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The College of Education is accepting applications for scholarship awards for the 2019-2020 academic year. Please visit the COE scholarship site for information and resources about scholarships, and apply today at Scholarship Connect. Most COE applications for the academic year’s awards are due on October 4, 2019.
Questions?Reach out to Sarah Magnuson
Bronzeville Classical Elementary School, a new selective enrollment elementary school located on the South Side of Chicago in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood, is looking for volunteers available Monday through Friday from 3:00-4:00pm. The position would run from 9/3/19 through 6/16/20
Want to help?Contact Mrs Raven Talley, Assistant Principal, at 773-535-8085
Pass With Flying Colors, an organization dedicated to supporting Chicago's under-served first-generation students for college and career success, is recruiting College Success Mentors. With 8 years of unwavering support, PWFC scholars will graduate college at dramatically higher rates than their peers, and will be equipped to access careers that provide economic opportunity.
When you volunteer as a College Success Mentor, you play a key role in helping each PWFC student successfully navigate the unfamiliar college experience and transition successfully into their career. Mentors must have at least a four-year degree and make a 5 year commitment to one scholar, beginning their junior year of high school. As a mentor, you provide the support, encouragement, and guidance they need to solve problems and celebrate successes. Mentoring with PWFC is flexible. Training and ongoing support are provided to every volunteer. They are currently seeking volunteer mentors for 5 more scholars for the upcoming school year and come late Spring, will be looking for 20-30 more.
Give back to your community and support first generation college students.
Ready to make a difference?Email Ellen
Chicago Jewish Day School is looking for a Team Lead and 2 Support Staff for their elementary aftercare program. The aftercare program provides a supervised, consistent, and familiar place for students to go after school. This program runs on campus Monday-Thursday from 3-6pm. Attendance fluctuates between 8-20 students. Students who attend aftercare enjoy free time, inside/outside play, stories, table activities, games, crafts, and time to complete homework. Aftercare Team Lead and support staff duties include, but are not limited to:
This is a perfect job for someone who is ENERGETIC, FUN and someone who is open to being creative and flexible.
Interested?Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Wendy Kline, Director of Operations
Lockport Area Special Education Cooperative has an immediate opening for a full-time special education teacher for its LASEC Academy ED/BD self-contained classroom for grades 5-8. Applicants must hold a current LBS-I. The successful applicant must work well in teams, possess strong communication skills, be knowledgeable of best practice related to classroom behavior management, show a demonstrated ability to differentiate instruction and have knowledge of CBM progress monitoring. Experience in crisis prevention and intervention is preferred although training will be provided.
Want to apply?Apply online
Joseph E. Gary Elementary, a CPS school located in the Little Village neighborhood, is seeking to fill a few open special education positions. They are especially in need of candidates who seek to work with their Cluster population of students.
Interested?Send resume to Alberto Juarez, Principal
Tarkington School of Excellence is seeking mission-driven educators who have a demonstrated record of leading students to transformational learning gains to join our team. We are looking for teachers to serve our students in grades PK-8th grade. As an organization, we are deeply committed to both student and teacher learning. We are proud to be among the highest-performing CPS schools with a level 1+ rating.
Applicant must be a team player, energetic, enthusiastic, patient, and willing to work collaboratively with children PK-8th grade. Aspirant must have strong classroom management skills and should be committed and willing to work beyond the regular school day. Ideal candidates will have strong background in developing and overseeing the special education program to ensure that all students have the resources and supports in place to meet the goals set in their individual education plans (IEPs). Candidates should have proficiency designing differentiated instruction and progress monitoring tools to serve students needing special services. Special education teachers should engage in ongoing collaboration with general education teachers, clinicians, and parents/guardians.
Sound like you?Please send resumes and cover letters to Assistant Principal Jacob Stefan
Eastern Illinois University’s Health and Counseling Services, in Charleston, IL, is seeking candidates for the position of Clinical Counselor.
The Clinical Counselor’s primary responsibilities include: Providing individual, group, & couples counseling; providing risk assessment & crisis intervention services for students; providing consultation services to students, faculty, staff, & others as needed; providing clinical supervision of graduate students; serving a liaison to a specific student group and/or university office, and providing leadership of the planning of an annual suicide prevention conference. This position reports to the Assistant Director, Health and Counseling Services – Counseling Clinic.
