K-8 Special Education Teacher (near Midway)

Special Education Chicago, Illinois


Description

Position at Catapult Learning

Catapult Learning, a division of FullBloom, provides evidence-based intervention, specialized services and professional learning solutions for public and non-public K-12 schools. We dedicate our careers to improving outcomes for students who have not found success in the traditional classroom. Our team of over 4,000 educators are driven by a common purpose: to positively impact the educational, behavioral and social and emotional welfare of every child with whom we engage. Our purpose drives our performance and we are looking for individuals who want to make an impact. Come explore a career with Catapult Learning.

Catapult Learning, in partnership with the Archdiocese of Chicago, is hiring special education teachers under the IDEA.


***SIGNING BONUS***
Up to $800, depending on PT/FT status, paid out after 1st full month of employment. Only eligible for new hires.


Program: 1:1 (or small group) support in reading AND math, K-8
Location: multiple school sites available near Midway Airport
Schedule: 30-35 hours/week during school day hours

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Requires a bachelor’s degree and valid teaching certificate, as required by contract. LBS1 endorsement and teaching experience highly preferred.


OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Must understand that all children can learn. Must demonstrate positive and enthusiastic attitude towards internal and external customers. Must be flexible. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred. 

 

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings.

 

The Company provides all classroom and instructional materials as well prepared lesson plans and paid training. Continued instructional and leadership support for all employees is also provided.

Attends training sessions, passes content assessment, and delivers designated instructional models and strategies in readiness, reading, mathematics, and/or writing skills to eligible students through utilization of Catapult materials and educational strategies.

  • Identifies and enrolls eligible students through existing test scores, administering tests, and/or other acceptable methods as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Develops and maintains individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans.
  • Follows prescribed ISP intervention plan for students.
  • Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from Catapult classroom or to mobile/trailer classroom.
  • Establishes and maintains student forms and files as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Establishes and maintains a positive customer relationship with classroom teachers and principals, including providing achievement objectives and updated approved schedules of services.
  • Attends and documents conferences/meetings/trainings with Catapult Supervisors, classroom teachers, principals, and parents as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Maintains inventory of educational materials and supplies.

FullBloom provides education and behavioral health solutions for children and their families, leading to better life outcomes, regardless of the learning obstacles and other challenges they face. The company’s team of over 5,000 education and healthcare professionals work to achieve measurable and sustained academic and behavioral gains through evidence-based programs that include specialized education, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapies, intervention services, and professional development. Founded in 1976 and headquartered in Camden, New Jersey, FullBloom supports tens of thousands of children and families, over 500 school districts, and more than 25,000 teachers annually through its three operating divisions – Catapult Learning, Specialized Education Services, Inc (SESI), and Little Leaves. www.fullbloom.org

EOE/M/F/Vets/Disabled