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Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School of Chicago, IL is seeking to hire Math Teachers to play a vital role in our students' academic success. This position offers a competitive salary based on experience. Our Teachers work Monday-Friday, 8:15am-4:30pm with August off.

We offer phenomenal comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance on Day 1 of employment; and annually up to 28 days of paid vacation, 6 days of paid personal, 10 days of paid sick, and 10 paid holidays, company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, company-paid basic life and AD&D insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan with Roth option, FSA, HSA, an employee assistance program, and 529 college savings program.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supporting students with the following primary disabilities:
  • Emotional Disability
  • Autism
  • Instruction (including Preparation, Teaching, Assessment and Classroom Management, Communication = 75%)
  • Develop appropriate lesson plans that accommodate the range of learning styles and specialized needs of students in the classroom.
  • Support a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement, and self-motivation.
  • Documentation (including Grading, Attendance, Incident Documentation = 15%)
  • Collaboration (including Meeting Attendance, School Events, Training = 10%)
  • Engage in collaboration with a dynamic team of educators, clinicians, and administrators to support academic and social emotional progress for every student.

ABOUT SONIA SHANKMAN ORTHOGENIC SCHOOL

The Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School (O-School) is a private independent school that provides educational and therapeutic services to youth ages 8-22. For more than a century the O-School has provided a culture of support, a safe haven, and a path to hope for students with mental health challenges, who are on the autism spectrum, or both. We provide a supportive, nurturing environment that provides each child with individualized treatment that allows them to reach their full potential.

We are confident that you will find our school to be a child-centered and extensively rewarding place to work. We highly value our talented staff of educators and clinicians who work together to achieve a singular academic and therapeutic experience for the students in our care.

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS MATH TEACHER

As a Math Content Teacher, you utilize your knowledge, experience, and training to engage your students and spark their passion for learning. Most of your time is spent planning and preparing lesson plans. During your planning, you work with the Special Education team to consider the individual education needs of each student and adapt teaching strategies suited to their educational needs. As you effectively manage the classroom, you work to establish a safe and secure learning environment for your students.

Your excellent interpersonal skills assist you as you interact with parents, staff, and other essential partners in the education of your students. With their help, you support the needs outlined on each IEP and maintain a supportive, yet rigorous curriculum. Teaching in a special education classroom can be challenging, but you know that it is also one of the most rewarding jobs you could ever have. You love being a teacher and making a difference in the lives of your students.

Education/Experience Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Illinois Teaching License in Math Content Area required
  • Academic background in elementary education and/or a core content in a secondary education area required
  • Master's degree preferred
  • Experience with students with Emotional Disabilities and/or Autism preferred
  • Two years of experience working with severely emotionally disturbed students as a counselor or within a classroom setting preferred
  • Applicants should possess a strong commitment to strength perspective, empowering families and a willingness to work in a high demanding work situation that requires flexibility and innovativeness

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

If you feel that you would be right for this position as a Math Content Teacher, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School of Chicago, IL is seeking to hire Math Teachers to play a vital role in our students' academic success. This position offers a competitive salary based on experience. Our Teachers work Monday-Friday, 8:15am-4…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    July 9, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 2, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

We offer phenomenal comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance on Day 1 of employment; and annually up to 28 days of paid vacation, 6 days of paid personal, 10 days of paid sick, and 10 paid holidays, company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, company-paid basic life and AD&D insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan with Roth option, FSA, HSA, an employee assistance program, and 529 college savings program.

We offer phenomenal comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance on Day 1 of employment; and annually up to 28 days of paid vacation, 6 days of paid personal, 10…

Location

On-site
6245 S Ingleside Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

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