Employment Opportunities: Student Jobs
Description: Special Education Services (SES), an affiliate of The Menta Group, is a non-profit agency serving K-12 high-risk children in Illinois and Arizona. With its no refusal, no suspension, no expulsion policy, SES students attend school daily regardless of their behavior. A continuum of services is offered to meet the educational needs of special needs, at-risk and high-risk public school students. Small class size, intensive clinical services, and a competently trained staff of educators combine to make this a positive and dynamic place to learn. All children have a right to quality education services.
The curriculum is taught with an engaged learning methodology that nurtures academic, behavioral, and social-emotional growth. Our educational model encourages the development of academic and social-emotional skills in a positive and well-structured learning environment, with a focus on preparation for post-secondary education, employment, and citizenship. Programming is designed for students with significant cognitive, behavior, and learning difficulties.
The curriculum is individualized to meet each student's special needs with an emphasis on four major community living domains: self-management/home living, vocational, recreation/leisure, and general community functioning. The curriculum is taught both in school and out in the community. It includes functional academics and embedded training in social-emotional skills, communication, and motor skills.
We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Special Education Teacher for our schools located in mid-state Illinois and the Chicago metro area; and Maricopa County, Arizona. Successful candidates will be creative, energetic and eager to develop and implement innovative solutions to critical problems in education.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Emphasis on work skills as a basis for a career path curriculum
Flexible in which subject areas that they can work
Student focused approach while presenting general areas of required subject material.
Willingness to be trained in working with Behavioral/Emotional Disordered students
Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast paced environment
Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
The fulltime positions offers an access to medical, dental, vision plans, 403(b), sick pay, holiday pay, and personal/vacation days. The salary range is comparable for the position and area, depending upon certification and qualifications. Part time positions will be discussed at the interviews. To apply online for jobs listed for Illinois and Arizona please go to our web site located at www.thementagroup.org/careers/apply All of these positions are described in job postings at our web site. Each program has their own informational web page and this allows you to have more direct contact with the program staff.
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