Nexus- Indian Oaks Family Healing is part of Nexus Family Healing, a national nonprofit network of mental health agencies with over 45 years of restoring hope for thousands of children and families through outpatient/community mental health services, foster care and adoption, and residential treatment. Safe Harbor School is our very own private school. Safe Harbor School is the on-campus, non-public school that serves youth receiving treatment at Nexus- Indian Oaks. Safe Harbor School serve grade level 6 - 12, and students participate in a curriculum that is tailored to their unique needs and current grade level. The school provides a special education curriculum that is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, and approved by the Illinois State Board of Education. Credits transfer to any school upon the clients discharge.
Classroom instruction is provided by teaching staff who are Special Education-certified and licensed by the Illinois State Board of Education. Curriculum is linked to the new Common Core Learning Standards. All students follow the graduation requirements for their home school district.
Nexus- Indian Oaks is looking for a skilled principal to join our Safe Harbor School. In this position you will have the opportunity to assist our teachers as they engage with our youth and help them navigate through their treatment plans and individual IEP's.
If you care about the next generation and have what it takes: dedication, a kind spirit, and an overall compassion to help our clients, please apply!
At Nexus Family Healing, we not only support diversity – we celebrate it and rely on it for the betterment of our employees, our services, and our impact on the community. We strive to provide the best quality care for our youth and the best work environment for our employees through an inclusive team culture. Nexus Family Healing is proud to be an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, familial status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran, or disability status.
Develop and maintain the academic program on site for Illinois schools.
Identify and develop proposals for grants having the potential for enhanced programming.
Attend and participate in staff meetings and training sessions as required by Nexus. Attend relevant conferences for continued education. Understand and support the Nexus philosophy and treatment modalities.
Ensure confidentiality regarding residents’ medical background and treatment issues and comply with Nexus policies involving resident privacy and confidentiality rules for residents and their families.
Knowledge, Skills and Personal Attributes
Supports the mission of Nexus (“Changing lives through our Cornerstone Values”) by exemplifying the Cornerstone Values and the Nexus Guiding Principles in all interactions with internal and external customers, and in all work performed on behalf of the organization.
Education, Credentials and Experience