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You can be part of a special team dedicated to helping children and strengthening the community. Hammitt School is a premier special education facility serving 40 school districts throughout Illinois.

BASIC FUNCTION: The Special Education Teacher is the lead classroom teacher, responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing the assigned classroom program. Additionally, the Teacher provides classroom leadership and works in cooperation with assigned classroom staff.

WORK HOURS: Full-time, generally 8:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M., Monday through Friday, following the school calendar

LOCATION: Hammitt Junior-Senior High School is at 612 Oglesby Ave. in Normal, IL & 403 Kays Drive in Normal, IL.


  • Educational Instruction: Plans, coordinates, evaluates, and implements a comprehensive curriculum which meets the individualized behavioral, academic and social needs of each student enrolled in the classroom and which is directly related to each child’s Individualized Educational Plan. Assesses student performance levels (behavioral and academic) and recommends appropriate goals and objectives in the IEP staffing process.
  • Progress Reporting: Collects, prepares and presents behavioral and academic data on each child in the classroom. Maintains behavioral data and applies statistical analysis as required by program standards to measure student progress.
  • Lesson Plans: Develops and implements lesson plans that reflect best practice in specialized educational instruction.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in appropriate area of special education and/or secondary education, specializing in teaching children with one or more of the following: behavior disabilities, emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, autism spectrum, speech and language deficits and/or developmental disabilities.
  2. LBS-1 licensure with the State of Illinois in Special Education in one or more of the above-mentioned disabilities.
  3. At least one year of teaching in a special education program in a public or private facility preferred.



Your benefits would include SIGN-ON BONUS, year-round salary, small class size (always under 10 students), mentoring program, direct supervisory support and training, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision, 403B retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, paid sick leave bank, school day hours and schedule, positive team environments, and meaningful work. You can come to work in a highly-skilled, special education-focused school with a team environment.

How to Apply

Please visit our Hammitt Schools career opportunities page via The Baby Fold site : Teacher Therapist posting

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