Special Education Teacher

Openings as of 3/21/2018
  • Special Education Teacher Hillside IL JobID: 1020
  • Position Type:
    Special Education Teaching/Special Education Teaching
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
    Menta Hillside Academy, Hillside, IL
  • Date Available:
  • Closing Date:
    Until filled
    Special Education Teacher LBS1 K-21
    Menta Academy Hillside
    4100 Warren Ave, Hillside IL 60162
    8:00- 3:30 p.m. M-F following a school calendar

    Hillside Academy is a therapeutic day school, K-12 that meets the social-emotional needs of its students.
    Position is immediately available due to increased enrollment
    Position is permanent, full-time employment that is on-going

    Successful candidates will be creative, energetic and eager to develop and implement innovative solutions to critical problems in education.
    This staff member will be working in an atmosphere where data-driven decision making and teamwork is the norm.
    As a Special Education Teacher at Hillside you will:
    • Teach all subjects in a special education classroom
    • Teach Grades 9-12 with the flexibility to teach middle school if needed.
    • Provide a differentiated learning environment
    • Work collaboratively with staff, including curriculum and clinical staff to yield positive results for the students
    • Personalize learning
    • Provide a social-emotional learning environment
    • Have a classroom size of around 10 students with Paraprofessional support in the classroom.
    • Follow a PBIS Model
    • Type LBS1/Special Education State of Illinois license at the elementary, middle to high school level LBS1 PK-21
    • Or Secondary Education (PEL) with a desire to obtain your LBS1 Certification
    • Comprehensive training, experience, and mentoring in curriculum area
    • Ability to teach a self-contained classroom within all basic instructional areas
    • Ability to work a regular school day and the ability to work with youth with emotional/behavioral/academic difficulties
    • Ability to be flexible, work in teams and creatively problem solve
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively
    • Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
    • 403(b) Savings
    • Generous Paid Benefit Time-Off for Full-Time Employees
    • 10 Month Position with 12 Month Pay
    How to Apply:
    Job ID 1020 www.thementagroup.org/careers/apply
    O: (630) 906-7765
    C: (630) 207-5296
    F: (630) 907-0197
    E: heather.bakken@menta.com
    E.O.E. The Menta Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Menta Group ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. The District has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and non-certified employees. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the district office.

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