Special Education Teacher .8 FTE Elk Grove High School
Elk Grove High School is seeking exceptional candidates with a strong commitment to helping all students maximize their learning while achieving success with our district goals. A strong academic background is essential. We are looking for exceptional candidates who will assist Elk Grove High School create an exemplary learning community where everyone seeks and implements strategies for improving student achievement and growth; works collaboratively in professional learning communities to achieve goals with a common purpose focused on student learning; and demonstrates a commitment to the success and well-being of all members of our school community.
We expect that all staff members make a significant contribution in the broader life of our school through extending their leadership to our school committees, professional learning teams and in the co-curricular arena.
- State of Illinois high school teaching certification (09) with a LBS1 endorsement
- Math certification or endorsement preferred
- Experience working with ED/LD populations
- Requires strong organizational and communication skills
- Experience coaching teachers on the implementation of evidence-based instructional practices to improve math achievement at the school
- Demonstrated skills in modifying lessons and activities of the general education curriculum to meet the educational needs of students with multiple disabilities
- Experience with students diagnosed with autism, or are on the spectrum
- Knowledge about assistive technology to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a student with disabilities
- Assist students and parents in preparing for transition to work, vocational training, or college
- Participate in a co-teaching model with a mainstream teacher
- Utilize scientific research-based instructional strategies for instruction that are multi modal and engaging
- Case management responsibilities including writing the yearly IEP, monitoring its implementation, initiating the three-year reevaluations for students on a caseload and completing progress updates of IEP goals
- Knowledge and ability to implement and monitor academic and behavioral accommodations
- Communication and collaboration with general education teachers, special education instructional teachers, Student Services staff, Deans, students, and parents
- Provide instruction in the following areas: study skills, test taking strategies and organizational skills for students
- Observation of students and providing follow up recommendations
- Strong classroom behavior management skills
- Collect data for monitoring student progress and to use in the decision-making process
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