The Woodlawn Campus of the University of Chicago Charter School (UCW) opened in September 2006. It has a three-part mission: 1) to assist students in developing the habits of mind, work, and heart to be successful in college and good citizens of their community; 2) to contribute to the community through student research, service, and leadership; and 3) to improve teaching and learning by serving as a site of professional development for teachers and school leaders. Woodlawn educates students in grades 6 – 12.
We are seeking individuals to fill Special Education Teacher positions at the middle and high school grade levels. The Special Education Teacher will be responsible for preparing students, regardless of tested ability, for success in college. In addition, this position will analyze and use formative assessment data to improve instruction, design curriculum and assessments using the learning standards of the University of Chicago Charter School, participate in professional development activities and enable students to contribute to the community through the creation of new knowledge.
Excellent teacher with proven experience enabling students to meet high expectations
Reflective and receptive to providing and receiving professional feedback and coaching
Collaborative, collegial, goal-oriented, mission-driven, accountable, responsible, self-managed, and self-motivated
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Education and Experience Required:
Bachelor’s degree with Professional Education Licensure (PEL) with LBS I endorsement
Proven commitment to curriculum and assessment planning and professional development
For more information or to apply to one of our open positions, please visit the UChicago Charter School employment website at https://www.uchicagocharter.org/about-us-career-opportunities