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TEACHERS WANTED FOR AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
Supporting Literacy and Math (SLAM) is seeking three teachers for it’s after school program housed in the Joyce Kilmer Elementary School at 6700 N. Greenview in Rogers Park.  SLAM supports at-risk kindergarten and first grade students by building foundational skill support in reading and math.

Job Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or higher * a minimum of at least three years of teaching experience working with primary age students * Coursework and/or graduate degree in elementary education, reading, learning disabilities or special education preferred * Must be a team player.

Program Logistics: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-6 p.m. October-May
Pay: Teachers will receive a monthly stipend.

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter highlighting your qualifications along with a resume and references to slamafterschoolprogram@gmail.com

Contact:
Jeannine Cleary, Executive Director
SLAM
P.O. Box 424
Glencoe, 60022
847-541-6333

Posted 5/5/16

MIDDLE SCHOOL LATIN TEACHER
(Paternity Leave)
Baker Demonstration School, a progressive, coeducational day school serving 370 students from early childhood through eighth grade seeks an innovative Middle School Latin Teacher as paternity leave replacement from August to September 2016.

REQUIREMENTS:
•    Deep understanding of Latin;   •    Proficient in Latin grammar, syntax, and reading ability;   •    Familiarity and experience with an experiential approach to teaching;   •    Experience teaching at the middle school level preferred;   •    Ability to implement and be creative with curriculum;   •    Comfortable in a strongly collaborative professional environment;   •    Dedicated to children, early adolescents, and a developmental approach to instruction;   •    Able to adapt to variable learning styles;   •    Skillful communicator with parents and colleagues;   •    Possesses high energy, a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude;   •    A continuing desire for professional growth;   •    Interested in collaborative, interdisciplinary, constructivist learning models.

Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to employment@bakerdemschool.org.

Contact:
Lisa Mozer, Director of Teaching and Learning
Director of Teaching and Learning
Baker Demonstration School
201 Sheridan Road
Wilmette, Illinois 60091
847-425-5800
https://www.bakerdemschool.org/about-us/employment/

Posted 5/2/16

MIDDLE SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER
(MATERNITY LEAVE – August – October)
Baker Demonstration School, a progressive, coeducational day school serving 370 students from early childhood through eighth grade seeks an innovative Middle School Physical Education teacher as maternity leave replacement from August to October 2016.

      REQUIREMENTS
•    BA or MA in Physical Education or Kinesiology required
•    Illinois Type 03 certificate (or equivalent) preferred
•    Minimum 3 years teaching experience in an elementary/middle level setting
•    Familiarity with physical education standards and current best practices

Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to employment@bakerdemschool.org.

Contact:
Lisa Mozer, Director of Teaching and Learning
Director of Teaching and Learning
Baker Demonstration School
201 Sheridan Road
Wilmette, Illinois 60091
847-425-5800
https://www.bakerdemschool.org/about-us/employment/

Posted 5/2/16

SENIOR ASSISTANTS NEEDED
Would You Like A New Passion In Your Life--And To Give Someone Else A New Lease On Life?

We’re looking for  people experienced in helping others. People like teachers and teachers aids who can bring companionship and compassion to others--and in return, achieve meaning in their life. We assist seniors with walking, companionship, medicine reminders, driving, errands and more.

Your experience in education, and the reasons you went into teaching make you a wonderful candidate for us to consider for a personal care assistant position at Senior Helpers. In fact, one of our owners, our office manager and several of our personal care assistants have been educators.

We offer industry competitive pay, insurance, bonuses, paid training, product discounts and other benefits--respect and appreciation. We have a book full of testimonials like these, "Thank you for the wonderful opportunity to work for a great company. I love my job!” Cyndi."That was a phenomenal training. I love Senior Helpers." Arnita, and, "You are the most genuine employers I've ever had the pleasure to work with." Heidi. Choose days, nights, weekends, summers.  Approve the locations and clients you work with. We’ll match you with someone who’s life you might change, or, even save.

