Special Education Teacher- Early Childhood
Must hold a license issued by Illinois State Board of Education.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Autism, Early Intervention Specialist, Emotional Behavior Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Severe/Profound Disabilities, Special Education (General).
The license must be in one of the following grades: Preschool/Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th.
The license status must be active.
Work. With Purpose
Ombudsman, a growing, dynamic organization with a social mission to offer hope, is seeking a Special Education Teacher - Early Childhood, to join our family.
This individual will join a team that is performing meaningful work in a culture that welcomes innovation, encourages creative expression and offers limitless potential for personal and professional satisfaction.
If you thrive in a fast-paced, goal-oriented, outcome-driven environment, seek a career with a social mission, and possess a problem-solving mindset, a sense of humor – and a stellar work ethic – we should talk.
Plans, prepares and implements the instructional process for each student within the classroom including, but not limited to; delivery of instruction, implementation of curriculum materials & educational software, and development of daily lesson plans & classroom schedule, which reflect state and school requirements, while considering the physical, emotional and educational needs of the learner.
Prepares and implements the instructional process for students with IEPs Uses a variety of instructional strategies and resources to respond to the student's diverse needs and interests, including prescribed educational software and intervention curriculum. Facilitates learning experiences that promote autonomy, interaction and choices, engages students in problem-solving, critical thinking and/or other activities that make each subject matter meaningful Develops daily lesson plans and classroom schedules that reflect state and school requirements Collaborates with other teachers to provide instructional support and approved modification to the curriculum Establishes a climate that promotes a firm, fair and respectful classroom environment with a focus on social development and group responsibility by modeling and reinforcing positive behaviors as outlined in PBS program for the school and classrooms Implements standards for student behavior in order to ensure a safe, secure and effective learning environment by providing a high degree of structure, clear expectations and consistency Provides for the basic physical needs of students as needed (e.g. toileting and diapering, ensure students receive their medications, assist with feeding students, assist with hygiene, etc.). Assures the classroom physical environment is conducive to learning by maintaining the cleanliness and orderliness of the classroom and work areas, including but not limited to desks, shelves, and storage areas Ensures the rights of all students are observed and protected through the use of appropriate and respectful communication, proper de-escalation techniques, and correct physical restraint methods when necessary. Provides timely, accurate and professional documentation by recording daily grades/points, progress notes, progress reports, report cards, IEP goals and objectives, incident reports and behavior data in accordance with standard practices of the school Projects being a positive role model to students and colleagues by participating as a team member, engaging in productive problem-solving skills and ensuring that positive and continuous communication with others is occurring Benefits offered:
PTO & Holiday Pay Health insurance Dental insurance 401 K