Special Education Teacher

Mendota High School   Mendota, IL   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 7, 2022


Special education teacher to provide instruction in Resource Classes and Special Education Classrooms. (Courses could include classes such as Special Education Science, Special Education History, Co-Teaching in Basic English Classes, and Resource). Coaching opportunities are also available. 


Proper IL licensure.


MHS offers a competitive salary and benefits. The board shall pay up to 10% of the scheduled salary figure directly to the Teachers' Retirement Service. The board shall pay up to 0.84% of the member T.H.I.S. Insurance paid directly to the appropriate state agency. MHS teachers work within a 5 X 5 salary index. New hires (B.S. + 0) begin on Step 3 of the salary index, $41,437 for the 2022-2023 school year. IL Blue Cross and Blue Shield Insurance are available. Tuition reimbursement opportunities are offered. 

Additional Notes

MHS Teachers teach 5 of 7 classes with two duty-free preps daily (94 minutes of prep). One 30-minute intervention/advisory period is taught during period 8. Additional stipend opportunities are available if a teacher accepts a study hall supervisory. Additional coaching opportunities are available at MHS. Contact Mr. Steve Hanson, Athletic Director, shanson@mendotahs.org,  for the most current vacancies. 

How to Apply

Send a letter of interest, resume, and a copy of teaching license/credentials to Dr. Denise Aughenbaugh, Principal, Mendota High School, 2300 West Main Street, Mendota, IL 61342. The vacancy is open until filled. Fax applications to 815-538-2026. Email applications to daughenbaugh@mendotahs.org.


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About Us

Vision Statement

The Mendota Township High School learning community strives to create an environment in which students are motivated and feel empowered to set and reach future goals.  Graduates will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful, productive, and responsible members of an evolving society.


Mission Statement

In order to accomplish our vision, the Mendota Township High School learning community will:

• Offer a safe and positive learning environment to ensure and respect the rights of others.

• Meet high academic standards through a coordinated curriculum while utilizing current technology.

• Offer a challenging curriculum that prepares students for college and/or career and is mindful of individual student needs and goals.

• Communicate effectively and work cooperatively to promote positive relationships within the Mendota Township High School learning community.