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Alexander Leigh Center for Autism is a year round therapeutic day school serving students ages 3-21. The best fit candidate loves to work with students with autism, has excellent play skills and is creative. IEP writing, assessments, parent communication and classroom management skills are needed. ABA experience is a plus! This position requires an Illinois Professional Educator License and a Leaning Behavior Specialist 1 Endorsement. Teachers are required to perform assessments, write Individualized Education Plans, communicate with parents and manage staff. The best fit candidate has experience working with verbal and non verbal populations. This classroom enrolls 4-6 students and has 1:1 instructor support. Students are learning augmentative communication and functional life skills. Daily practice in the areas of academics, self help, community and pre-vocation are the focus of this classroom. Team work and collaboration and a new teacher mentorship program is available. Come join us in making a difference in the life of a child with autism.


Qualifications - current and registered professional educator license with LBS1 endorsement.

minimum 1 year working with children with autism (verbal and non-verbal,preferred).


Competitive compensation based on qualifications

· Merit increases based upon career advancement and/or performance reviews

· Up to 10 paid weeks off per year

· Consistent scheduled hours. No weekends. No evenings. No overnights.

·Medical, Dental,Short-Term Disability, and Life Insurances available

·Flex Spending and 401 K Programs

·Continuing education in-services

·Teacher perks and discount opportunities

How to Apply

Please send your resume to our Hiring Manager, Cynthia Diaz at cdiaz@alcacenter.org 

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