TEACHER,SPECIAL EDUCATION in Woodridge, Illinois, US at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Under the direction of the school principal, the High School Special Education Teacher is responsible for providing students that have emotional and behavioral disabilities an instructional program based on each students individual education needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop goals and objectives for multi-graded classes.  Implement Individual Education Programs (IEP) for all students.
    Provide direct instruction and services to students.
    Monitor students’ progress as it relates to established IEP’s.
    Work as a member of a trans-disciplinary team for planning and implementing data based instructional programs.
    Develop weekly lesson plans for each subject taught
    Provide a thorough assessment and diagnostic process for an individualized instructional program
    Provide information and support to parents and families when appropriate.

Supervisory Responsibilities 

                        This position may have supervisory responsibilities


Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university; Masters Degree with an emphasis in special education.

Three (3) years successful teaching experience working with a wide range of age groups and handicapping conditions preferred.

Certification Required

Illinois Certification LBS I

Language Skills                                            

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills                                                  

Ability to apply basic math skills concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Reasoning Ability                                                     

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills         

Word processing, basic computer programs and email                                                

Other Qualifications

   At least twenty-one (21) years of age

Criminal clearances (State Police, Local, FBI, DCFS and National Sex Offender Registry clearances)

            Non-communicable diseases physical exam

            Valid driver's license      

             Successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening

             Successful completion of orientation training