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 and

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

Part-time Education Coordinator wanted

Corazón a Corazón, a sponsored ministry of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, is seeking an Education Coordinator, is responsible for the implementation of the After School and Summer program for 30 children from pre-K through 8th grade. The Coordinator maintains a safe, clean site, a high level of program quality including homework help and works to establish a positive relationship with all program participants, their families and volunteers. The Coordinator will provide a positive role model to youth and will insure that the values of the School Sisters of Notre Dame are implemented throughout the program.

Please forward your resume to S. Loretta Rosendale, SSND. For more information, feel free to call S. Loretta at 773.221.0620.

8235 S. South Shore Dr., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL, 60617

Volunteer Tutors Needed

Chicago Public Library needs tutors for its Inspired Youth Tutoring Program at the Bezazianian Branch, 1226 W. Ainslie-1 blk south of the Red Line’s Argyle el-stop.  Assist with home-work & basic skills- reading, writing and arithmetic.  MONDAYS:  6:30-7:50 p.m.,  5th thru 10th grade.

WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS:   3:30-5 p.m., 1st thru 4th grade.  Contact Mrs. Beth Palmer,  773-561-4759, for more information.


Friday, August 15, 2014

Education and Disabilities Coordinator wanted

Metropolitan Family Services seeks an Education and Disabilities Coordinator, Master’s Degree required, Type 04 Certification preferred.

 The coordinator will manage, plan  and administer educational services provided to infant and toddler and preschool children and their families in a Head Start and Early Head Start program in DuPage County.

 Click here for a more detailed description and to apply online.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Tutors wanted

Rolling Meadows High School seeks current college students to become tutors for AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) an exciting college prep program.

 September 2014 Start Date; 4-10 hours per week or more; $18.02 per hour.

 Training provided by District 214 (must be a good student willing to tutor AVID students).

Please send letter of interest with resume and transcript by August 25, 2014 to Lee Stanley. Questions?  (847) 718-5612.