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Special Education Teacher

Company: St. Coletta's of Illinois
Location: Tinley Park
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy/St. Coletta's of Illinois have a low student/teacher ratio, in a self-contained campus with exceptional and credentialed teachers, aides, and medical oversight where needed has a robust curriculum focused on student development toward independence, productivity and societal participation in a most normal and least restrictive environment.We are seeking a full-time Special Education teacher to join the Kennedy School team.This individual will be responsible for the creation, implementation, and supervision of a specialized program aligned with the New Illinois Learning Standards (NILS) and based on the individual needs of students identified with a disability under IDEA.ResponsibilitiesDevelops lesson plans and activities aligned with IEP goals and objectives related to New Illinois Learning Standards (NILS).Seeks clarification from supervisory staff in the establishment of the behavior intervention plans, classroom environment, goal development, goal-setting strategies, and lesson planning for students.Responsible on a weekly basis to submit lesson plans to the Director of Education/Principal.Responsible for the implementation of Behavior Intervention Plans, including data collection.Collaborates with classroom team, support staff, and outside services on goal development, goal-implementation strategies and lesson planning.Is directly responsible for the supervision and evaluation of the 1:1 Individual Aide, including implementation of the lesson plans, group activities, behavior intervention plans, and IEP goals.Is directly responsible for the supervision and evaluation of the 1:1 Individual Aide consistently maintaining data collection regarding IEP goals and behavior intervention plans.Maintains a learning environment that meets the individual needs of students.Prepares appropriate documentation for and participates in IEP meetings, domain meetings, evaluation meetings, and annual reviews. Attends professional development in-services and participates in quarterly teacher meetings, classroom team meetings, and collaboration meetings.Maintains contact with parents in an effort to address parental concerns, to inform about school activities, and to address any behavior or academic needs and progress. Schedules structured activities to maintain student and staff engagement throughout the entire school day.Is responsible for the care, safety, security, and welfare of all students assigned to his/her classroom.QualificationsBachelors degree in Special Education.LBS1 certification.Experience teaching in a special education environment preferred.At least three references that indicate excellence in teaching and the ability to teach in a highly structured environment, one of which must be from the present employer or academic advisor.Must possess a valid driver's license.We offer vacation, personal days, sick days, 10 paid Holidays, medical, dental, and long-term disability and life insurance 2.5x your annual salary and much more!

Keywords: St. Coletta's of Illinois, Tinley Park , Special Education Teacher, Other , Tinley Park, Illinois

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