The ideal teacher candidate will have the passion and skills to create a learning environment that will offer a rigorous college preparatory education that challenges students to achieve at high levels and will be required to differentiate instruction; design lesson and unit plans that properly assess student achievement; and use data to inform instruction. The position will have 1 section of Advisory, 4 sections of Art, and 1 planning period five days a week; embraces and promotes the PACHS vision, mission; embraces interdisciplinary arts and collaboration (visual art, music, dance, theater, and creative writing); encourages artistic introspection regarding challenges, growth, and student voice and uniqueness; creates lessons which prepare students for success in both PACHS curriculum and standardized tests; collaborates with the staff to develop instructional approaches geared toward the needs of the students; designs and administers a variety of student assessment tools; and; performs additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and a Professional Educator’s license with Secondary endorsement
Must have passed Basic Skills test and Subject Matter test
Must maintain current Illinois Certification with subject area endorsement
Bilingual (Spanish and English) – preferred
Must demonstrate the experience, beliefs, attitude and awareness that indicate cultural sensitivity to the student population served
Ability to work collaboratively with teams and nurture collegial relationships
Current knowledge of educational technology and application
Knowledge of principles and practices of staff, school, and organizational development
YCCS serves At-Risk Students and High School dropouts who are ages 16 - 21 and who have been under-served and/or disconnected from traditional education.
YCCS offers a diversified portfolio of alternative education "choice" campuses for Off-Track Students and Out-of-School Youth that provide multiple pathways to graduation.
"All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin"