Please complete the employee application and send it with your resume to:

Soaring Eagle Academy
800 Parkview Blvd Lombard, IL 60148

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Unique Opportunity

Soaring Eagle Academy an ISBE approved therapeutic day school in Lombard, IL is seeking a full time HIGH SCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER, starting September 2017 to join our growing staff and student body. The Academy was founded by three Speech Language Pathologists, with an accumulation of over 80 years experience serving children and families with Autism and other related disorders. The academic and social programming is developed, expanded and supported by these three founders and SEA Program Director. We are the only school of its kind to utilize a Developmental Language approach implementing principles of the DIR® Floortime model, to understanding and supporting students’ social, emotional and academic development. This is a unique opportunity to do cutting edge work with dedicated support staff including SLP, OT, Mental Health, fellow teachers and 1:1 teacher assistants assigned to each student, who understand and support developmental language, sensory processing strategies, emotional development and how these impact children with autism. We believe that the “behaviors” others see as impacting education for these students are a result of their lack of comprehension, inability to communicate, challenges in processing sensory information from their environment and staying regulated around a broad range of emotions. With appropriate language based strategies, emotional and sensory supports, and an individualized, multi-sensory, engaging and meaningful curriculum, our students are blossoming. Join our team! For more information, please visit our website at www.soaringeagleacademy.org
To schedule an interview please contact Soaring Eagle Academy at 630-323-2900. You can find our application on our website, www.soaringeagleacademy.org. Please e-mail or mail the application and your resume to: Soaring Eagle Academy, 800 Parkview Boulevard, Lombard, IL 60148.
Illinois Professional Educator License for Special Education teaching LBS1 for K-12 or High School Teaching Certificate with a Special Education LBS1 Endorsement. Must have experience with Autism Spectrum Disorders, willingness to gain knowledge and participate in direct coaching/training in Developmental Language Models and DIR® methodology, ability to move flexibly between students of varied developmental capacities within the classroom environment, manage a classroom and multiple teacher assistants, collaborate within a multidisciplinary model, effectively communicate with and support parents/caregivers, and create, implement and adapt curriculum and community experiences for students of varied ages, learning styles and developmental levels, according to the philosophy of the Academy.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Immediate (Students are in attendance for 220 school days, 181 regular days and 39 summer session days). Full time staff employed 52 weeks of the year with 6 weeks vacation for non-student attendance.
SALARY: Competitive salary and commensurate with experience.
BENEFITS: Eligible for medical and ancillary benefits. Benefits can include medical, dental and vision, with SEA contributing a portion of the total cost. Short term and long term disability insurance and a life insurance benefit are offered at no cost. 403B participation is offered. 12 paid sick/personal days to be utilized by employee. Work in an environment with state of the art equipment, receiving mentoring/processing.

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