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The successful candidate will provide self-contained special education instructional services at Jefferson Elementary School for Kindergarten-third grade students. The average caseload for a self-contained special education teacher at Jefferson is approximately 5-10 students. The position includes working with children with a variety of disabilities. Additional information will be provided during the interview process.


Professional Education License (PEL) with either LBS1 endorsement or Early Childhood Education (with approval in EC special education)


Competitive salary + full board-paid TRS contribution, BCBS health insurance, and other benefits per the collective bargaining agreement. Please email Dr. Lambe for a copy of the new collective bargaining agreement that allows the district to accept up to seven years of prior experience.

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and three references (or letters of recommendation) to Dr. Jeremy Lambe, Ottawa Elementary School District, 320 W. Main Street, Ottawa, IL 61350. Candidates may also e-mail the information, along with questions, to jlambe@oes141.org. Interviews will be ongoing, so please submit your information as early as possible.

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