Blazer Jobs is currently seeking an experienced Special Education Teacher to join our team in Steger, Illinois, for a full-time school-based role. We are looking for a dedicated individual who is passionate about supporting students with special needs and promoting their academic and personal growth.
- Valid Illinois teaching certification in Special Education
- Bachelor s or Master s degree in Special Education or related field
- Compliance with all local and state regulations for practicing as a Special Education Teacher
- Previous experience working with special education students and their families is highly preferred
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to collaborate effectively with other educators, support staff, students, and families
- Develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) for students with disabilities, ensuring that goals and objectives are aligned with their unique needs and abilities
- Provide direct instruction and support to students with diverse learning needs, adapting teaching strategies and materials as necessary
- Collaborate with general education teachers and support staff to ensure the successful inclusion of students with disabilities in the general education curriculum
- Conduct ongoing assessments to monitor student progress and adjust instructional strategies and interventions accordingly
- Communicate effectively with parents/guardians regarding student progress, concerns, and IEP meetings
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student progress, attendance, and behavior
- Participate in team meetings, professional development opportunities, and other school-based activities as required
- Advocate for the educational rights and needs of students with disabilities within the school and community
- Stay informed about current research, best practices, and legal requirements in the field of special education
- Competitive salary with weekly direct deposit
- Health care options
- 401(k) with employer match
- Tuition reimbursement
- Other traditional benefits
Application Process: Qualified professionals are invited to email their resume to [email protected]. For a quicker response, please call or text Liz Hirschauer at 813-219-1004.
Renewal Opportunities: This district may offer renewal opportunities based on performance during the contract period.
Join our team and make a meaningful difference in the lives of students with special needs in Steger, Illinois! Apply today to become a valued member of our school-based Special Education team.