|Job Title||Change Schools. Change Lives -- TEACH AT CHICAGO TURNAROUND SCHOOLS|
|Posted By||Teach Chicago Turnarounds|
|Salary Range||Based on experience|
|Start Date||July 2010 or immediate|
|Location||Location -> Illinois -> Chicago / Cook County|
|Type of Work||Type of Work -> Program Management|
|Job Type||Job Type -> Full-time|
Teach Chicago Turnarounds, an initiative of Chicago Public Schools, is calling those educators who seek opportunities for personal and professional growth through the challenge and excitement of turning around Chicago’s historically struggling schools. Whether an accomplished veteran teacher or a passionate novice, if you believe all urban school students deserve a top quality education, APPLY today to make a difference where it’s needed most.
By teaching at a Turnaround School, you will join a dynamic team of educators from across Chicago and around the country who have come together with the simple notion that every child, no matter their socioeconomic status, is entitled to a safe and inspired learning community where their potential can be realized. Turnaround School teachers receive extensive professional development opportunities and play a key role in shaping the culture and vision of a Turnaround School.
We are currently hiring outstanding TEACHERS for the following positions at a Turnaround Elementary or High School:
• Band Director
• Physical Education
• Reading and Literacy
• Science (General)
• Social Sciences
• Special Education
We are also currently hiring the following non-teaching positions:
• Director of Counseling
• 9th Grade on-Track Specialist
• Credit Recovery Counselor/ Academic Interventionist
• Post-Secondary Specialist
• Restorative Justice Counselor
Coordinator of Logistics and Master Schedule Builder (CLMSB)
Psychologists (Type 73 IL Certification Required)
Social Workers (Type 73 IL Certification Required)
We have begun interviewing teachers, so please complete the online materials as soon as possible.
To complete the School Matching Survey and submit your online application, please visit:
To learn more about CPS Turnaround Schools, please visit:
Change schools. Change lives. Teach Chicago Turnarounds.
Teach Chicago Turnarounds (TCT) is an initiative of the Chicago Public Schools, in partnership with the Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL), to recruit high-quality teachers for the Turnaround Schools in Chicago. Schools selected for the "turnaround" model are reopened the following academic year with a new administration, faculty, staff and curriculum.
All teachers and staff at OST and AUSL-managed Turnaround Schools are employees of the Chicago Public Schools, hired by the OST or AUSL school leadership team, and paid on the salary schedule of the Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement.
If you are not interested in teaching with Teach Chicago Turnaround Schools, but are interested in other teaching or leadership opportunities at Chicago Public Schools, please visit the following website for more information and to apply:
Candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements:
· You must possess a Bachelor's degree (conferred by June 2010).
· Your undergraduate GPA must be 2.5 or higher.
· You must be fully eligible to work in the United States.
· You must meet the Illinois credentialing requirements for your desired subject area.*
*If you are an out-of-state credentialed teacher, please carefully review your state reciprocity requirements as set forth by the Illinois State Board of Education (www.isbe.net) to ensure that you meet all eligibility requirements. All Chicago Public Schools teachers must also meet the NCLB definition of highly qualified.
This job is open for online applications.