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Sandridge School District #172 seeks elementary special education teacher for 21-22 school year. Selected candidate starts August 16.


Selected applicant would work 181 total days with 10 paid vacation days, as well as sick time. Salary range is based on contractual salary schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree. 2. Valid Illinois State License for Primary Assignment. 3. Demonstrable computer skills or ability to be effectively trained. 4. Demonstrable effectiveness in working with students, staff and community members.

REPORTS TO: Principal JOB GOAL: To lead students toward the fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, emotional, psychological growth and maturation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: DAILY 1. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated by the administration. 2. Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning. 3. Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor. 4. Encourages students to set and maintain appropriate standards of classroom behavior. 5. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved. 6. Implements the district’s philosophy, instructional goals and mission statement by instructional strategies and actions. 7. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. 8. Evaluates student progress on a fair, impartial and regular basis. 8. Maintains accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and/or administrative regulation. 10. Assists in maintaining and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations and Board policies. 11. Makes provisions 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. 12. Attends and participates in faculty meetings. 13. Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives and methods. 14. Assists in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials when requested. 15. Accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular activities as assigned. 16. Attends and participates in special education staffings and other mandated meetings, such as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, when required to so do.

TEACHER -2- 17. Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students. 18. Establishes and maintains cooperative and business-like professional relations with others. 18. Provides for own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences and / or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES 1. Performs such other duties as may be assigned. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, hear and talk. 2. The employee may occasionally be required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, climb, crouch and/or crawl. 3. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 to 50 pounds, depending on the assignment. 4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in this environment is quiet to loud depending upon the activity in the particular part of the day.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT 1. Terms of employment will be governed by the collective bargaining agreement. 2. Salary to be established by the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. EVALUATION Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of Board Policy concerning the evaluation of certified staff, appropriate laws of the State of Illinois and the collective bargaining agreement.


Must have current ISBE license endorsed in Special Education (LBS1)


Per the Collective Bargaining Agreement

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