Thursday, February 8, 2018

Chicago Zoological Society is now hiring!


The Chicago Zoological Society's Brookfield Zoo is now hiring a Camp and NatureStart Programs Counselor!
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Facilitate a variety of camp and specialty program topics and themes through techniques, including investigation, exploration and instruction.   Programs include, but are not limited to, Zoo Camp, Safari Sleepovers, Kid’s Clubs, and Mini Camps.
  • Partner with Camp and NatureStart Inclusion Specialist to plan for accommodation of participants with special needs.
  • Facilitate program/activity development, prototyping, and documentation.
  • Supervise program participants throughout the park during all program activities and zoo tours, maintaining a minimum 1:6 staff to child ratio at all times.
  • Assist program participants with all activities, games, and projects that relate to the designated program themes.  
  • Organize all daily supplies for activities including free play, arts and crafts, snack time, and games.
  • Maintain open communication on a daily basis with parents and/or guardians of program participants regarding questions, concerns, discipline issues, daily activities, etc.
  • Direct and/or delegate Seasonal Camp and NatureStart Programs Counselor Assistants to complete tasks as appropriate.

Starting pay $15.25 per hour.  High School diploma or (GED) equivalent required.   Must be at least 18 years of age as required by the American Camp Association Guidelines.  Camp programs are for children ages 4 to 14.  The Chicago Zoological Society strives to provide the most inclusive guest experience possible by providing an environment that fosters respect for all individuals and celebrates differences.  Experience working in inclusive informal, educational, or recreational programs a plus. 

If interested in being considered for this opportunity, please visit the CZS Career Center to obtain more details about the position and to apply by submitting your profile. Please visit our website

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

2018 Education Career Fair

Organized by the Education Consortium Schools: University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Loyola University, and DePaul University. We anticipate close to 100 organizations consisting of Public School Districts, Private Schools, Charter Schools, and non-profit organizations. Most organizations represent the Chicago and suburban areas but we also have had schools from Palm Springs, Colorado, Arizona, Florida, Wisconsin, Washington, Connecticut, and more!  Open to all students and alumni. Positions for k-12, elementary, middle school, high school, after school programs, and more!

Date: Thursday March 1, 2018
Time: 3pm – 6pm
Location: This year the fair will be at Loyola University, Lake Shore Campus
                  6511 North Sheridan Road, Chicago IL 60660
                   (If commuting, the Red line stops at Loyola)
Cost: $10.00 (can be paid at the door) for non-consortium school students/alumni

Current list of schools so far include:

Local public: Adlai Stevenson H.S. District 125, Berwyn South School District 100, Bremen H.S., Calumet Public School District 132, Chicago Public Schools, Cicero School District 99, Community Consolidated School District 168, Community H.S. District 117,  Community H.S. District 218, Community H.S. District 94, Dolton School District, Downers Grove District 99, Franklin-McKinley School District, Glen Ellyn District 41, Indian Prairie School District 2014, J. Sterling Morton H.S. District 201, Joliet Public School District 86, Joliet Township H.S., Kildeer District 96, Leyden H.S. District 212, Maywood School District 89, Naperville School District 203, New Trier Township H.S. District 203, North Chicago Community School District 187, North Palos School District 117, Oak Park Elementary School District 205, River Forest Public School District 54, Rockford Public School District 205, Schaumburg School District 54, School District U-46, Township H.S. District 214, Vernon Hills H.S., Posen-Robbins School District 143.5
Private Schools (local)and Non-profit organizations: Archdiocese of Chicago, Center for Talent Development (Northwestern Univ., Evanston), Chicago Commons Association, College Preparatory School of America,  EPIC Academy College Prep H.S., Horizon Science Academy McKinley Park, Joseph Academy (special educ school), North Shore Country Day School (Winnetka, IL), One Hope United, Seton Catholic Schools, Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School, St. Ignatius

Charter Schools: Academy for Urban School Leadership, Acero Schools, Catalyst Schools, Chicago Collegiate Charter School, Chicago Tech Academy, Distinctive Schools, Edison Learning, Great Lakes Academy Charter School, Cristo Rey Network, Noble Network of Charter Schools, University of Chicago Charter School, Young Women’s Leadership Charter School of Chicago

