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

Woodgate Needs Bilingual Preschool for All Teacher

School District159 seeks Bilingual Preschool for All Teacher at Woodgate Elementary School in Matteson.
This position will encompass preschool-aged children (i.e. ages 3-5) who are in need of a structured, enriched and engaged classroom environment to promote appropriate academic and socio-emotional skill development. The teacher will be required to develop and reinforce appropriate cognitive and emotional skill development through a variety of modalities needed by the children. The teacher will be required to develop a program environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate . pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to be successful in accordance with each student's ability . ·Instruction will be provided with the assistance of teacher paraprofessional. Class size will vary and will include both regular and special education students who are incorporated within the blended model prescribed by ISBE that encompasses two (2) half-day sessions each day during the school day.

Qualified applicants  must have Type 4 (Early Childhood Endorsement) with Special Education and Bilingual Spanish endorsement and must be fluent in Spanish written/verbal.

For a full job description and to apply visit the District 159 employment site.

Math Instructors Needed

Mathnasium is the industry leader with over 500 math education centers, providing supplemental math education to children in 2nd through 12th grades. We are looking for passionate instructors that have a strong mathematics background and/or math teaching experience. Our talented instructors experience daily the impact they make. The benefits of working for Mathnasium include no lesson planning, provided instruction materials, paid training, and the difference you make in students’ lives.

As a part-time Mathnasium Instructor, you will be trained on the Mathnasium curriculum and teaching methods. You will provide personalized math instruction in any of the following: pre-school math, elementary Math through Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, College Algebra, Statistics and Calculus.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum freshman college level mathematics 
  • Mathematics competency based on Mathnasium skills assessment 
  • Enthusiasm for mathematics 
  • Good social and communication skills 
  • Willingness to learn the Mathnasium teaching method through on the job training
This is a part-time position varying from about 6 to 25 hours per week, depending on the programs you are able to instruct and your availability. Flexible work hours are in afternoons and evenings (Mon-Thurs: 3pm-8:00pm; Sat: 10am-1pm). Compensation will be based on education and experience. 

To apply please send your resume to schaumburg@mathnasium.com

Great Lakes Academy Needs Teachers

Great Lakes Academy is a K-8 charter school that opened in 2014 with Kindergarten and First Grade. As we continue to grow, we are seeking high capacity, collaborative, mission driven teachers to serve in our K-2 classrooms.

Master Teacher Job Description
A Great Lakes Academy Master Teacher will be a part of a team of game-changing teachers working to change the face of education on the South Side of Chicago. A Master Teacher takes responsibility for the high academic achievement and character development of every child in his or her classroom. In grades K and 1, teachers co-teach and work collaboratively for student success. In grade 2, there are approximately 22 students per class, and teachers co-plan lessons and curriculum, but teach most of the day solo.

Elementary Teacher Job Description
A Great Lakes Academy Elementary Teacher will be a part of a team of game-changing teachers working to change the face of education on the South Side of Chicago. An Elementary Teacher takes responsibility for the high academic achievement and character development of every child in his or her classroom. In grades K and 1, teachers co-teach and work collaboratively for student success. There is a Master Teacher and a Co-Teacher in each classroom. Master Teachers have a minimum of 2+ years of urban teaching experience.

Job Description
The Special Education Teacher is responsible for overseeing the pre-referral and referral processes of special education, as well as overseeing the creation of, and execution of, IEPs and 504s for special needs students. They act as both the Special Education Teacher and Case Manager for the school.

Job Requirements
  1. Bachelor's degree is required;
  2. At least two years teaching experience in an urban district, private or charter school with demonstrated student achievement.
  3. Valid State Certification.
  4. Belief in and alignment with Great Lakes Academy's core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.
Culture Fit- Do these words describe you?
Fiercely positive, Hard-working, Intelligent, Team oriented, Organized, Sense of humor, Belief in the power of education, Humble, Self-reflective, Goal-oriented, Enthusiastic.

To Apply
Email your resume and cover letter at Katherine Myers at kmyers@glachicago.org and go to the career page at www.glachicago.org and click on 'Join Us'!

As an equal opportunity employer, Great Lakes Academy hires without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by applicable law.

AMI/AMS Trained Preschool Teacher

The Montessori School of Englewood in Chicago seeks an experienced AMI/AMS trained preschool teacher to join our supportive and collaborative faculty. We are seeking teachers and interns at the primary level.

The Montessori School of Englewood (MSE) is a Chicago Public Charter School that opened in August 2012. Located at 6550 S. Seeley Ave., Annex Building in the West Englewood community, MSE will add one new grade level each year, eventually serving pre-k through eighth-grade.


Successful applicants will ideally have two/three years experience as a lead teacher/ intern in a primary (3-6) classroom and will be an effective communicator with parents, students and colleagues. They will be confident, creative and favor working in a collaborative environment. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.


To apply please forward resume and cover letter to hiring@tmsoe.org.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

AMI/AMS Trained Elementary Teacher Needed

The Montessori School of Englewood in Chicago seeks an experienced AMI/AMS trained elementary teacher to join our supportive and collaborative faculty for the 2015-2016 school year. We are seeking teachers at both the Upper and Lower Elementary levels.

The Montessori School of Englewood (MSE) is a Chicago Public Charter School that opened in August 2012. Located at 6550 S. Seeley Ave., Annex Building in the West Englewood community, MSE will add one new grade level each year, eventually serving pre-k through eighth-grade.

Successful applicants will ideally have two/three years experience as a lead teacher/ intern in an elementary (6-9 or 9-12) classroom and will be an effective communicator with parents, students and colleagues. They will be confident, creative and favor working in a collaborative environment. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.


To apply please forward resume and cover letter to hiring@tmsoe.org.