2024-2025 Special Education Teacher

Downtown Montessori Academy | Milwaukee, WI, United States

Posted Date 4/01/2024

Downtown Montessori Academy is an amzing place to work! We are seeking an energetic, self-reliant, flexible individual to join our team for the 2024-25 academic year. Candidate must be DPI certified in special education. A complete job description is linked within WECAN application.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Building Principal and Director of Student Services, the Licensed Special Education Teacher develops and provides specialized instruction to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities; evaluates and assesses student progress towards instructional objectives; follows State mandated due process procedures, and functions as IEP case manager to assigned students. 




Special Education Teachers are required to hold the certification required by the State of Wisconsin for the assignment in which they serve. 


General Position Description 

A special education teacher is responsible for ensuring an educational atmosphere where students have both the opportunity and the instructional support needed to develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions consistent with their IEP goals and individual learning needs, the District’s strategic goals and priorities, and the academic standards of the State of Wisconsin. Because of the range of specific assignments included under the general description of a special education teacher, the following responsibilities are intended to be representative, but not inclusive.

Downtown Montessori Academy is an organization that values work-life balance, which is why childcare is provided free of charge as a benefit to full-time teachers during work hours. Besides a competitive salary and benefits package, our teachers enjoy fewer contact days than most public schools, have 14 days of dedicated professional development throughout the school year, and are supported by a thriving and active parent group!

If you are interested in learning more about “The DMA Way,” please contact our Principal, Colleen McQuade, at cmcquade@downtownmontessori.com.
We offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • FSA and HSA Pre-Tax Savings Plans
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plans with Employee Match
  • Free or Discounted Childcare during work hours

Salary is commensurate with relevant education and experience.

Salary50,000.00 Annual
Montessori Credential Level
Credential Not Required
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(414) 744-6005

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