Special Education Teacher & Coordinator

Posted on: October 24, 2019

Position Title: Special Education Teacher & Coordinator

F.T.E: 1.0

Location: 7415 S East End Ave, Chicago, IL 60649

Reports To: School Director

Start Date: October 2019

Why join the Distinctive Schools Team:

We foster a love of learning from the very first day of school

We create next generation learning environments for students in the 21st century

We empower students, families and staff to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way

We love to laugh and have a good time

We offer a great benefits package (Medical; Dental; Vision; PTO; 403b)

Position Description:

The Distinctive Schools Special Education Teacher & Coordinator has the awesome responsibility for providing support to students with diverse learning needs. This person will…

Serve as primary instructor for students with identified learning needs in both resource and inclusive settings

Develop lessons that address students academic; interpersonal; social; and emotional needs

Make collaboration with general education teachers and school leadership a priority

Communicate regularly with families regarding instructional programming and student progress

Serve as a liaison between Director of Special Education and Network Case Manager to ensure state and federal mandates are implemented


Bachelor’s Degree

Illinois Professional Educators License

LBS1 Endorsement

Prefer minimum 1 year of experience teaching in urban setting

Distinctive Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law.