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Last page update: August 18, 2014
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  STEM INSTRUCTOR TRAINING AVAILABLE
    A unique opportunity is being presented to Chicago area retired teachers and/or substitute teachers with a company that will allow you to set your own hours!  BanBao USA, Inc. is offering an exciting business prospect that combines your passion for teaching children with the opportunity to build your own business. We offer numerous programs including On-Site Field trips, After School Enrichment classes, birthday parties, special events, and Summer camps!
 
  Since 2002, we have provided programs for educational enrichment using S.T.E.M. to children in over 40 states.  We are now expanding that opportunity to you!  As an instructor you will combine your knowledge with our lesson plans and materials to run your own educational programming. We have all the tools necessary to run the programming available PLUS we provide training and ongoing dedicated support.
 
  Interested?  Come join us on Thursday and Friday August 21st & 22nd for a seminar in the area.  On Thursday from 9am - 11am, we will give you an overview of this opportunity. If you are interested in what you hear, from 1pm - 3:30pm, we will show you, in-depth, the expectations and potential with these programs.  Friday, 9am-3pm, will be an all day training class so that you can hit the ground running, and lunch will be provided.  Should you have questions before then, please   contact Patty VanderWall in our home office @ 616-706-9671.  See you there!
 
  Please RSVP to STEMtraining@banbaousa.com 
  Open to the first 50 attendees.

CONTACT:
Danielle Raymer
HR Specialist 
All About Learning Inc. in partnership with BanBao Educational 
25 Ida Red 
Sparta, MI 49345
Direct: 616.821.8046
Fax: 616.205.4263

Posted 6/23/14

CHIEF MANAGING EDITOR POSITION AVAILABLE
Essay101.com seeks a part-time Chief Managing Editor. This is an incredible opportunity to manage the operations and editors of a growing educational consulting company.
Position Title: Chief Managing Editor
Location: Remote (Web-based); Hours: Part time; Salary: $15,000
Primary Function: The Chief Managing Editor leads Essay101’s 50+ editors in scoring, critiquing, and editing practice SAT, ACT, and admissions essays. Must have excellent people and time-management skills and feel comfortable enforcing deadlines.
Responsibilities: managing the workflow of essays; acting as liaison between editors and clients; enforcing deadlines; managing the editor network; motivating editors to take on work during busy times; reviewing editors’ work for accuracy and consistency; uploading essays to the editorial database.
Required Skills and Experience: very strong writing skills; clear, effective communication; experience as a writer, English teacher, or editor; comfort working with technology; experience managing remote teams is a plus.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:
Lisa Nagorny at lnagorny@essay101.com.
1-877-543-9325

Posted 6/23/14

iFLY STEM EDUCATOR NEEDED
iFLY’s Education Program makes Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) exciting and relevant for K-12 students.
STEM Educators teach iFLY’s pre-designed curriculum.

Essential Job Functions•    Deliver oral presentation introducing students to grade-appropriate STEM concepts related to the wind tunnel;  •    Collaborate with iFLY Flight Instructors to demonstrate how everyday objects behave in the wind tunnel; •    Facilitate a grade-appropriate science activity or experiment; •    Work with iFLY Flight Instructors and Operations staff to ensure successful program implementation; •    Communicate with Education Program staff to maintain and improve program.
Hours: Hours vary. Education programs are scheduled between 8am-1pm, M-F during summer and school semesters.   
Locations: Educators will be scheduled at the new iFLY tunnels in Rosemont or Naperville (Chicago area);

Compensation:  Hourly rate: $30 per hour.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter, resume, 3 references, and scheduling availability to Christina Soontornvat.
Contact:
Christina Soontornvat

iFLY Chicago (Rosemont)
5520 Park Place
Rosemont, IL 60018
779-368-4359

Posted 5/25/14

MATH INSTRUCTOR NEEDED AT NORTHSHORE TUTORING CENTER
Northshore Tutoring Center is looking for a Math Instructor (Highland Park).
Academic Tutoring Centers is seeking an individual to teach the Math portion of the ACT college entrance exam, as well as an All Around Math tutor. (Our students range from before algebra through college level math classes.) Each individual does not need to be capable of tutoring every level of math, but it is a plus. We will train the right individual with our test prep strategies, but you MUST demonstrate an understanding of the test. Majority of tutoring takes place in our Highland Park office. We are located 2 blocks from the Union Pacific North Metra train station.
A qualified teacher/tutor will have ALL of the following:
1. A background in teaching/tutoring high school students;   2. A minimum of a B.A. or B.S.;   3. A solid command of spoken English;   4. A clean background check;   5. Availability on weekdays, and Saturday/Sunday (Exact hours to be determined by tutor.)
compensation: Highly Competitive Hourly Rate --  part-time
To apply please e-mail a cover letter outlining your experience. Please also include your resume.
We are a busy tutoring center looking for the right person to join our team. All candidates will be asked to complete a practice ACT within the hiring process.  Please feel free to check out our website to further familiarize yourself with our company: www.academictutoringcenters.com

