Employment Opportunities

SMASE is seeking a Special Education Coordinator for the 2023-2024 School Year

The Special Education Coordinator will:

  • Provide administrative support and supervision for two behavior support classrooms.
  • Coordinate State Standardized testing for cooperative students.
  • Facilitate IEP meetings.
  • Work with the office manager and districts to enter data into iStar.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to special education teachers and related service providers.
  • Assist with Medicaid programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Education.

This position is a 190 day a year position.


The candidate will hold one of the following: LBSI Professional Educator License OR A Profession Educator License with a School Support Personnel endorsement in School Social Work or Psychology AND General Administrative Endorsement

Salary and benefit package are regionally competitive

SMASE serves the member districts of Mt. Olive CUSD 5, Staunton CUSD 6, and Gillespie CUSD 7. This position will be based in Staunton Unit Schools. This is a 9 1/2 month position.

To apply:

Please send resume, letter of interest, credentials, and references to:

SMASE Attention: Alison Storm 801 North Deneen Staunton, IL 62088 OR Email: astorm@smaseschools.org

Job Posting Date


SMASE is seeking two special education teachers for Extended School Year (ESY). Teachers will work with students individually and in small groups on specific IEP goals and socialization. The teacher is responsible for planning activities for the class. Each classroom will have a paraprofessional to assist in daily activities.

Rate of Pay: $30/hour

Days: June 5th through June 29th, Monday through Thursday. Fridays and June 19th are off.
Hours: 7:45-12:15 (instructional time 8:00-12:00)

Resume may be sent to:

Alison Storm, Director


801 North Deneen St

Staunton, IL 62088

Phone: (618)635-8230

or emailed to: astorm@smaseschools.org