The Frances Xavier Warde School, provides students with a rigorous curriculum. We especially work to build a strong literacy foundation. The Resource Teacher is integral to providing support to not only students but to classroom teachers.
The Resource Teacher is responsible for educating children who have received educational testing indicating the need for individual or small group instruction. Students may need support in specific subject areas, or in executive functioning skills. The teacher must respond to the needs of each individual child by implementing lessons according to the skills the children need. The Resource Teacher fosters and maintains relationships with the classroom teachers. This individual may also plan lessons for small group instruction in reading, math or guided study, depending on his or her teaching schedule.
The Resource Teacher reports to the principal and is supervised by the principal. Other key relationships he/she is responsible in cultivating are with the Head of School, other administrators, the grade level teacher teams.
Qualifications and Requirements
A candidate should hold:
A Bachelors or Masters Degree in Special Education is preferred.
A valid, issued State of Illinois teaching certificate Type 03, 04, or 09
Experience teaching middle school math
A candidate will need upon hiring:
Comply with Archdiocese of Chicago required Protecting God’s Children Requirements (Background Screening, Fingerprinting, VIRTUS Training, CANTS, Code of Conduct, Mandated Reporter Training)
A candidate must demonstrate:
The ability to establish collaborative relationships with teaching staff
Familiarity with ISACS criteria and standards of excellence
Additional Salary Information: Stipend work possible
About The Frances Xavier Warde School
The Frances Xavier Warde School is a Catholic elementary school in downtown Chicago that provides an excellent academic, values-oriented education to students of all ethnic, religious, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds in a child-centered urban environment. As a keystone of its diverse community, The Frances Xavier Warde School provides need-based scholarships to thirty percent of its students. The Frances Xavier Warde School partners with its families, nurtures faith development for its Catholic students, and engages all its students to learn about and respect other faith traditions. The Frances Xavier Warde School uses a rigorous curriculum that enables students to grow, clarify their values, and develop decision-making skills and a sense of responsibility for themselves and the world they will inherit.