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Special Education Teacher, Junior/Senior High School

Company: The Baby Fold
Location: Normal
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

You can be part of a special team dedicated to helping children and strengthening the community. Hammitt School is a premier special education facility serving 40 school districts throughout Illinois.We take good care of our employees so they can take care of our community. Benefits for Special Education Teachers include:

  • $2,500 sign on bonus for new employees
  • Health Insurance (choice of 3 medical plans)
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Retirement plan (403(b)/ROTH) with employer match
  • No cost Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Plan and Dependent Care Plan
  • Generous Paid Vacation over school breaks, Personal time, & Sick Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • NEW - No cost $1,500 Line of Credit for medical, mental health, & veterinary services
  • NEW - Personalized assistance with the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Year-round salary for all school staff (paid breaks)
  • Discounted Fitness Memberships
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Mentorship and professional development opportunitiesSUMMARY:
    • The Special Education Teacher for Junior/Senior High School Autism program is the lead classroom teacher, responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing the assigned classroom program. Additionally, the Teacher provides classroom leadership and works in cooperation with assigned classroom staff.
    • PAY: $42,744 - $57,180/year, paid over school breaks, based on experience, education, and certifications
    • WORK HOURS: Full-time, generally 8:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M., Monday through Friday, following the school calendar
    • LOCATION: Hammitt Elementary School, 108 E Willow St, Normal, IL.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
      • Educational Instruction: Plans, coordinates, evaluates, and implements a comprehensive curriculum which meets the individualized behavioral, academic and social needs of each student enrolled in the classroom and which is directly related to each child's Individualized Educational Plan. Assesses student performance levels (behavioral and academic) and recommends appropriate goals and objectives in the IEP staffing process.
      • Progress Reporting: Collects, prepares and presents behavioral and academic data on each child in the classroom. Maintains behavioral data and applies statistical analysis as required by program standards to measure student progress.
      • Lesson Plans: Develops and implements lesson plans that reflect best practice in specialized educational instruction.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
        • Bachelor's degree in appropriate area of special education and/or secondary education, specializing in teaching children with one or more of the following: behavior disabilities, emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, autism spectrum, speech and language deficits and/or developmental disabilities.
          • LBS-1 licensure with the State of Illinois in Special Education in one or more of the above-mentioned disabilities.CONTACT US:For questions about The Baby Fold positions or to check the status of your completed application, please contact Human Resources at or 309-451-7232.EducationRequired
            • Bachelors or better in Special Education or related fieldLicenses & CertificationsRequired
              • PEL-LBS-1

Keywords: The Baby Fold, Normal , Special Education Teacher, Junior/Senior High School, Education / Teaching , Normal, Illinois

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