Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Special Ed Teacher--Life Skills

Join us in making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities!
Special Education Teacher – Life Skills

Would you like to make a difference and be appreciated for your work?
We are seeking a highly skilled and dedicated Special Education Teacher-Life Skills. This is a year-round position at our Day School located in Bloomingdale, IL.

 New Grads are Welcome to Apply!

 Marklund provides a rich culture where everything we do contributes to our vision of “making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities.”  Each and every employee’s job contributes to Marklund’s vision and is integral to enhancing the lives of the students we educate.  As part of our private, not-for-profit network of services, YOU will learn what it’s like to have the students we educate not only change your career, but also change your life. 

Click the link to watch this video and see how “happy” we are making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities (or google Marklund happy)! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7yqLzp8D80

One way we show our appreciation to our employees is by offering a comprehensive package of benefits:
·       Industry leading compensation
·       Paid Orientation and Training
·       Medical (BlueCross/BlueShield HMO and PPO options), Dental , Prescription drug, and Flexible spending account (FSA)
·       Amazing Employee Wellness program
·       Company paid life insurance and Voluntary life insurance
·       Voluntary short term disability and company paid long term disability
·       Retirement plan with match
·       Paid time off (PTO) – vacation, sick, personal
·       Extended sick bank (protection against loss of income due to illness, accident, maternity)
·       Six (6) paid holidays per year
·       Tuition reimbursement
·       Employee recognition programs

Long Term Sub Position

West Chicago District #33 has a current long term sub position open. The Middle School is in need of a 7th Grade Literature sub from now until the end of the school year. 
  • PEL required
  • English Middle school endorsement required
  • ESL endorsement preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
If interested, please apply online at: http://www.wego33.org//Employment.aspx

Friday, December 8, 2017

Middle School ELA Opening

Deneen School of Excellence strives to have parents, teachers, and community members actively involved in our students learning with a commitment to fostering a challenging and safe learning environment that encourages high expectations for all. We are dedicated to promoting academic and social excellence to produce lifelong learners prepared for a global society.

We are looking for a full-time Middle School ELA teacher.  We require a middle school ELA endorsement as a teacher or a college degree as a long-term substitute.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under the supervision of the school principal, responsible for the instruction, progress, and discipline of all pupils in assigned classes, and performs related duties as required.
  • Responsible for instructional planning, including, but not limited to, providing written lesson plans and preparation in accordance with the objectives of the instructional program, establishing positive learning expectation standards for all pupils, and evaluating pupils' progress and maintaining current and accurate records of pupils' achievements;
  • Implements instructional methods, including, but not limited to, applying contemporary principles of learning theory and teaching methodology, drawing from the range of instructional materials available in the school, participating in the development and implementation of new teaching techniques, and providing bulletin board and interest areas reflective of pupils' current work;
  • Exhibits and applies knowledge of the curriculum content related to subject areas and instructional level;
  • Participates in programs to improve student attendance; promotes anti-vandalism programs in the schools;
  • Establishes and maintains reasonable rules of conduct within the classroom and on school grounds, including, but not limited to, playgrounds, corridors, and lunchrooms, consistent with the provisions of the Chicago Public Schools' Uniform Discipline Code;
  • Maintains accurate attendance records and seating charts; encourages student growth in self-discipline and positive self-concept;
  • Ensures fairness in teacher-pupil relationships and exhibits an understanding and respect for students;
  • Initiates appropriate conferences with parents, guardians, administrators, and/or ancillary personnel, in accordance with school procedures;
  • Communicates with parents or guardians and counsels pupils on the pupil's academic progress, attendance, and conduct.

Interested parties should email their resume and cover letter. 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Earlville, IL Job Vacancies

Earlville District #9 is currently seeking people to fill the following positions. 

6th-8th Grade ELA:
Full-time permanent.  Salary and Benefits:   per CBA.    Duties:   English/Language Arts Teacher for grades 6-8    Qualifications: Must have Illinois Professional Educator Licensure with ELA endorsement.   Extra-curricular opportunities are available.  Interviews begin ASAP. 
Application Deadline:  12/15/2017    
Please apply by sending electronic cover letter, resume, and references to Jenette Fruit, Principal; jfruit@earlville9.org 

Special Education Teacher:
Full-time permanent.   Competitive Salary plus full board-paid TRS contribution, 100% paid individual health insurance and other benefits per the collective bargaining agreement.  Duties:  Special Education PK-Age 21 to work in an elementary resource setting including both direct instruction and co-teaching/inclusion opportunities.      Qualifications:  LSB1 or comparable endorsement.
Application Deadline:  1/19/2018
Please send letter of interest and resume to Mrs. Jenette Fruit-   jfruit@earlville9.org

1st Grade FMLA:
Full-time temporary.   Salary/Benefits:  $88 per day for first 10 days then $120 per day.  Duties:  Elementary Teacher (FMLA) 1st & 2nd grades    Qualifications:  Must possess the necessary Illinois Teaching Certification for the assignment in Elementary Education.
Application Deadline:  12/6/2017
Please email cover letter and resume to Principal Jenette Fruit – jfruit@earlville9.org

