Holly Academy

A Public School Academy Authorized by Central Michigan University

Employment Opportunities

Special Education Teacher


JOB FUNCTION: To work with students in the K-8 program that experience emotional, learning, and physical disabilities, and have been diagnosed as needing special education support as determined by an IEP team.



  • Shall hold a Bachelor degree or better from an accredited University or College.
  • Shall hold a valid Michigan Teaching Certificate in Special Education or be eligible for temporary certification as a Special Education Teacher.  
  • Shall hold the required State of Michigan endorsement for the teaching position held.



  • Ability to function effectively with general education teachers to meet the needs of special education students.
  • Ability to organize and administer lesson plans.
  • Knowledge of the growth and maturation patterns of elementary and/or secondary students.
  • Ability to speak and write effectively.
  • Subject to a Criminal Records Check as required by Board Policy.



  • Implement the program outlined in the students’ IEP in a least restrictive environment.
  • Implement professionally accepted curriculum, instructional methods, and standardized evaluation.
  • Assist in the preparation for the student’s annual IEP.
  • Assist in the preparation of three-year evaluations.
  • Maintain complete and ongoing records for all students.
  • Maintain a log of parent and community contacts.
  • Maintain a comfortable learning environment for students, whether in a pullout or inclusion setting.
  • Adapt materials of the K-8 curriculum to meet the needs of students served.
  • Demonstrate creativity in reaching, challenging, and exciting students’ learning,
  • Utilize strategies and techniques to modify unacceptable behavior.
  • Utilize technology to promote learning.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with confidentiality issues.
  • Demonstrate ability to write appropriate behavior plans.
  • Keep updated on issues and research by pursuing professional development.
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of disability areas in special education with specific knowledge in learning disabilities and emotional impairments.
  • Assist with the coordination and supervision of paraprofessionals, if employed in the special education area.
  • Perform other duties as required by administration.



Salary negotiable based on experience


Posting open until filled


If interested, send an email attachment with a letter of interest and resume to: burnsj@hollyacademy.org


Or send a fax with a letter of interest and resume to:


Jennifer Burns

820 Academy Rd.

Holly, MI 48442

248 634-5564 (fax)

Holly Academy
820 Academy Rd., Holly, MI 48442
Accepting Enrollment Applications