Noble Schools- Special Education Teacher

Posted on: February 28, 2024 | | |

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About Noble

Noble’s mission is to ensure that all students have equitable and positive school experiences that equip them to complete college and lead choice-filled lives. Noble serves more than 12,000 students and 23,000 alumni across 17 open-enrollment, free, public charter schools in Chicago. We are proud to be recognized nationally for college access and persistence. 98% of our graduates are accepted into college and the graduating Class of 2023 earned over $632 million in college scholarships.

At Noble “antiracism” isn’t a buzzword. We have made significant policy and structural changes to demonstrate our commitment to anti-racism and fighting the systemic inequities in the communities we serve. These changes include building curricula that welcomes and affirms each student’s unique identity, and ensuring that all our community members – including students, families, and staff – have the space to be their authentic selves, ensuring that their voices are heard. Join Noble in supporting the growth of our students, staff and communities!

Clear, Consistent and Connected
All staff at Noble are bound by three key principles that shape a strong and positive campus culture at Noble.

Clear, Setting Clear Expectations: Students, like all individuals, flourish when they have a clear understanding of boundaries and expectations. All Noble Schools staff should prepare and explain academic and behavioral expectations using easy-to-understand procedures, routines, and “what to do” directions in all spaces.

Consistent, Maintaining Consistency in Responses: Students experience a spectrum of emotions. While all emotions are valid, not all behaviors are productive. Consistency in how these behaviors are addressed helps to ensure fairness and provides students with the security of knowing that our campuses operate with a sense of justice and equity.

Connected, Building Positive Relationships: Students, like all individuals, thrive when they feel a communal connection to their school and can rely on meaningful relationships with the adults at the school. All Noble staff prioritize positive interactions and relationships rooted in the humanity and belonging of each student.

Key Job Responsibilities

Advocate for and champion diverse learners, ensuring their growth and preparing them for post-secondary success
Accommodate and modify curriculum to meet student needs and support access to the general education curriculum for students in co-taught settings
Create, accommodate, and modify curriculum to align to IEP goals
Provide instruction that is culturally responsive and culturally sustaining
Use data to refine lessons and inform instructional practices
Develop IEP goals and objectives that address students’ needs and progress monitor progress
Design, implement, and support behavior management plans
Execute Noble’s Community Pact with fidelity in order to create a positive, structured learning environment where students are safe and supported and empowered to grow academically

Minimum Qualifications

Illinois Teaching License (PEL or ELS) with Learning Behavior Specialist I endorsement (LBSI) or out-of-state equivalent of a Special Education teaching license
Bachelor’s Degree
Eligibility to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Ideal Qualifications

An unwavering belief that all students can succeed in high school, college, and lead exemplary lives
Proven track record of results in previous roles
Self-awareness, a regular practice of reflection, and a desire to continuously improve
Proven commitment to serving students of color and contributing to anti-racism in practice and disposition

Compensation & Benefits
We strive to be the best place to work. We offer a predictable salary schedule for teachers, and our employee benefits are thoughtfully designed to support us in this ambition. Moreover, for professionals who do not currently hold an in use teaching license, the Noble Licensure Program offers a robust set of programs and corresponding financial benefits for teachers to obtain licensure while teaching at Noble.

Statement of Non Discrimination
Noble is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, making all employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic or classification protected by law.