Position Title: Learning Specialist
Reports to: Head of Primary School
The Lycée Français de Chicago is seeking an experienced, part time Learning Specialist for the elementary grade levels (K-
5) with a start date of next August for the 2018-2019 school year. The part-time Learning Specialist is a member of the
Student Services Department, working closely with teachers to provide remediation, assist in differentiation in the classroom,
and help implement accommodations to help all students achieve success and become active, engaged learners. He or she
will work in English. Knowledge of the French language, curriculum, and culture is a plus, but not required.
Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):
- Providing push-in and pull-out support for students with learning difficulties
- Administering assessments of students
- Administering assessments for prospective Lycee students
- Consulting on cases
- In-class observations of students
- Meeting with parents and teachers to create plans for students with learning difficulties
- Working with others to plan and coordinate work; liaising with colleagues and working flexibly;
- Organizing and taking part in school events, outings and activities which may take place during weekends or in the
- Working with coordinators and directors to maximize their involvement in the school and the development of resources for
- Attending administrative meetings;
- Other school-related tasks.
-LBS1/Type 10 certification
-A minimum of 3 years’ experience
-Experience with diagnostic assessments and screening tools
-Ability to collaborate with a team of teachers and parents
-Experience providing remediation to individual students and/or small groups in and out of the classroom.
-Speaks English with native proficiency and possesses excellent communication skills.
Special Education Teacher
Greater Chicago Area
Be Noble. Teach Special Education at Noble.Noble believes that all students have the right to an excellent education; our learning specialists are crucial in ensuring all of our diverse learners have success in academics and in life. Learning specialists analyze data, create and implement behavior management programs, communicate with parents/guardians, collaborate with other teachers, and develop IEP goals and objectives that address students of all ability levels. Additionally, Noble learning specialists deliver curriculum that ensures the growth of our diverse learners with rigor that prepares them for post-secondary success. Noble proudly has 86% of our special education students admitted to a four-year university. Join a special education team that is preparing the next generation of future leaders. Special education teachers at Noble are required to have their Illinois Special Education License (LBS1) – please apply if you’re special education-certified in a different state and/or have a definitive timeline for your certification in Illinois. As of now, we anticipate the following openings for the 2017-18 school year:
Special Education Teacher
520 North Marshfield, Chicago, IL 60622, US
2018-19 School Year
Esperanza Therapeutic Day School is part of a non-profit organization that provides individualized instruction for students with autism, intellectual disabilities, and developmental disabilities utilizing Applied Behavior Analysis and Structured Teaching. These approaches are used to develop academic, social, vocational, and life skills that help improve the students' quality of life and help them reach their fullest potential as active members of their community.
Currently we have approximately 55 students in 6 classrooms with: 1 special education teacher, 1 behavior therapist, and approximately 3 paraprofessionals in each classsroom.
Essential Function: A special education teacher position with responsibilities in the area of planning and implementing educational programming designed to benefit students with autism and intellectual disabilities in all areas; supervised by Director of Curriculum and School Principal.
Requirements: LBS I or LBSII endorsement
Position Description: Special Education Teacher
Start Date: 2018/2019 School Year
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Chicago, IL
Reports To: Principal
How to Apply: www.aceroschools.org/careers/
Submit your resume to be considered for possible Special Education Teacher opportunities within our network of 12 elementary schools, 2 high schools, and 1 K-12 school for the 2018/2019 school year!
Acero Schools is the top-performing public charter school network in Chicago. Our success as a school network is a reflection of what is possible when a community of teachers, schools, parents and students work together. Join our community.
Special Education teachers at Acero Schools lead the curriculum, instruction, and assessment for students to which they are assigned. They relentlessly pursue student growth and achievement through diligent planning, careful instructional execution, and on-going collaboration with colleagues and the school leadership team.
Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment. Requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files. Physical demands require the ability to stand, bend, reach high and low, stoop, walk around the classroom and kneel upwards of 60% of the day. In addition, walking up and down stairs several times a day. Must be able to lift 40 pounds for short periods of time and push and pull a similar weight.
Majority of work is performed in a general office environment. Position requires availability for extended hours plus non-traditional hours required to perform job duties. Also requires participation and attendance at organization sponsored events and meetings.
NOTE: The foregoing list of essential duties and responsibilities is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
Acero Schools is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals. Acero Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.
Special Ed Teacher Immediate Opening (Full Time)
Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School (Skokie, IL) is seeking a qualified special education teacher to join our Student Services team. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching students with learning and behavioral challenges and possess a strong knowledge of interventions to help students in core academic areas. Hillel Torah is dedicated to helping teachers become outstanding professionals with a focus on individual coaching, professional development in a warm and supportive environment. Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience.
● Illinois Elementary, Secondary or Special teaching certificate
● Bachelors of Science in Education
● LBS1 endorsement
● Experience teaching students with learning challenges
● Experience with social, emotional and behavioral support preferred
● Knowledge of Algebra preferred
● Knowledge of Hebrew and Judaics a plus
Hillel Torah is a preschool through 8th grade co-educational Modern Orthodox Jewish Day School providing a vibrant and supportive team-oriented work environment. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Lower School Reading Resources Long Term Substitute
The Latin School of Chicago’s Lower School seeks a full-time, experienced, long term substitute reading resource teacher for grades kindergarten through fourth grade. This is a maternity leave position and will run from approximately April 2-June 8. This position works in collaboration with other members of the lower school team. A Master’s degree or above in Reading and/or Learning Disabilities and 3-5 years teaching experience is required. Strong candidates will be well-versed in educational technology and have demonstrated a commitment to inclusivity, collaboration, and professionalism.
