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Special Education Teacher (Communication Disorder)

Position Type:
Elementary School Teaching/Special Education Teacher

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Elementary School

  • Date Available:

  • District:
    Lyons Elementary District 103 - website

    Special Education Self-Contained, Communication Disorder/Autism Teacher


    The Special Education Self-Contained, Communication Disorder/Autism teacher will provide effective learning strategies in order for students to reach their maximum learning potential. They will be directly responsible to the building principal for all matters pertaining to the operation of the school plan, in-building administrative and personnel procedures, and general or district-wide policies. They will be indirectly responsible to the Director of Special Education for all matters pertaining to curriculum, instructional methods, and materials.


    Teacher core subject area in alignment with Illinois State Learning Standards and Individualized Educational Plans

    Serve as case manager for students in the classroom

    Monitor and evaluate student progress

    Complete IEP paperwork as per state requirement

    Collaborate with general education staff to provide learning opportunities for students

    May have to address physical and medical concerns

    • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to the learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students as needed;

    • Implement reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintain order in a fair and consistent manner;

    • Prepare for students assigned, provide adaptations as necessary and show written evidence of preparation upon request;

    • Strive to implement instruction and action the District's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives;

    • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide necessary communication with parents on an as needed basis;

    • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with other school personnel in the identification, diagnosis, and remediation of individual students with special needs;

    • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities;

    • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation;

    • Assist administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct;

    • Strive to maintain and improve professional competence by attending conferences, workshops, and/or coursework; attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees;

    • Demonstrate employee responsibilities in completing duties accurately and promptly;

    • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the building principal;

    • Work collaboratively in the classroom with supportive service personnel when it applies; and implement the current curriculum provided by the school district.

    REQUIREMENT: Illinois Professional Educator License with LBSI Endorsement

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