(2) Special Education Teacher

Job | Posted 3 months ago
Position Areas
Special Education



Job Description
TITLE:                                  Educator
REPORTS TO:                     Program Administration
Appropriate Illinois certification for area of service
Can perform the essential functions of the program
Instruction Preparation and Organization

  • Identifies, selects and implements instructional goals based on evidence of student proficiency and aligned with established learning standards.
  • Modifies instruction to meet student needs.
  • Develops clearly structured unit plans aligned to established learning standards from which daily lessons are created.
  • Creates and executes instructional activities that demonstrate solid knowledge of content and prerequisite relational skills.
  • Uses developmentally appropriate teaching strategies that are differentiated and varied.
  • Uses a variety of questioning techniques that promote student use of higher level thinking skills and evoke student participation and intellectual engagement.
  • Organizes time environment, materials and equipment to facilitate learning for every student.
  • Exhibits flexibility and collaboration with the transdiciplinary team in program and student planning.
  • Provides direction for assistant(s).
  • Displays appropriate written and verbal skills.
  • Displays standards of honesty, integrity and confidentiality in interactions with colleagues, students, administration and the public.
  • Communicates pertinent information verbally and/or via written report in a timely fashion.
  • Keeps team members and administration appropriately informed.
  • Communicates effectively with students, parents, district and agency personnel.
Management of Conduct
  • Provides for health and safety of all students at all times.
  • Follows program disciplinary policies and procedures.
  • Uses appropriate behavior management techniques and responds to student behavior maintaining respect for students’ dignity.
  • Participates in physical restraint as required in accordance with training procedures
  • Responds to student needs and feelings in a firm, fair, friendly, sensitive and consistent manner.
Professional Responsibilities
  • Participates in professional growth opportunities.
  • Demonstrates appropriate teaming strategies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of subject area
  • Participates in evaluation of assistant(s)
  • Follows ECHO policies and procedures.
  • Displays flexibility.
  • Is accurate and punctual with reports, records and communication.
  • Reports to all work assignments in a punctual and consistent manner.
  • Dresses in professionally appropriate manner.
  • Conducts oneself in an ethical, appropriate manner and displays good judgment.
  • Performs all duties as assigned.


Posted By

Except. Children Have Opport. (ECHO)

350 W. 154th Street , South Holland, IL 60473

At the following locations


2206 West 167th Street , Markham, IL 60428

Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

State Average: 15%



State Average: 246