Woodfords Family Services is committed to the support and inclusion of people with special needs and their families in Maine communities.
We are excited to announce that our Expeditions and Preschool programs have returned to the Westbrook Community Center. A huge thank you to the First Evangelical Free Church of Maine for reaching out and opening its doors to Expeditions when we needed a temporary home. We are very grateful for your generosity! ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to Caroline Budischewsky, Westbrook Preschool’s Employee of the Month for November. Caroline brings a positive presence to her role as teaching assistant at the Preschool. She plans activities that are not only educational, but also extremely engaging for her students. Caroline has a calming presence and students and staff, alike, appreciate her sense of humor. Keep up the good work! ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
Woodfords is growing and has an opening for a Lead Teacher position within the Early Childhood Services Preschool Program in Westbrook.
The Early Childhood Services Preschool Program focuses on early intervention for children showing signs of increased behavioral, developmental or mental health issues. Woodfords offers multiple preschools where children with autism, or similar developmental disabilities learn skills to help them function successfully in home, school and community.
Apply online here: woodfords.applicantpro.com/jobs/937149.html
Responsibilities of the Lead Teacher:
•Offer input and suggest changes to Early Childhood Services and the Program Handbook through team meetings, supervision with the Clinical Director and as otherwise appropriate.
•Attend IEP meetings as a special education consultant.
•Is responsible for the overall operation of the classroom.
•Develop developmentally appropriate programing for each child's individual goals and objectives.
•Participate in IEP quarterly and documentation.
•Independently conduct assessments and supports with the writing of educational plans for children enrolled in the program, with input and suggestions for modification.
•Provide direct care to children based upon individual education and/or individual treatment plan.
•Set up, including prep material and lesson plans, and maintain the appropriate learning environment.
•Attend and participate in required meetings, including, but not limited to, classroom, IDT, and agency-wide.
•Maintain positive behavior and offer support of new and established plans.
•Have frequent collateral contact with therapists and other members of the child's team. ... See MoreSee Less