Autism Communication Life Skills Special Education Teacher

Columbus Middle School is currently hiring a Curriculum Life Skills Special Education teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. The teacher will implement comprehensive instruction for students with cognitive disabilities that require functional academic, social, and vocational training in the environments of the self-contained classroom, community, and job sites. The teacher will develop students’ cognitive, emotional, and social capacities for learning while establishing a cooperative relationship with all assigned students. The educator will also maintain open lines of communication with parents, guardians, and staff.

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Zone 4

Additional Information

Salary is determined by years of experience and education. 

Base salary for 2024-2025 school year starting at $40,200/year + $12,000 Cash Stipend ($1000/month to be used for purchase of health/dental insurance or may be taken as cash).

  • Up to a $2,500 signing bonus. Bonus tied to hard-to-fill designation. 
  • All years of experience may be granted if deemed a hard-to-fill position.
  • Stipend for additional caseload (proposed).
  • Must hold a NE Teaching Certificate with the proper endorsement.

These are related to programs covered under Title 92, Chapter 51 of the Nebraska Department of Education.  Programs funded by Federal Grant funds may have additional requirements.

Starting August 1, 2024

Contact Information

Columbus Public Schools
PO Box 947
Columbus, NE 68602

Marie Washburn
(p) (402) 563-7000 13392