Special Education Teacher (50%) - Vacancy ID: 204213

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Vacancy Details

Special Education Teacher (50%)
Tigerton Elementary
Open until filled


Doug Nowak

Position Details

0.5 FTE
Part Time

The School District of Tigerton seeks a dynamic, energetic, and innovative cross-categorical special education teacher to join us for the 2024-2025 school year. This 50% position will primarily work with grades 4K-5. Our elementary school offers an outstanding teacher/pupil ratio and one-to-one technology available to all our students. We have respectful, responsible students, a hard-working, collaborative staff, and a supportive community. The successful candidate will be passionate about teaching and building strong relationships with students and our school community. Our teachers are supported with mentoring and training that meets their professional needs. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Tigerton is a great place to live, work, and receive an education.



The ability to collaborate with special and regular education team members to support student progress and programming. Sincere and supportive communication, and inclusive practices with parents and the team is essential. Experience in delivering specialized instruction to address student needs in literacy or math with the ability to monitor progress and interpret data to make instructional decisions. Knowledge of strategies, tools, and evidence-based practices to work with students with behavioral needs and the ability to function with the team to develop behavioral plans, social stories, visual strategies, and self-advocacy for independence. Ability to use assistive technology tools for all students. Ability to train, support, and teach programming to teacher assistants for carryover in all settings. The teacher can create transition plans and follow through with activities to support student interests and needs. Willingness to learn on the job and be part of a team focused on student growth and success.


Tigerton is a vibrant and beautiful rural community located in Shawano County. The school district educates students in 4K-12 grades between two buildings and has its own on-site child care center. Our competitive salary schedule includes longevity bonuses, a bonus for in-district residents, and reduced daycare rates for employees' children. We also offer a cash-in-lieu of health insurance option.


Tigerton School District is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Candidate Requirements

  • Cross Categorical Special Education
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts & Licenses/Certifications