Our owner & office manager are former teachers. Let us know if you would like to learn more about this position.
Contact:
Bob Tucker
Senior Advocate & Client Services Leader
Qualified Dementia Care Provider
950 Skokie Blvd.
Northbrook IL  60062
O:847.564.7500
F: 847.564.7527
rtucker@seniorhelpers.com

Posted 1/7/16

EXTRA DOSAGE INSTRUCTOR (EDI) NEEDED
(Part-Time)
Reading in Motion, a nationally recognized non-profit organization in Chicago, seeks Extra Dosage Instructors to teach a small-group reading program to selected students in 1st grade classrooms. EDI responsibilities include, but are not limited to: ●Leading small group instruction ●Administering reading tests (DIBELS) ●Collecting data and anecdotal records ●Maintaining accurate student attendance records ●Attending meetings at RIM offices downtown

This position consists of 2 hours per day, 5 days per week in assigned CPS schools during the school day.  All EDIs will receive curriculum training by Reading in Motion. EDIs are paid a competitive hourly wage based on experience. Training and meeting times are also compensated.
To learn more about Reading in Motion, visit our website at http://www.readinginmotion.org.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume by email, fax, or mail to:
Emily Litvak
Extra Dosage Program/Data Manager
Reading In Motion,
65 East Wacker Place,
Suite 305,
Chicago, IL  60601;
Fax: 312-357-0130.
NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS, PLEASE.

Posted 1/5/16

PART TIME PRESCHOOL TEACHER
We are looking for a dynamic preschool teacher for our small Licensed Home Daycare.

-ability to work with young children and their families
-ability to implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum
-excellent organizational skills
-be very flexible
-Multilingual a huge plus

This job is best suited to someone who is happy with part time; loves toddlers; has high energy; enjoys small intimate group settings (this is a licensed home daycare) and can work with families from many different backgrounds.  Please be able to commit for at least one year.  We are located in the city in the Roscoe Village neighborhood. 
For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to: dtwdaycare@gmail.com

Contact:
Petra Dubell
3340 N Hamilton Ave #2
Chicago, IL 60618
312-731-0101
http://www.metrodaycare.com/childcare_provider/214827

Posted 1/5/16


CLIENT SERVICES SCHEDULER POSITION
Go Home Every Night Knowing You've Helped Many People in Need--Client  Services Scheduler Position

We provide in-home caregivers who help seniors and people with disabilities live their best lives possible.  We bring safety, health,  love and joy to our clients who need a little help--or a big hand.

We need someone who loves helping people, has strong organizational  skills, likes working as a key part of a close-knit team, has a great  work ethic--and a big heart.

   * Help select the ideal caregiver for our clients     * Maintain all client schedules & respond quickly to any changes     * Effectively communicate with clients, caregivers and our office team     * Bring a positive, caring, team player attitude to work every day     * Understand the importance of your role in keeping our clients safe

Our owner & office manager are former teachers. Let us know if you would like to learn more about this position in our Northbrook office at 950 Skokie Blvd, 60062.  Learn more about us...Click Here

Contact:
Bob Tucker
Senior Advocate & Client Services Leader
Qualified Dementia Care Provider
950 Skokie Blvd.
Northbrook IL  60062
O:847.564.7500
F: 847.564.7527
rtucker@seniorhelpers.com

Posted 1/2/16
THE TUTORING CENTER IN LONG GROVE
The Tutoring Center is seeking tutors and Instructors for a growing center in Long Grove. Only those with an outgoing personality and a genuine interest in helping children learn should apply. We look for well-rounded individuals that are capable of working with children who need help in Reading, Math, Pre-Algebra, and Algebra. All of our staff are committed to integrity, quality, enthusiasm, exceptional service, and teamwork.

We look for availability between the hours of 3:30 and 7:45, Monday through Thursday. This is not to say you would be scheduled each and every day, but we do look for that availability. Additionally, we require all applicants to take a comprehensive math assessment prior to an interview. 

Come and join our Team! Great part time hours, pay ($12-$15 per hour), and incentive bonuses available. When using our online application, available here, please be sure to note any scheduling/availability issues.  Our center is open for tutoring Monday through Thursday from 3:30 - 7:45.  Additionally, please be sure to list the Long Grove, IL location in your application.

