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Science/Math Teacher

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Acadia Healthcare
Physical Address

Lemont, IL 60439
Job Description



+ Endorsements to teach Science Middle School/Junior High and High School.

+ Identify the educational needs of students then develop formal educational plan or program to meet those needs.

+ Create lesson plans to teach a subject(s) and teach students how to study or communicate with others.

+ Observe student to evaluate their educational abilities, strengths and weaknesses, working with them to improve their abilities and work on their weaknesses.

+ Teach and mentor students as a class, in small groups or one-on-one.

+ Communicate with family members, counselors, administrators and other teachers on progress.

+ Work with students individually to help overcome specific learning challenges, prepare students for standardized tests, as required by state.

+ Document educational plans, goals and progress, as required by the facility and the state where the facility is located.

+ Supervise classroom and maintain a positive environment for learning.

+ Develop and enforce classroom rules and administrative policies.

+ Supervise students outside of the classroom setting, such as at lunch time or during detention.

+ Adhere to treatment plans and participate in treatment team meetings as requested.

+ Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.


+ Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.


+ Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field which is eligible for teacher certification or license within the state where the facility is located is required.

+ One or more years’ experience working with population of the facility preferred.

+ Must be knowledgeable of the developmental stages and behaviors for age group of students.


+ Current certification or license to teach within the state where the facility is located.

+ CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

+ First aid may be required based on state or facility.

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g. emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.




+ Bachelors or better in Education

Licenses & Certifications


+ Cert Teacher



+ 1 year: One or more years’ experience working with population of the facility preferred.

+ Must be knowledgeable of the developmental stages and behaviors for age group of students.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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