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The bilingual special education teacher’s primary goal is to provide instruction in Spanish to children with disabilities according to the child’s Individual Education Program (IEP).  The teacher is responsible for developing objectives and timelines that are appropriate to the student’s needs as indicated in their IEP.  The teacher is responsible for planning and implementing engaging instruction that is aligned with the curriculum and modified to meet the needs and abilities of each student. The teacher monitors student progress and communicates regularly with parents, staff, and administrators.  The teacher collaborates with other classroom teachers and related service providers in the development and implementation of best practices, thus ensuring that the student’s needs are met in all school settings.   


  • Current and valid  Illinois Professional Educator License with a special education (LBSI) and bilingual (BSPA) endorsements;
  • Candidates who have passed the state TLP Spanish test and have obtained an ELS (TBE) license may also be considered;
  • Foundational knowledge of distance learning structures and of Google Suite applications;
  • Individual must be flexible, creative and child centered;
  • Ability to assess the learning of students and modify or enhance instruction as needed;
  • Ability to analyze various forms of data and use the information to make instructional decisions;
  • Knowledge of learning styles and skill in using standards-based varied teaching methods to address student learning styles;
  • Strong knowledge of the WIDA and Common Core State Standards, and instructional best practices in language, literacy, and mathematics;
  • Familiarity with EASYIEP, as well as the ability to work with the Special Education Coordinator to facilitate IEP meetings.
  • Candidate must be able to speak, read, and write Spanish fluently. 


  • Starting salary of $47,357; (Please click the link to view the current Salary Schedule);
  • Salary is commensurate with education and experience and includes a competitive benefits package;
  • Employee assistance program offered to employees and their immediate family members;
  • Qualified candidates may be granted up to eight years of verified full-time public-school teaching experience for credit on the salary schedule;
  • We offer a mentoring program for teachers who are new to the District.

Additional Notes

Working Conditions: Regular school days (180 days per year)

How to Apply

Application Procedure: Submit application online at www.district130.org

Cook County School District 130 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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