Position requirements include: Master's degree in relevant discipline (counseling, psychology, social work) from a regionally accredited institution of higher ed.; minimal Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) license required - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) licensure or equivalent preferred; ability to facilitate effective relationships & to communicate with a wide higher education constituency; demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required. It is preferred that applicants have experience delivering counseling in higher education settings.
Interested?To apply, submit cover letter, resume or CV, copy of professional licensures and/or certifications, transcripts (copies are acceptable for application; official documents will be required for appointment), and names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of 3 references via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/66645. For questions regarding the search, contact Brad Coffey, Search Committee Chair. Review of applications will begin September 3 and will continue until position is filled.
East Prarie School in Skokie is seeking a middle school special education classroom teacher.
Want to know more?Job Board
On August 7, 2019 Governor Pritzker signed into law the removal of the TAP test from all licensure preparation programs. This goes into effect immediately. This means that if you are currently enrolled or about to begin a program that leads to State licensure that you no longer need to complete the TAP test (or ACT/SAT equivalent) to meet licensure requirements. You can proceed with your scheduled coursework without needing to take the TAP test.
For your program at DePaul:
We are working on updates to the Degree Progress Report, College of Education website, course catalog, and various forms. Due to the volume of documents and areas that need to be changed, please be patient as we work through updating them all.
Note that the content area tests (licensure programs) and edTPA (teacher licensure) remain requirements.
Questions?Contact academic advisorISBE Information and FAQ
The Office of Student Employment is looking to hire a student employee to fill the Student Employment Hiring Assistant position. The Student Employment Hiring Assistant will be responsible for managing the hiring paperwork and processes for the Office of Student Employment (OSE) in Lincoln Park. This student serves as the primary contact in communicating office procedures related to hiring paperwork to DePaul staff and students. They are also in regular contact with Human Resources and Payroll ensuring the paperwork process is running smoothly and addressing any issues that arise. Students with interests in HR, counseling, or higher education are encouraged to apply.
The position hour requirement consists of approximately 20-25 hours per week. Must be able to work 4-5 days a week between the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday, and work at least 3 hour blocks at a time. This position also requires commuting to the HR Department located in the Loop Campus to deliver paperwork on a daily basis.
Interested in the position?Campus Job Board: Type Student Hiring Assistant into the job search for job description and to apply.
Featuring professor and union member Crystal Laura, co-author of You Can't Fire the Bad Ones! And 18 Other Myths about Teachers, Teachers' Unions, and Public Education. Come hear from local teachers and University faculty about why being in a union for teachers matters.
This event is organized by faculty and teacher educators from Chicago State University, DePaul University, Loyola University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago, and is being co-sponsored by the following unions and organizations: CTU, SEIU, UICUF, CCCTU, UPI, and GYO.
Want to attend?Register
Pope John XXIII School, a nuturing, happy and diverse Catholic school in Evanston, IL, is looking for a middle school/junior high classroom teacher. A passion and excitement for teaching science and STEM is preferred.
A brand new all-boys private Jewish high school opening this fall (2019) is searching for a lead math teacher. The inagural class is a 9th grade class of 10 motivated and excited boys. Daily responsibilities include teaching 1 50 minute 9th grade integrated math (algebra/geometry) class 4 days/week and attending staff meetings as needed. Fridays are off. The ideal candidate is someone who will grow with the school, becoming an expert lead teacher for cooperative, problem-based math learning. Salary Ragne is $18K-$24K. Depending on the candidate, this position can be combined with other open positions such as computer science lead teacher.
Sound good?Send cover letter and resume to Principal, Rabbi Yitzchak Lurie
Our Lady of Charity Catholic School has an immediate opening for a full-time second grade teacher. It is a small school with a welcoming atmosphere. All candidates with a certificate or pending certificate will be considered.
Want to apply?Contact Principal, Frank Zarate via email or phone
Meadowlark Middle School in the Winston Salem Forsyth County School District has openings for an 8th grade science teacher and an 8th grade Language Arts teacher.
