Special Education Teacher

Website Arbor Park School District 145

2024/2025 SCHOOL YEAR

Position: Special Education Teacher


  • Illinois PEL with LBS1 endorsement
  • Experience with co-teaching preferred
  • Knowledgeable of curriculum and instruction
  • Flexible, excellent interpersonal communication skills, maintain a positive attitude, and promote District 145 programs and its philosophies.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for planning, teaching, and assessing curriculum and instruction.
  • Plan a program of study that meets the differentiated needs of learners in the classroom.
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in alignment with the learning standards, establishing clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects and effectively communicating the objectives to the students.
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the developmental level of the students in the classroom.
  • Create high school transition plans which includes interviewing of students, creating goals, scheduling meetings with high schools, contacting parents, and all case manager duties.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with colleagues, including classroom teachers, specialists and related service professionals in order to provide appropriate supports for students.
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the capabilities of the individuals and student groups within the classroom.
  • Assess student progress on a regular basis.
  • Maintain accurate, organized records and prepare reports of student progress.
  • Effectively communicate with parents through conferences and other methods.
  • Participate in curriculum development projects, materials selection, and committee work.
  • Increase professional competence by participating in district in-service, and seeking out other professional growth opportunities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position is full time, 7 hours/day, 180 days per school year

Full medical, dental and life insurance benefits available with generous board paid portions.
Tuition reimbursement is also available.

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