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From clinicians to program managers to direct care staff, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team provides subacute and post-acute rehabilitation services to individuals with brain, spinal cord, and medically complex injuries, illnesses, and other challenges. And as a part of The MENTOR Network — a national network of local health and human services providers—NeuroRestorative’s employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative, community-based care for more than 30 years.

Special Education Teacher

Job ID 19000RBX
Description
Special Education Teacher
Primary Location: United States-IL-ILMt. Prospect
Function:Clinical

Special Education Teacher
NeuroRestorative Academy- Mt. Prospect, IL

Bring your passion and expertise as a Special Education Teacher to our growing, mission-driven organization.  Make a positive difference in the lives of others - come join our amazing team!  Work within a setting that offers variety, rewarding challenges, and some of the best co-workers you’ll ever find. 



Description
NeuroRestorative is seeking a Special Education Teacher to  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 36 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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