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Special Education Co-Teacher for Kindergarten

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Keshet @Solomon Schechter Day School - Northbrook, IL
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$55,000.00 - $70,000.00 Salary


Position: Special Education Co-Teacher for Kindergarten

Location: Solomon Schechter Therapeutic Day School / Northbrook, IL

Supervisor: Therapeutic Day School Manager/Director of Education 

Wages:         $55,000 - $70,000 


The licensed special education teacher will co-teach with Kindergarten teachers in the Schechter classroom(s). The teacher in this role will work with special education students on academic, nonacademic, social, health and emotional needs of the students in the general education environments.  The teacher will work with related service personnel to meet the IEP needs of students. The teacher will provide supported instruction and strategies to Para-educators and individual students, small groups of students as well as monitor students.


  • All case management.

  • Development, implementation, and monitoring of IEPs, Behavior Plans, and data.

  • Development, implementation, and monitoring of instructional, behavioral, daily living, personal care, independent living goals, and community-based instruction.

  • Conduct assessments and progress monitoring. 

  • Classroom staff management.

  • Multidisciplinary collaboration.  

  • Job responsibilities may include lifting and physical management.

  • Driving is required to access the community.


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Valid Illinois Teaching License for Special Education  

  • Hold or be eligible for LBS-1 and/or LBS-2

  • Experience working with students with significant special needs to include autism, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, and behavioral challenges.

  • Demonstrate calm leadership in a fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge of Judaics is helpful

  • Hold a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

  • Must maintain a current certification in CPR and Safety Care