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Duties

Demonstrates effective teaching techniques as defined by ISBE and professional group standards consistent with
the needs and capabilities of the students in the classroom. Understands and demonstrates the principles of
growth development and student learning appropriate for this position. Understands the federal laws and
guidelines, state laws and regulations, as well a local rules and procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of
disabilities and can explain them in a way meaningful to parents and others who work with students.
2. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the needs, interests and
capabilities of the students. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the time designated
following a written schedule that allows for appropriate length of time for applicable curricular areas. Prepares
for classes, and shows written evidence of preparation through lesson planning. Develops and maintains a
classroom environment conducive to effective learning. Assesses and evaluates students with respect to the
impact of the disabilities and is able to report needs and recommendations for services, materials and equipment.
Demonstrates effective behavior management techniques in working with students leading to positive classroom
environment and engaged learning.
3. Creates educational experiences that provide each student the opportunity to develop his/her potential in the areas
of: personal-social adjustment, decision-making, positive self-image, career education and other life skills.
4. Use the IEP process and procedures, as per state and federal law, to determine eligibility for special education and
to develop an appropriate IEP to meet identified student needs. Monitors and assesses student progress in order to
provide feedback on a regular basis to students, their parents and supervisory personnel.
5. Completes and maintains appropriate records, files follow-up reports in a timely manner.
6. Is an instructional team member who collaborates with colleagues, administrators, teachers and parents working
toward appropriate services for students. Understands, demonstrates and utilizes appropriate channels of
communication. Is supportive, but professional with parents and students. Effectively counsels students and
parents with respect to their concerns about specific disabilities. Makes provision for being available to students
and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under
reasonable terms.
7. Seeks appropriate in-service and professional development. Works within the policies and regulations of the
SPEED Governing Board and member school districts; Illinois public acts and regulations as described by the
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and serviced by the South Cook ISC4; and applicable Federal laws,
regulations and guidelines applicable to the education of students.

Qualifications

1.Hold an Illinois Professional Educator License with LBS1 certification and/or appropriate subject matter
endorsement
2. Demonstrate excellence in verbal and written communications.
3. Experience with collaborative groups and processes in a student-centered environment.
4. Other qualifications of academic, professional, and personal excellence as the Governing Board may specify.

Salary/Benefits

$43,197 - $69,558/annually

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/speed/onlineapp/default.aspx

Job Posting Date

9/14/2021

Application Deadline

12/31/2021

Start Date

9/14/2021