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Duties

JOB FUNCTION: Evaluates and improves each child's academic and behavioral functioning, establishes and carries out the IEP by implementing daily programming, and involves parents as active participants. POSITION PROFILE: A special education teacher provides academic and behavioral instruction to students on a daily basis in a classroom of up to 10 students. They play a critical role in carrying out the IEP requirements for each student in their daily programming, and are the main change agent for student's academic and behavioral growth. They serve as role models for students.

Qualifications

Minimum BA/BS in education with LSB1/11 certification or approval by the Illinois State Board Education. Two years experience preferred. Experience with children exposed to trauma. Ability to relate effectively to children and their parents; maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences in students, staff, and families served; effective written and oral communications, ability to work independently and within a team; ability to handle job related matters in a professional, diplomatic and confidential manner. 

Salary/Benefits

Along with competitive salary, this position also offers medical, vision and dental insurance, a flexible spending account, 401K matching, company paid group life insurance, PTO and sick time, and long term disability.

Additional Notes

About AFA: The Academy for Autism serves students in grades K-12 with an educational or medical diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. The educational experience for students at The Academy for Autism includes evidence-based programming based on principles of applied behavior analysis, including functional behavior assessments and discrete trial teaching. Students benefit from low student-to-staff ratio (2:1); extensive staff training in teaching children with autism; speech and occupational therapy; and case coordination to address both educational and medical needs. The Academy for Autism currently serves about 20 students.

How to Apply

Must apply online at http://chail.org

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

http://chail.org

Job Posting Date

10/19/2020

Start Date

N/A