3rd Grade Classroom Teacher (Maternity Leave)

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Elementary Teacher Job Summary (Maternity Leave Coverage, September 22, 2021 through January 4, 2022)

The ideal candidate . . .

  • Maintains a student-centered approach to teaching and learning

  • Provides responsive, rigorous, and differentiated instruction to ensure all students are successful

  • Collaborates with colleagues to use student learning data from common assessments to adjust instruction, monitor student growth, and evaluate instructional practices

  • Engages students in learning through clear communication with and among students, high level questioning, differentiated learning activities, and relevant materials   

  • Demonstrates mastery in his/her plans and practices, integrating a wide range of effective pedagogical approaches

  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of content and pedagogy, and models adaptation of content to meet specific student needs

  • Creates a positive classroom environment

  • Interacts with students in a mutually respectful and caring manner

  • Effectively manages classroom procedures, and actively engages students in meeting clear behavior expectations

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with all stakeholders

  • Exhibits integrity, leadership, and professionalism as a positive member of the school community


Professional Educator License

Elementary  (K-9)

Illinois State law requires all employees of school districts pass a fingerprint criminal background check

COVID-19 considerations

All employees are required to wear a mask at all times on district/school premises. Frequent handwashing is encouraged and appropriate social distancing is practiced.

Application/Selection Procedure

Complete the on-line application at www.sd735.org  Select applicants will be contacted to provide additional information. 
About Skokie School District 73 1/2

Skokie School District 73½ is located in culturally diverse Skokie, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.  There are approximately 1,100 students in the three building school district. Nearly fifty percent of the students come from homes where a language other than English is spoken and more than 60 languages are spoken.  District 73½ seeks a diverse candidate pool that is reflective of the diversity of our student body.

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Skokie School District #73 1/2

8000 East Prairie Road , Skokie, IL 60076

At the following locations

John Middleton Elementary School

8300 St. Louis , Skokie, IL 60076