Contact:
Shannon Morrow
Academic Tutoring Centers
460 Central Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035

Posted 4/17/14

FULL TIME ADVANCED PLACEMENT INSTRUCTORS NEEDED
Full-time Teachers for AP Courses, Beijing New Oriental International High School
We are currently hiring experienced teachers to come to Beijing, instructing Academic English, English Literature, Math, Physics, Chemistry & Biology, starting  30th Aug, 2014
Textbooks are provided.
Attractive compensation package:     Monthly salary: 15,000-18,000 RMB (negotiable depending on candidate’s qualification & teaching experience);     All working documents provided and paid for;     Medical insurance provided;     On-campus housing provided (free internet);     Airfare reimbursement provided upon completion of 1 year contract;     Paid winter/summer holidays;     3 free meals per day.

Send your resume to Clarissa Yang
New Oriental Education & Technology Group
No.6 Haidian Zhongjie, Haidian District,
Beijing 100080 PRC
Tel: +8610 6260 5566
Website:  www.xdf.cn
Please see the 'ABOUT FOREIGN EMPLOYMENT' section at the bottom of this page.
Posted 3/21/14

EDUCATION SOFTWARE AMBASSADOR/SALES DEVELOPMENT REP. WANTED
MySchoolWorx, has an opportunity available for an Education Software Ambassador/Sales Development Representative.  As the initial ambassador of MySchoolWorx, you would prepare, launch, manage and track lead gen campaigns, assisting schools by discovering their needs and facilitate communications between them and our telesales team for delivering solutions.
This is a full-time, remote position that allows you to combine your electronic communication skills and entrepreneurial spirit to earn an attractive income while working flexible hours. MySchoolWorx provides product training and strong, ongoing team support that allows you to be in business for yourself, but not by yourself.
Requirements:   • A desire to help educators, teachers, parents and students succeed;   • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;   • Computer savvy and proficient in Microsoft Excel, previous experience with email tools and online research;   • A working knowledge and understanding of software as a service.

Send resumes and cover letters to:
Beverly Lambright
blambright@myschoolworx.com
MySchoolWorx
34007 Sabal Way
Leesburg FL 34788
239-565-9389

Posted 3/6/14

PUBLIC ADJUSTING LICENSING INSTRUCTOR NEEDED
We are looking for an instructor to teach classes in Chicago area for public adjusting licensing in Illinois.
 Knowledge or experience in underwriting and public adjusting is recommended.
Curriculum and material is a plus.

Classes would be 4 days a week, once or twice a month at $700.00 to $1000.00 per day, based on an individual's experience and the materials he or she has that could be utilized for the class.
 
Contact:
Walter Lucas 
8320 N.85th Ct.
Hickory Hills, IL. 60457
cell # 630-660-4327   

Posted 2/13/14

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITY PROGRAM TEACHER WANTED
The mission of Family Network, a Family Focus Center, is to promote the well being of children from birth by supporting and strengthening their families in and with their communities. The After School Activity Program (ASAP), in partnership with North Shore School District 112, provides programming for Highland Park/Highwood children in afternoon kindergarten through fifth grade.

ASAP Teacher
:
The ASAP teacher is responsible for planning and implementing enrichment activities, assisting with homework and for providing a nurturing environment for the children. This position is 15-18 hours per week, 3-6pm on school days during the regular school year. The ASAP teacher reports to the Site Coordinator as well as to the ASAP Director.

Required Skills
: • Dedication to enhancing each child's physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development; • Creativity, flexibility, understanding and patience; • An understanding of school-age children, including their developmental characteristics; • Sensitivity to children's socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds; •Willingness to learn about and to work with children’s special needs and capabilities; • Use of positive discipline and guidance techniques; • Ability to provide an environment in which children feel a sense of belonging; • Commitment to the principles of family support and strength-based practice.

