Cross-Categorical Special Education Teacher

School/Building – Ripon Area School District
Number of Openings – 2


Name – Becky Morrin
Title – Director of Special Education
Email –
Phone – 9207484616
Website –

Position Details

Position Start Date – 8/1/2024
Terms/Schedule – 1.0 FTE
Appointment Type – Full Time

The Ripon Area School District is seeking qualified candidates for 2 full-time Special Education Teachers to join our team in serving Middle School and High School students at a small, near-site alternative learning program with a small student:teacher ratio and a heavy focus on Social/Emotional Learning, beginning with the 2024-25 school year.  

The Ripon Area School District serves over 1600 students, pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade, in traditional schools, charter schools, and a virtual school.  We are committed to empowering learners, engaging community and enriching the world through the Core Values of Integrity, Excellence, Commitment, Collaboration, Innovation and Kindness.  Please visit our district website to learn more about the Ripon Area School District. 

Qualified candidates will hold (or be able to obtain) a Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction License (1801 Cross-Categorical or 1830 EBD) and demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to develop and deliver high-quality education for students based on individual needs and IEP goals
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with all staff and students, as well as build rapport with students and families
  • Demonstrate good attention to details and timelines
  • Ability to collect, monitor and analyze student data to make informed educational decisions
  • Ability to be flexible, organized team player and strong advocate for students
  • Ability to arrange, coordinate and accompany off-campus, community-based learning experiences for students.
  • Demonstrate ability to implement a behavior management system to monitor individual student programs and progress
  • Participate in activities designated to promote professional growth
  • Perform related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.  

Competitive Salary and Full Benefit Package: WI Retirement; Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Paid Personal Days; Accumulative Sick Leave; Flexible Spending Accounts; 403(b) Voluntary Retirement Accounts; Free primary care at a near-site clinic; Wellness Program, Professional Development, Employee Assistance Program and more.

You will join an excellent, collaborative team of experienced, supportive teachers and therapists.   Ripon has excellent facilities and materials available for serving students with special needs.  Details of the job may vary depending on the candidate’s strengths and talents.  

Candidate Requirements

Years of Experience: 0
License:  Cross Categorical Special Education (1801) or Emotional Behavioral Disability (1830)
Degree: N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation

The Ripon Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability or handicap or any other characteristic protected by law.

Candidate Requirements

Years of Experience – 0
Degree – Bachelor

  • Cross Categorical Special Education

Additional Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Custom Questions
  • Transcripts & Licenses/Certifications


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