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Special Education Services

Position  Social Worker
Requirements  Clinicians provide building leadership to effectively help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. Clinical staff provides direct educational and mental health services for students, as well as work with parents, educators, and other professionals to create supportive academic learning and social environments for all students. This includes data-based decision making and accountability, consultation and collaboration, interventions and instructional support to develop academic skills, school-wide practices to promote learning, interventions and mental health services to develop social and life skills, preventive and responsive services, family-school collaboration services, diversity in development and learning, research and program evaluation, and legal, ethical, and professional practice. Key Job Responsibilities: ●State LSCW license or School Social Worker Professional Educator License (Type 73) ● Strong leadership and interpersonal skills ●Strong consultative and data analysis abilities ●Knowledge of special education laws and procedures ●Creative thinker who can develop a wide range of interventions meeting the needs of a diverse student population ●Excellent communicator ●Experience creating and implementing FBAs/BIPs (preferred)
Responsibilities  We are currently seeking qualified progressive applicants for the position of school social worker at the CORE Academy located in Aurora, 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.
Contact: Melissa Leon
Aurora, Illinois
Phone Number (630) 906-7900 
Email Melissa.Leon@menta.com 
Website http://www.thementagroup.org/careers/apply 
Fax (630) 906-7950 
Other Information To apply to this position, please visit the website listed above. 
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