Openings as of 5/27/2020
Title I Reading Teacher
Title: Title I Reading Teacher
Qualifications: 1. Certified by the Illinois State Board of Education
2. Experience in teaching literacy concepts
3. Masters Degree in Reading Instruction (preferred) or Reading Teacher endorcement. Applicants that don't have the reading teacher endorsement already (18 hour requirement with a distribution) or the reading specialist (requires an approved program), they could apply for the Short Term Approval (STA) if they have 9 hours in reading on their transcript.The STA is good for 3 years while they work to complete the requirements for the full endorsement.
4. Continued professional development as required by district policy and
5. Strong organizational skills
6. Ability to work well with students, parents, and staff
Reports to: Building Principal
Job Goal: To provide reading instruction for students identified as needing additional support
Adopted or Revised: November 18, 2019
Plan and develop a reading program to assist students identified as needing additional assistance to improve their reading skills.
Meet with individual students and/or small groups of students to implement the reading program using best practice instructional strategies.
Collaborate with classroom teachers to identify students with reading deficits and strategies to meet the needs of identified students.
Serve as a liaison between the school and the families of students who have identified reading deficits.
Provide input as appropriate for students in the school’s Response to Intervention program.
Administer diagnostic assessments and use data when appropriate to identify student growth and areas where reading improvement is needed.
Communicate information related to student progress to parents on a regular basis.
Participate in parent-teacher conferences during regularly scheduled times and at other times when necessary.
Participate in faculty meetings, committee meetings, educational conferences, and other professional development activities to ensure best practices are utilized.
Special Education Teacher Title: Special Education Teacher Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s Degree with sufficient credits to be certified by the Illinois State Board of Education to teach assigned special education students 2. Continued professional development as required by district policy and State regulations 3. Strong organizational skills 4. Ability to work well with students, parents, and staff Reports to: Building Principal Job Goal: To provide an effective classroom learning environment designed to meet the needs of special education students and ensure that the provisions of the student’s Individualized Education Plan are implemented successfully Performance Responsibilities:
Participate in faculty meetings, committee meetings, educational conferences, and other professional development activities to ensure best practic