Special Education Teacher Jobs in Illinois

As more children are being diagnosed with developmental delays and learning problems, there is a growing demand to fill special education teacher jobs in Illinois with qualified, passionate professionals. At ProCare Therapy, we greatly value the work that special education teachers like you do, which is why we help thousands of extraordinary professionals find exciting jobs that fit them best. We also understand that you value your commitment and your future, which is why we offer competitive special education teacher salaries, comprehensive benefits and ongoing career support.

Illinois Special Education Teacher Job Responsibilities

In an Illinois special education teaching job, you will work closely with different students with varying disabilities, such as physical, mental, emotional or learning disabilities. Special education teachers also develop and modify learning lessons in grade-level subjects like math, writing and reading. In a teacher of special education job, you will also create Individualized Education Programs for your students, perform student assessments, supervise your special education teacher assistants and collaborate with parents and other school professionals.

Illinois Special Education Teaching Job Requirements

Illinois special education teacher job requirements are similar to the requirements for general education teachers. At a minimum, special education teachers need a bachelor’s degree in special education, elementary education, or another subject such as math or science. Every state requires public school educators to be licensed and certified, but the specifics of these certifications vary by state. Ensure you meet the most up-to-date state requirements by checking with the Illinois State Board of Education.

Job Outlook & Salary of a Special Education Teacher in Illinois

In Illinois, employment in special education teacher jobs is expected to grow by 3.3% to 6.1% from 2020 to 2030.

The salary of a special education teacher in Illinois is typically higher on average than general education teachers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national median annual wage for special education teachers is $61,820.

In Illinois, the median annual wage for special education preschool teachers is $66,510; the median annual wage for special education kindergarten and elementary school teachers is $72,720; the median annual wage for special education middle school teachers is $67,700; and the median annual wage for special education secondary school teachers is $75,020.

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