Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Bilingual Parent Educator Needed in Elgin, IL

Provide paraprofessional assistance to the EHS/Home Based program participants, including pregnant and parenting adults and children from birth to age 3. The Parent Educator is also responsible for providing resources and support through educational and family development activities. Participate in initial orientation and ongoing training; Conduct weekly home visits to families and provide services as outlined in the service plan. Build and encourage constructive relationships with the families to increase their knowledge of their children’s developmental needs and ability to advocate for their family. Serve as a positive role model for parents to help strengthen the parenting skills of adult caregivers in the families. Complete initial assessments on parents and children; May act as mentor for newly hired Parent Educator. Refer parents to community resources and provide follow-up to ensure needs were met. Complete all required documentation by established deadlines. Participate in monthly activities offered for families. Encourage and motivate parents to attend center-based socialization activities. Recruit new families through positive promotion of the agency and its programs. Participate in scheduled group and individual supervision meetings, providing progress of families and concerns. Responsible for recruiting entire caseload of 20 clients.

Qualifications: Parent Educator must be at least 21 years of age. One to five years experience required. Experience in a social services setting preferred. Must be familiar with the ethnic background and sensitive to the cultures of families in target communities. Must have access to an insured automobile. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word required. Bachelors Degree in social service or childhood education required. Access to insured auto required.
Elgin requires Bilingual candidate able to read, write speak fluent Spanish.

Send resumes to: Careers@childserv.org or for further questions, please contact Ms. Bebe Bermudez at 773-867-7326.

Early Childhood Montessori Assistant Teacher Needed

The Ancona School seeks an Assistant Teacher for an early childhood Montessori classroom beginning January, 2015. Applicants should be fluent Spanish-speakers. Assistant teachers at Ancona provide support for the overall smooth functioning of the classroom, including care of the children and maintenance of the Montessori environment. This is an excellent opportunity to learn and implement the principles of Montessori education with a master teacher and to join a vibrant learning community.

Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university with some preparation in education or child development is required.  Montessori experience is preferred.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to employment@anconaschool.org. All inquiries are treated confidentially.

Principal Needed at Wild Rose Elementary

Wild Rose Elementary in St. Charles School District 303 seeks an Elementary Principal to start on 7/1/2015. They are seeking a strong and dynamic instructional leader with principal experience preferred.
  • Understands how effective leadership can improve instruction and student learning
  • Communicates effectively with all stakeholder groups
  • Promotes success of all students by implementing district curricula, sustaining a school culture focused on learning, and providing effective feedback to staff members
  • Provides and supports job-embedded professional learning
  • Acts with integrity and fairness
  • Ensures a safe, healthy, and productive school environment
  • Possesses or is eligible (by July 1, 2015) for an Illinois Professional Educator License with Principal endorsement
 This is a full-time, 12 month position. The current salary range $94,500 - $115,500 (without TRS) 
All interested applicants must Apply Here by January 15, 2015.

Pre-School Teacher Needed

Mother's Touch Day Care, a community-based organization, is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic preschool teacher. A successful candidate will have experience working along with an Assistant Teacher and will be responsible for 20 preschool children between the ages of three and five.

Candidate must have a bachelors fegree and 04 Teaching Certification.  This position will plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities and conduct appropriate assessments using the ESI-R, ASQ-SE, and Teaching Strategies Gold Assessment.

Please email a copy of unofficial transcripts and resume to carolynmt2@att.net.

Seeking Teachers Holding LBS1 Endorsements

The Peace and Education Coalition High School is searching for two teacher candidates who hold an LBS1 endorsement.  The successful candidates must be skilled at developing strong relationships with students and colleagues, developing CCSS-aligned units of instruction, and implementing engaging and rigorous academic instruction.   This is a full-time CPS teacher position that is available immediately.

 We are a Chicago Public Schools Options school that reengages 16-21 year-olds who have fallen off track with their credits or have been out of school and have made their own decision to return to school and complete their high school diploma. We have two campuses and each site has approximately 80-100 students and a tight-knit team of 8-10 teachers who provide all of the courses our students need to graduate.  We operate on a four period daily-block schedule where our teachers teach 3 blocks, and have one full 90-minute block for planning.  Our class sizes range from 10-18 students. 

