Elementary Special Education Techer

Clinton Township, MI
Procare Schools - Special Education Teacher Contract 6 days ago Apply

Special Education Teacher - Contract Position for 2023-2024 school year

At ProCare Therapy, we believe we can positively impact communities by dedicating our time and resources to closing the gap between the number of school professionals and the amount of students needing special care.

That starts by investing in our smaller community of therapists. We offer a valuable support system to therapists and new grads, and a network of leading school professionals to school districts.

 We are working with a school district that is located in Clinton Township, MI that is looking to hire a contract special education teacher to join their team for the 2023-2024 School Year.

The selected candidate will be hired on as a full time contracted employee through ProCare Therapy. A full school year contract will be awarded for you to complete. While undergoing your assignment, you will be provided with: competitive compensation, weekly paychecks, and superior healthcare benefits through United Healthcare

A Special Education Teacher plays a critical role in the education system by providing specialized instruction and support to students with disabilities or unique learning needs. The primary goal is to help these students access the curriculum, develop essential skills, and achieve their academic and personal goals.


  • Full time: 30-35 hours per week
  • Hours: 7:30 - 3:30
  • 15 students on caseload
  • Paraprofessional support provided in classroom
  • Elementary caseload
  • mild/moderate


  • Assess students to identify their specific learning needs and disabilities.
  • Collaborate with parents, school staff, and other professionals to develop Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) tailored to each student's needs.
  • Set clear and measurable goals and objectives for each student within the IEP.
  • Design and deliver instruction that aligns with the IEP goals and accommodates students' unique learning styles and needs.
  • Modify and adapt curriculum materials, teaching methods, and resources to make them accessible and relevant to students with disabilities.
  • Use various teaching strategies and assistive technologies to support learning.
  • Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes student engagement and learning.
  • Establish and maintain clear behavior management techniques to address challenging behaviors, focusing on positive reinforcement and individualized approaches.
  • Regularly assess and monitor students' progress towards their IEP goals.
  • Keep detailed records of student performance and behavior.
  • Communicate regularly with parents and caregivers to update them on their child's progress.
  • Collaborate with general education teachers, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and other specialists to ensure a comprehensive support system for students with disabilities.
  • Attend IEP meetings and participate in the development of students' educational plans.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Special Education
  • Active Special Education teaching license in Michigan
  • K-5th grade licensure 
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check


  • Competitive compensation
  • Weekly pay
  • 401k matching
  • Insurance through United Health Care: Medical, dental and vision
  • Reimbursement for continuing education 
  • Relocation assistance

Interview Process:

  • 10 –15 minute screening call with a ProCare Therapy Recruiter
  • 20-30 Minute virtual interview directly with the school district
  • Offer is typically within 24-48 hours of the virtual interview

For more information about the position, please contact Sarah Hawes at (678) 710-7738. Resumes should be sent to [email protected].

Sarah Hawes Director of Educational Resources   ProCare Therapy | www.procaretherapy.com 300 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339 O 678-710-7738  
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