Special Education Teacher
Primary Location: United States-IL-ILCarbondale
NeuroRestorative Carbondaleis seeking a full-time Special Education Teacher for our Adolescent Program LBS1 Certification Required
Founded in 1977, NeuroRestorative Carbondale was the first dedicated after-hospital rehabilitation program in the country for people with brain injury and has continued as a leader in the field for more than 40 years.
We are an organization that values people - those we serve and those who join us on our mission.
Description Special Education Teacher to provide on-site and alternative/additional educational services to adolescent program participants in a cognitive retraining & educational setting in accordance with their rehabilitation program. Essential Job Functions
- Provides quality educational services for adolescents
- Provides educational assistance to program participants at their academic placement.
- Coordinates carry-over strategies developed by the cognitive or trans-disciplinary team.
- Attends weekly clinical team meetings with the communication/cognition team.
- Completes all necessary documentation such as service summaries, reports, billing slips, etc.
- Supervises and assists in development and implementation of curriculum.
- Develops methods of evaluating student progress.
- Meets with parents and students to seek solutions to problems.
- Implements policy and procedure of the classroom environment.
- Attends all mandatory training
- Other duties as assigned
- Master Degree in Special Education, LD/BD,
Bachelor’s in Education
- LBS1 Certification Required
- Minimum, one year in classroom or tutorial settings. Experience with special populations preferred
- Ability to communicate effectively (verbal & written) with staff and families, outside constituents, and program participants
- Good documentation skills and report writing skills
- Knowledge of therapeutic programming for neurologically impaired adults
- Knowledge of trans-disciplinary rehabilitation treatment approach
- Ability to actively participate in research
- Ability to pass DCFS fingerprinting
- Ability to pass drug screen and physical
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families. EOE/AAE