Special Education Teacher

Madison, Illinois

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 776068

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1190 / Week

Posted Date: 5/2/2024

Madison, Illinois

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1190 / Week

Job ID: 776068

Posted Date: 5/2/2024

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The Special Education Teacher, under the direction of the Special Education Program Administrator provides quality services to special education students, kindergarten through grade 12.  The Special Education Teacher has a commitment to team participation in planning and implementation of student programs including special instruction, tutorial assistance and consultation with general education staff.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Prepares student education plans in consultation with parents and department team members
  • Supports learning for students who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities.
  • Designs instruction, both individual and small group, which parallels the general education curriculum 
  • Assists parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and professionals to develop educational plans designed to promote students’ educational, physical, and social development
  • Prepares materials and classrooms for class activities 
  • Serves as the coordinator of individualize education program (IEP) implementation with general education staff 
  • Monitors student progress, participates in review and revision of student’s IEP, as appropriate 
  • Maintains accurate student records 
  • Mentors and supports teaching assistants who provide support to students with disabilities 
  • Supports students in preparation for grade transitions and preparing for life skills
  • Assess students’ skills and educational needs and tracks student’s performance
  • Discusses students’ progress with their other teachers
  • Communicates to maintain positive relationships with students and their parents 
  • Follows School District policies and procedures 

Minimum Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university preferred 
  • Valid state teaching certificate as required by state, contract/district regulations 
  • Minimum of one year experience in teaching environment preferred 
  • State Teacher Certification; Type: Standard Elementary Teaching preferred
  • State Teacher Certification; Type: Standard Secondary Teaching preferred
  • State Teacher Certification; Type: Standard Special Teaching preferred
  • Endorsement: Learning Behavior Specialist (LBS1) preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable 
  • Current CPR if applicable 
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements 
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language required 
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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