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21 Sep 2021

Teacher Special Education Teacher – Signing Bonus!

Moving Everest Charter School
 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Special Education Teacher

Signing Bonus!

(We will pay you a signing bonus after 60 days of employment!)

The mission of Moving Everest Charter School is to create a school that dramatically transforms the lives of K-8 students and prepares them for success in college and in life through: the delivery of a rigorous and personalized academic program, a focus on holistic education and the development of strong character.

Background:

Moving Everest Charter School opened its doors in August 2015 with 176 students enrolled in kindergarten and first grade in a newly constructed school building in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago. As our classes move up a grade each summer, we add a new class of kindergartners each fall. This fall, we will have over 700 students in grades K-7 and we will add 8th grade in 2022 to reach our K-8 capacity of 810 students.

Profile

We are interested in adding relentlessly positive, high capacity people, who have high expectations for themselves and their students and who will settle for nothing less than making a life changing, life altering impact. You need to be a team player who has an unshakably positive outlook, has a growth-oriented mindset, high expectations, has grit, is detail-oriented, coachable, values feedback, is resourceful, and able to manage his/her responsibilities with confidence and discretion. You must have an “every minute matters mindset” and have a passion for working with young children. You need to be flexible and comfortable in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, highly demanding environment.

 

We are looking for individuals who are committed, passionate, dedicated, and relentless about changing lives. Our elementary teachers in grades K,1,2,3 plan and deliver instruction for self-contained classrooms and grades 4,5,6,7 take a more specialized (ELA/Math/Social Studies/STEM) approach. We need you to come along side our students and teachers and provide high impact, individual and small group instruction and assistance to our scholars with identified learning needs both in the classroom as well as in a resource setting.

 

The special education teacher will provide support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for developing diverse learners success in academics, interpersonal skills and other activities. The special education teacher will collaborate closely with all other teachers at Moving Everest Charter School to ensure the success of diverse learners. The teacher will be responsible for all execution and documentation aligned to the implementation of the scholar’s IEP plans. The teacher is responsible for planning, preparing, and delivering instruction, and monitoring scholar progress to determine instructional needs. The teacher reviews scholar progress and changes instruction to ensure high-progress learning for every child. The teacher is responsible for establishing a strong classroom culture in collaboration with the members of grade level teams. In addition, the teacher will be required to complete all other professional responsibilities to ensure the success of scholars and Moving Everest Charter School.

You must currently possess a special education endorsement.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@movingeverest.org    

Bureaus: Chicago. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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