Friday, October 31, 2014

Early Childhood Educators Wanted For Paid Research Study

Early childhood educators, we want your input!

Researchers are developing a classroom tool to measure preschoolers’ social and emotional skills. We are seeking teachers’ feedback to improve the tool and teacher training. 

Interested? You may be eligible for a paid, non-invasive research study at the University of Illinois at Chicago. E-mail us if you have worked as an early-childhood lead, assistant, or student teacher for at least 1 year. 

Contact: Claire Christensen at study.teachers@psch.uic.edu
Principal Investigator: Claire Christensen, M.A., Psychology Department, UIC 
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Kate Zinsser, Psychology Department, UIC 
UIC IRB Protocol #2014-0443

SPED Teachers Needed for Soliant Pupil Services

Soliant Health is seeking recent graduates with licensure in special education.  See details below.



H.S. English Teacher Needed For At-Risk Youth

The West Town Academy (WTA) is seeking a High School English instructor to develop lesson plans and provide academic instruction and individualized mentoring to assigned students. 

Candidates should have a bachelor's degree and valid Illinois Type 9 certification or Professional Educator License; a master's degree is preferred.  Candidates should possess a demonstrated commitment to community service.  Two or more years of related experience with at-risk, dropout youth is preferred.

Submit a detailed cover letter and resume to Robert Mayer, assistant principal.  WTA is located at 534 W. Sacramento Blvd.in Chicago.

Substitute H.S. Science Teacher Needed

The West Town Academy (WTA) is seeking a maternity leave high school science teacher to begin in November 2014.  This is a full-time temporary position with possible permanent placement.  

Candidates should have a bachelor's degree and a demonstrated commitment to community service.  Two or more years of related experience with at-risk, dropout youth is preferred.

Submit a detailed cover letter and resume to Robert Mayer, assistant principal.  WTA is located at 534 W. Sacramento Blvd. in Chicago.

Special Education Teacher Needed

Young Women's Leadership Charter School of Chicago is seeking a special education teacher with an enthusiasm for teaching math.

Candidates must have:
  • Required state teaching certification (LBS I or II) in special education
  • Highly Qualified status under No Child Left Behind
  • Knowledge of IDEA, the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as state and local special education programs and systems.
Please email a cover letter, resume, transcripts and two letters of recommendation to Ms. Tovah Hicks, Human Resources Manager.

Chicago SPED Math & Science Openings

Voise Academy High School in Chicago has hired one of our recent graduates, Abhishak Mantra, and  has one current opening in SPED Math and another in SPED Science.  For more information, contact the principal at the link here.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

December Teacher Graduates Needed!

The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is looking for Roosevelt December graduates and seniors interested in teaching in Chicago Public Schools (CPS). This summer we hired 8 Lakers. We'd love to hire more!

We have immediate openings for licensed special education, early childhood, primary, intermediate, middle school, and high school teachers. If you are interested in teaching immediately or next school year, we'd like to meet you.

Please plan to attend an upcoming information session. The information flyer is attached below. Students will learn more about AUSL, our immediate vacancies, and our interview and selection process. Attendees will have an opportunity to tour a school and hear first-hand from a first-year teacher.

Information sessions will be held at Chalmers School of Excellence, 2745 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608 on Wednesdays November 5th, 12th, and 19th. For more information, please visit http://www.auslchicago.org .  For questions, e-mail schoolrecruitment@auslchicago.org.

We hope to see you soon!


Sabine Champagne, Talent Acquisition Manager for AUSL Schools
M: 312.286.6501| E: schampagne@auslchicago.org

AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership), Chicago, IL
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