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*Innovative teacher looking for an amazing position with a smaller caseload of approximately 7-8 students with special needs with resource to self-contained services.

*Provide educationally appropriate and interactive instruction to our students.

*Collect data to support growth and plan for the next level of instruction.

*Make learning fun and seemingly effortless with students within Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades.

*Collaborate with General Education Teachers and Related service staff members to provide all an encompassing, shared educational experiences for students.

*Connect and bond with students & parents to continue positive relationships and ensure a solid educational experience.


 Must have a valid Illinois Professional Educator License in Special Education or have obtained by 2019-2020 school year.  We will also consider and work with Candidates who are pursing Special Education endorsements.


PC Collective Bargaining Agreement that is regionally competitive (Board paid TRS)

Additional Notes

We are a rural school system consisting of 4 buildings: Putnam County High School, Putnam County Junior High, Putnam County Elementary and Putnam County Primary. Our district enrollment is approximately 850 students, and the Primary School has 250 students of that total. We are located approximately 12 miles from the LaSalle Peru Area.

The Primary School serves students PreK-2nd grade in Granville, IL. We have two Preschool for All classrooms, three sections of each grade level, special and related service personnel and classrooms. Our typical class size is 17-18 students. This is a place were teachers have a support system of regular education teachers, two special education teachers, director of special education and administration around them and supporting them due to the small size of the building.

We have a long-standing mentoring program that supports all new candidates for two years too.At PC #535 we value and support professional development for teachers and take our early dismissal days to work together and share information with each other. This is a great place where no one ever feels lost due to size!!

How to Apply

Please send the following to:

Ronda Cross, Putnam County Primary School Principal Or Susan McNelis, Director Of Special Education

*Letter of Interest


*2-3 Letters of Professional Reference

*Copy of all Transcripts

*Copy of PEL (if issued) 

Email Address


Job Posting Date


Start Date