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Special Education Teacher - Elementary

Special Education Teacher - Elementary
Cairo Elementary School
Instructs students in a program of study which meets stated objectives

Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of Cairo Public Schools.

Develops lesson plans and instructional materials, provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.

Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.

Guides the learning process toward achievement of all IEP’s and in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for the students.

Serves as liaison between classroom and specialty areas.

Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, and keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary.

Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of specialists as required to provide accurate and objective statements relevant to student progress in a timely manner.

Communicates regularly with parents or guardians through conferences and other means to discuss student progress.

Supervises and monitors student movement and escorts students to resources, bathrooms, buses, cafeteria, room changes and other activities in the building.

Administers standardized testing in accordance with division testing practices.

Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.

Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities.

Creates an effective learning environment.

Performs any other related duties as assigned by Principal or other appropriate administrator.
Salary and benefits adhere to the Cairo Association of Teachers Contract with the Board of Education.
Individuals must complete a state approved preparation program (or hold a valid and comparable out-of-state certificate), meet all coursework and testing requirements, and meet all other requirements detailed in Illinois statute and rules.

Download the certified application below under Files, and mail the completed application to Cairo School District Number One Attn: Business Office 4201 Sycamore St., Cairo, IL 62914 or email the completed application to
Contact Debra Huff
Phone: 618-734-4102
Fax: 618-734-4047
4201 Sycamore, Cairo, IL 62914