Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
  • 27-Aug-2018 to 26-Oct-2018 (CST)
  • Instruction
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary: Teach secondary level courses in Foreign Language including but not limited to: French and/or Spanish. Work in collaboration with a certified special education teacher and under the supervision of the Academic Coordinator.

Essential Functions:

50% Teach selected French and/or Spanish classes to secondary classes.

15% Establish and maintain a safe and secure classroom environment that is conducive to learning.

10% Design, prepare, and implement lessons in coordination with the Special Education teacher and/or Academic Coordinator.

10% Attend and participate in staff meetings, educational planning meetings, and clinical meetings.

5% Document student progress in a variety of formats.

5% Collaborate with educational staff to develop innovative curriculum that also addresses the needs of the individual students with a variety of learning styles.

Other Functions: 5% Complete any other duties as assigned by the Academic Coordinator.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts, Education, or a related field required; Secondary Certificate in Foreign Language preferred. Three years of classroom experience within a Secondary Special Education setting preferred; ability to relate to special needs students in a constructive and therapeutic manner required; excellent oral and written communication skills required; capacity to cooperate effectively with school team required. Applicants should possess a strong commitment to strength perspective, empowering families and a willingness to work in a highly demanding work situation that requires flexibility and innovativeness; applicants must possess cultural competency.

Mental Demands: Capacity to solve problems, and exhibit patience throughout the day. Capacity to multi-task in order to meet the needs of more than one student, if necessary. Strong interest in academics across the curriculum. Understanding of the rules of confidentiality.

Physical Demands: Must be able to lift minimum of twenty pounds. Light moving is required from time to time. Must be able to supervise children of various ages. Must be able to participate, as necessary, in physical education activities

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.


The Leslie Shankman School Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital or veteran status, or disability.


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