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Special Education Teacher **Sign On Bonus**

Company: The Menta Group Special Education Services
Location: Belleville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description As a Special Education Teacher with The Menta Group, you will collaborate with the clinical staff and other members of the academic team in creating and implementing classroom interventions in order to meet the individual academic and social/emotional needs of the students. Responsibilities Teach all subjects in a self-contained classroom. Classroom sizes are at or near 10 students with paraprofessional support in the room. Grade Level taught will depend upon the position for which you've applied. We may need you to be flexible on grade level during the school year. Provide a differentiated learning environment. Work collaboratively with staff, including curriculum and clinical staff to yield positive results for the students. Have the freedom and ability to personalize learning. Provide a social-emotional learning environment. Qualifications IL PEL (Professional Educator's License; out-of-state applicants will need to apply for IL certification) with LBS1 Certification or Other Teacher Certification (Non-Substitute) or General Education Professional Educators License with a desire to obtain your Special Education Certification (LBS1). Comprehensive training, experience, and mentoring in curriculum area. Ability to teach a self-contained classroom within all basic instructional areas. Ability to work with youth with emotional/behavioral/academic difficulties. Must be flexible, work in teams and creatively problem solve. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively. Benefits Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefit Plans 10 Month School Position with 12 Month Semi-Monthly Pay* for schoolyear employees Generous Paid Time Off Benefits 403(b) Investment Options Negotiable Sign-On Bonus for Certified Special Education Teachers Menta Academy Belleville From the moment a student walks in the door, Menta Academy Belleville staff along with the students and their families become partners in the planning process and begin to consider what the students short and long term goals will be, always keeping in mind that integration back to the childs home school & community are always a top priority. Menta Bellevilles personalized learning model is key to meeting the needs of a diverse population of learners also allowing for flexibility and fluidity in the learning environment. Online learning tools coupled with teacher facilitated instruction help students build upon their current strengths, thus improving student engagement. Teachers possess powerful tools to personalize instruction and utilize real-time data for feedback to intervene exactly where each student needs it most thus, optimizing learning every day throughout each day.

More About The Menta Group The Menta Groups mission is To provide innovative solutions to critical problems in education and human services. Menta brings a framework of educational practices that have been designed and are supported through evidence based practices. Mentas collaborative process with various school and community stakeholders has resulted in programs designed to educate, support, challenge, empower and celebrate students who present with a range of academic, social and emotional needs. At the beginning of a students experience with Menta, a collaborative meeting is held that includes the student, significant people in their lives, Menta staff and other professionals as appropriate. During that meeting, a comprehensive assessment of the students past, present and future desires is used to establish a student centered plan (MAP) that serves as a foundation of the students Menta programming. A guiding principle of Menta is we do not give up, while also holding our students and staff to high expectations. The educational offerings at a Menta program provides students with a quality education that is designed to nurture and enhance the skills and maturity needed to meet the challenges of being productive adults and citizens in a rapidly changing 21st century world. Mentas programs utilize a unique curricular framework that relies on the Expanded Menta Method and Trauma Informed Practices as the foundational principles for the teaching, counseling and mentoring work done by our highly trained staff. Personalized learning is the hub of our strategic curricular design intended to meet the needs of every student. Starting with the end in mind (learning targets and academic goals), a leveraging of current technologies coupled with highly trained instructional facilitators creates a rich learning environment supporting all student needs. Mentas learning spaces are unique and specially designed to combine traditional teacher/student interaction with state of the art technology and learning innovations. Those learning spaces are flexible and can accommodate a variety of learning activities, such as inquiry learning and project based learning. Our spaces are designed to mimic productive spaces learners would find in business and/or corporate environments, thereby helping students achieve a mind-set designed for adult learning and work. Professional Associations and/or Partnerships The Menta Group affiliates are members/partners with CEC, CASE, Autism Speaks, ASBA, AAPSEC, AASA, CCSSO, SEAA, ASCD, and many more associations that focus on the education of children with disabilities. Equal Opportunity Employer The Menta Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Menta Group ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. The District has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and non-certified employees. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the district office. Company Description The Menta Group, Special Education Services (Est. 1973) is a network of non-public and some public-private partnership therapeutic day schools, meeting the social-emotional needs of students PK-Age 22. Programming from location to location varies in special education focus and grade level.

Our accredited therapeutic day schools are in Illinois and Arizona and we are growing!

Keywords: The Menta Group Special Education Services, Belleville , Special Education Teacher **Sign On Bonus**, Other , Belleville, Illinois

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