The Teacher provides specialized instructional services to special education students housed at YCCS campuses; writes and updates individualized education plans in accordance with state and federal law; conducts IEP conferences and other meetings to insure appropriate instructional services are being delivered in accordance with the Illinois State Rules and Regulations for Special Education; provides direct instructional services to special education students in accordance with the requirements of the students’ individual educational plan goals and minutes of required service; coordinates instructional services with mainstream/regular education teachers; assesses the progress of special education students on a regular basis including quarterly benchmark assessments and yearly progress summaries; develops comprehensive transition plans for each special education student; coordinates all instructional services maintaining regular dialogue with parents, guardians or care givers responsible for the care and support of the special education students; develops instructional units and materials that address necessary modifications required by individual education plans utilizing strategies to address differing learning modalities; utilizes appropriate classroom management technique to insure a safe and productive learning environment; and; performs additional duties as assigned.
State Professional Education Licensure (PEL 1) with endorsement as a Learning Behavior SpecialistI (PRE-K to Age 21)
Knowledge of Diversity
Knowledge of Planning for Instruction
Knowledge of Instructional Delivery
Knowledge of Assessment
Knowledge of Collaborative Relationships
Knowledge of Computer Applications
Employee must be an insured licensed excellent driver in the state of Illinois and have a car
Reports to the Special Education Director
About Youth Connection Charter School
YCCS serves At-Risk Students and High School dropouts who are ages 16 - 21 and who have been under-served and/or disconnected from traditional education.
YCCS offers a diversified portfolio of alternative education "choice" campuses for Off-Track Students and Out-of-School Youth that provide multiple pathways to graduation.
"All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin"