Middle School Special Education Teacher - Vacancy ID: 196585

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Middle School Special Education Teacher
Notre Dame School of Milwaukee
Open until filled


Kelly Rampelberg
Special Needs Scholarship Program Coordinator

Position Details

Full Time


JOB SUMMARY: Special Education Teacher (bilingual strongly preferred) develops and provides specialized instruction to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities; evaluates and assesses student progress against instructional objectives; follows state-mandated due process procedures and functions as IEP Manager to assigned students.


  • Bachelor Degree in Special Education. License: Cross-Categorical Special Education


    • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of special education and is able to accommodate/modify materials to meet the needs of students. 

    • Be able to collaborate well with staff to plan and implement lessons and materials based on student needs. 

    • Knowledge and skills in working with children identified within the various categories defined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004. (OHI, SLD, SLI, Autism, etc.) 

    • Thorough knowledge of the principles and methodology of effective teaching of students with disabilities.

    • Ability to effectively analyze needs and problems objectively.

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, students, parents, staff, administration and the general public.

    • Discuss students’ progress with parents, other teachers, counselors, and administrators. 

    • Ability to interpret IEP’s/MSA’s and understand the required needs as stated within them. 

    • Teach and mentor students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one.

    • Assess students’ skills and determine their educational needs.

    • Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program.

    • Willingness to be person-centered with working with staff and students. 

    • Knowledge of and willingness to use relevant technology, Google suites, blended learning platforms, and ability to use technology such as iPads to individualize instruction.

    • Meet professional teacher education requirements of school district and state.

    • Must have the ability and proven ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis.

    • Must have knowledge and experience with cultural sensitivity and awareness.

    • Ability to be flexible, resilient, and adaptable to changing priorities, with a willingness to put students first at all times. 

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

    • Time management

    • Written and oral communication skills

    • Bilingual encouraged 

    • Commitment to Catholic Education and Gospel values

    • CPI certification or willingness to obtain

Candidate Requirements

  • Cross Categorical Special Education
  • Resume