K and 5th Grade:
Full-time permanent.    Salary:  Regionally competitive    Duties:  The position is for Kindergarten and 5th grade Elementary Teacher and coaching positions are available.  Qualifications:  Must hold a valid Illinois professional teaching license with a K-9 certification.
Application Deadline:  1/20/2018
Email your resume, cover letter, and references to Mrs. Jenette Fruit, preK-12 Principal-jfruit@earlville9.org

6th-8th Grade Social Studies:
Full-time permanent.   Salary/Benefits:  Regionally competitive   Duties:  Social Science teacher for grades 6-8th   Qualifications:  Appropriate teacher license with middle school endorsement.
Application Deadline:  1/19/2018
Please send via email cover letter, resume, and letters of recommendation to Principal Mrs. Jenette Fruit- jfruit@earlville9.org

Summer Teaching Positions

 The Institute of Reading Development is seekincandidates for summer 2018 teaching positions. We seek applicants with aundergraduate degree ohigher froany discipline. We provide a paid training prograand comprehensive on-going support.

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  • Will be patient and supportive with students

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Ferst School is seeking a full time Special Education Teacher

Stuart G. Ferst School, a therapeutic day school, combines the best of educational and social emotional support to students 7 to 21 years of age with diagnoses ranging from autism and intellectual disabilities to physical challenges and emotional disorders. The school is staffed by dedicated individuals, including occupational and physical therapists, special education teachers and specialized teaching assistants.

The Special Education Teacher is a professional position with responsibilities in the area of planning and implementing a therapeutic-educational program designed to benefit students with autism, intellectual disabilities or other disabilities in their academic, physical, social, emotional and intellectual development, to the highest degree possible.

Minimum qualifications for this position are a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Special Education; Illinois State Certification in LBS I or LBS II, limited or unlimited

Click here to view the full job description and to apply for the position.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Edison Park Elementary needs a Part-Time Bilingual Teacher

Under the supervision of the school principal, the PT Bilingual Teacher is responsible for instruction, specialized services and support to students for the purposes of developing the students’ ability to effectively perform courses of study in the English language, discipline of all students in assigned classes, and performs related duties as required.

Please view the complete job description and requirements at: https://cpsk12il.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=170002JF&lang=en#.WgyPG2G7XSU.email

Contact Person: Amber Whitfield, assistant principal awhitfield1@cps.edu773-534-0960
General Location of School: Edison Park, northwest side, Devon and Harlem


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Noble Seeking December graduates

Noble has a daily impact on the lives of 12,000 students from more than 70 Chicago communities at our 18 campuses.  We know that the stakes are high, which is why our expectations for students and staff are even higher.  At Noble, we know that success is the only option.

The Noble Network of Charter Schools is seeking December graduates who are interested in pursuing teaching roles. They have two spring openings so far, and there’s always a chance a few more could arise.
  • Pritzker College Prep is seeking a teacher-at-large. This person is ideally someone who wants to teach full-time / long-term and has some lesson planning, classroom management know-how.
  • DRW College Prep is looking for a maternity leave sub to cover all of second semester; they have numerous mamas taking leave in a row.

Interested parties should contact:
Julie Hess, Manager of Talent Recruitment
Noble Network of Charter Schools, Chicago, IL
Office: (312) 521-5287 x1589

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Streator ESD 44 seeks Superintendent

We at Streator Elementary School District #44, in cooperation with the community, using a wide variety of opportunities and experiences, will provide a comprehensive curric­ulum designed to help all students reach their full potential, become life-long learners, and productive members of society.
 All applicants must apply online by noon (CST) November 27, 2017 and upload the following docu­ments to receive consideration:
1.      A formal letter of application indicating your desire to be a candidate for this position.
2.      A formal resume that includes a summary of achievements in administrative positions, edu­cational vision and goals, personal leadership philosophy, and reasons for your interest in this position.
3.      At least three recent letters of reference dated within the last three years.
4.      Copies of transcripts from each college/univer­sity attended. (Please redact/remove your social security number and birthdate before upload­ing any of these items).
5.      Proof of qualification and licensure to be a superintendent in the state of Illinois (copy of the administrative licensure with all related endorsements*) or other evidence showing qualification to be a superintendent in another state. (Please redact/remove your birthdate before you upload this document).
Click here to download or view the Announcement of Vacancy.  Applications are only accepted online. Please click here to apply.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

K-8 Special Education Teacher

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Roberto Clemente Charter School, Chicago, IL
Reports To: Principal
Acero Schools teachers are unique in that they realize success is built on relationships. They focus their work on student learning. Furthermore, they whole-heartedly believe that all students can learn and demonstrate that by engaging principles of distributed leadership and distributed counseling. Acero Schools expects that all adults understand that it is everyone’s responsibility to develop students, both personally and academically.
Required Qualifications
  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate the academic progress of students under his/her leadership and articulate the methods used to achieve those results.
  • Strong technology skills and familiarity with electronic IEP systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Valid Illinois Special Education License (LBS1) or equivalent.
  • Must hold permanent residency in the United States.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Educator Job Fair Oct. 21

School District U-46 serves more than forty thousand children in grades Pre-K—12. The District ranks as the second largest in Illinois with forty elementary schools, eight middle schools, five high schools, one alternative high school, one alternative middle school, and three early childhood centers. Our students come to the classroom with backgrounds representing over sixty cultures making our schools rich with ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic diversity, mirroring the global society to which our students will contribute, prosper, and serve.
School District U-46 is looking for Innovative and Creative Educators. We invite you to attend our Educator Job Fair!

