Chicago, IL 60619
ENCORE! Rehabilitation Services is currently seeking a Full-Time Special Education Teacher. The student population will range from K - 8th grade. This position requires graduation from an accredited education program and a PEL teaching endorsement as an LBS I. The teacher must be prepared to teach students with varying degrees of learning aptitudes such as, but not limited to learning disabilities, social/emotional disorders, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, autism, or traumatic brain injury. We are looking for a teacher with a warm, friendly and outgoing personality.
We offer an outstanding compensation package including competitive salary and top rated benefits such as: Medical/Dental and Vision Coverage, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, 401k with Employer Match - 25%, Flexible Spending Account, Paid Time Off, Continuing Education, and Licensure Reimbursement.
This position requires graduation from an accredited education program and a PEL teaching endorsement as an LBS I. The teacher must be prepared to teach students with varying degrees of learning aptitudes such as, but not limited to learning disabilities, social/emotional disorders, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, autism, or traumatic brain injury.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Implementation of the daily program through a consistent daily/weekly lesson plan
Completion of lesson plan in a timely manner in case of any emergencies or substitutes that may have to follow the daily schedule.
Deliver specialized individual and group instruction
Consult with other staff members that work directly with each of the students in order to better serve the students and their educational needs.
Assess and document each student's progress through formal and informal tests and measurements.
Write and prepare annual review reports/goals for each student in accordance with their IEP dates.
Conduct and write FBAs/BIPs.
Provide parent support and education.
Attend IEP/Domain and pre-IEP meetings for each individual student.
Planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers and preparing needs materials and supplies.
Following the guidelines and needs of each of the individual students in the classroom.
Maintaining professional attitudes and respect to the school.
Treating all children with dignity, compassion, empathy and respect.
Maintaining confidentiality about children, their families, and other employees outside the school.
Supervising outside playground activities and field trips.
Assist the students in activities of daily living such as toileting, feeding, personal hygiene, dressing and diapering as needed.
Follow the safety guidelines and directives for the student in regards to functional mobility and orientation (i.e. transfers, wheelchair or walker mobility, etc.) and exercises provided by the related service providers (i.e. physical therapist, occupational therapist, orientation and mobility instructor)
Assist with any communication devices and assistive technology as outlined by the speech language pathologist and occupational therapist.
Collect data and complete reports regarding the student's behavior and development.
Follow any fire drill or safety guidelines outlined for each individual student.
Encore Rehabilitation Services