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Special Education Teacher- Kiefer School
Job Code:2019-KIEFER-013
ClassificationGrade 15 Bi-Weekly

A Special Education Teacher provides academic and behavioral instruction to students on a daily basis in a classroom of up to 10 students.  They play a critical role in that they carry out the IEP requirements for each student in their daily programming.  They are the main change agent for students’ academic and behavioral growth. They serve as role models for students.  A Special Education Teacher must not only provide for the academic needs of students, but also for the social skill and behavioral needs as well. 

Evaluates and improves each child’s academic and behavioral functioning, establishes and carries out the IEP by implementing daily programming, involves parents as active treatment participants, and maintains professional boundaries and demeanor.


  • Minimum BA/BS in education with LBS I/II certification or approval by the Illinois State Board Education.
  • Two years experience preferred.
  •  Experience with children exposed to trauma.
  • Ability to relate effectively to children and their parents
  • Maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences in students, staff and families served
  • Effective written and oral communications
  • Ability to work independently and within a treatment team
  • Ability to handle job related matters in a professional, diplomatic and confidential manner;
  • Ability to use computer technology
  • Hearing and speaking ability which allow for effective oral communication of information;
  • Ability to transport self and students to various locations
  • Physical and emotional stamina to effectively handle job related problems and stress;
  • Knowledge of childhood trauma


  • Competitive compensation.
  • Medical, vision, dental insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account.
  • 401K with company match.
  • Company paid life insurance and LTD.
  • Supplemental life insurance.
  • PTO and Sick time.