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SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER LBS 1June 08, 2021
Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School of Chicago, IL is seeking to hire full-time Special Education Teachers to play a vital role in our students' academic success. This position offers a competitive salary of $55,000-$72,000/year based on experience. Our Special Education Teachers work Monday-Friday, 8:15am-4:30pm with August off.
ABOUT THE SONIA SHANKMAN ORTHOGENIC SCHOOL
The Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School (O-School) is a private independent school that provides educational and therapeutic services to youth ages 8-22. For more than a century the O-School has provided a culture of support, a safe haven, and a path to hope for students with mental health challenges, who are on the autism spectrum, or both. We provide a supportive, nurturing environment that provides each child with individualized treatment that allows them to reach their full potential.
We are confident that you will find our school to be a child-centered and extensively rewarding place to work. We highly value our talented staff of educators and clinicians who work together to achieve a singular academic and therapeutic experience for the students in our care.
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER
As a Special Education Teacher, you utilize your knowledge, experience, and training to engage your students and spark their passion for learning. Most of your time is spent planning, preparing, and teaching lesson plans. During your planning, you consider the individual education plans (IEPs) of each student and adapt teaching strategies suited to their educational needs. As you effectively manage your classroom, you are sure to establish a safe and secure learning environment for your students.
Your excellent interpersonal skills assist you as you interact with parents, staff, and other essential partners in the education of your students. With their help, you write compliance reports including IEPs. Teaching special education can be challenging, but you know that it is also one of the most rewarding jobs you could ever have. You love being a teacher and making a difference in the lives of your students.
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?
Are you passionate, patient, and committed to providing a meaningful and engaging classroom? Have you been searching for a teaching position where you can make a difference? If so, you may be perfect for this position! If you feel that you would be right for this position as a Special Education Teacher, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!
- Illinois Special Education Certification (LBS1) required
- Academic background in elementary education and/or a core content in a secondary education area required
- Master's degree preferred
- Experience with students with Emotional Disabilities and/or Autism preferred
We offer phenomenal comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance on Day 1 of employment; and annually up to 28 days of paid vacation, 6 days of paid personal, 10 days of paid sick, and 10 paid holidays, company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, company-paid basic life and AD&D insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan with Roth option, FSA, HSA, an employee assistance program, and 529 college savings program.