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Job Title:

Special Education Teacher

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Tinley Park


1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy/St. Coletta's of Illinois have a low student/teacher ratio, in a self-contained campus with exceptional and credentialed teachers, aides, and medical oversight where needed has a robust curriculum focused on student development toward independence, productivity and societal participation in a most normal and least restrictive environment
Position Summary:

Kennedy School, which is under the overall administration of the Principal and direction of the Assistant Principals for Curriculum and Internal Programming, employs Applied Behavior Specialists to implement a program of Applied Behavior Analysis. This specialized program is designed to meet the needs of autistic and developmentally disabled children, utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis within a framework of Operant Conditioning and Discrete Trial methodology.

Job Requirements:

• Experience: LBS1 certification and prior special education teaching experience preferred. Required are at least two references that indicate excellence in teaching and the ability to team-teach in a highly structured environment, one of which must be from the present employer or academic advisor.
• Physical Demands: The employee must be personally capable of intervening in all forms of de-escalation techniques, sit for extended periods on the floor, walk, run, and be able to lift 75 lbs. without prior restrictions in the event of an emergency.
• Skills: Must have two references that indicate a high level of success in the areas of the ability to team-teach, ability to interact at a cooperative level with other professionals and administrative personnel, and a significant desire to demonstrate teaching success with children.
• Education: At least a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education LBS1 certification or approval required.


We offer the following benefits: health, dental, life, LTD, 403b retirement plan, personal days, sick days and Holidays. Also, all employees working more than 20 hours per week receive free long-term disability and free life insurance 2.5x your annual salary. Salary range will be based on education and experience levels.

Company Information

Founded in 1949 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Coletta’s of Illinois provides a lifelong continuum of care beginning in early childhood. Our residential, educational and vocational training programs provide services for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities that enhance their independence and well-being. We serve participants without regard to race, religion or economic background. St. Coletta’s meets individuals’ needs and abilities while providing the least restrictive environment for growth.

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