Mathematics and/or Science Teacher for Special Education Students
Lakeshore Academy, a Special Education Services school and an affiliate of The Menta Group®, is a kindergarten through 12th grade therapeutic educational services program for Behavior, Emotional, and Developmentally disabled children, and an alternative safe school for high school students who are at-risk of suspension or expulsion living in Waukegan, Illinois. The school’s curriculum and credit earning system is aligned with its partnering districts allowing for seamless transitions from and to the students’ home schools.
Lakeshore Academy was established to positively impact the academic and social-emotional competencies of students referred to the program. Believing that all children have a right to quality educational services, SES programs maintain a no refusal, no suspension, no expulsion policy, an integrated focus on academic and social-emotional learning, and a continuum of learning and behavioral supports. Small class size, intensive clinical services, and a competently trained staff of educators combine to make this program a positive and dynamic place to learn. The emphasis is placed on teamwork and creativity to provide this positive environment for our students to excel.
State Teaching Certificate in mathematics and/or science.
Preferably with an emergency endorsement in teaching of special education.
Be willing to take special education classes leading to a state endorsement in special education.
Ability to teach in a self-contained classroom for a full teaching day with youth having behavior problems.
Employment contingent upon a background check, approved driving record, and an employment physical.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Must be at least 23 years of age.
Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
This position offers an access to medical, dental, vision plans, 403(b), sick pay, holiday pay, and personal days. The salary range is comparable for the position and area, depending upon certification and qualifications. All of our programs post their open teaching positions on our website and feature an easy-to-complete application process.
Fax: (847) 599-2475