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Are you looking for a teaching position in a diverse and inclusive district? Would you like to work with a phenomenal group of middle school students? Then, our Special Education Instructional teacher position at Parker Junior High may be right for you!

To be a successful teacher in Flossmoor 161, you will implement the instructional and behavioral components of the individualized education program for the students to whom you are assigned, establish effective rapport with students, motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for elementary grade education according to each student's ability, and establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members.

Parker Junior High is our only middle school in Flossmoor School District 161 with approximately 900 students. Parker houses District 161's instructional programs for its middle grade levels, so you would be working on a team with one other special education teacher as well as an assistant principal, 3 social workers, speech language pathologist, and school psychologist to provide amazing learning experiences for our students!


To be qualified for the position, you will need a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Education and you must have taught Special Education Instructional – 6-8 in the last ten (10) years or have taken coursework, seminars or workshops relevant to Special Education Instructional – 6-8 education in the last two (2) years..  Additionally, a valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with a Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS 1) endorsement is required.


Please visit www.sd161.org/jobs to learn more!

Additional Notes

FLSA STATUS: Salary/Exempt

Flossmoor School District 161 shall provide equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of their race; color; creed; religion; national origin; sex; sexual orientation; age; ancestry; marital status; arrest record; military status; order of protection status; unfavorable military discharge; citizenship status provided the individual is authorized to work in the United States; use of lawful products while not at work; being a victim of domestic or sexual violence; genetic information; physical or mental handicap or disability, if otherwise able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; credit history, unless a satisfactory credit history is an established bona fide occupational requirement of a particular position; or other legally protected categories. No one will be penalized solely for his or her status as a registered qualifying patient or a registered designated caregiver for purposes of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, 410 ILCS 130/.

How to Apply

Please visit www.sd161.org/jobs and click on Search Current Openings to apply!

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