Required Qualifications: • Availability during all ASAP hours including occasional full days and early dismissal days; • College level courses related to after-school, school-age child care, child development, elementary education, special education or other related fields; • Experience working with school-age children in an educational or recreational setting; • Must live within a 10 mile radius of Highland Park; • Ability to speak Spanish preferred.

For a list ot the duties and responsibilities
along with the compensation offered, contact Bobbie Hinden, ASAP Director, Family Network 847-433-0377 ext. 303

Send letter of interest and resume to:
Bobbie Hinden, ASAP Director,
Family Network
330 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035

E-mail: bobbie.hinden@family-focus.org
Phone: 847-433-0377 ext. 303
Fax: 847/433-0461

www.familynetworkcenter.org

Posted 2/10/14

POSITION AVAILABLE ON LITTLE CORN ISLAND IN NICARAGUA
We are looking for a volunteer teacher to give class to our two children 9 and 11 years old.
We have been working with volunteer teachers for four years already, we normally look for teacher for two months period in exchange of accommodation and the meals at Derek's Place on Little Corn Island off the eastern coast of mainland Nicaragua.  At this moment we are looking for a teacher for six months, and we willing to pay at the end of the six months $2000, also we'll provide the accommodation and the meals.  The classes are just for two kids, from Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 1:30pm, the subjects of maths, science, history, geography, language.
Pleasant tropical climate!
Contact:
Anna Plana
Derek's Place
Little Corn Island
Nicaragua
Please see the 'ABOUT FOREIGN EMPLOYMENT' section at the bottom of this page.
Posted 2/6/14

PART TIME GED TUTORING POSITION AVAILABLE
ASN Preparatory Institute, a new GED program located in Northeastern Illinois University’s Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, has a part-time paid opportunity for tutoring at high school subject level.  Students are GED tested in Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Mathematics.  The tutor should be proficient in all subjects with Math as the highest skill level, as this is the greater student skill deficiency.  For more information, or to be considered for this position, contact the program’s Director by telephone or by emailed resume submission.

Doris Franklin
Director
773-706-2602 (c)
773-442-6192 (o)
dfranklin@asnchicago.org
ASN Preparatory Institute
700 E. Oakwood Blvd., Room 607
Chicago, Il 60653

Posted 1/17/14

PRINCIPAL WANTED
Thresholds is hiring a Principal for a small school serving secondary education students.  Type (75)- required, Type (9) or Type (10)- preferred, Experience with students with mental illness preferred.

Contact:
Sarah Hertsted
Talent Specialist
recruiter@thresholds.org
4101 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Chicago IL 60613
(773) 572-5500
Fax (773) 537-3770

Posted 11/14/13

JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT DePAUL UNIVERSITY
Part-Time Clinician
The Part-Time Clinician in the Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) will work as a learning specialist with a minimum of 14 to 20 hours per week.  This position will work one-to-one with DePaul students who have disabilities.  CSD Clinicians will work with undergraduate and graduate students in all the Schools/Colleges throughout the University. CSD is one unified department with offices located on the Lincoln Park and downtown Loop campuses.   This position will be in the Loop campus office Monday through Friday with possible evening hours depending on student schedules. This position may relocate to the Lincoln Park office based on student and department needs in the possible future.  This is a part-time, 10-month position.  Clinicians work during academic terms only, Autumn, Winter and Spring quarters.  Clinicians will have winter and spring breaks on the same schedule as the students. 
(Refer to job number 17827.)
To apply and view the full job description please go to: https://hr.depaul.edu/careers/Jobs/index.html and select "Employment" at the top of the page to submit your cover letter and résumé online for this and other jobs.  Please reference job the number given above. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Contact:
DePaul University
Human Resources Department
14 E. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
312-362-6855

Mailto:staffing@depaul.edu

Posted 10/3/13

ABOUT FOREIGN EMPLOYMENT

When contemplating overseas employment, take the time to research the offer carefully.  Make certain of the financial condition of your prospective employer.

PERSONAL SAFETY.  The U. S. Department of State (http://www.state.gov/) publishes advice on Crisis Awareness and Preparedness, Travel Warnings, Emergencies Abroad, Passports, Visas and more.  Links are provided to the home pages of US Embassies and consulates throughout the world, offering the most up-to-date possible information on conditions at the location you’re considering.

SALARIES.  While salaries often appear very low when translated into American dollars, remember that foreign costs of living are also frequently low.  (For example, we are told that recently a Rangoon, Myanmar [Burma] pedicab driver who received a $100 tip bought a home with the money.)  On the Web, you can get an exchange rate quote on any currency at any time from http://www.exchangerate.com/.

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