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High School Teacher (LBS1 Special Education)



$5000 Sign-On Bonus


Under the supervision of the Principal, the Teacher provides students with educational and behavioral programs that will enable them to reach their fullest educational potential, while rebuilding their self-esteem.

Resonsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to create, implement and adapt developmentally based curriculum for students of varied ages, learning styles and developmental levels
  • Complete lesson plans for individual and group activities on and off-site
  • Ability to move flexibly between students of varied developmental capacities
  • Ability to manage a classroom and multiple teacher assistants, and collaborate within a multidisciplinary model
  • Effectively communicate with and support parents/caregivers
  • Provide direction, instruction, and coaching to Teacher Assistants in the classroom environment
  • Support Teacher Assistants in understanding individual lesson plans for on and off-site activities

Innovations Academy, as part of the SBHS campus, and operating as part of the UHS Network offers a competitive salary and benefit package, generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and a great work environment


EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Education REQUIRED, master's preferred.  Minimum two (2) years' teaching experience with students having special needs within a special education, hospital, or therapeutic setting is highly preferred.  Strong knowledge of educational, child development, and classroom teaching/management theories.  Good understanding of educational and therapeutic interventions REQUIRED.


LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: A valid Illinois PEL - REQUIRED.  Special Education - LBS1 (Learning Behavior Specialist) Unlimited certification - REQUIRED.


Comprehensive Benefit package including:  Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, STD/LTD, 401(k), Stock Option, Tuition Reimbursement

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