The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!

 

 

 

Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

60056

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Special Education Teacher

The Mentor Network - Mount Prospect, Illinois

Posted: 08/2/2018

Description
Special Education Teacher
Primary Location: United States-IL-ILMount Prospect
Function:Clinical

NeuroRestorative Illinois

NeuroRestorative Illinois
is currently seeking a full-time
Special Education Teacher!

Founded in 1977, NeuroRestorative was the first dedicated after-hospital rehabilitation program in the country for people with brain injuries 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 Teachers 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



Qualifications:
Requirements:
  • Master Degree in Special Education, LD/BD, Bachelor’s in Education
  • 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

 
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

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