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Special Education Teacher - Primary (K through 2nd Grades)

- Implement IEP goals and track/record data toward those goals by employing a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the capabilities and/or multiple disabilities of the individuals or student groups involved

- Differentiate instruction and facilitate activities and lessons that drive students toward demonstrating appropriate academic achievement while striving to meet the needs of all learners in the classroom setting

- Assess the accomplishments and academic progress of students on a regular basis, provide progress reports as required, effectively use formal and informal assessments to plan lessons that differentiate instruction for individual needs

- Manage student behavior and support social - emotional learning within the classroom setting 

- Adhere to the policies and procedures as established by the Board of Education and Administration

- Work harmoniously with students, parents, colleagues, and the administrative team to build relationships within the school community

- Collaborate with staff across multiple grade levels and provide guidance to and management of paraprofessional staff


Preferred:  Candidates hold the appropriate Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL)/LBS1 and demonstrate the following characteristics:  excellent leadership and communication skills, knowledge of a variety of teaching strategies and exceptional technology skills.


Salary is based upon the negotiated teacher contract as well as experience and level of education.

How to Apply

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and three reference letters via email to 

Mrs. Julie L. Schultz, Principal @ schultzju@dwight.k12.il.us.  Interviews will begin immediately with qualified candidates; the posting will be open until filled.

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