Special Education Teacher | SCH

at Little City Foundation in Palatine, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Special Education Teacher | SCH

Job Details



Job Location

Main Campus – Therapeutic Day School – Palatine, IL

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

Bachelor’s Degree

Travel Percentage


Job Shift

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday – Friday

Job Category



IMPORTANT: During the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic we will remain open and continue hiring since we are an essential service provider as a Human Service Organization. SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER RATES: BA/BS: $60,116 MA/MS: $66,403 HOW TO APPLY: Option 1: Complete this Online Application Option 2: Quick Review > Email:

+ Subject Line: Open Position: Special Education Teacher

+ Attach: Resume / Cover Letter (if available)

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Key Words: Therapeutic Day School, Teacher, Special Ed Teacher, LBS1, LBS-1

Make a big difference with Little City.

Little City is more than a place with a mission. It is a caring community filled with options, opportunities, hopes and dreams. We are looking for caring and compassionate individuals to join our team who want to make a difference each and every day. Bring your smiles and your heart to our children, adults, and seniors who are developmentally disabled. In return, yours will be filled with the joy that has enriched the lives of the individuals you are serving.

If you are looking for a rewarding career, we offer a variety of programs to help individuals with disabilities so they can live, work and succeed within our communities. Here is your opportunity to use your natural leadership skills and help us increase our positive impact on the lives of many wonderful people. Join us as:

Special Education Teacher, Palatine, Illinois


Develop and Implement learning goals and objectives, in alignment with residential and day services treatment plans. Provide small group instruction to students diagnosed on the Autism spectrum and to ensure understanding and progress in the general curriculum.


+ Responsible for direct supervision and daily instruction of students with autism and other intellectual disabilities.

+ Provide small group instruction to students diagnosed on the Autism spectrum and/or students with developmental disabilities to ensure understanding and progress in the general education curriculum.

+ Develop weekly lesson plans and implement learning goals and objectives, in alignment with general education curriculum, ChildBridge Center for Education Curriculum and students IEP.

+ Develop re-evaluations triennially, IEPs annually, and monitor them quarterly

+ Monitor student behavior plans annually, IEP goals, and objectives, and other student goals as identified, or more frequently if needed.

+ Prepare quarterly IEP progress reports and report cards.

+ Plan, coordinate and participate in weekly Community Based Instruction and Cooking Groups.

+ Plan, coordinate and participate in field trips.

+ Supervision, monitoring, and training paraprofessionals in collaboration with the Center for Education Administrator and/or designee.

+ Participate in all IEP meetings, team meetings, staff meetings, committee meetings, and other meetings as determined by the Center for Education Administrator.

+ Maintain weekly communication with student parents and residential case managers.

+ Participate in ongoing professional development to ensure certification/licensure remains current.

+ Develop, monitor, and revise classroom behavior management programs.

+ Administration of formal, informal, benchmarking, classroom, and state assessments.

+ Provide needed accommodations for student learning and testing when required.

+ Build and maintain safe, fair, and respectful learning environments that celebrate the diversity of the student population.

+ Work collaboratively within a team environment.

+ Other Duties as assigned by the Center for Education Administrator that would be expected or anticipated of a special education teacher.

+ Maintains American Heart Association certification in First Aid and CPR.

+ Successfully completes Little City Foundation required training, re-training, and any additional training as required by Little City Foundation policies and practices, or as assigned by his or her immediate supervisor.



+ A Bachelors degree in Exceptional/Special Education or a field meeting requirements for an individual to obtain a Professional Educator License with an LBS1 endorsement.

+ Experience working with students on Autism spectrum and/or Experience working in a Special Education Cooperative or Intensive District Special Education Program, preferred.

Join Us Today. Have a Positive Impact for Countless Lifetimes.

In addition to the opportunity to have a profoundly positive impact on the lives of others, Little City offers competitive salaries and benefits, as well as medical and dental insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) and Roth 401(k) retirement plans, holidays, paid time off, sick days, and an employee assistance program. Learn more and apply at:

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Job Posting: JC241061798

Posted On: May 29, 2023

Updated On: Sep 27, 2023

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