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Special Education Teacher

Company: Summit School, Inc.
Location: Elgin
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

We are a non-profit, therapeutic day program serving students from throughout Northern Illinois. Our mission is to "Provide programs that build a solid foundation for educational and lifelong success." We are seeking a new Special Education Teacher / LBS1 to join our team. Your role will be to depending on the fit, you will be teaching in either the elementary or the high school program. As a member of the Summit School teaching department, you will work with a paraprofessional and student support team and report to our Principal. What You Will Do: Serve as a member of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) team to determine (a) the student's eligibility for Special Education services, (b) instructional program, (c) goals and objectives, and (d) progress toward individualized objectives. Provide individualized and small group instruction and periodic assessments as specified by the student's Individualized Education Program. Provide an appropriate physical and social/emotional environment to establish and reinforce appropriate student behavior, social skills, and self-worth. What You Will Bring: Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills: Bachelor's Degree LBS1 Certification Additional skills include knowledge of: Individualized Education Program Behavior Management Classroom Management Project-based Learning Differentiated instruction Special needs Autism spectrum disorder Why You'll Love Us: For 55 years, Summit School, Inc.'s continued success and evolution have resulted from the ability to bridge the gap between individual student needs and school district services. As a non-profit, private school, Summit has been able to employ creative resources not always accessible to school districts to develop its programs. Today, Summit School utilizes feedback from students, families, and school districts to provide relevant, responsive programming. With this feedback in mind, Summit School has identified the need for more intensive programming with earlier intervening services to address and overcome mental health or trauma-induced barriers to learning and social-emotional development. We have a dedicated team of professionals committed to supporting the students' individual needs, parents, and one another. The culture affords room for personal and professional growth and flexibility for work-life balance. Mission and Vision Summit School Special Education Center's vision is, "Empowering Students to Achieve Their Individual Potential" achieved through its mission to, "Provide programs that build a solid foundation for educational and lifelong success." Read more on our website and in the Join Us section. We offer the following benefits: Health Insurance Life Insurance Dental Insurance 401(k) 403(b) Holiday Pay Paid Time Off Retirement Plan Match Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $50,000 - $70,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Summit School, Inc., Elgin , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Elgin, Illinois

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