Friday, August 29, 2014

Autism Resource & Education Specialist sought

 UIC’s Resource Center for Autism and Developmental Delays (RCADD) is seeking an education specialist to evaluate  materials adapted for children with autism/developmental delays, develop training programs for parents and teachers, assess children’s needs, and develop referral database and expand resource center services.

Applicants should have a Bachelor's degree in education, psychology, social work or related field; Master's degree preferred; knowledge of autism spectrum disorders and related developmental delays including a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field. Spanish fluency strongly preferred.

Submit resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Opportunities312@gmail.com.

Head Start ESL Teacher needed

UIC’s Family Start Learning Center  is seeking a lead instructor to develop and teach community-based English as a Second Language programs for Head Start parents. The position will evaluate instructional materials, facilitate ESL classes, and supervise graduate assistants and volunteers.  Candidates should have a bachelor's degree in education, social science, or related field; master's degree preferred; 3+ years of experience in ESL.

Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Opportunities312@gmail.com.  

Substitute Early Childhood Teacher Sought

Catholic Charities of Chicago is looking for an early childhood teacher to provide supervision and implement weekly lessons and activities for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years on a temporary basis. This position is designed to move from classroom to classroom and center to center in order to ensure proper supervision of the children as well as to ensure continuity of services for the children.

Requirements: Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education, or related field, with a minimum of 6 semester hours in ECE or child development. B.A. preferred. At least one year of direct service in an Early Childhood classroom. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.  Certification in Food Safety and Sanitation, CPR, and First Aide desirable.

Apply to Diane Rodriguez; 651 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL. 60661.  Fax: 312-879-0293

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Superintendent of Schools sought

The Massena Central School District in New York is seeking a superintendent of schools to begin April 2015.  Candidates must have a valid NY State certificate as a school district administrator or school district leader.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate academic and fiscal leadership,  the ability to develop a comprehensive vision and to implement Common Core standards as well as to communicate effectively and make difficult decisions.

 Send a letter of interest, resume, application, professional placement file and/or three current letters of recommendation, academic transcripts, and NYS SDA/SDL certification to:  Mr.  Alan D. Pole, Educational Consultant; c/o Castallo & Silky;
4514 Whistler Circle;  Manlius, NY  13104.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

H.S. Spanish teacher sought

ACE Tech (Architecture, Construction and Engineering Technical) Charter High School is seeking a dedicated Spanish language educator and school leader. The candidate must be deeply committed to teaching students to problem solve while they build literacy skills.  Must have a valid Illinois teaching certificate, with two years of teaching experience in an urban high school preferred.

ACE Tech's mission is to provide for our students the highest levels of instruction and academic achievement combined with exemplary character development that will prepare them for postsecondary and apprenticeship education and sustained lifelong success.
ACE Tech Charter High School serves approximately 500 students from Chicago's Back of the Yards, Washington Park and Englewood neighborhoods on Chicago's south side. The student body demographic is 66% Black and 28% Hispanic. 95% of students are low income and 15% are in special education programs.  
Applicants will be screened initially by phone, then invited to ACE Technical Charter High School to give a 20-30 minute sample lesson followed by an interview. Finalists will then submit to a background check and fingerprinting.
Email resume and cover letter to cbaader@acetechnical.org and eanderson@acetechnical.org

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Part-time ESL Instructor wanted

The Howard Area Community Center is looking for a part-time English as a Second Language Instructor, approx. 18 hours per week.

Bachelor's degree in Education, English, Linguistics, or related field is required; 2+ years of experience working with adult learners and/or working in a social service agency preferred; knowledge of multi-cultural issues and the needs of adult learners; teaching experience; good interpersonal and organizational skills.

The last date to apply is August 27, 2014.  E-mail cover letter and resume to:
Melanie Sampson, Adult Education Manager, with “ESL Instructor Job Opening”  in subject line.

Gads Hill Center looking for Early Childhood Lead Teacher

The lead teacher in Gads Hill Center's early childhood program is responsible for planning and implementing structured educational activities based on program curriculum that adhere to licensinhg standards and funder requirements.  Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and Illinois Professional Educator License with Early Childhood Education endorsement.  Endorsement in Bilingual Education in Spanish is preferred.
The lead teacher collaborates with the teaching team to provide a classroom environment that is reflective of diverse races, cultures and languages and adapts teaching in response to children's differences. This position encourages parents to become involved in the classroom, Parent Committee and Policy Committee as well as conducts home visits twice per year.

Entry Salary Range: $40,000/ 10 months. Location: 2653 W. Ogden Ave, Chicago
To apply, send resume, cover letter and transcripts by e-mail to:  Anayeli Fuentes, Human Resources Manager,  312-226-0963 x234