18% of our student body has an IEP, representing over 2,000 of our students, over 75% of whom are admitted to four-year universities. We know teaching is hard, so we do what we can to ensure you can focus on student learning by removing barriers to being successful. To do this, Noble offers:
A Focus on Learning: You are empowered to design your course to best achieve results for students. Our campus leaders minimize disruptions and maximize time focused on student learning. Copy rooms are stockpiled with paper. Classes are rarely interrupted with announcements or special events. Over 95% of students are in attendance daily.
Accountability and Support: Expectations are consistent. We are obsessed with following through on the basics and are committed to supporting, developing, and retaining high-performing educators.
Active Community Involvement: Through parent advisory councils, feedback workshops, advocacy support, college enrollment guidance, quarterly parent-teacher conferences, advisory, and other engagement opportunities we invest in every student and family to build lasting, meaningful relationships.
Special Education teachers are responsible for cultivating a community of learners in which diversity of thought is celebrated and results are achieved across all ability levels. Noble Special Education teachers provide individualized opportunities for students to practice the skills and habits necessary to be successful in school. Learning Specialists will provide support in a variety of classroom models including self-contained, pull-out, push-in, and co-taught instruction.
Key Job Responsibilities
Create curriculum that is backwards planned from SAT domains and dimensions
Create, accommodate, and modify curriculum to align to IEP goals
Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
Execute Noble’s student code of conduct with fidelity in order to create a positive, structured learning environment where students are held to high expectations and empowered to grow academically
Develop IEP goals and objectives that address students of all ability levels
Design and implement behavior management plans
Advocate for and champion diverse learners, ensuring their growth and preparing them for post-secondary success
An unwavering belief that all students can succeed in high school, college, and lead exemplary lives
Proven track record of ambitious results in previous roles
Self-awareness, a regular practice of reflection, and a desire to continuously improve
Follow through, attention to detail, and a belief that “sweating the small stuff” matters
Mastery of and enthusiasm for academic subject
Bachelor’s Degree required
Illinois Professional Educators License (PEL) with Learning Behavior Specialist 1 endorsement (LBS1)
Eligibility to work in the United States on a full-time basis
About Noble Charter Schools
Noble is Chicago’s highest-performing and largest network of public charter high schools. Our 18 schools and 1,300 employees currently serve over 12,300 students, 98% of whom are minority, 89% low-income, and 83% first-generation college goers. The School Quality and Rating Policy scores for the Chicago Public Schools rated Noble campuses as ten of the top fifteen public high schools in the city. We believe our people are the most valuable asset in preparing our students to be successful in college and lead exemplary lives. For that reason, we are looking for the best talent in education.