Certified Teacher - LBS1 - SSP - 2024-2025

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Special Education


McLean County Unit District No. 5

Position Title:   Certified Teacher – Special Education - Learning & Behavioral Services 1 - SSP
Location:          Normal Community West High School
Department:     Building Personnel
Reports to:       Principal/Assistant Principal
FLSA Class:     Exempt


Provides specialized instruction in order to meet the unique educational needs of students with disabilities, evaluates and assesses progress, in accordance with the student’s IEP, in a variety of settings.


  1. Demonstrates knowledge of specialized curriculum and assistive technology.

  2. Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication between students and their parents, regarding both academic and behavioral progress.

  3. Evaluates academic and social growth of students, keeps appropriate records and completes regularly scheduled progress reports.

  4. Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law and district policy.

  5. Assesses student progress and determines the need for adjustments to instructional techniques.

  6. Collaborates with classroom teachers, school psychologists, learning disabilities specialists, speech/hearing specialists, occupational and physical therapists, guidance counselors, adaptive PE and school social workers to provide an integrated plan for developing the needs of students.

  7. Plans and implements instructional programs (district interventions) in accordance with the district’s philosophy and curriculum objectives.

  8. Delivers instruction designed to engage all students, and adjusts lessons as needed in order to improve student progress in academic and interpersonal skills.

  9. As a part of an educational team, evaluates, determines and develops individual education plans, including the development of long term goals and short term objectives, for students in a variety of settings.

  10. Collaborates with the educational team regarding classroom adaptations, instructional modifications, adaptive equipment, behavior modification plans, and other instructional interventions in order to meet the needs of students with disabilities.

  11. Continued personal growth through ongoing professional development including but not limited to: book studies, district trainings, seminars, workshops, conferences and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.

  12. Delivers and assesses student progress using standardized as well as informal testing in order to monitor student growth and progress.


  1. Teaching certificate for the particular position as required by the State.

  2. Must be familiar with the use of computers including but not limited to electronic mail, the Internet, word processing, and electronic spreadsheets (Microsoft Office).

  3. Establish and maintain effective and courteous working relationships with those contacted in the course of work (students, parents, and staff).

  4. Ability to understand and follow basic oral and written instructions.

  5. Ability to communicate to students, parents, and staff in an acceptable/courteous manner


Fully Board Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision available

Per the negotiated contract between McLean County Unit 5 and the United Five Education Association, for the 2024-2025 school year the starting salary range for candidates with a Bachelor's Degree is $41,820-$56,066 and is based upon Education and Certified Teaching experience.  Candidates with a Master's Degree is $46,820 - $67,214 and is based upon Education and Certified Teaching experience. 

Apply Online at www.unit5.org



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McLean County District Unit District No. 5

1809 West Hovey Ave. , Normal, IL 61761

At the following locations

Normal Community West High School

1809 West Hovey Ave. , Normal, IL 61761