Other States: Aurora Public Schools (Aurora, CO) Bright Horizons (MA), carmen Schools of Science & Technology (Milwaukee), Charlotte-Mecklenburg NC Schools (Charlotte, NC), Cherry Creek School District (Greenwood Village, CO), Douglas County School District RE-1, Grand Rapids Public Schools (Grand Rapids, MI), Kent School District (CT), Los Angeles Unified School District (CA), Milwaukee Public Schools, (Milwaukee, WI), Oro Grande School District (Oro Grande, CA), Palm Springs Unified School District (CA), Prince George’s County Public Schools (Maryland), Teach for America, Westminster Public Schools (Westminster, CO)



Wednesday, January 31, 2018

2018 CPS Recruitment Events

Are you passionate about urban education? Do you want to help make sure that all children have great teachers, no matter their race, ethnicity, or zip code? If so, then Chicago’s Opportunity Schools might be the right place for you. These 50 schools provide quality learning environments that help students maximize their potential. What they need to be successful are eager, dynamic teachers who are ready to help them thrive. Teachers who are interested in the opportunity schools will have intensive support from the Talent Office in finding a great position, as well as additional professional development opportunities throughout the year. This is your chance to make a profound impact on the children who need great teachers the most. Register today!

Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018
Event: Meet & Greet CPS School Administrators
Time: 5:00 - 6:30 pm ** Check-in starts at 4:30 pm

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018
Event: Meet & Greet CPS School Administrators
Time: 10:00 - 12:00 pm ** Check-in starts at 9:30 am

Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Event: Meet & Greet CPS School Administrators
Time: 10:00 - 12:00 pm ** Check-in starts at 9:30 am

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Event: Meet & Greet CPS School Administrators
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm ** Check-in starts at 5:00 pm

Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Event: Meet & Greet CPS School Administrators
Time: 10:00 - 12:00 pm ** Check-in starts at 9:30 am

Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Event: Meet & Greet CPS School Administrators
Time: 5:00 - 6:30 pm ** Check-in starts at 4:30 pm

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Noble's Diversity Networking Night Feb 7

What inspired the event?  At Noble, we serve 98% students of color, 84% first generation college students, and 87% low-income students.  In order to be most successful in college and beyond, our students need to have both “windows and mirrors” in their teachers and role models.  At this particular recruiting event, we are hoping to meet passionate, mission-aligned teachers and leaders who share one or more identities with our students.  The main objective of the event is for prospective candidates to meet some of our Noble staff: Principals, Deans, Teachers, and Hiring Managers. We want candidates to learn more about Noble, individual campuses, and job openings for the 2018-19 school year.  The registration link is below. 
Event Details:
What: Noble Diversity Networking Night
When: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 PM
Where: Mansueto High School, 2911 W 47th St, Chicago, IL 60632

Friday, January 12, 2018

Schaumburg District 54- Job Postings

SD54 recently posted several long term teaching assignments that will begin after the first of the year. The following long term substitute positions are posted on the District 54’s website (  
  • Chinese-speaking Certified Substitute
  • Spanish-speaking Certified Substitute
  • Japanese-speaking Certified Substitute
  • Long Term Substitute Elementary
  • Long Term Substitute Junior High
  • Long Term Substitute Junior High Math
  • Long Term Substitute Autism Spectrum Disorder

Lastly, successful candidates will be paid $140.00 per day if they secure a long term teaching assignment.  If a teacher candidate is interested in working in District 54 please complete the online application and email Asst Supt. Hannigan directly once the application is submitted.

Peter Hannigan, Ed.D.
Assistant Superintendent- Human Resources
Schaumburg School District 54

1st Grade Transitional Bilingual/ESL Teacher

Berwyn North District 98 is in search of a 1st grade EL teacher IMMEDIATELY. Recent graduates in search of teaching opportunities are welcome to apply.
To view the job posting and to apply, please visit our Career Page.