Multicultural Arts High School, a CPS school located in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago, is currently searching for a math and physics teacher.
Want more information?Contact Maria Amador
Divine Providence School in Westschester, IL is in great need of 3 teachers for this upcoming school year. The vacancies are for 2nd, 4th and technology.
Interested?Email Lynn LeTourneau, Principal
Bronzeville Classical Academy, a CPS school that opened recently in the fall of 2018, is looking for someone to host study hall and provide student assistance M-F from 2:45-3:45pm. This year, the school will be home to grades KG-3rd.
Looking to volunteer?Contact Leslie Triplett-Bracy
Are you planning to student teach in Fall 2020? Then you MUST attend one of these upcoming mandatory meetings to learn about the various requirements and deadlines.
Need more information about student teaching? Check out the Student Teaching section on the COE website
Ogden School in LaGrange is currently seeking a Spanish teacher. Qualifications include:
Sound like you? Apply here
Big Shoulders Fund, an organization dedicated to providing support to inner-city Catholic schools, has a number of classroom positions to fill withing the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Want to apply?Email resume to Eliza Bryant, director of academic programs for Big Shoulders
Chicago Jewish Day School, an exciting and innovative dual curriculum schoo, is looking for qualified candidates for substitues in all grade (JK-8) and all disciplines for the 2019-2020 school year.
Interested?Email resume to Jennifer Katz, substitute coordinator
John M Palmer Elementary School, a CPS school located at 50501 North Kenneth Ave in Chicago, is looking to fill an immediate need for a kindergarten teacher.
Want to apply?Email Jennifer Dixon, principal
Oak Terrace Elementary School, a dual language school in Highwood/Highland Park, is seeking a 5th grade teacher with ESL endorsement. The position would be teaching math and language arts in English all day but Spanish proficiency is strongly preferred.
Want to learn more?View job posting
St Francis de Sales High School, a Catholic co-ed high school in the Eastside neighborhood of Chicago, is seeking a full-time Science teacher. Qualified applicants will have a desire to work in a mission-driven environment. They will view teaching as a position of leadership and will demonstrate the ability to work with all different types of learners. An Illinois teaching license or equivalent from another state and/or related experience are preferred.
Interested?Email cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Creative Scholars Preschool, an independed preschool located near the Bucktown neighborhood, is looking for an engageing, enthusiastic and dedicated early childhood educator. Salary is based on experience and credentials. Requirements are:
Want to apply?
Contact Beth Chiet, early childhood director
Change the life of a child by donating some of your time to provide homework help to a child who needs it. The Education & Counseling Center provides academic and counseling services to Chicagoland families who may not be able to afford it otherwise. We have lots of kids who would like to receive tutoring/homework help- Now we just need you to volunteer!
No matter what your field is, it looks GREAT on a resume, and Dr. Mason is always happy to give recommendations/referrals for a job well-done!!! Credit towards class or pre-service hours also possible with instructor approval.
We help K-12 grade levels. Most of the children are in grade school and come from all over Chicagoland to receive help. They are referred by teachers and parents. Tutoring generally lasts 1-hour each week with the same child, so your responsibility will be 1-hour/week (or more if you can spare it!). If you have a vacation coming, but would still like to volunteer- no worries! Just let us know in advance. All services take place within the center- 2247 N. Halsted St. Suite 100 (within the College of Education).
Can you spare an hour or more each week?Email Dr Mason in the ECC at email@example.com
Help Association House bridge Humboldt Park community residents through the digital divide. With only four out of ten residents using broadband or having access to digital literacy training opportunities, you can help us with providing tech workshops and open lab/drop-in opportunities.
Volunteers are need to facilitate basic digital literacy workshops, provide tutoring on Microsoft Office Word or Excel, and assist with open lab services. Available shifts include:
Passionate about adult education and technology?Contact Association House
School District 89 located in the west suburbs is looking to fill two positions for the Washington Dual Language Academy that services the entire district.
St Therese Chinese Catholic School, a 2 time Blue Ribbon, richly-diverse school in the heart of Chinatown, is opening a second campus in the Bridgeport neighborhood and is looking to fill a number of positions.
Want to learn more?Contact Kelly Rojas, Assistant Principal