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Special Education Teacher (LBS1 Required)

Company: Marklund
Location: Elgin
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:Marklund Day School is hiring Special Education Teachers!New Grads are Welcome to Apply!We are expanding our school, come grow with us!Join us in making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities!We are seeking highly skilled and dedicated Special Education Teachers. This is a Life Skills Teacher position at our Day School with openings in Elgin, Bloomingdale and Geneva, IL.We value our employees and always strive to maintain a stimulating work environment and diverse culture. Join us today, so YOU can make the 'Marklund Difference' like Nancy has!Nancy's Story:"I'm proud to say that I have been a part of the Marklund organization for 11 years and with the Day School for 5 years. As the lead teacher of the Day School, I get to wake up excited to go to work every day. Touching the lives of the children we serve is my passion, and the Marklund Day School shares this desire with me. Working for the Marklund Day School has made me a better educator and it continues to inspire me to develop professionally in the field. The Marklund Day School does not believe in limitations, but rather the talents, strengths and gifts that each child brings to the classroom. In all my years as an educator, the Marklund Day School is the one and only that stands out among the rest due to its student centered, compassionate, innovative, and dedicated methods and leadership. I'm so proud to be a part of such an inspirational and positive organization!"- Nancy VWho We AreMarklund Day School is a well-known and respected nonpublic school serving students ages Pre K-22 who come to our school's program through partnerships with various Chicago suburban school districts. Our Day School is a program of Marklund, a nonprofit organization that provides residential, therapeutic and education services to children and adults with profound developmental disabilities. Marklund Day School provides an environment conducive to learning through specialized curriculum, positive behavioral interventions, and individualized student support. The Marklund Life Skills Program is designed to provide specialized support to students who have learning and developmental disabilities and those identified on the Autism Spectrum.Our highly sensory-driven program features:Physical and Occupational TherapySpeech and Language TherapyMusic TherapySensory and Therapy RoomsComputer Adapted TechnologyCommunity Programs and OpportunitiesObservation areas and Outdoor CourtyardModel Apartment and more!To learn more about our school please visit our website at Job Responsibilities:Deliver individualized instruction to students based upon their individual needsProvide clear, consistent structure for the classroom, ensuring that the academic, social, and emotional needs of each student are metDraft, create and monitor IEPs for assigned students in classroomSupervise and provide feedback for ParaprofessionalsTeach during our ESY (Extended School Year)Please note that this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.We offer a supportive mentoring program for our new teachers that currently includes:Initial onboarding and trainingAssistance from Instructional Coaches that provide in-classroom supportIn-room coachingRBTP in Life Skills classroomsAs an equal opportunity employer, Marklund respects and supports diversity, equity and inclusion as part of our work environment. We strive to provide a rich culture where everything we do contributes to our mission of "making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities."Are you ready to contribute to Marklund's mission and vision, and become an integral part of enhancing the lives of the individuals we serve?APPLY TODAY!Experience and Skills:Qualifications for this position:Must be a graduate of an accredited college and have proper and current Illinois teaching credentials (PEL license). Must include LBS1. Must meet state guidelines for school accreditation.Experience in educating children with special needs preferred. Ability to understand students unique needs and react effectively to their needs. Experience with profound disabilites a plus.Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job and to meet its functional and environmental requirementsBenefits:Whether you work at Marklund for 1 year, 5 years or 50 years, we want to be a positive influence in your career path.When you join the Marklund team, you receive the following:Compensation & Benefits we offer YOUFull-Time Special Education Teachers:Competitive PayMedical, Dental and Vision Insurance PlansFlexible Spending Account (FSA)Health Savings Account (HSA)Company Paid Life Insurance for all FT employeesVoluntary Life InsuranceCompany Paid Long-Term DisabilityVoluntary Short -Term DisabilitySchool Employees Receive "Closed Days" and Sick/Personal DaysTuition ReimbursementExtended Sick Bank7 Paid Holidays per YearFull-Time and Part-Time Employee Benefits:Competitive payCredit Union MembershipRetirement Savings Plan - eligible upon hireMarklund matches up to 5%Ways we appreciate YOUAnnual Employee Recognition Dinner and CelebrationYears of Service Awards and Gifts beginning at 5 yearsClaire Haverkampf (founder) Annual Commemorative AwardYou Caught My Eye - Monthly Employee AwardThanksgiving TurkeyEmployee Referral Bonus ProgramEmployee Assistance ProgramTraining & Growth Opportunities for YOUWe promote from within whenever possibleYou are paid while you train:In-House Training ProgramsLeadership Training ProgramEmployee Workshops on a variety of topicsBenefits/Programs subject to change.From: Marklund

Keywords: Marklund, Elgin , Special Education Teacher (LBS1 Required), Other , Elgin, Illinois

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