Special Education Teacher (summers off)

Full Time
Houghton, MI
Stanton Township Public Schools

Stanton Township Public Schools

Are you ready to inspire, educate, and empower students with special needs in a nurturing and low-pressure environment? If so, look no further. The Stanton Township Public Schools is hiring a Special Education Teacher to join their K-8 education team in the Houghton, Michigan area. Discover the joy of teaching in a place where quality truly makes a difference.

WHY CHOOSE STANTON? Our K-8 school is nestled on a stunning 30-acre campus just moments away from the majestic shores of Lake Superior and the beautiful city of Houghton. Surrounded by nature’s beauty, our location offers a multitude of outdoor adventures, from hiking and mountain biking to kayaking and skiing – there’s something for everyone. Plus, with Michigan Technological University nearby and Isle Royale National Park as our neighbor, the possibilities for exploration are endless.

We pride ourselves on fostering a warm and welcoming atmosphere where every staff member is valued and supported. Collaboration is key, and our team works closely together to ensure the success of each and every student. As a part of our community, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in place-based education and participate in initiatives like the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative. Our campus isn’t just a schoolyard – it’s a living, breathing ecosystem where students can learn about forest management, gardening, beekeeping, and even enjoy a round of disc golf.


  • $40,000 – $70,000 annual salary based on education and experience.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Paid sick days and personal days.
  • Retirement plan provided by the Michigan Public School Employees’ Retirement System (MPSERS).
  • Full-time school-year position. Summers off.


  • Michigan teaching certificate required.
  • Michigan Special Education Approval required.
  • Experience is a plus; passion is essential. Whether you’re just starting your teaching journey or bring years of experience to the table, we welcome educators of all backgrounds. We believe in the power of diversity and fresh perspectives, and building a team that reflects a wide range of experiences and expertise. Your dedication, enthusiasm, and unique talents are what make our school truly special, and we can’t wait to see how you’ll inspire our students.
  • Ability to provide a core program for students with special education eligibility by differentiating instruction in academic areas and teaching behavior expectations.
  • Professionalism that inspires, teaches, and motivates students and their families.
  • Excellent time management, organization, and communication skills.
  • A desire to continually increase your knowledge of teaching and an unrelenting ability to make positive change in the lives of students.

Ready for a rewarding journey in education? Come be a part of something special – apply today at stps.hirescore.com


The Stanton Township Public Schools believes in nurturing all students’ intellectual, creative, emotional and social skills, empowering them to be lifelong learners. We respect and encourage ourselves and each other, and appreciate individual differences. To learn more about our rural district in west-central Houghton County (student population of 180+), please visit stpsd.us

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