We are currently seeking:
  • Bilingual Teachers—Dual Language & Special Education
  • Paraeducators (Teacher Assistants)*
When: Saturday, October 21, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: Educational Service Center
355 E. Chicago St., Elgin, IL 60120
(35 minute drive West of Chicago)

For a same day interview, please bring your resume, copies of your credentials, and any other professional documentation that pertain to your qualifications.
PLEASE NOTE: You must submit an online application at www.u-46.org prior to attending.

Please RSVP via email at humanresources@u-46.org

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Classroom Assistant for PK-2 needed in Bridgeport

Armour Elementary is currently seeking a classroom assistant to support grades PK-2. The position pays $15/hr. Most hours are in the morning, but the schedule is flexible pending the right candidate. This would be a great position for students looking for classroom experience.

Interested parties should send their resume to Principal Chuu at kchuu@cps.edu

Armour Main / 930 W. 33rd Place / Chicago, IL 60608

After School Teacher for 5th-8th Grades

hyde park neighborhood club-5480 S. Kenwood Ave-Chicago, IL 60615
   Hyde Park Neighborhood Club seeks a part-time After School Teacher for Grades 5-8.

Under the direct supervision of the Out-of-School Time Program Director, the School-Age Teacher will oversee assigned classroom and age-appropriate programs for children ages 5-14 years. A school-age Worker will demonstrate the skill and competence necessary to contribute to each child’s development. The School-age Worker is responsible for implementing enrichment activities, leading homework time and assisting with homework, and for providing a nurturing environment for the children. This position averages 15-20 hours per week, 2:25 or 3:15-6:30 on all school days during the regular school year. A start time of 2:25 is available or a start time of 3:15. Salary is $13/hr.
Job Specifications & Mandatory Requirements:
At least 19 years of age.
Availability during after school hours and full days during CPS holidays and seasonal breaks.
Must submit to a background check.
To apply please send cover letter and resume to OST Manager tferguson@hpnclub.org


Saturday, September 30, 2017

Needed: Director of Special Education

Director of Special Education
Location: Chicago, IL
Salary: $105k - $140k, based on experience


- Guide the development and implementation of short and long-range plans to achieve network SPED goals

- Direct SPED services for all students with disabilities

- Monitor the development and implementation of SPED programs

- Approve hiring of SPED teachers

- Supervise and evaluate network psychologists and other network SPED staff

- Facilitate and participate in all relevant matters with local education agencies, ISBE and Office of Civil Rights 

- Direct the allocation of SPED staff to schools

- Ensure compliance with SPED regulations

- Respond to concerns of parents, school leaders and CMO leaders

- Monitor school achievement testing

- Ensure effective Multi-Disciplinary Support Systems in place

- Plan and implement professional development

- Manage 12 staff and dotted line for all SPED teachers and social workers in the network


- 5+ years teaching special education
- Experience managing SPED programs in a network or multi-school environment

- Illinois LBS I Certification of Highly Qualified according to ISBE

- Director of SPED IL License Endorsement preferred

- Experience in an urban area

- ELL and school psychologist experience preferred

- Demonstrated track record of delivering gains in academic achievement

- Experience analyzing student academic data

Jeffrey Balfour
Managing Partner


Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Full-Time Spanish Bilingual Teacher

Chicago Math and Science Academy AND Horizon Science Belmont prepares students to succeed in college and the world by offering high-quality, college-prep, STEM education.

We are seeking a full time Spanish Bilingual Teacher. Currently the position requires the bilingual teacher to push in to rooms with larger EL populations.  The students require extra support in their other classes.  The teacher would clarify and modify work for the students in the program (and any other student who needs help). He/she would co-teach with a SPED teacher.  The co-teach model could change daily based on the lesson.  The teacher will push into other classes as well to assist the bilingual students.  The job may change as the year progresses and the needs of the students change. 



- Certified teacher in elementary/middle OR high school

- Endorsed in Spanish bilingual

 If interested, please email resumes to Fatih Unlu at unlu@cmsaonline.net 


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

High School Business Teacher Wanted

Donovan Community Unit School District 3 is located near the Bradley Bourbonnais area. The mission of Donovan CUSD3 is to teach students skills and values while encouraging them to gain the knowledge necessary to empower them to be contributing, responsible citizens confidently adapting to our changing society.
We are seeking a High School Business teacher with the required Illinois PEL with Business endorsement. To apply, please send a letter of interest, updated resume, copy of Illinois PEL, unofficial copy of transcripts and letters of recommendation via email (preferred) to: westricks@donovanschools.org  
or mail to:
Steve Westrick, Superintendent
Donovan CUSD # 3
600 North Street
Donovan, IL 60931
December graduates encouraged to apply.