Middle School Teacher - Special Education

Job | Posted 2 days ago
Position Areas
Special Education


Job Title: Middle School Teacher/Educator - Special Education

Classification: Certified

Primary Function: Responsible for increasing student achievement as defined by the IEP.  Main functions include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting students with developing thinking skills and content knowledge

  • Providing accommodations and modifications as needed

  • Planning and implementation of standards-based instruction 

  • Establishing a positive classroom environment and culture for learning

  • Analyzing data and action planning

  • Providing reports for and attending IEP meetings

  • Providing data and reports that are evidence of student progress

  • Consistently communicating with stakeholders

Accountability:  Reports to Building Level Administrators & District Level Administrators


  • Professional Educator’s Licence (PEL) with degree/endorsement in Special Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education

  • Master’s Degree preferred 

  • ESL/Bilingual endorsements preferred


  • Thorough understanding of the Illinois Learning Standards

  • Thorough knowledge of instructional strategies that lead to increased student achievement

  • Thorough knowledge of best practices in special education

  • Thorough understanding of the content being taught

  • Strong planning and implementation skills

  • Communicate clearly orally and in writing

  • Strong collaboration skills

  • Data analysis skills

  • Knowledge/implementation of restorative discipline practices

  • Strong understanding of equitable classroom practices

  • High expectations for all students including special education students


  • Comply with district policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations including special education laws

  • Demonstrate professional, ethical, and responsible behavior; serve as a role model for students and other staff

  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job

  • Other duties as assigned


This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

Posted By

Berwyn North School District #98

6633 W. 16th Street , Berwyn, IL 60402

At the following locations

Lincoln Middle School

6633 W. 16th Street , Berwyn, IL 60402