Special Education Teacher

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08/01/2022
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Description

Special Education Teacher / RIHS (1.0 FTE)
Must possess Illinois Educator License (LBSI)
                                   
RIEA Teacher Salary Scale
Excellent Benefit Package

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Rock Island-Milan School District 41

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Special Education Teacher (Secondary)

 

POSITION INFORMATION:

POSITION TITLE

Special Education Teacher (Secondary)

EPARTMENT

Teaching & Learning (Certified Staff)

LOCATION

Building Assignment

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME

Full-Time

APPOINTMENT TERM

182 days

FLSA:  EXEMPT or NON-EXEMPT

Exempt

REPORTS TO:  TITLE of POSITION  SUPERVISOR

Building Principal

OTHER INFORMATION

Rock Island, Illinois Education Association (RI-IEA) Bargaining Agent/Agreement

 

POSITION SUMMARY INFORMATION:  Essential Duties and Requirement Details

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Position Summary:

Instructs special education students in a classroom setting. Prepares lesson plans and instructional materials designed to meet needs of individual students. Evaluates and monitors student's performance and may implement therapeutic programs for students.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Effect the courses of study and maintain adequate standard of achievement in their classes.  

  • Serve as the advocate for all students with disabilities (SwD).

  • Leave complete lesson plans for the following day in the classroom before leaving school each day.  All teachers shall provide their principal lesson plans for a week in advance when requested.  

  • Practice such discipline as a responsible parent would exercise. Acts of restraint to prevent injury to teachers or pupils shall NOT be considered corporal punishment.    

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  • Act as the liaison between teachers, administration, parents, and students.

  • Develop an understanding of Special Education Law and CPS Policies.

  • Possess impeccable communication and people skills.

  • Be extremely organized.

  • Have ability to problem solve and multi-task.

  • Maintain proficiency skills.

  • Sustain compliance in meeting deadlines.

  • Observe pupils for physical defects and evidence of communicable diseases.  Any evidence shall be reported immediately to the principal.                                                                          

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  • Reflect critically on teaching practice and implement improvement strategies as needed.

  • Actively participate in all staff orientations, meetings, in-services, grade or department level team meetings, parent meetings, student conferences or staff mission days.

  • Engage in personal and professional development, goal setting, and establishment of classroom and school-wide performance standards and assessment of progress against those standards.

  • Follows all expectations required of teachers according on the RIEA Contract Agreement and RIMSD Board Policies      

Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree-Special Education

Certifications, Licenses:

Illinois Licensing Teaching Standards (ILTS)

Professional Educator License (PEL)

 

Required Experience/Qualifications:

 

2-4 years related experience.   

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

Knowledge of and ability to develop Individualized Education Programs (IEP’s)  Ability to interact with special needs children who are very different and come from all types of backgrounds.  

Preferred Qualifications:

 

Same as above

 

 Physical Demands:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Sitting & standing most of the day.  Lifting no more than 25 pounds.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  May travel from school -to-school location

 

Work Environment:

 

School-classroom environment



 

Acknowledgements:

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

 

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Supervisor/Manager Signature Date

 

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Employee Signature Date



 

Posted By

Rock Island/Milan School District 41

2101 6th Avenue , Rock Island, IL 61201
 

At the following locations

Rock Island High School

2101 6th Avenue , Rock Island, IL 61201