Monday, July 24, 2017

Dist 161 seeks Junior High Spanish Teacher

Flossmoor School District 161 seeks a Junior High Spanish Teacher. The position requires a valid Illinois Professional Educator's License and teacher candidates must have taught Spanish grade 6-8 education in the last 10 years or taken relevant coursework in the last 2 years. Please click here to view the complete posting and to apply for this vacancy.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Teaching Opportunities in Memphis, TN

Shelby County Schools has exciting opportunities to teach for the 2017-18 school year, especially for high school math and elementary grades.

Reasons to consider Shelby County Schools:
  • Pay starts at $43,000, and teachers have options to earn stipends based on performance and holding advanced degrees in education or their subject area
  • The cost of living in Memphis is incredibly affordable! In terms of cost of living, making $50,000 in Memphis is like making $68,757 in Chicago
  • A Professional Educator license from Illinois PEL reciprocates to a 3 year teaching license in Tennessee; we also have an alternate route teaching license option in case students did not earn a teaching license through their degree
  • Memphis is a vibrant and up-and-coming place to live. Learn more at and the I Love Memphis blog

To start an application, teachers may submit a profile here. There are 4 pages of information to complete, so make sure to scroll to the bottom of each and hit submit, next, finish etc.

For more information, contact:

Abigail Johnson
Advisor, Talent Acquisition
Department of Human Resources
Shelby County Schools
160 S. Hollywood St., Memphis, TN 38112
901.416.0213 |

Monday, June 26, 2017

Memphis Hiring Event - Elementary Education

Shelby County Schools is hosting a hiring event for elementary school teaching opportunities to connect candidates with elementary school principals. We look forward to supporting you in connecting with principals about their elementary school teaching opportunities!

Please note, at this event, principals will ONLY be interviewing for elementary school teaching/certified positions (not non-instructional positions). If you are interested in positions other than elementary school teaching, please continue to apply via your online application.

When will the event be held?
The event will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 5pm – 6:30pm. Arriving later than 5pm may affect your chances to interview for opportunities that best fit your qualifications and interests. Candidate check in will begin at 4:30pm.

RSVP for additional details.

Where will the event be held?
Colonial Middle School
1370 Colonial Rd.
Memphis, TN 38117

What are my next steps?
If you’re interested in attending (and have NOT registered), complete the RSVP by Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 11:59pm.

What should I do to prepare for the event?
If you haven’t created your instructional application yet, please start one by visiting this link. Please click “Apply Now” under Instructional Positions.  

What should I bring to the event?
We recommend bringing at least 5 copies of your resume and student performance if available.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Special Ed. Position - Chicago

The Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School is looking for licensed Special Education teachers to fill several teaching positions immediately. The Orthogenic School offers a great work environment, competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.

The Orthogenic School was founded on the campus of the University of Chicago over 100 years ago. Our focus is on providing therapeutic interventions that promote all aspects of healthy development for young students living with mental, emotional and learning disabilities. Being an educational and residential facility, the O-School believes that educating children – and treating them like the intelligent and capable people they are – is an important part of their therapy. 

For immediate consideration, candidates should visit the O-School opportunities page at: or they can send their resumes directly to Kimberly Williamson, Human Resources Director at