Special Education Teaching | Rockford High School | Available: 2024-25 School Year | Closing: open until filled


Rockford High School – Special Education Teacher

  • Position Type: Special Education Teacher  – All Special Education licenses considered

    Join our energetic, passionate, and collaborative Special Education team!


    Rockford High School is seeking a full-time Special Education Teacher. This individual will work with students with various disabilities. This individual will work with a team of Special Education teachers to carry out individualized instruction in areas such as Resource Language Arts, Resource Math, Personal Management and/or Occupational Skills. This individual must have a strong passion and commitment to work with students. The Special Education teacher will be responsible for planning, writing, and implementing IEP goals and objectives

    This individual will work closely with colleagues to implement specialized instruction across a continuum of service. The individual needs to have collaborative teaching and consultative skills in working with multiple staff across learning environments. The teacher will assist in the coordination of service with the related service providers and create a strong community of support for students. The individual will also work with general education teachers and paraprofessionals to ensure accommodations and modifications are being implemented through lessons, activities, assignments, and tests. The individual will manage a data collection system for sharing clear information with teachers and parents. The position also requires the teacher to provide clear direction to paraprofessionals when working in the educational environment


    Bargaining Unit:  Education Minnesota – Rockford , Master Agreement – Rockford

  • Single Coverage – District pays $740 toward premium 

  • Family Coverage – District pays $1400 toward premium 

  • District contributes $1,000 into HSA – if enrolled in high deductible plan

  • Flexible Spending Acct:  Employees may elect to contribute on a pre-tax basis to Health Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts


  • The District contributes 7.25% of your total salary in the Teachers Retirement Association pension plan

  • Employees may also elect to participate in Deferred Compensation Plan once continuing rights granted

  • Dental:  Single coverage – District pays sum that covers premium for employee only

    Life Insurance:  District provides $60,000 of life insurance at no cost, employee may purchase supplemental life insurance

    Long Term Disability:  District provided at no cost to the employee

    Contact Information

    Emily Seitzer
    Special Education Coordinator    

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