Middle School Special Education Teacher

Website Chicago Heights Middle School

  • Position Type:
      Middle School Special Education Teaching
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
      Chicago Heights Middle School
  • Date Available:
      FY 24- 25


TITLE:                           SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER



  • Must have a valid Professional Educator License with Illinois State Board of Education
  • Must register Professional Educator License in South Cook Region 07
  • Must have a Special Education / Learning Behavior Specialist (LBS 1) endorsement




  • Principal(s), Assistant Superintendent of Special Education and Special Services, and other administrative personnel.


  • Salary based on Chicago Heights School District 170 and American Federation of Teachers, AFT Local 604, Chicago Heights Council contractual agreement.


  • TRS


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Plan, organize, and provide instruction in English and in native language of students in the Core Curriculum Content Standards, Illinois Learning Standards, and Spanish Language Arts Standards. Instruction must be consistent and coordinated with the district’s instructional program so that students meet and exceed learning targets and the requirements outlined in the state and federal law.
  • Modify grade level curriculum to address the standards along with differentiated instructional to address IEP goals and objectives.
  • Experience writing IEP goals and objectives addressing the academic needs of students. Previous experience as a special education teacher working on a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to structure a classroom to maximize student learning.
  • Must possess effective behavior management skills.
  • Ability to coordinate job duties and work collaboratively with classroom assistant to address student needs.


Salary:  Based on collective bargaining salary schedule

This information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

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