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Teamwork. Integrity. Excellence. We are Aspire. Voted as one of Chicago’s ‘Best and Brightest Companies to work for’ in 2016, we know that Together, We’re Better!
If you’re interested in being part of our bold and enterprising organization, please click here to view a detailed listing of current career opportunities.
As a leading nonprofit, Aspire’s mission is to support the successes of children and adults with disabilities, strengthen their families and build embracing communities.
We do that every day by providing unparalleled services, programs and opportunities through our four enterprises: Aspire Kids, Aspire Living, Aspire Careers and Aspire CoffeeWorks, and through our organization’s dynamic team of 150 members in Chicago and the suburbs.
We look to redefine what’s possible for people with disabilities by providing high quality and exceptional service, and we’re looking for people who have the same passion and drive. In return, we offer rewarding and challenging career paths that give you the opportunity to learn, grow, collaborate and advance in your field.
We also offer competitive employment salaries and compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, a robust employee wellness program and a fun and engaging work environment. We offer a variety of jobs in Chicago and across the Western suburbs, including but not limited to: case managers, direct support professionals, speech therapy, occupational therapy and more. If you enjoying helping people or have a background in case management, counselor, education, social services, teaching, or working with kids or adults with disabilities, please view our available job opportunities or contact Aspire’s HR team.
Description: Collaborate with the first of its kind Career Academy team and community partners to develop and implement curricula designed to teach career exploration for adults with intellectual disabilities in Aspire’s brand new learning areas that include hospitality, hoteling, strength/stamina, computers, and more. If you want to be part of someone’s journey of discovering and achieving their dream job this position would be a great fit. Develop and implement syllabus, lesson plans, and teaching materials for learning area(s). Provide supervision and work together with Personal Assistants in the classroom. Aspire encourages all team members to be part of the whole organization and many opportunities to grow your own career.
Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Education, Psychology, or related field. Experience with adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities preferred. Valid Illinois Drivers License with good driving record. Minimum 21 years of age. Effective oral and written communication skills; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from many different levels of people. Ability to deal tactfully, engaging, and courteously with with all the people Aspire serves.
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