Special Education Teacher – Maternity Leave

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Position Title: Special Education Teacher – Maternity Leave

F.T.E: 1.0

Location: 2245 N McVicker Ave, Chicago, IL 60639

Reports To: School Director

Start Date: November 2019

End Date: January 2020

Pay Rate: $175 per day

Schedule: 8 hours per day, Monday-Friday

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 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.


Bachelor’s Degree

Illinois Professional Educators License/LBS1

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.