For more information, contact:
Andrew Spetter

The Tutoring Center, Long Grove
4188 Route 83, Unit D
Long Grove, IL  60047
847.383.5654
longgroveil@tutoringcenter.com

Posted 12/30/15

SUBSTITUTE SCIENCE TEACHER NEEDED
Golder College Prep is looking for a teacher to substitute teach four science classes for the week of February 8 - February 12th. This teacher would be responsible for teaching two sections of 11th grade biology and two sections of AP Biology. Comprehensive sub plans would be provided for the teacher well in advance. A background in science or math is strongly preferred.
For more information about the school or to work at one of our campuses visit http://www.goldercollegeprep.org

Please contact
Ivy McDaniel
Junior Biology Teacher
Golder College Prep
A Campus of Noble Street Charter School
1454 W. Superior Chicago, IL 60642
imcdaniel@goldercollegeprep.org
312-265-9925 (x4218)

Posted 9/21/15

PART TIME TEACHERS NEEDED FOR CHESS, ENGINEERING, DRAMA, GUITAR, SPANISH AND/OR MATH
Chess, Engineering, Drama, Guitar, Spanish, Math $40-$55 per hour

Have fun teaching chess, drama, Spanish, math, engineering, and guitar to groups of elementary school kids! Afterschool Enrichment Solutions was founded in 2001 and currently works with over 7,500 students around 400 schools. We are looking to fill openings for drama, Spanish, math, engineering, chess, and guitar instructors for multiple locations in Chicago and the surrounding metro area.

The classes will be starting throughout December and January. The classes are offered once a week and start around 2:00, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, or 3:30pm on weekday afternoons and last for one hour. An instructor may teach 1-5 classes a week (1-5 hours total). We provide all the equipment, curricular materials, as well as training.   Compensation is $40-$55 per one-hour class.

Every instructor will have to pass a rigorous criminal background check. Reliable transportation is required. Commitment through March is required; longer-term is preferred. The instructors need to be able to check their email at least twice daily and have a working cell phone.

This is a very part-time opportunity (1-5 hours a week, depending on your availability and preferences). It is only possible to schedule one one-hour class per day. If interested, please apply at: https://learningmeansfun.com/teaching-opportunities/

Contact:
Ilya Korzhenevich, Director
Afterschool Enrichment Solutions
2223 Lakeside Dr
Bannockburn, IL 60015
847-482-9999
ilya@learningmeansfun.com (email preferred)

Posted 9/21/15


HELP CREATE A TOOL FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS TO MASTER ENGLISH
Are you ready to start a new endeavor to create an innovative online tool to help millions of foreign students better learn and use English? Are you prepared to leave a lasting legacy to enable many people overseas to improve their lives by mastering English?
You may be ready, if you know the difference between the words “ready” and “prepared”. Or you may be prepared, if you know the relationship between the words “fluid” and “liquid”.
For some native speakers and most non-native speakers, including myself, the questions above about “ready” and “prepared, and “fluid” and “liquid” are difficult. But why? I don’t think those questions should be hard, if we have learned English properly by using my new online tool.
You will be one of the editors to craft something unique out of your own talent by following our patent-pending editorial process. As an independent contractor, you will work at your own pace in the comfort of your home. In return, you will be compensated and credited for your work, if it meets our strict quality standards.
What is more important is that you will receive profit sharing and equity shares in the company based on your contributions. Those two can amount to a great financial reward for the long term.
So come and join us to develop this breakthrough tool to help countless English language learners overseas master English to improve their lives.

For more information contact:
Ken Hsu
Founder, Trees of Words - English Like the First Language/ToW ELFL
towelfl@gmail.com
224-436-4460

Posted 8/26/15

CONTRACT TEACHER NEEDED - PART TIME - TRAVEL
Seeking retired teachers in the Chicago or Phoenix area that like to travel, have flexible schedules, and want to supplement their retirement income. Pays $2,000/week plus expenses. You will teach 5-day software classes usually at customer locations in the USA & sometimes overseas.  You DO NOT need to be a computer expert, just have basic email and Internet skills (spreadsheet or database experience helpful). Travel once every month or two for a week at a time on average teaching non-technical customers to configure and administrate a  web-based application to automate workflows. Domestic travel requires flying out on Sunday and returning late Friday or Saturday. Overseas travel requires flying out on Saturday. Bring a friend/spouse, arrive early/extend the trip for touring/vacationing - just pay the extra expenses. We provide full training and coaching until you're ready to teach on your own.

