PARA PROFESSIONAL - INTERVENTION in Woodridge, IL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: WOODRIDGE INTERVENTIONS

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Woodridge Interventions is hiring for a Para Professional / Intervention Specialist II for their day school for adolescent males.



Woodridge Interventions



2221 64th St.,



Woodridge, IL 60517



Summary

The position provides direct service work providing a full range of educational services directed toward the care and rehabilitation of adolescent male students.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs one on one or small group instruction with residents in math or reading
  • Participates with and supervises clients in daily programmatic activities.
  • Maintains an active caseload of 12-15 students needing extra reading or math support
  • Follows policies and procedures of the program/facility.
  • Provides leadership and serves as a role model to clients in the performance of academic activities.
  • Provides for physical safety and care of clients who are under supervision.
  • Reports significant changes in the behavior, attitude, or physical condition of clients to higher-level staff members.
  • Interacts with educational and clinical staff to ensure overall treatment and educational goals are accomplished.
  • Participates in conferences regarding client behavior and academic progress.

 

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
  • Other Qualifications:
    • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
    • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
    • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
    • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
    • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • • Education and experience based on the needs of the facility.

    *Must have a Bachelor's Degree and ability to obtain Illinois Substitute Teaching License within a set period of time.