JobID 952 : General or Special Education Teacher Chicago IL South (#342703)

Posted 7 days ago

Middle to High School Level General Education or Special Education Teacher LBS1 
321 E. 84th, Chicago IL 60619. 

  • Position available due to increased enrollment 
  • This is a full-time, permanent teaching position
  • 10 Month position, 12 Month paychecks
  • **Possible Sign-On Bonus for Certified Special Education Teachers** Can be discussed in interview. Apply to arrange an interview. 
We provide a social-emotional learning environment in each of our self-contained classrooms. We strive to make our students citizenship-ready, career-ready, and college-ready. Successful candidates will be creative, energetic and eager to develop and implement innovative solutions to critical problems in education. This staff member will be working in an atmosphere where data-driven decision making and teamwork is the norm.

As a Special Education Teacher at Menta Academy South you will: 

  • Teach all subjects in a self-contained classroom 
  • Grade Level taught will depend upon the position for which you've applied. We may need you to be flexible in grade level during the school year. 
  • Provide a differentiated learning environment
  • Work collaboratively with staff, including curriculum and clinical staff to yield positive results for the students
  • Personalize learning
  • Provide a social-emotional learning environment
  • Have a classroom size of around 10 students with Paraprofessional support in the classroom.


  • Type LBS1/Special Education State of Illinois license at the elementary, middle to high school level
  • General Education Teachers 6-12 with the ability/willingness to obtain the LBS1 are welcome to apply
  • Ability to teach a self-contained classroom within all basic instructional areas
  • Ability to work a regular school day and the ability to work with youth with emotional/behavioral/academic difficulties
  • Ability to be flexible, work in teams and creatively problem solve
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively
  • Ability to learn quickly and to be effective in a fast-paced, dynamic, and team focused environment
  • Employment is contingent upon a background check, employment physical and drug screen

Benefits & Pay:

  • Access to Affordable Medical Dental & Vision Plans
  • 403(b) Retirement
  • Generous Paid Benefit Time-Off for Full-Time Employees
  • 10 Month Position with 12 Month Pay
How To Apply:
Apply for Job ID 952: Click on the "Apply" button to the right of Job ID 952

Inquiries may be directed to Heather Bakken
O: (630) 906-7765
C: (630) 207-9652
F: (630) 907-0197