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L.E.E.P. Forward, Inc. is committed to continuing education, collaboration, and clinical growth. We offer a innovative supervision program for all our staff. We also provide an inclusive employee package:
- Competitive pay scale
- Medical (PPO or HMO)
- Dental insurance
- 401(k) Traditional and Roth Plan Options
- Mentorship, supervision, & staff support
- DIR ® /Floortime™ training
- Research& program development opportunities
- Diverse caseloads (clinic, home, school, early intervention, and social skill programs)
- Personal days
- Sick days
How to Apply
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Phone & Fax:
L.E.E.P. Forward, Inc.
1280 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
RE: Employment Opportunities
Current Openings at LEEP™
LEEP Forward, a developmental pediatric therapy clinic, is now hiring Full-Time Paraprofessionals for placement in our therapeutic preschool and Transitional Kindergarten programming.
LEEP is a multi-disciplinary clinic with speech, OT, mental health, educational, developmental and behavioral services, as well as a variety of social groups, including therapeutic preschool and Transitional Kindergarten programming.Children enrolled in our programming are between the ages of 3-6 years old with a variety of developmental differences, including autism. We are located in the West Loop.
Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Speech, OT, Mental Health, Special Education, Early Childhood Education) or at least a Bachelor’s degree in a non-related field but life experience with children with developmental differences. A paraprofessional works on-site in the therapeutic preschool/transitional Kindergarten programs, enrichment groups, after school groups and/or in after care. This work is done under the direct supervision of a lead therapist. This is an entry-level position that sets the foundation for further growth. Experience with preschool-aged children with special needs is a plus.
Special consideration is given to considerate, passionate and playful applicants who cannot wait to make a difference in the world.
Full-time hours are M-F from 8-4pm. Medical benefits and 401K contributions available for full-time employees. LEEP Forward provides programming throughout the year.
- Work with Children: 1 year
LEEP Forward is hiring Classroom Aides to support children with developmental differences around Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.
All Candidates MUST have a Bachelor’s degree and experience working with children of preschool and/or early elementary age. Special consideration will be given to those with degrees in Special Education and Child Development or those with special needs related experience. Knowledge of Sensory Integration and/or DIR/Floortime is a major plus.
- Working with children: 1 year
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant – COTA
LEEP forward’s Occupational Therapy Department is seeking a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with sensory integration and/or DIR/Floortime experience. This job requires a playful, intuitive, and dedicated Certified Occupational therapy Assistant who is passionate about OT for children with Sensory Processing Disorder. We offer competitive rates along with mentorship from experienced SI & DIR clinicians. You would be working in a multi disciplinary environment supporting children in the classroom, social groups, and private individualized therapy.
- Illinois COTA License
- Working with children: 1 year