Special Education Teacher (LBS1)- Lake Villa, IL.
Founded in 1897, The Allendale Association is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to excellence and innovation in the care, treatment, education and advocacy for children and youth with serious emotional, mental and behavioral health challenges.
Allendale’s Specialized Educational Services Program is designed and dedicated to help students advance their academic skills, build self-confidence and independence, and identify and reach personal goals through an individualized K-12 therapeutic day school program.
All staff are trained in the REStArT treatment model and work collaboratively as a team with each student and their family to support them in their educational and life goals.
Application procedure: Submit an on-line application with resume’ on Allendale’s website www.allendale4kids.org
We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, continuous training, and an education assistance program within an environment that promotes professional growth and learning.
Allendale offers a Student Loan Repayment Benefit for all employees hired as a full-time licensed LBS1 Teacher. This benefit offers up to $200/month, for up to five years OR a sign on bonus of $2,500! ( $1,250 payable upon hire, $1,250 payable upon 6 months of employment with the expectation of 1 year minimum employment with the Agency.)
We are seeking full time, Special Education Teachers (LBSI) located in Lake Villa, Illinois
This position will:
Provide individual and group special education instruction and therapeutic services within a self-contained classroom in a therapeutic day school setting. Class sizes are small with assigned teacher assistant. All new staff are provided a mentor, initial and on- going training and professional development which includes REStArT and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training.
The Ideal Candidate Will Posess:
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education or related field.
- LBSI license/endorsement or Short Term Emergency License: required
- Knowledge of Special Education laws, rules and regulations
Job type: Full time
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
All employment is contingent on an educational, motor vehicle, and criminal background check.