Diverse Learner Teacher

Posted on: June 19, 2023 | | |

ReGeneration Schools, founded in 2016, is a nationally ranked charter program with seven charter schools located in Illinois and Ohio. ReGeneration serves over 1800 students of whom 99% are minority and 86% are low income. U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 School Ranking listed all ReGeneration elementary schools among the top ten charter elementary schools in Illinois. ReGeneration expanded to Ohio in 2019, opening its Bond Hill campus in 2019. ReGeneration is expanding in Ohio adding two more campuses effective July 2023.

Our mission is to ensure that all children have equal access to a high-quality, college-preparatory education through academic excellence and the content of their character. Through rigorous academics, teaching excellence, character development, and high expectations, ReGeneration is nurturing the leaders of tomorrow.

We are seeking an experienced full-time Special Education Teacher (K-8 Grades) to join our CICS Avalon, CICS Basil, and CICS Washington Park campuses for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 school years. A Special Education Teacher holds primary responsibility for providing academic, emotional, and physical services for students who require additional support to thrive within the school’s core academic program. This individual will work closely with the school team to supervise students (low incident LD/ED) according to their Individualized Education Plan (IEP). By implementing this plan, staff will help the students develop their full potential, while systematically increasing their socially appropriate behavior. We seek a teacher with superior content knowledge, a track record of providing excellent learning experiences that deepen students’ understanding of multiple literacy concepts, and a commitment to continuously improving their practice through collaboration.


Believes low-income students can become college and career ready.
High expectations for personal and team performance.
Flexible to changing priorities and conditions.
Demonstrate initiative and creativity.
Communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing.
Demonstrate mastery of academic subjects and behavioral interventions.
1-5 years of teaching experience in an urban setting.
Can show proof of full vaccination for Covid-19
Valid LBS1 Teacher Certification required.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution required.


Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards.
Set goals for the individualized education plan (IEP) that are achievable and comparable to non-diverse learner students in accordance with the State of Illinois.
Develop draft IEPs for initial students with disabilities and/or annual reviews two weeks prior to the IEP meeting.
Provide support and direction to paraprofessionals that are assigned to students or special education classrooms.
Design, implement, and use informal and formal assessments to measure the progress of students.
Work collaboratively with the school team to determine instructional and social needs of students that ensure success, and promotes students’ well-being.
Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly, and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement.
Work with the RTI team by suggesting appropriate accommodations or interventions for students in the RTI process.
Adhere to and support all school policies to enforce school core values, high expectations, and a strict code of conduct.
Set and attain ambitious student achievement and social-emotional benchmarks.
Model and encourage appropriate student behavior (i.e. grit, self-control, social intelligence, optimism, and curiosity).
Work with the school team to constantly evaluate and improve mastery of instructional, culture building, and leadership skills.
Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order, and rigor.
Ensure that all students graduate ready for the next academic level.
Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards.
Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues.
Reflect critically on teaching practice and implement improvement strategies as needed.
Participate in mandatory summer orientation and training (3 weeks – starting August 1, 2022).
Other duties as assigned.


Competitive salary (based on education and experience) and generous benefits package.

ReGeneration Schools is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.