Portland Kids Academy BHP

Behavioral Health Professional (BHP)

South Portland, Maine

Private School Day Treatment

Grade Level:

Start Date:
Currently Open

Bachelor’s Degree Required

Medical, Dental, Vision, Matching Retirement, Life Insurance

Starting at $18.00 – $21.00 per hour


We are seeking experienced individuals to join our Behavioral Health Professional team who want to positively impact the lives of Maine children and families!

Portland Kids Academy is a special purpose school serving grades K-6 that provides behavioral support services to students who have a mental health diagnosis that includes conduct disorders, anxiety and PTSD. As a BHP for Connections for Kids you will work alongside a licensed clinician and school personnel to provide support, behavioral management skills and treatment plan implementation for our small group of students. This is a full time position in South Portland, Maine and the school year includes a modified 6 week summer program.

If you…

  • Have 1-2 years’ experience working with children in the mental health field,
  • Have a completed Bachelor’s degree,
  • Have a BHP Certification (preferred)
  • Are able to get DOE fingerprint and Ed Tech III certification
  • Have a valid driver’s license with good driving record and proof of auto insurance
  • Have a positive attitude and strong work ethic,

….then you are our ideal candidate! Reach out to us today for details!

We offer a competitive starting pay range of $18.00 – $21.00/hr

As a full time employee, you’ll have access to our top tier benefits package that includes:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Company issued Chromebook
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Participation in the Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • 403b Retirement plan with matched contributions after a year of employment

Additionally, because of the importance of a work-life balance, our generous time off package totals 22 days per year between our paid holidays and accrued time off, and we’ve partnered with a host of businesses and attractions throughout our communities to offer our employees a variety of benefits and discounts, such as an 18% discount through Verizon!

This position is located in South Portland, ME.