 If interested, please send your resume to blswenson@cps.edu and also apply through the Chicago Public Schools Taleo system at hr4u.cps.edu.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Reading Specialist Needed

Komensky School in South Berwyn SD100 has a vacancy for a reading specialist filling a long-term leave beginning mid-February and running through May.  Komensky School has a student population of approximately 85% Latino students with a large bilingual program. Additionally, they are in their 4th year of a 1:1 wireless device program, have a strong professional development program, and will be moving toward a dual language program model in the coming years.  Their primary classrooms are capped at 18-20 students, believing that small class sizes at the primary level can make a great impact on their students.  Interested candidates should apply online or contact Principal Majeski as soon as possible.  

Jeremy J. Majeski
Principal, D100 Literacy Director
Komensky Elementary School
2515 S. Cuyler
Berwyn, IL 60402
(O) 708.795.2342

Bilingual Kindergarten Teacher Wanted

Komensky School in South Berwyn SD100 has a vacancy for a bilingual kindergarten position and hopes to recruit a quality candidate for this position.  Komensky School has a student population of approximately 85% Latino students with a large bilingual program. Additionally, they are in their 4th year of a 1:1 wireless device program, have a strong professional development program, and will be moving toward a dual language program model in the coming years.  Their primary classrooms are capped at 18-20 students, believing that small class sizes at the primary level can make a great impact on their students.  Interested candidates please contact Principal Majeski as soon as possible.  

Jeremy J. Majeski
Principal, D100 Literacy Director
Komensky Elementary School
2515 S. Cuyler
Berwyn, IL 60402
(O) 708.795.2342

Substitute Elementary Teachers Needed

Community Consolidated District 21 is searching for December COE graduates to add to their substitute teacher pool.  They are a Preschool through 8th grade district consisting of 13 schools throughout Wheeling, Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, and Mt. Prospect.   Interested candidates should click here to apply.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Social Studies & Special Education Teacher Needed Immediately

Amandla Charter School seeks a permanent, full-time, high school special education/social studies teacher.  Course assignments will include 11th grade AP US History and 9th grade World History. We seek a teacher who has strong instructional planning skills and who is committed to fostering a culture of achievement in his/her classroom.   Candidates must also be strong collaborators and willing to play an active role in a democratic, teacher-led school.

Please send all inquiries about this position to:

Jennifer Kirmes, Principal
Amandla Charter High School
6800 S. Stewart Ave, 4th Floor

Ms. Kirmes writes:

I have always been tremendously impressed with teachers who have studied at Roosevelt -- so thank you for the work that you do and please know that it is recognized in schools and by school leaders throughout Chicago.

I am writing because we have an unexpected mid-year vacancy at Amandla and I'd love your help filling it if you know of any recent or soon-to-be December graduates who might be a good fit.

Special Education Teacher Needed

Chicago Collegiate Charter School is looking for a learning specialist for the 4th-7th grades for the 2015-16 school year.  Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and be a certified special education teacher in the state of Illinois

The mission of Chicago Collegiate Charter School is to equip ALL students with the academic skills, intellectual habits and character traits to succeed in college, strengthen their communities and change the world.

Apply online at www.chicagocollegiate.org/careers.

Principal Position Opening

Chicago Collegiate Charter School is seeking a Principal. The school will be 4th-7th grade for the 2014-2015 school year; this position would lead the 4th-8th middle school in the years ahead when the school is a combined middle and high school.

The Principal will have primary responsibility for the instructional and cultural outcomes necessary to ensure that the school is on track to achieve its mission of ALL students graduating from a four-year college within six years of their high school graduation. The Principal must embody Chicago Collegiate's core values of Excellence, Pride, Courage, Grit and Zest.
Click here for a full position description and required qualifications.
Apply online at www.chicagocollegiate.org/careers.

