Special Education Teacher
Company: Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Rockford
Posted on: January 13, 2022
ARE you a TEACHER ready to MAKE A DIFFERENCE in the lives of
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES? We have multiple TEACHER positions at
Easterschools Academy campuses in Chicago, Tinley Park, and
Machesney Park (Rockford), Illinois.
Our employees enjoy excellent work-life balance (8 AM - 3 PM
hours), paid holidays and generous sick time, and a full benefits
package including health, dental, vision, 401K, and more.
Please send resumes to: email@example.com
The primary responsibility of the teacher is to ensure the health,
safety and well-being of each student. -The teacher is accountable
for the development, implementation and monitoring of all aspects
of classroom programming.
Adhere to all mandated reporter and OIG guidelines at all
Develop weekly lesson plans in alignment with student IEP
Perform and submit formal assessments at least 10 days prior to
each student's annual review, but not earlier than 30-days
Develop, in collaboration with team members, appropriate IEP goals
based on assessment results 10 days prior to annual review.
Update and provide data-based quarterly progress reports and IEP
Note in lesson plans, references of informal assessment of specific
students that triggered plan.
Arrange for and perform activities, materials, and prompting
hierarchies that relate to the IEP goals.
Mentor and train classroom and 1:1 assistants to anticipate those
activities that they can perform, which support the lesson
Provide monthly suggestions to the School Administrator/Program
Coordinator on areas of training that would enhance the skills of
teachers and aides.
Conduct weekly meetings with paraprofessional staff members and
submit documentation to administration.
Interact with the School Administrator/Program Coordinator and
clinical staff regarding clinical recommendations.
Observe performance of classroom staff sufficient to perform an
evaluation and assist administration with annual performance
Notify School Administrator/Program Coordinator of the onset of
unacceptable performance of classroom staff.
Communicate daily to parents via notebook or phone regarding the
on-going performance of students.
Maintain and update all required components to student main
Participate in at least 2 outside trainings per school year
directly related to serving students with special needs,
particularly those diagnosed with autism.
Participate in all scheduled in-house trainings throughout the
Participate in student IEP/MDC meetings throughout the school
Participate in medical case review meetings for students throughout
the school year.
Conduct at least 2 observations in other classrooms and provide
administration with documentation of each observation throughout
the school year.
All other duties as assigned.
Education/Certification: Bachelor's Degree in Special Education and
Illinois State Type 10 teaching certificate or LBS1 (limited or
Bachelor's Degree and an Illinois State teaching certificate in an
area of regular education, and a Special Education endorsement,
letter of approval or a short term emergency letter of
Experience Required: Completion of required clinical hours for
Experience working with special needs population necessary.
Skills/Abilities: Ability to perform all functions necessary to
obtain certification in Professional Crisis Management training
(PCM) and CPR
Ability to multi-task in a high stress environment
Ability to interact with diverse personalities
ADA: Easterseals will make reasonable accommodations in compliance
with the Americans with Disability Act of 1990. Unless exempted by
the Americans with Disabilities Act, all persons hired for this
position are required to possess the ability to perform the
physical tasks necessary to treat clients, i.e., bending,
floor-sitting, etc., as well as to have the ability to lift up to
50 pounds frequently.
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