See our web site for more details: http://www.sysgeninc.com/Jobs.htm

For more information or to apply:
Irv Segal
SysGen, Inc.
7150 E Camelback Rd, Suite 444, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
5 Revere Drive, Suite 200, Northbrook, IL 60062
(800) 434-7159 x803

Posted 8/26/15

LOCAL COORDINATORS NEEDED FOR INTEREXCHANGE AU PAIR USA
InterExchange Au Pair USA is looking for Local Coordinators to oversee the Chicago and North Shore Au Pair Groups.  While upholding Department of State guidelines, Local Coordinators will help promote a cultural exchange program that provides a unique solution for families seeking affordable and flexible childcare.

Position Overview: This is a rewarding opportunity to work with a group of lively international au pairs and American host families. We are seeking out professional, well-connected individuals who have experience in at least two of the following areas: cultural exchange and/or international education, counseling and mediation, sales and marketing, and childcare and/or education.  The Chicago Local Coordinator would work from home, part-time, approximately 20-25 hours per week.  The North Shore Local Coordinator would work from home, part-time, approximately 10-15 hours per week.

Core responsibilities include:   • Providing support and guidance to host families and au pairs in your area;   • Interviewing new families;   • Organizing monthly cultural events for the au pairs;   • Working to develop a larger client base through community outreach and local marketing initiatives.

Interested parties can view the full ad here or learn more about the Local Coordinator role on our website.  

Please feel free to contact me directly with any questions.
Summer Shetenhelm
Field Relations Coordinator
InterExchange Au Pair USA
TEL: 917.305.5466
EMAIL: sshetenhelm@interexchange.org
100 Wall Street, Suite 301,
New York, NY 10005

Posted 8/25/15


AARP EXPERIENCE CORPS IS SEEKING A SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP MANAGER
AARP Foundation Experience Corps is hiring a School Partnership Manager for its Chicago location:  AARP Foundation Experience Corps is a evidence-based inter-generational literacy intervention program that engages older adults as tutors in K-3 Chicago Public School classrooms.  Working under the direction of the teacher, the volunteer tutors assist small groups of students to develop critical literacy skills and ensure they are on track for grade level reading by the end of third grade.  The School Partnership Manager (SPM) is the primary liaison between a cohort of schools/school staff, school-based volunteer teams, and the Experience Corps office.  The SPM supports volunteer teams to ensure the program model is implemented with fidelity.  This position requires daily travel to schools across the city.  We are looking for an individual with excellent customer service, problem solving, communication, and organizational skills with at least three years experience in primary education/literacy, volunteer management, and/or working with an older adult population. 
AARP offers excellent benefits (see this site) and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity.  

 
E-mail resume and cover letter for immediate consideration to ecchicago@aarp.org
AARP Foundation Experience Corps
222 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 760
Chicago, IL 60607
312-660-8655
www.aarp.org/ecchicago

Posted 8/1/15

TEACHERS NEEDED AT A NEW LEARNING CENTER
The Vidal Learning Center at 1407 N WELLS ST CHICAGO IL  60611 needs teachers.  We are offering a kindergarten readiness program for children ages 3 to 5.  The classes are Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 12:30pm, and we are looking for teachers to teach the curriculum.  The pay will be $25.00/hour.   We are looking for retired teachers since they have the experience, knowledge and may be able to work only 3 hours a day.

Contact:

Joanny Gonzalez
Vidal Learning Center
1407 N WELLS ST.
CHICAGO IL  60611

773-495-3760

Posted 7/30/15

STAFF ASSISTANT NEEDED AT CRTAF/RTAC
CRTAF/RTAC Staff Assistant Duties and Responsibilities
CRTAF/RTAC is seeking a Staff Assistant to serve our two conjoined organizations.  The position requires that the individual be a retired Chicago public school educator who possesses the following skills:
1)    Alphabetize/File;   2)    Answer and respond to telephone inquiries from members/prospective members;   3)    Send printed information via scan to prospective/current members as needed/requested;   4)    Enter data electronically using Microsoft Word 7 and above and navigate in ACCESS, our membership database;   5)    Assist with assembly/preparation of mass mailings;   6)    Participate in CTPF events (pre-retirement meetings and health fair seminars) which provide opportunities to recruit new RTAC members;   7)    Duplicate and organize materials for dissemination at the monthly Board meetings, and as needed for other meetings;   8)    Provide support services for RTAC’s twice yearly membership luncheons.

