Special Education Self Contained(1.0 FTE)

Job | Posted 16 days ago
Start Date


Description: Special Education Self Contained (K-8 Building)

Job Summary: Provide quality instruction aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards, while developing a positive rapport with students; provide a learning environment that supports students; use of effective and positive communication skills and establish positive, work with para professional to support students, collegial relationships within the school community. 

Necessary Skills: 

  • Ability to
    • Modify instruction to meet student needs
    • Cooperate with the school faculty and administration in the development and implementation of an articulated program of instruction
    • Work effectively with pupils, parents and guardians, staff members, and community representatives in providing an appropriate educational program
    • Understand the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional patterns of pupils
  • Skill in or knowledge of
    • Writing and implementing IEPs
    • Engaging teaching
    • Exercising sound and professional judgment
License Requirements: Teacher must possess a valid teaching license issued by the Illinois State Board of Education: Professional Educator License (PEL)

Working Conditions: River Grove School is a Pre-K-Eighth grade building in the western suburbs of Chicago.

Application Procedure:
Apply online

Posted By

River Grove School District 85-5

2650 Thatcher Ave, River Grove, IL 60171-1650
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,534 (USD)

State Average: $13,341 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246