Early Childhood Teachers Wanted

                Children’s Developmental Institute
is seeking
Type 04 Certified Teachers

For consideration. Please e-mail resume, transcript, and certification or certification approval to: cwebster@developmentalinstitute.com

Job Qualifications:

- BA degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development
- Type 04 Certification (Early Childhood Education)
- No experience required – however, 1 year experience preferred
- Strong desire to work with young children
- Commitment to professional development
- Enthusiastic team player

Job Description:

Performing pre-enrollment screening for State Pre-Kindergarten Program eligibility, maintaining eligible children’s files, providing technical assistance on effective classroom management, as well as child observations and modeling appropriate practices. Working cooperatively with teachers and director to provide quality child care services for children and their families.
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending workshops, monitoring/assessing State Pre-Kindergarten classroom’s lesson plans, conducting on-site staff development workshops for teachers.

 We offer a great benefits package including:

Competitive salary
Paid Holidays
Vacation and Sick Time
401 (k) retirement plan
Free parking
Child Care (if available)
Ongoing corporate sponsored training and career opportunities

Special Education Teacher Needed

Great Lakes Academy seeks a Special Education Teacher to oversee the pre-referral and referral processes of special education, as well as the creation and execution of IEPs for special education students.

A bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree is preferred.  Candidate should have a minimum of two years special education teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting and a valid Illinois Special Education State Certification or Licensure.

Belief in and alignment with Great Lakes Academy's core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.  Do these words describe you?  Fiercely Positive, Hard-Working, Intelligent, Team oriented, Organized, Sense of Humor, Humble, Self-Reflective, Goal-Oriented, Enthusiastic.

Send a cover letter and resume to Katherine Myers and complete the online form.  

Thursday, December 4, 2014

1st & 2nd Grade Teachers Needed Immediately

Emmett Till Math and Science Academy is looking for a second grade teacher to begin next week and a first grade teacher to start in January.  Interested students should contact Stephanie Dunn, Principal, Emmett Till Math and Science Academy, 6543 S. Champlain, 773-535-0672 or sedunn@cps.edu.

Middle School Reading Teacher Needed Immediately

Barrington Community Unit School District 220 is looking to fill a mid-year opening. The opening is for a middle school reading teacher. The candidate needs an endorsement in reading. Retired teachers able to complete 120 days will be considered. Qualified candidates should contact Assistant Superintendent Klobucher.

Dr. Linda Klobucher
Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Staff Development
310 E. James Street
Barrington, Illinois 60010

Proviso Township H.S. Job Fair, 12/6/14

Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be recruiting for immediate vacancies and  for the 2015-16 school year at a Job Recruitment Fair, Saturday, December 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Proviso Math & Science Academy, 8601 W. Roosevelt Road, Forest Park IL 60130.

PTHS District 209 consists of three public high schools: Proviso East in Maywood;  Proviso West in Hillside; and Proviso Math and Science Academy in Forest Park.

District 209 is recruiting for  assistant principals,   a dean of students, teachers (all content areas), department chairs (core content areas) and  school psychologists.

No pre-registration required.  No entrance fee.  You may confirm attendance here.    Professional business attire and a resume are encouraged.  Email cgregory@pths209.org  for more information.

Innovative 5th Grade Teacher Needed Immediately

Holy Angels Catholic School is seeking a dynamic teacher who has the ability to use promethean boards and integrate technology into their instruction with the purpose of utilizing blended learning to the fullest. 14 students are awaiting an instructor who knows how to bring out the best in them. Teachers get 2 prep periods daily to collaborate and develop curriculum to help them differentiate instruction.

The ideal candidate is keenly focused on utilizing instructional strategies that garner results, has a high level of student engagement in lessons, has excellent classroom management and organizational skills, a mixture of traditional and new instructional strategies, and above all a belief that all children can learn.

Send resume and cover letter to: dburke@holyangelschicago.org.

Elementary Teacher Needed Immediately

Great Lakes Academy Charter School is looking for an Elementary Teacher who will be a part of a team of game-changing teachers working to change the face of education on the South Side of Chicago.  In grades K and 1, teachers co-teach and work collaboratively for student success. In grade 2, there are approximately 22 students per class, and teachers co-plan lessons, but teach alone.

A Bachelor's degree  and valid state certification or licensure is required.  Two years teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting is preferred.

Send a cover letter and resume to Katherine Myers  and complete the online form.