The work schedule consists of three days per week for five hours per day (10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.)  The hourly compensation rate will be $16 per hour for a period of six months. At the conclusion of that period, it will be determined if the individual will be offered regular employee status. There are no peripheral benefits.
Applicants interested in this position are expected to submit a professional resume and cover letter electronically to:
Arlene R. Crandall, CRTAF/RTAC Executive Director, at arcrandall@rtac.org  on or before May 30, 2015. 
Contact:
Arlene Crandall,
Executive Director
111 N. Wabash Ave.
Chicago IL 60602
Phone:  312-750-1522

Posted 7/21/15

SERVICE ASSOCIATES NEEDED AT THE GARMIN STORE
Garmin is growing and expanding our presence at our retail store located in downtown Chicago at 663 N Michigan Ave.   We are looking for full time and part time Service Associates.  We focus on providing exemplary service to Garmin customers.  In this role, you’ll handle customer inquiries and requests regarding products, orders, and returns with a high level of professionalism, work with customers to determine which products, accessories, and plan of action best serves their individual needs, and accurately describe Garmin product features, capabilities, and applications to customers.

We offer competitive pay, plus a full benefits package.   Please feel free to email resumes to Lynda.wolf@garmin.com or apply for the position online at http://www.garmin.com/careers.

RECRUITING EVENT/JOB FAIR AT GARMIN CHICAGO RETAIL STORE!
When:  Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time:  1:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:  663 N. Michigan Ave. (intersection of Michigan Ave. and E. Erie St.)
Website:  www.garmin.com/careers
**Management and HR onsite to discuss full and part time job opportunities. Bring your resume and stop by to learn more about what we have to offer.

EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
For more information , contact:
Lynda Wolf
Employment Specialist / Garmin International
Office 913.440.5244/ Fax 913.397.0835
www.garmin.com/careers

Posted 7/9/15

NOW HIRING AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS IN BLOOMINGDALE, BARTLETT & HOFFMAN ESTATES
'Eye Level' is seeking enthusiastic candidates for Math and English instructor positions.
These involve working with students, primarily in grades preschool to Middle School in small group settings, providing both remediation and enrichment. All teaching materials will be provided. The instructor must be available to work on certain weekdays in the evening and Saturday morning. This is a year around part-time position, including summer. Evenings & Saturday morning availability is a must. Long-term commitment is also a must. Ideal for candidates living in surrounding areas.
Required:  1. Resume;  2. Patient, enthusiastic and enjoy working with children;  3. Able to communicate effectively with students, parents and co-workers;  4. Should be proactive and able to multitask;  5. Professional and friendly demeanor;  6. Should be flexible and available to work on evenings and Saturday ( no Saturdays in summer).
Preferred:  1. An undergraduate or graduate student majoring in education, or a retired/working teacher and be willing to have a long-term commitment (at least one year) preferred;  2. Prior teaching/tutoring experience preferred. Background check will be required.
Duties include but not limited to:  - Teach a group of 4 students;  -Communicate student' progress with director;  - Motivate students to excel
Locations: 
Eye Level Bartlett: 1007 W Stearns Rd, Bartlett, IL 60103  Hours: Monday to Wednesday 4-7PM, Saturday 10-1PM
Eye Level Hoffman Estates: 2348 W Higgins Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169  Hours: Mon & Thur- 4PM - 7PM Sat - 10AM - 1PM
Eye Level Of Bloomingdale: 398 W Stearns rd, Bloomingdale, IL 60108  Hours: Tue & Thur 4-7, Saturdays  10-1.
Not necessary to work all evenings.
Salary: $12-15/hr
Contact:
Ritu Patel,
Director/Owner

Eye Level Math, Reading & Writing
Bloomingdale.Bartlett. Hoffman Estates
630-307-7475 | enopibloomingdale@gmail.com
www.enopibloomingdale.com

Posted 6/14/15

SAFE 'n SOUND PROGRAM IN NAPERVILLE & AURORA NOW HIRING
Before & After School Youth Enrichment Instructors - **Now Hiring for the 2015-2016 School Year! Apply Today!** Please apply through this link to be considered

Before & After School  Youth Enrichment Aide - **Now Hiring for the 2015-2016 School Year! Apply Today!** Please apply through this link to be considered

Before & After School Site Coordinator - **Now Hiring for the 2015-2016 School Year! Apply Today!** Please apply through this link to be considered

Additional Information:
Brandi Frattini

Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
801 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: 815-342-6905
E-mail: bfrattini@ymcachicago.org

Posted 6/12/15



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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