Interim Teacher, Special Education
Job Details
Special Education Classroom - Northbrook/Skokie, IL
4 Year Degree
Position Summary

Keshet is seeking a licensed Special Education Teacher to fill an immediate interim position to work in our intermediate level self-contained special education classroom in Northbrook, IL. The Teacher will focus on student education and engagement with academic, nonacademic, social, health, behavioral and emotional needs of the students in the special education and general community environments. 

The teacher will partner with related service personnel to meet the IEP needs of students. They will provide supported instruction and strategies to Para-educators and individual students, small groups of students as well as monitor students. This position will be at least nine weeks with a possibility of covering the full semester.

Duties Include but are not limited to:

  • Case management
  • Development, implementation, and monitoring of IEPs, Behavior Plans, student assessments and data collection and analysis
  • Development, implementation, and monitoring of instructional, behavioral, daily living, personal care, independent living goals, and designing active community based instruction
  • Classroom staff management
  • Site management
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Transition planning and experience with transition programming preferred
  • 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
  • Experience working with students with significant special needs to include autism, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, and behavioral challenges.
  • Must maintain a current certification in CPR and Safety Care, provided through Keshet
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds
  • Valid Driver's License

ABOUT KESHET: Keshet is a one-of-a-kind organization that brings classroom experiences, camps, sports, social and vocational activities, and residential opportunities to 600 people with disabilities and special needs each year.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: At Keshet’s therapeutic day schools, we foster caring communities where students ages 3 to 22 learn and grow. Educators and therapists work hand-in-hand to provide highly individualized instruction and therapies to meet the unique needs of each student. From preschool through high school transition, Keshet’s schools prepare students for a life of independence.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties may be assigned at any time by CEO.

Keshet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.