Special Education Services

Position  School Social Worker
Requirements  A State LCSW license/certification type 73 is required for this position and other candidates will not be considered. Experience working with Special Education students with significant emotional and behavioral disorders is preferred
Responsibilities  We are currently seeking qualified progressive applicants for the position of school social worker for an Alternative Education School located in Nokomis, Illinois. The curriculum is taught with an engaged learning methodology that nurtures academic, behavioral, and social-emotional growth. Our educational model encourages the development of academic and social-emotional skills in a positive and well-structured learning environment, with a focus on preparation for post-secondary education, employment, and citizenship. Programming is designed for students with significant cognitive, behavior, and learning difficulties. The curriculum is individualized to meet each student's special needs with an emphasis on four major community living domains: self-management/home living, vocational, recreation/leisure, and general community functioning. It includes functional academics and embedded training in social-emotional skills, communication, and motor skills. The high school curriculum aids students in acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary for success in post-secondary education and/or employment settings. For those students preparing to transition back to a public school setting, our transition specialist provides active support throughout the process.
Nokomis, IL
Phone Number  
Email barb.daugherty@menta.com 
Website www.thementagroup.org/careers/apply 
Fax 217-563-7606 
Other Information To apply, please visit the website listed above.