English Language Arts (ELA) Teacher Algonquin Middle School

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Description:  Community Consolidated School District 62 in Des Plaines, Illinois is seeking a 6-8 LA/Lit classroom teacher starting in August 13th, 2019 at Algonquin Middle School. 

Qualifications: 1. Completion of a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university. 2. A completed Criminal Background Investigation.  3. Active Illinois teacher licensure required with a Language Arts/Literature Endorsement.

Working Conditions: District 62 has approximately 4800 students in grades preK-8 in 8 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 1 year-around, K-8 school. This assignment could be located at any school in the district during the school year.  As a special circumstance, Iroquois Community School (ICS) is a year-around, K-8 school.  Therefore, substitute teachers will occasionally be needed during the summer term.  In addition, special summer programs for remediation or enrichment will also need substitutes.

Application Procedure: Applications are considered complete when all required items are submitted for review including: 1) an on-line application at www.d62.org/employment, 2) a letter of interest in the position (required at the beginning of each school year), 3) unofficial copies of all college and/or university transcripts (required only once upon first application) Applicants are encouraged to electronically attached all required documents to the on-line application.

Selection Procedure: All applications will be reviewed by administrators.  Qualified applicants will be assigned to a pool of substitute teacher who are available and recommended for further assignment.

Posted By

Des Plaines School District 62

777 E Algonquin Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016-6251
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$20,663 (USD)

State Average: $13,341 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246