Position Title:    Special Education Teachers - *$5,000 Signing Bonus in addition to a $3,500 Stipend

Department:      Building Level

Reports To:        Building Principal

Contract:            2020-2021 School year - 190 days

Contrat Date:     Until Filled


SUMMARY: The special education teacher serves as a specialist to support students who are found eligible for special education services as defined by IDEA. The special education teacher plans and provides specialized instruction for students with disabilities through direct and indirect instructional support for academic subjects, cognitive processing and appropriate social skills. In addition to these specific individualized programs, the special education teacher may assist general education classroom teachers through co-teaching, team teaching and with selection of appropriate curricula and accommodations, and the development of behavior management programs.



EDUCATION/LICENSURE/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred; field of study correlated to teaching assignment as a special education teacher with the appropriate standard licensure code or equivalent.  Individuals who are willing to work on an ALP (Additional Licensure Program) in special education may be considered.  Teachers with experience are valued; however, no prior experience is required.



The total bonus of $5,000 will be paid over 2 years as follows:

$1,250-end of 1st semester-year 1

$1,250-end of school year-year 1

$1,250-end of 1st semester-year 2

$1,250-end of school year-year 2



$3,500 stipend will be given yearly for standard license SpEd Teachers if hired to teach full-time. 


$2,500 stipend will be given yearly for standard license SpEd Teachers if hired to teach part-time. 


OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of pre-employment background checks. Appropriate personal and professional conduct at all times around students, other staff members and the general public.


The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District not to discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin or disability in its educational programs, activities or employment practices.