1st Grade Teacher

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Are you looking for a teaching position in a diverse and inclusive district? Would you like to work with a phenomenal group of 1st grade students in one of our elementary schools? Then, our 1st grade teacher position at Serena Hills may be right for you!

To be a successful teacher in Flossmoor 161, you will create a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth, establish effective rapport with students, motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for elementary grade education according to each student's ability, and establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members.

Serena Hills is one of elementary schools in Flossmoor School District 161 with approximately 350 students. At first grade, you would be working on a team with two other first grade teachers that are ready to work with you to provide amazing learning experiences for our students!

To be qualified for the position, you will need a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Education and either havve prior teaching experience in Grades K-3 in the last ten (10) years or have taken coursework, seminars or workshops relevant to Grades K-3 education in the last two (2) years.  Additionally, a valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with a Self Contained General Education - Birth through Grade 3 and/or Elementary Education (Self Contained General Education) – Kindergarten through Grade 9 endorsement.

FLSA STATUS: Salary/Exempt

Flossmoor School District 161 shall provide equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of their race; color; creed; religion; national origin; sex; sexual orientation; age; ancestry; marital status; arrest record; military status; order of protection status; unfavorable military discharge; citizenship status provided the individual is authorized to work in the United States; use of lawful products while not at work; being a victim of domestic or sexual violence; genetic information; physical or mental handicap or disability, if otherwise able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; credit history, unless a satisfactory credit history is an established bona fide occupational requirement of a particular position; or other legally protected categories. No one will be penalized solely for his or her status as a registered qualifying patient or a registered designated caregiver for purposes of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, 410 ILCS 130/.

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Flossmoor School District 161

41 E. Elmwood Drive , Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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Serena Hills School

41 E. Elmwood Drive , Chicago Heights, IL 60411