forecaster for their work with Habitat for Humanity.
•We have Forensic Science and Street Law classes.
•Deering Coaching is a program where each student connects with a teacher who will work towards that student’s success through all 4 years at Deering.
•Deering offers Computer Programming and AP Computer Science.
• A current Deering student earned the title of 2010-11 Miss Teen Maine.
•A current student earned the title of 2010 SMAA Student Athlete of the Year.
•We currently have 1022 students enrolled.
•A current student earned the title best clarinet player in Maine, and was selected for the All Eastern Orchestra.
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