Wednesday, February 11, 2015

8th Grade Teacher Needed in Berwyn

The Children’s School seeks an 8th Grade Classroom Teacher. The ideal candidate has experience with and is passionate about progressive education and what it can offer adolescents.  This person has experience leading a classroom with 15 students.  Supervised by the Director for Curriculum and Instruction and in collaboration with the Middle Level Curriculum Coordinator and other faculty, this person will work with students to develop emergent curriculum while aligning with national, state, and school-level curriculum goals to help each student prepare for high school.

Essential Job Functions
  • Generate thematic teaching that springs from students’ curiosity
  • Integrate writing, reading, math, social studies, and sciences into thematic project- or problem-based study
  • Be flexible in allowing students room to grow at their individual pace, attending to the social and emotional as well as academic life of each student
  • Incorporate inclusive and justice-oriented teaching and learning into day-to-day life of the classroom
  • Use careful observation, anecdotal notes, artifacts of the student’s own work, and other forms of assessment to document and nurture each student’s progress
  • Employ creative and alternate teaching strategies to foster each student’s talents
  • Help guide students in independent research or arts projects in which they explore in depth a topic or idea of their own choosing
  • Help guide students’ high school search and application process and help students prepare for high school success
  • Express ideas in a clear and timely manner in written home/school communications
  • Write on average three narrative reports (to accompany three parent-teacher conferences) for each student annually
  • Foster a collaborative culture and work closely with colleagues
  • B.A. or M.A. in Education or related field preferred
  • Experience in teaching children in the upper elementary/middle level grades
  • Ability to organize and manage classroom for purposeful, project-based and problem-based inquiry
  • Commitment to and understanding of child-centered teaching and learning

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to:
            The Children’s School
            Attn: Human Resources
            1428 S. Wesley
            Berwyn, IL 60402

Or electronically to:

Monday, February 9, 2015

Three Teachers Needed Immediately

Metcalfe Community Academy is in need of 3 teachers for immediate hire. The positions are below:

Middle School Math Grades 6-8

Middle School Language Arts 6-8

K-5 Gen Ed.

Math Tutors

Candidates should send resumes directly to and apply
online at

Thank you,

Stephen Fabiyi
Metcalfe Community Academy
12339 S. Normal Ave. Chicago, IL. 60628
Office: 773-535-5590 Cell: 773-230-6437

Thursday, February 5, 2015

CICS Chicago Quest Teacher Openings

CICS Chicago Quest on the near north side if Chicago has openings for an Algebra/ Geometry teacher and a Spanish teacher. CICS Chicago Quest is a game-like learning school.  It is hard work, but it is very rewarding.

Interested applicants can contact current RU graduate student Beena Korah at for more information.

Bilingual Kindergarten Teacher Needed for 2015-16

School District 105 seeks a Bilingual Kindergarten Teacher for the 2015-16 school year.  Current Illinois Professional Educator License registered in Suburban Cook County (Region 6) required with a Bilingual Endorsement (English-Spanish). Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively and productively.

The application deadline is February 23, 2015, so apply online today! Please attach your cover letter, resume, letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts for consideration.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Kid's Club Attendant Needed

Fitness Formula Clubs is currently seeking a part-time Kids' Club Attendant to work mornings-early afternoons on Mondays and Wednesdays. Early Childhood Education students looking for a part-time job would be ideal. Fitness Formula Clubs is located in the Lakeview area, and this is a great opportunity to work with kids in a fast-paced environment.

Anyone interested in applying and interviewing for the position should contact Kate Pflugradt at or (773) 477-3664 x241

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Summer Camp Lead Teacher Wanted

GirlForward is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering refugee girls who have been resettled in Chicago from various regions of the world. Camp GirlForward is GirlForward's academic summer program designed to meet the needs of girls with limited and interrupted educational backgrounds through academic instruction, as well as enrichment activities designed to build confidence, explore identity and culture, and form leadership skills. Camp is built on the tenets of social justice and will involve intensives in reading, writing, and research. Camp GirlForward is for girls who are refugees entering 9th-12th grades and will run from June 23 through August 14, 2015, with 25 girls enrolled. Class will be held Tuesday-Friday, 9 am - 3 pm. The girls are 14-19 years old and will be English Language Learners.

GirlForward is seeking a Lead Teacher beginning June 2015. Reporting to the Program Director, the Lead Teacher will be responsible for the implementation of curriculum and assessment tools, creating lesson plans, supervising assistant teaching interns, and teaching class daily.

This is a 35 hours/week position with classroom instruction Tuesday-Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM and curriculum planning or office hours on Mondays. For a more detailed description, click here. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to with Camp Lead Teacher in the subject line. Please include your cover letter in the body of the e-mail as well as in an attachment.

Please indicate the earliest date you are available to begin.

Head Start Teacher Wanted

El Valor Children and Youth Service is an Early Childhood dual language program that focuses on early education, inclusion and enrichment programs from cradle to career.  We currently seek a full time Head Start Teacher for our program.

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the education and general development of the children enrolled in the Agency's Head Start Program as well as implementation of the curriculum in accordance with Head Start standards.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education from accredited college or technical school, Two to five years of job-related prior experience and successful completion of CPR and First Aid courses.
For a more detailed description of essential job functions and requirements, click here. Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to The application deadline is March 18, 2015.