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Special Education Teacher - Arlington Heights

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-762661
  • Job Location: Arlington Heights, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 07, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: March 24, 2021

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Job Description:

Metro Prep High School, Grade School and Laureate Day School have been educating and supporting students with special needs for over 25 years supported by FGC.

Using a multidisciplinary approach, Metro Prep provides educational and therapeutic learning opportunities in a small, nurturing environment. This allows our staff to tailor each student’s program to meet his or her individual needs.

Our staff is comprised of state-certified special education teachers and state-licensed counselors. The Principal and Clinical Director oversee the administration of school operations and therapeutic programming. Our milieu is small by design and we maintain an optimal student to teacher ratio of 5:1 or 10:2. We believe that this ensures the best instructional environment for our students and promotes prompt clinical availability.

Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interested in behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with  11 paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with co-workers in the implementation of the IEP.
  • Develops curriculum to meet each student’s individual needs as indicated on the IEP.
  • Maintains an IEP for each student and update the IEP quarterly and for the students annual review by using collected data.
  • Completes an educational summary for each student quarterly and upon completion dismissal of the program.
  • Prepares quarterly report cards.
  • Attends district staffings as required.
  • Attends all required staff meetings and in-services.
  • Participates in weekly planning and prepare (plan and copy) for at least one week at a time.
  • Maintains attendance, grade book and lesson plans for each student
  • Maintains and upkeep an inventory of classroom materials.
  • Performs upkeep of classroom maintenance/organization, classroom rules (posted), point sheets (if applicable), peer review, etc.
  • Maintains a substitute file containing: lesson, plans, class rules, class procedures, and any other material needed to run your classroom on a daily basis.
  • Chaperones field trips as needed.
  • Monitors students during lunch.
  • Collaborates with teachers to review new curriculum materials as needed.
  • Assists in maintaining milieu management when no student are in class.
  • Adheres to and support the philosophy of Metro Prep and Laureate Day School.
  • Assists staff in crisis intervention and physical management as needed.

Number of Open Positions: 1

Schedule:  Regular School Year: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm, Summer Session: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:00am-12:30pm, Wednesday 8:00am-3:30pm

Start Date: ASAP

Family Guidance Centers, Inc., is an EEO and drug free employer. 


Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: LBS 1, TCI

Job Benefits: