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:

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 prior to attending.

Please RSVP via email at

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

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


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 


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:  
or mail to:
Steve Westrick, Superintendent
Donovan CUSD # 3
600 North Street
Donovan, IL 60931
December graduates encouraged to apply. 

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The Bridge Youth and Family Services seeks a full-time bilingual (Spanish speaking) counselor to provide outpatient psychotherapy to children and families in the northwest suburban community.
This position is 40 hours weekly and includes weekday day and evening hours. Master's degree in a human service discipline required, salary increase for licensure, and The Bridge will help the successful candidate achieve and maintain licensure.
The successful candidate will provide services to a diverse population of children through age 17. The Bridge provides a supportive team environment, competitive compensation, and regular clinical supervision.
Resumes via e-mail to:
Selene Mehta, LCSW
Clinical Supervisor
The Bridge Youth and Family Services 721 S. Quentin Rd. #103

Palatine, IL  60067

Thursday, August 31, 2017

2nd Grade Teacher Needed Immediately in Chicago!

Hendricks Elementary is a public school within Chicago Public Schools and needs immediately to hire a second grade teacher.  The position has to be filled ASAP as the school year will commence on September 5th.  

For more information, please reach out to the principal at Hendricks, Sandee McDonald,at  Alternatively, contact RU alum and current doctoral student LaTia Taylor at

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Talman Elementary is looking for Tutors

Talman Elementary School aims to provide a nurturing, small school academic environment that includes staff, parents, and community members working together to promote academic achievement and life-long learners.

Talman is seeking college students to work as tutors. These tutors are paid $12/hour. Tutors will work with students in small groups and work directly with classroom teachers. Flexible scheduling makes this an excellent opportunity for students planning to be teachers as Talman offers flexible schedules.

If interested and for more information, please email the Assistant Principal Maricela Sanchez.

Talman Elementary School is located at 5450 S. Talman in Chicago.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Early Childhood Lead Teacher Needed

JOB TITLE: Lead Teacher
DEPARTMENT: Early Childhood Center
SUPERVISOR: Director of the Early Childhood Education Center

                  The Lead Teacher position is responsible to provide for the development of each child spiritually, socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally. It is necessary for the Lead Teacher to collaborate and plan with co – teacher or assistant teacher in the implementation of the curriculum and to participate as a contributing member of the center’s professional team in staff meetings, devotions, community activities and professional leadership.
                  The Lead Teacher will also supervise university undergraduate and graduate students who are assigned to work in the classrooms. He or she will prepare, care for, and organize the environment, including opening the classroom and making it ready for parents and children
The Lead Teacher will keep up with day to day tasks such as monitoring small groups and/or free choice play time and keep daily records of attendance, maintain up to date portfolios on all children throughout the year as a means of assessment of learning
                  The Lead Teacher is expected to exhibit a service mentality towards all customers. All communication with customers is expected to be effective, professional, accurate and timely. This includes maintaining appropriate contact with and support of parents/families including newsletter, conferences, parent meetings, Curriculum Night and Thanksgiving service
                  The Lead Teacher will also be responsible for following standards set by DCFS (Department of Children and Family Services ), NLSA (National Lutheran School Association)  and NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children), following guidelines as employee of Concordia University as listed in Staff Handbook, and to promote Center’s Mission/Vision statement.

Skill Set:
·       Necessary skills include strong administrative skills, superior communication skills, computer literacy, excellent written and oral skills, attention to detail, and the ability to supervise and work with others. It is also necessary that the Lead teacher is an enthusiastic supporter of Lutheran education and Concordia University Chicago and has knowledge of the University’s mission and vision, the College of Education goals and how the Center supports the academic programs.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field required

Interested individuals should apply online at

Concordia does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age.  As an institution of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, however, and to the extent allowed by law, Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religious affiliation. 

About Concordia University Chicago
Concordia University Chicago is a liberal arts-based Christian university founded in the Lutheran tradition. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, and College of Graduate and Innovative Programs, Concordia-Chicago offers more than 100 areas of study in small classes taught by professors who are passionate about teaching and student success. All undergraduate and graduate degrees are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Concordia University Chicago has been recognized as a College of Distinction since 2010, and in 2013 was named to the U.S. President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fifth time. For the sixth consecutive year, combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment has exceeded more than 5,000 students. Concordia University Chicago is located in River Forest, 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Learn more at

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

CPS Career Fairs, Aug 11-17

As a valued partner of Chicago Public Schools, they cordially invite our program participants to attend our upcoming career fairs. Please feel free to forward this message directly to any candidates that may be interested in attending.

The Talent Office will host four (4) career fairs this August for licensed teachers, and one (1) career fair for School Support Staff:
·  Pre-registration is now open and is highly encouraged.
·  Candidates should plan to dress professionally and distribute multiple resume copies.
Location: Phoenix Military Academy (145 S Campbell Ave, Chicago, IL 60612)
*Enter through door 13 "Student Entrance" off Western Avenue*
Friday, August 11th
·  10-12 pm  - High Needs Elementary Teachers - Candidate check in at 9:45
·  2-4 pm - High Needs Secondary Teachers - Candidate check in at 1:45

Tuesday, August 15th
·  10-12 pm - All Elementary Teachers- Candidate check in at 9:45

Wednesday, August 16th
·  10-12 pm  - All Secondary Teachers - Candidate check in at 9:45

Thursday, August 17th
·  10-12 pm - All Support Staff, All Schools - Candidate check in at 9:45

Support Staff:

For any questions about these events, candidates may email