Thursday, September 25, 2014

Professional Development Coordinator Needed

Teach Plus is looking for a coordinator to launch and grow C2 (Core Collaborative) in Chicago, as a potential model for other Teach Plus sites as well.

The mission of Teach Plus is to improve the achievement of urban children by ensuring that a greater proportion of students have access to excellent, experienced teachers.  C2 is a teacher-led professional learning series through which teachers come together to collaboratively learn from each other and selected experts about the Common Core (including implementation challenges and solutions, instructional strategies, practices, and materials).  Click here for a more detailed job description.
Ideal candidates should have:

A passionate commitment to improving public education by retaining and supporting outstanding teachers in urban schools
  • 4+ years in the education field, with preference given to candidates who have both a teaching background and experience coaching teachers and school leaders in an urban environment
  • Common Core Literacy and/or Math instructional coaching experience
  • A focus on data, including analysis and using it to inform instruction and make decisions
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Health, retirement disability, and vacation benefits included.  This position will require occasional travel.
Apply online. Please submit a cover letter which should include an explanation of the candidate's interest in the position as well as a summary of relevant qualifications and experience.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Special Education Teacher Sought in Chicago

Young Women's Leadership Charter School of Chicago is looking for a special education teacher to provide direct instruction for self-contained classes and to proactively collaborate with general education teachers to plan for and modify instruction of students with IEPs and 504 Plans.  Candidates should possess:
  • 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  cover letter, resume, transcripts and two letters of recommendation to Ms. Tovah Hicks, Human Resources Manager.

ESL/Citizenship Instructor Needed in Mount Prospect

The Hanul Family Alliance, a 27 year old, community based, progressive social service organization in the Chicago metropolitan area,  seeks an ESL/Citizenship Instructor. Supervised by the Education Program Coordinator, the ESL/Citizenship Instructor will teach Permanent Legal Residents, who are Limited English Proficient students, basic English and civics education to better prepare them to take the Naturalization Exam.

Qulaified candidates should possess TESOL or Edcuation Degrees or Bachelor's degree with two or more years of teaching experience. Must have bilingual and bi-cultural (Korean-English) knowledge; Basic Microsoft Office skills; flexibility to attend meetings and trainings outside of the agency; and  excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The work schedule is M-W 9:00-11:30 (ESL) and Thur 9:00-10:30 (Citizenship) in Mount Prospect.

Express your interest by emailing your resume and a cover letter to


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한울 종합 복지관은 시카고 지역의 한인들을 위해 설립된 비영리 사회사업 단체로, 커뮤니티를 위해 함께 일할 분들을 찾고 있습니다. 관심 있는 분들의 많은 연락 바랍니다.

직책: 유급 파트타임 영어/시민권 강사
근무시간: 월.화.수요일 영어수업 (9:00am 11:30am) 목요일 시민권수업 (9:00-10:30am)

근무처: 북부사무소 (1166 S. Elmhurst Road Mt. Prospect, IL 60056)

담당 업무:

 영어.시민권수업진행. 학생관리및커리큘럼작성.

 그랜트관련리포트에필요한학생파일정리. 그랜트관련미팅및트레이닝참가
TESOL 전공자또는영어강사경력자우대

한국어/영어이중언어가능자. 컴퓨터사용필수

영문이력서와커버레터를2014년9월26일까지아래이메일로제출바랍니다. 문의전화: 847-439-5195 (ext.105)

Elementary Math Teacher Needed In Chicago

Robert A. Black Elementary School is looking for a 7th & 8th Grade Math teacher with a math endorsement. Interested candidates should contact Mr. McIntosh.

Andrew N. McIntosh, Principal
Robert A. Blcak Magnet School
9101 S. Euclid (grades 4-8)
7133 S. Coles (grades K-3)
Phone (773) 535-6390 or 6394
Fax (773) 535-6047 or 6057

Monday, September 22, 2014

Tutor and Teacher Openings at U-46

Elgin School District U-46 has a variety of job openings at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels.  To review the complete list of openings and to apply, go to

Immediate Openings At Rowe Elementary

Rowe Elementary School in Chicago has an immediate opening for an elementary teacher and a special education teacher.  Below is the link to use to get more information and apply:

The links on the right sidebar of this page provide the detailed job descriptions.

Thanks to alum and current COE student Derek Young for this announcement!

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


Thursday, September 4, 2014

H.S. Special Ed Teacher Wanted

Position: High School Special Education Teacher

School: University of Chicago Charter School - Woodlawn Campus

For immediate consideration, please send your resumes to: Brianne J. Dean --->

Teachers Wanted

Metcalfe Community Academy  is seeking teachers for early childhood and art education.  Please contact Principal Stephen Fabiyi for more information.  (773) 535-5590

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

H.S. English, Math & Science Teachers needed

The  Noble Network  of Charter Schools is  looking to fill the following positions as soon as possible.

● English language arts teacher at Butler College Prep
● New high school math teacher at UIC College Prep
● Science teacher Intern at Hansberry College Prep

Recently ranked  #15 as most transformational high school network  in the country by Newsweek, Noble sends over 90% of our seniors (84% of whom are first-generation college students) off to college every year.
Although the ideal candidate has classroom experience with evidence of results, Noble is always looking for those  who may be new to high school, to teaching, or to education who have a history of achievement (regardless of field) who want to join a high-performing team and work to close Chicago's achievement gap.

Apply online.    Email questions to


H.S. Science Teacher sought

ACE Tech Charter High School is seeking a dedicated educator and school leader to serve as a Freshman and Senior science teacher. Freshmen take Unified Science, an introductory science class that covers the basic principles of engineering and scientific methods; seniors take an elective science.  We require a candidate deeply committed to teaching students to problem solve and think scientifically while building scientific skills and literacy. We are seeking candidates that view teaching as leadership, collaborate well with others, and can manage both details and relationships.

Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in a Science and a valid Illinois Teaching Certificate for High School Science.  At least 2 years of teaching experience in an urban high school setting is preferred

Email your cover letter & resume to Department Chair Ryan Palmer and Assistant Principal Cecilia Baader




Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Special Education Teacher needed

Young Women's Leadership Charter School of Chicago is seeking a special education teacher to proactively collaborate with general education teachers to plan for and modify instruction of students with IEPs and 504 Plans.  Enthusiasm for teaching math is a plus.

Please send a cover letter, resume, transcripts and two letters of recommendation to Ms. Tovah Hicks, Human Resources Manager.