Wednesday, September 17, 2014

5th Grade Teacher and 6th Grade Science Teacher Needed Immediately

JohnT. Pirie Fine Arts & Academic Center has an immediate need for Highly Qualified Illinois State Licensed teachers in the following areas:

5th Grade Teacher - General Elementary Education

6th Grade Departmental Teacher - The teacher must have a Middle School endorsement in the area of Science.  Additionally, a middle school endorsement in the areas of Reading, Math, & Social Science is preferred but not required.

Art Teacher – Teacher must have an Art endorsement and will be required to provide art instruction for Pre-K-6th grade students.

You may send your resume to Ms. Senalda R. Grady, Principal by email: Please contact the school at (773)535-3437  if you need further information.

Teacher Openings at Wells Elementary in Chicago

Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy has immediate openings for the following positions:

1. K-8 Visual Arts Teacher - visual arts endorsement required
2. K-8 Performing Arts/Dance - Dance endorsement requirement
3. Part Time K-8 Science Lab Teacher - no endorsement required, $15- $20/hr depending on
experience and up to 16 hours per week.
4. K-8 Spanish Teacher - Spanish endorsement required

For more information, contact:

Vincent Izuegbu, Ph.D.
Assistant Principal
Wells Preparatory Academy
Chicago, Illinois.
Phone:773 535 1621
Fax:773 535 1009
Students as Designers of Their Own Life Curricula:
The Reconstruction of Experience in Education

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Bilingual/Spanish Birth-to-3 Teacher Position Open

Howard Area Community Center is seeking a Bilingual/Spanish Birth-to-Three Teacher, 40 hours a week.  This is a 12 month position.

Qualified candidates must have at least an AA degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; an existing Infant Toddler Certificate (or willing to be in progress for one); and previous experience in an infant-toddler setting.   Certification in CPR & First Aid-pediatric and adult is recommended.
Please email cover letter and resume to  and

Monday, September 8, 2014

Art Assistant Needed in Chicago

This message comes from Tiffany Armitage, a School Counseling Intern at Crown Academy in Chicago.

Below is a request made by the Crown Academy Art Teacher looking for volunteers to assist with projects throughout the school. The art teacher would love some help creating a bright and artistic environment for students to learn in as well as to show off the vast accomplishments of Crown Academy to parents and visitors.

Specifically, the teacher is seeking creative students to help hang posters, install bulletin board displays, and help document the impact of arts on student learning.  She is looking for  volunteers who can work approximately 3+ hours per week, (one afternoon per week, flexible).  The volunteer must be detailed oriented and comfortable cutting and gluing!  This is a perfect volunteer position for scrap-bookers, and graphic art or education majors!

The school is close to the Central Park pink line. The volunteer could receive food and transportation, a recommendation, help developing a teaching portfolio, art materials...and of course undying gratitude. 

Tasks include:

  *   setting up theater and computer lab classrooms
  *   alphabetizing and labeling students portfolios
  *   designing bulletin boards and prepping displays
  *   photographing displays

You will have no direct contact with students. If you are interested in helping, please contact Mari Rice at or Tiffany Armitage at  Thank you!
Art is a transaction between open minded people.

Seeking quality educators

William K New Sullivan Fine Arts Academy is seeking to hire some high quality educators.  The following positions are  available:

● second grade educator
● 7/8 cross category (self-contained )
● 4/5 resource special ed educator

 Contact  Principal Kathy McCoy at 773/535-6585 for more information.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Teachers and Teacher Assistants wanted

Tiny Giants Early Learning Center by Lake Shore Schools is looking for friendly, smiling faces to fill our teacher and teacher assistant positions in different aged classrooms!

Our private school offers competitive pay based on education and experience. 

To be considered for a teacher position, you are required to meet these qualifications:
·         19 years or older.
·         Proof of high school diploma or equivalency certificate.
·         60 college credit hours (6 being in Early Childhood education) OR 30 college credit hours (6 being in Early Childhood education) with 1 year experience at a licensed center/school.
·         Bi-lingual (Spanish) is a plus but not required. 

To be considered for an assistant position, you are required to meet these qualifications:
·         19 years or older.
·         Proof of high school diploma or equivalency certificate.
·         Bi-lingual (Spanish) is a plus but not required.

Please e-mail your resume and transcripts to for consideration.


Special Education Teacher K-12 in Chicago, IL

Special Education Teacher K-12 in Chicago, IL

Hillside Academy East Campus (HAEC), a member of The Menta Group, is an alternative safe school for elementary, middle and high school students who are at-risk of suspension or expulsion or have other special education needs to be served. The school's curriculum is geared to primary, middle and high school students, and the credit earning system for high school students is aligned with its partnering district/Chicago Public Schools. This partnership thus allows for seamless transitions from and to the students' home schools. HAEC was established to positively impact the academic and social-emotional competencies of students referred to the program, and offer a variety of school-to-work options for special education students.

The classrooms are designed to be active learning environments where young people have the opportunity to experience educational, behavioral, and social success on a regular basis. The high school curriculum aids students in acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary for success in post-secondary education and/or employment settings. For those students preparing to transition back to a public school setting, our transition specialist provides active support throughout the process.

Background: Hillside Academy East Campus is the adjunct campus of the organization's first school, Hillside Academy.  Hillside Academy East Campus is approved as a nonpublic special education program (under Section 14-7.02 of the Illinois School Code) for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.
This position offers an access to medical, dental, vision plans, 403(b), sick pay, holiday pay, and personal days.The salary range is comparable for the position and area, depending upon certification and qualifications. All of our programs post their open teaching positions on our website and feature an easy-to-complete applicationprocess.

Type LBS1/Special Education State of Illinois license at the elementary, middle to high school level
Comprehensive training, experience, and mentoring in curriculum area
Ability to teach a self-contained classroom within all basic instructional areas
Ability to work a regular school day and the ability to work with youth with emotional/behavioral/academic difficulties
Employment is contingent upon a background check, employment physical and drug screen
Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Apply online at:
Fax:  (773) 638-6235
3049 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (773) 533-9605
Dr. Marc K. Bickham
Principal, Hillside Academy East