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Duties

You can be part of a special team dedicated to helping children and strengthening the community. Hammitt School is a premier special education facility serving 40 school districts throughout Illinois.

Your benefits would include year-round salary, mentoring, direct support and training, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision, 403B retirement matching plan, tuition reimbursement, paid sick leave bank, school day hours and schedule, positive team environments, and meaningful work. You can come to work in a highly-skilled, special education-focused school with a team environment.

The Supervising Teacher Therapist provides supervision to assigned staff and program coordination and consultation to teachers regarding behavioral and teaching strategies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Program Coordination: Works cooperatively with classroom teachers to maintain and foster a coordinated program for children.

Consultation with Teachers: Serves as a consultant to classroom teachers in developing and implementing behavioral and teaching strategies.

Performance Feedback: Provides oral and written feedback on performance of assigned staff, based on co-teaching activities and formal staff observation.

Personnel Management: Responsible for assigned staff, including employment, training, supervision, support, and performance feedback, including timely completion performance evaluations.

Staff Supervision: As delegated by the Director of Academic Services, assumes responsibility for formal supervision of staff, including staff evaluation, approval of time off/arranging staff coverage (including sick time a.m. on-call), and maintains staff accountability for lesson plans, data and analysis and report writing.

Staff Development: Participates in the development and monitoring of comprehensive staff development and competency-based training programs.

Teaching: Provides classroom coverage for teachers involved in providing transition or other services.

Professional Leadership: Models the agency’s core values of respect, integrity, teamwork, excellence, stewardship and diversity in all activities and interactions. Represents the agency in contact with professionals and the public outside the agency. Exercises professional leadership by keeping abreast of current trends and developments in special education. Provides training to supervisors and employees on topics related to field of knowledge, as needed. Assists in monitoring program and staff compliance with State of Illinois Rules and Regulations for Special Education.

Quality Improvement: Contributes to quality improvement through active participation in Quality Improvement activities.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in appropriate area of education and/or early childhood education, specializing in teaching children with one or more of the following disabilities: behavior disorders, emotional problems, learning disabilities, autism, speech and language deficits and/or developmental delays.

Certification with the State of Illinois in Special Education in one or more of the above-mentioned disabilities. Certification in the area of behavior disorders is preferred.

Five years of teaching and/or supervisory experience required.

How to Apply

Please apply online at www.TheBabyFold.org

Job Posting Date

1/12/2021

Start Date

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