Description of Duties/Essential Functions
Under general supervision of the Principal (PSA), instructs students in the assigned curriculum area using developmental teaching methods and techniques consistent with current teaching methodology; prepares and executes diagnostic tests instruments geared to each student’s abilities and needs; administers evaluative testing on a follow-up basis to gage the rate and scope of progress in maximizing the students potential and meeting the educational and behavioral goals; goal setting with the student, fellow teachers, administrators, and counselors as the result of evaluation and continuing interaction shall be a basis for directing the educational approach and formalizing the individual student’s plan; provides developmental, corrective and supportive supervision.
Requires possession of a current and valid Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Professional Educator License (PEL) with a Middle Grade or Secondary Education endorsement in Mathematics. Requires elementary knowledge of behavior modification principles. Requires ability to relate to students with extreme and profound emotional impairments. Requires patience and tolerance of a wide range of behavior. Requires ability to use the English language in preparing and delivering instructions. Requires ability to evaluate the student, to select behavioral objectives to meet the student’s needs and to guide and direct facility staff regarding the necessary training and educational development of a student.
Condition of employment: Requires the ability to pass an Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice background check.
On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act will make it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy.
The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.
Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact
Anticipated Starting Salary: $4401/month: $52,812/year
Current bargaining unit employees – Contractual language applies
Full bargaining unit range: $52,812/year – $97,068/year
WORK HOURS: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with Saturday / Sunday off.
Apply via Email (include BID ID in Subject line), USPS or Facility drop off:
IL Department of Juvenile Justice Illinois Youth Center – St. Charles
Kathy Borkowski, Human Resources Representative
3825 Campton Hills Road
St. Charles, IL 60175
PHONE: 630-584-0506 ext 1519
How to Apply
Applicants are to Submit a Current CMS100 (Dated 7/2019) and copy of Official transcripts or diploma, PEL and any required certifications to the agency contact above. Older versions of application will not be accepted. Failure to complete and sign the application accurately will result in rejection of application
Click Here for Applicant Information and Grading Procedures
This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select ‘Application Procedures’. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).
Additional Documentation for Educator:
Option B – High School
Class Specification (Download PDF reader)
Additional Title and Exam Information (Download PDF reader)
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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.