The reading resource teacher works with classroom teachers, the learning resource team, administrators, and parents to identify and meet the early reading needs of at-risk students. This position requires the ability to teach both individuals and groups of students identified as being at-risk for reading difficulty. The job also requires working with outside professionals and serving as a liaison between outside professionals, parents, and school personnel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Interested candidates should apply via the application link found on Latin’s website. No email or phone inquiries please. Candidates should complete the application and submit a letter of interest, a resume, and a philosophy of education statement. Latin School embraces diversity of people, cultures, and ideas and is an equal opportunity employer.
Learning Specialist - Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
Job Title: Learning Specialist
Department: Student Services
Supervisor: Director of Student Services
FLSA Status: Exempt
Effective Date: September 25, 2017
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School (www.bernardzell.org) is an independent Jewish day school for the 21 st century where academic purpose, collaborative learning, and deep commitment to humanity develop engaged, confident learners and compassionate leaders for a stronger, more vibrant community and world. A pluralistic community day school, Bernard Zell welcomes students and families of varied religious beliefs and observance. The school combines Jewish learning and tradition with the best of innovative educational practice in a challenging and nurturing learning environment.
Primary Job Responsibilities
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School seeks a warm, passionate Learning Specialist to work with the Student Services Team. The teacher will work with students with diverse learning needs, across grade levels within the Middle School, and subject areas as determined by the Director of Student Services. The qualified candidate will have experience working with diverse learning populations, will possess strong written and oral communication skills, be able and willing to jump into a collaborative planning and teaching process, and be an active member of the life of the school. The position will require a deep understanding of curriculum and content, creativity, flexibility, and a strong background in working with students with diverse learning needs. Strong collaborative skills are essential for this position, including regular communication with teachers, families, and private providers. This teacher should be prepared to differentiate learning for a wide range of children’s abilities and interests.
Primary Job Responsibilities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Willingness to learn and grow professionally.
• Have an understanding of the different developmental stages of learning.
• Have an understanding of formative and summative assessments as well as other authentic strategies.
• Deep knowledge about child development and developmentally appropriate practice.
• Knowledge and mastery of the most up to date practices and pedagogies. • Collaborate with colleagues to support the mission of the school.
• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and drive multiple projects concurrently, both independently and as a member of the team.
• Support and reflect school values.
Travel Requirements: Up to 5% travel may be required (domestic).
Other Important Information and Benefits:
• All prospective employees must be able to clear a background check and TB screening.
• Work is generally performed onsite; Bernard Zell does not offer a telecommuting option.
• The general workday is Work day is 7:45 am - 3:45 pm.
• Full-time employee benefits include employer-subsidized medical, dental, life and disability (short and long-term) insurances, 403b retirement plan, parking or public transportation, daily (kosher) breakfast and lunch, as well as optional insurances. Sick, flex (personal) and vacation days subject to length of tenure.
How to apply: Send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School has a long-standing policy of equal employment opportunity for every person regardless of age, race, color, disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, or citizenship. Bernard Zell recruits, hires and promotes individuals without regard to these characteristics, and all staffing decisions are based solely on the qualifications of each individual and the legitimate educational needs of our students. The school does not discriminate in working conditions, physical facilities or any other terms, conditions or privileges of employment, including transfer, compensation, training, promotion, demotion or separation based on age, race, color, disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry or citizenship. Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School seeks to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination, intimidation, and harassment based on any of these or other characteristics.
TEACHER WANTED FOR INNOVATIVE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
Supporting Literacy and Math (SLAM) is an after school program that supports at-risk kindergarten and first grade students in reading and math. The program engages students by offering a curriculum that celebrates active learning. Students are taught in groups of eight by an experienced teacher and an assistant teacher.
We are seeking a Lead Teacher for the reading comprehension and vocabulary component of the program. SLAM is housed at Kilmer School in Rogers Park and meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:05-6pm through May 11th. The position pays $65 an hour.
Requirements for this position:
*Must have a Bachelor's Degree and at least two years of full-time teaching experience in an elementary school
*Must be knowledgeable about teaching to a variety of learning styles, flexible and willing to adapt to the needs of the students
*Must be a team player and welcome the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment
*Coursework and/or graduate degree in elementary education, reading, or special education preferred
Please email a cover letter highlighting your qualifications that match our criteria, along with a resume to email@example.com
Educational Therapist Opportunity in Chicago.
Educational Services Associates (ESA), a multi-disciplinary group practice, invites educational therapists to apply to join the practice. This unique group is composed of educational therapists, a neuropsychologist, a clinical social worker, and a personal coach. Members of the practice are self-employed and fully in control of their hours and caseloads. Members of ESA share office space and participate in weekly meetings at which cases are presented and issues related to our work are discussed. ESA is located on the lakefront south of downtown in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, home of the University of Chicago. Send resume and cover letter to Nan Freund at firstname.lastname@example.org.