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High School Biology Teacher for 2019-2020 School Year.


  1. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
  2. Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students.
  3. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  4. Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of the immediate supervisor.
  5. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and - in harmony with the goals - establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, etc. and communicates these objectives to students.
  6. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  7. Strives to implement by instruction and action the district's philosophy of education, instructional goals and objectives.
  8. Adheres to the published policies and procedures of the district.
  9. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  10. Works cooperatively with other schools personnel in the identification, diagnosis and remediation of individual students with specialized needs.
  11. Communicates with parents regarding student progress as needed.
  12. Makes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  13. Maintains accurate complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
  14. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
  15. Develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedures and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  16. Makes reasonable provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes.
  17. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  18. Attends staff meetings and serves on committees as provided by contract.


Valid IL teaching license with proper endorsements. License will need to be registered with the I-KAN Regional Office of Education prior to August 2019.


Regionally Competitive. Current Collective Bargaining Agreement can be viewed on our district website at www.hcusd2.org, under Community Info Page.

Additional Notes

Herscher High School is part of Herscher CUSD #2, a preK-12 public school district located in North Central Illinois, approximately 60 miles south of Chicago. We are seeking a motivated individual with a love of learning and a desire to positively impact the lives of our students.

How to Apply

NEW!! Apply ONLINE: https://hcusd2.tedk12.com/hire/Index.aspx . For more information or to email application document, email elliotb@hcusd2.org. You can also mail application materials (resume, letter of interest, (3) letters of recommendation, copy of transcripts and verification of valid IL teaching license with proper endorsements to Herscher High School c/o Brad Elliot, 501 N Main Street, PO Box 504, Herscher IL 60941. Thank you for your interest in our district.

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