Are you a certified Illinois teacher looking for a flexible, rewarding, and challenging education-related position? Are you interested in working with a wide range of children in an exciting multidisciplinary clinic? Then North Shore Pediatric Therapy is the place for you! NSPT is currently accepting applications for academic specialist positions for its clinic in Chicago, Illinois. NSPT provides a growth-oriented environment with many unique opportunities.
Why should you choose NSPT?
• NSPT is a multidisciplinary clinic bringing together academic specialists, behavior analysts, neuropsychologists, occupational, speech, physical, and behavior therapists, social workers, and nutritionists all under the same roof. This gives you the unparalleled opportunity to collaborate with other professionals to provide the best treatment for your client!
• You will have the opportunity to work with children of all ages with various challenges including dyslexia, executive functioning issues, and general academic challenges.
• NSPT is an expanding organization offering many leadership and growth opportunities, including presentations, mentoring, research, and blogging for NSPT’s website.
• You will be able to work both one-on-one and in groups with your clients.
• You will be able to extend your work beyond the child and into the community.
What will your job at NSPT entail? At NSPT, you will be able to:
• Perform Orton Gillingham reading therapy with clients
• Teach the following skills to students: writing skills, reading fluency, reading comprehension, and mathematics achievement at the elementary and middle school level
• Meet with clients for hour-long academic therapy sessions
• Plan thorough, relevant lessons for each session
• Attend monthly meetings with the academic specialist team in Glenview to develop and refine the curriculum and processes for enhancement and growth
• Implement Reading A to Z programs
• Perform executive functioning tutoring
• Help students create organizational strategies, develop time management skills, improve note-taking skills, and develop reading strategies
• Fill out encounter notes and procedure history reports in a timely manner
• Maintain collaboration and communication with parents, teachers, allied disciplines, and physicians by completing progress and evaluation reports
• Develop your leadership skills within NSPT and participate in outreach opportunities in the community
• Develop new roles within our growing organization
Interested in working with us? Now you just need to make sure you meet our qualifications. You must:
• Have a Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field. Master’s degree is preferred.
• Have an Illinois teaching certificate and experience with teaching and reading tutoring
• Be available from 3-8 PM on 3-4 days per week, with weekend availability if possible
• Have excellent time management skills
• Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
• Ability to work independently and as a team to administer academic services to clients
• Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff
• Have a positive “can do” attitude
• Be a real team player
If you have these qualities, then you may be a perfect fit for us! If you are interested, please apply at our website: http://info.nspt4kids.com/careers/career-listings/.
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