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Duties

Morrison High School is seeking a positive and enthusiastic individual for a Special Education teacher position for the 2019-20 school year. 

Successful candidates should be able to perform the following essential functions of (but not limited to) the job:

  • Provide research-based specialized instruction to address the instructional goals and objectives contained within each student’s IEP.
  • Assess student progress and determine the need for additional reinforcement or adjustment to instructional techniques.
  • Employee a varied of teaching techniques, methods, principals of learning to enable student to meet their IEP goals.
  • Develop and implement annual Individualized Educational Program (IEP) plans for students.
  • Establish and maintain student control and discipline in the classroom, school premises and/or during school activities.
  • Provide consultation to classroom teachers regarding classroom adaptions, instructional modifications, behavior modification plans and other similar instructional interventions to meet the needs of students with disabilities.

Candidates should be willing to contribute to the collaborative practice of the MHS team, including data analysis, development of interventions, and development of assessments.  Additions to our team in Morrison should be prepared to use instruction, technology, and collaboration to insure the District continues to work toward its vision to lead, innovate, and excel.

Coaching and sponsorships are available throughout the school district.

Qualifications

A minimum B.A/B.S degree in teaching from an accredited institution in the appropriate special education area as well as a current Illinois teaching license are required.

Salary/Benefits

Regionally competitive as per the negotiated agreement.

Additional Notes

Morrison Community School District #6 gladly serves the students and the community of Morrison. The City of Morrison is located in Northwestern Illinois and serves as the county seat for Whiteside County. Our District is strongly supported by the Community of Morrison as well as by groups such as the Morrison Schools Foundation, the Morrison Athletic Boosters, and the Morrison Music Boosters. 

The District offers a rigorous curriculum that focuses on standards based learning and 21st Century Learning skills. MCUD #6 is a 1:1 district where students in Preschool through 12th grade have access to a personal computing device. With a 14:1 student to teacher ratio the District is able to offer smaller class sizes allowing a more individualized educational experience for our students. In addition to a strong emphasis on core subject areas the Morrison Community School District offers an expansive K-12 fine arts curriculum, including daily instruction in Art and Music.

How to Apply

Apply online at ( http://morrisonschools.org/employment.html )

Email or Mail Cover letter, Resume, references, and copies of transcripts to

Mr. Cory Bielema (cory.bielema@morrisonschools.org)

643 Genesee Ave

Morrison, IL. 61270

Job Posting Date

8/12/2019

Start Date

N/A