Hot, New Job – Special Education Teacher – Tempe, AZ

Call Today at 866-733-4278, text us at 662-524-9099, or   Click HERE to Apply

Are you interested in a field where you can work with children with special needs and make a difference in their lives?
PediaStaff is now hiring Special Education Teachers for private special education day schools in the Phoenix, AZ area.  Full- time positions are available.  You can start work ASAP and work through the balance of 2018-2019 school year.  The extended school year to be determined.

* The Special Education Teacher will be working with kids with significant emotional disabilities and behaviors
* This is a full salaried position with 40 hours – full benefits – 10 months per school year
* 1.5 weeks of training will be provided
* The Special Education Teacher will develop and implement student Individual Education Plans
* Implement instructional activities
* Provide a positive environment


Qualifications

* Valid Arizona Special Education Certification(Cross Categorical or Mild/Moderate) or ability to get a Teaching Intern Certification
* Valid Arizona DPS Fingerprint Card with IVP status( or ability to get one)
* Bachelor’s degree required

PediaStaff provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PediaStaff complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company does business.

PediaStaff is a WBENC National WBE Certified women-owned business.

…IT’S ALL ABOUT THE CHOICES!

Call Today at 866-733-4278, text us at 662-524-9099, or   Click HERE to Apply


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Hot, New Job: School-Based Social Worker – Plainfield, IL

Call Today at 866-733-4278, text us at 662-524-9099, or   Click HERE to Apply

A full-time School Social Worker is NEEDED ASAP for a new full-time position in a great elementary school (K-5) setting!  We have an immediate opening for a full-time licensed Social Worker in a school located just west of  Romeoville, IL.  This position will begin as soon as possible and last until the end of the current school year.  Apply for this School Social Worker position today!

*  You will need to begin working as soon as possible and work through May 30, 2019
*  Your hours will be from 9:00-3:45
*  You will work with a multi-needs program
*  You will be working with a K-5th-grade population
*  You may have some students with cognitive needs
*  You will need to be capable of leading IEP meetings and managing a caseload
*  You will use multiple service delivery models and technology

Qualifications: You will need to have a Master’s Degree in Social Work with the IL Professional Educator License registered in Will County with a Type 10 or 73 School Social Worker endorsement

PediaStaff delivers flexible staffing solutions in pediatric and educational based settings. We offer excellent hourly rates and Per Diem based on IRS eligibility. In addition:

* Full-time employees receive nationally recognized medical insurance and 401K with employer contributions
* We offer allowances for continuing education, licensure, malpractice, and relocation
* You may choose our optional summer pay program for school-based professionals
* Our select team of Clinical Resource Specialists is available to help ensure your success. You are not alone when you are on assignment with PediaStaff

PediaStaff provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PediaStaff complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company does business.

PediaStaff is a WBENC National WBE Certified women-owned business.

…IT’S ALL ABOUT THE CHOICES!

Call Today at 866-733-4278, text us at 662-524-9099, or   Click HERE to Apply


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Hot, New Job: School Based SLP – San Antonio, TX

Call Today at 866-733-4278, text us at 662-524-9099, or   Click HERE to Apply

We are interviewing Speech-Language Pathologists to complete the 2018-19 School Year in the San Antonio area!  Our opening is on the Southeast side of town and is full-time.

* This is a “contract” positions…so that means you won’t be worried with bus duty, hall duty, study hall, etc….JUST doing what you are trained and motivated to do…Speech-Language Pathology!
*  Large supportive team of SLPs and other therapists to partner with while working with children in the San Antonio area
*  Responsive clinical support from other Speech-Language Pathologists with many years of experience who relish helping younger therapist grow professionally in a nurturing culture
*  You’ll work Monday through Friday…NO nights, weekend or holidays…so you would have plenty of time off for family, friends, or travel

What about pay and benefits?
*  Competitive pay based on your experience and what you bring to the team – AAC, Bilingual, and other skills will be compensated
*  We offer a benefits package that will meet your needs but not break the bank!

To qualify for this awesome job opportunity…you will need:
*  A Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Disorders
*  Texas SLP License (or be eligible for one)
*  CFs are encouraged to apply…we will assist you in getting all your paperwork filed and approved

Apply today for an interview and determine a timeline for your hire.

PediaStaff provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PediaStaff complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company does business.

PediaStaff is a WBENC National WBE Certified women-owned business.

…IT’S ALL ABOUT THE CHOICES!

Call Today at 866-733-4278, text us at 662-524-9099, or   Click HERE to Apply


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How A Dental Clinic Is Filling A Void For Those With Special Needs

[Source:  Chicago Tribune]

In a sunlit room down a white hallway in St. Bernard Hospital on Chicago’s South Side, Francine and Rodney Mitchell are waiting.

Their teenage son, Andy, lies on an operating table not far away, asleep amid the beeps of monitors, the hiss and thump of an oxygen machine, and the unmistakable, high-pitched whir of a dental drill. Andy has intellectual and physical disabilities, is not easily able to communicate or control his own body, and though he has survived and even thrived under the care of two dedicated parents, routine dental care has been difficult to obtain.

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Teen Brain Volume Changes with Small Amount of Cannabis Use, Study Finds

[Source; Science Daily]

At a time when several states are moving to legalize recreational use of marijuana, new research shows that concerns about the drug’s impact on teens may be warranted. The study, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, shows that even a small amount of cannabis use by teenagers is linked to differences in their brains.

Senior author and University of Vermont (UVM) Professor of Psychiatry Hugh Garavan, Ph.D., and first author and former UVM postdoctoral fellow Catherine Orr, Ph.D., say this research is the first to find evidence that an increase in gray matter volume in certain parts of the adolescent brain is a likely consequence of low-level marijuana use.

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