Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Sullivan School Seeks New Principal

Prospect Heights School District 23 seeks a new Principal for Anne Sullivan School to begin August 3, 2015. Qualified candidates must hold a Type 75 Illinois Certificate in General Administration, have excellent understanding of elementary curriculum issues, a minimum of five years teaching experience and administrative experience.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
·        Demonstrates a collaborative style of leadership.
·        Communicates high expectations.
·        Fosters an environment that encourages individuals to think, reason, and make sound decisions.
·        Exhibits effective communication skills.
·        Promotes the development of a positive and stimulating school environment.
·        Possesses high level of integrity and sense of purpose
·        Recognizes the importance of data in the evaluation of programs to enhance student learning.

Qualified applicants should visit the District 23 Employment Site to complete an online application, upload transcripts and three letters of recommendation.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Middle School & Elementary Teachers Needed For 2015-2016

The Academy for Global Citizenship is seeking to hire Teachers for the 2015-2016 school year beginning July 30, 2015. These positions are ideal for passionate educators seeking a collaborative and open environment for whole-student learning. Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates and those with International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
All teachers are responsible for helping our children learn, classroom management, participating in professional development, assisting in the development of and improvements to curriculum, and communicating to staff and parents regarding student performance. 

We are doing two rounds of applications. For the first round, completed applications are due by Tuesday, March 24, 2015. For the second round, completed applications are due by Friday, May 1, 2015.

For a more detailed job description, please visit the following links to the positions below
To apply, please visit: http://www.applitrack.com/agcchicago/onlineapp/

Teddy Bear Day Care Centers Are Hiring

TeddyBear Day Care Centers opened in 1973, and continue to serve Chicagoland with top-quality care for children from infancy, to preschool, to preteen. Each year our centers provide over 500 children with full-day supervision, before and after school care, infant and toddler care, and summer day camp fun.
Teddy Bear offers year-round care for children from ages 6 weeks to 12 years and our summer Big Bear Day Camp program provides day camp fun and excitement for kids aged 6 to 12 years.

Teddy Bear Day Care Centers are now hiring for the following positions:
  • Teachers with a Type 04 (Early Childhood) Teacher Certification* 
  • Teachers with AA or BA in Early Childhood
  • Infant & Toddler Specialist – Must have a BA and level 5 credential
  • Maintenance Worker – Must have knowledge of all trades and experience
*If you do not have an Illinois Type 04 Certification, you must be working actively to obtain one.

To apply visit our Contact Us page.

Envision Experience Seeking Dynamic Individuals

Envision is a leading experiential education organization dedicated to enabling students of all ages to explore their interests and gain learning experiences beyond the classroom.  In 2012, Envision EMI merged with LeadAmerica to create the Envision Experience, a comprehensive offering of programs to help students develop the leadership, scholarship and career skills needed to succeed in today’s competitive college and career landscape.  We offer seasonal positions across the country working with our students. We typically seek applicants who have worked with students previously or have a passion to work with young people. Staff return year after year to work with our students and expand their skills both personally and professionally.

Following are the current openings at Envision. For detailed job description and to apply, click the individual title:
**Envision is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Seeking Early Childhood Educators




Green Beginnings, a childcare & early development program that centers on the health of children and the environment, is seeking teachers and teacher assistants to develop the newest generation!

 We are interviewing now, so if you're interested in developing the newest generation,  email us your resume and 3 letters of recommendations to: gb@greenbeginningschicago.com

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Special Education Openings In Ottawa, IL

The Special Education unit in Ottawa, IL seeks qualified applicants for the following positions.  Directions for applying are provided below.

