Job Opportunities
Interested in joining the Power House High team? Please submit your resume to:

Tom Mulder, Principal
Henry Ford Academy: Power House High
931 S. Homan
Chicago, IL 60624

Indicate the open position for which you are applying in the subject line. Any vacancies are listed below.

LEARNING SPECIALIST

Learning Specialist Job Duties:

Develop strategies to meet the needs of each individual student; instruct students in academic subjects according to school curriculum; modify and develop daily curriculum needs based on techniques required for individual learning styles and approved curriculum; work with parents, administrators, school psychologists and other professionals to develop Individualized Education Plans for each student; complete collaboration logs, anecdotal notes, report cards and progress reports on each student’s progress; provide all accommodations and/or modifications as listed on each student’s Individualized Education Plan; provide academic support for general education teachers to help them best meet the needs of each individual student; plan and supervise class projects, recreational activities, art activities and field trips; administer specialized testing as necessary; attend professional meetings, educational conferences and training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence; serve as an advisor.

Learning Specialist Job Skills:

- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

- Student focused approach

- High degree of flexibility

- Act as a good model of character and with exceptional tact

- Problem solving and leadership skills

- Maintain accurate record keeping system

Learning Specialist Requirements:

- Minimum Education:  Bachelor’s Degree with Special Education Certification and/or Endorsement

- Appropriate certification in state of Illinois