Special Education Teachers – Middle and High School

Posted on: July 6, 2022 | | | |

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.

Position Summary:

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.

Position Qualifications:

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