Assistant Director of Special Education - Qualifications: Professional Educator Licensure with Administrative and Director of Special Education Endorsements. Principal and Teacher Evaluator Training Preferred.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following characteristics:   
 •         Three years or more of successful administrative/supervisory experience in special education exemplifying solid leadership and problem solving ability.
  •         Collaborative management style and able to work as an effective team member. 
  •         Knowledge of school finance including budgets, grants, student billings and reimbursement claims.
  •        Ability and background necessary to administer our public day program for students with social/emotional disabilities.
  •         Knowledge of best practices and research-based instructional strategies.
  •         Knowledge of the Illinois Administrative Code and the Illinois School Code.
  •         Ability to supervise administrative personnel to ensure continuous improvement of instruction and assessment of student outcomes.
  •         Knowledge of personnel policies and human resource functions of school districts in employing and maintaining quality personnel.
 •         Knowledge of professional development programs to enhance the performance of personnel and the ability to plan and present professional growth presentations.
 •         Ability to be an effective liaison with our member school districts as well as other state and local community service agencies.
 •         Administer low incidence programs with leadership and vision.
Competitive salary with excellent fringe benefits including automobile for business use. Available July 1, 2015; Applications due by March 20th at 4:00 p.m. Attach application letter, resume, copies of all certification and three letters of reference to the on-line application. Questions can be directed to Mary Jane Chapman at mchapman@lease-sped.org.  Apply online at: www.lease-sped.org; Employment Opportunities
 
Special Education Cross Categorical Coordinator - Requires Professional Licensure with LBS1 unlimited and General Administrative endorsements OR LBS1 unlimited and Supervisory endorsements.  Teacher Evaluator designation preferred, but not required.  Regionally competitive salary and benefit package.  Apply online at: www.lease-sped.org; Employment Opportunities.  Please attach a letter of application, resume and reference letters.  Application deadline March 27, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.  Available August 2015.
 
High School Special Education Teacher - Qualifications:  IL Professional Educator License with LBS1 endorsement.  High School Special Education Teacher to work in a Public Day Program for students with emotional disabilities.  Successful applicant must have solid classroom behavior management skills, ability to relate to and engage students in academic instruction focused on achieving academic success, social emotional learning, and successful transition to post-high school setting.  Offering competitive salary and benefits.  Position available August 2015. Please attach a letter of application, resume and reference letters to the online application.  Application deadline March 20, 2015.  Apply online at: www.lease-sped.org; Employment Opportunities.  
 
Elementary School Special Education Teacher -  Qualifications:  IL Professional Educator License with LBS1 endorsement.  K-2 Special Education Teacher to work in a Public Day Program for students with emotional disabilities.  Successful teacher must have solid classroom behavior management skills, ability to relate to and engage students in academic instruction focused on achieving academic success and social emotional learning.  Offering competitive salary and benefits.  Position available August 2015.  Please attach a letter of application, resume and reference letters to the online application.  Application deadline March 20, 2015. Apply online at: www.lease-sped.org; Employment Opportunities.  
 

Monday, March 23, 2015

Teacher Openings in New Orleans

Crescent City Schools Needs Great Teachers In New Orleans! 

Are you an inspiring teacher? Looking for an exciting position for the 2015-2016 School Year?  Crescent City Schools needs you in New Orleans! We are looking for talented and driven educators who are interested in transforming schools and ensuring every child has access to an excellent education. 
Crescent City Schools is a nonprofit Charter Management Organization whose mission is to support and develop open enrollment charter schools that raise student achievement and prepare students for college. As a part of the ongoing effort to rebuild New Orleans public schools, Crescent City Schools currently operates three open-enrollment charter schools: Harriet Tubman Charter school, a Kindergarten through 8th grade school on the West Bank; Akili Academy, a K-8th grade school in the Upper Ninth Ward; and Paul Habans Charter School, a pre-K through 8th grade school on the West Bank. Over the next few years we expect the network to grow to include more schools. Our organization creates life-changing educational experiences for students and, through this work, transforms a city. 

Openings for the 2015-2016 School Year include: founding 8th grade teachers (Math, Science, ELA, Social Studies), subject specific teachers across grades 5th-7th. To learn more about our openings and apply online, visit our Employment page.

Inspiring People Are Doing Inspiring Work!www.crescentcityschools.org