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Duties

Art  PreK-8 Montessori

Our buildings consist of one pre-kindergarten/early learning center, ten K-6 elementary schools, four K-8 schools, one middle school, two high schools, and a K-12 alternative education program as well as a social-emotional alternative program.

Three of our facilities are magnet schools, including a Pre-K to 8th-grade Montessori school.

Families have the option to apply to schools of choice: STEM Academy, a candidate International Baccalaureate school, and a fine arts program.

The District is also the administrative agent for the Macon-Piatt Special Education District. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants for all positions equally without regard to race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. 

 

Qualifications

  1. Illinois State certificate in the teaching field qualifying the teacher to teach content (ART)
  2. Bachelor's Degree
  3. Ability to function effectively as a member of the school staff.
  4. Such other requirements as the Board may establish.

Provisional Professional Educator Licensure available to candidates with Bachelor Degree and will be determined by area of concentration.   To pursue a teaching position, please contact the Regional Office of Education dwilliams@roe39.org   Click here for Details.  https://Short Term STA Content Knowledge 

 

Salary/Benefits

Would a payroll advance up to $2500 help you settle into our community?

                                       Just Ask!

Salary structure sample for 2022-2023 at 1/5/10 Experience Level

Complete contract with entire salary structure is available on website under STAFF TAB   

First year Teachers

(BA) 2022-2023 start at $48,901 including Pension Contributions
(MA) 2022-2023 start at $51,648 including Pension Contributions
(MA +32) 2022-2023 start at $54,945 including Pension Contributions

5 years experience

(BA) 2022-2023 start at $52,087 including Pension Contributions
(MA) 2022-2023 start at $55,384 including Pension Contributions
(MA +32) 2022-2023 start at $59,340 including Pension Contributions

10 years experience

(BA) 2022-2023 start at $56,071 including Pension Contributions
(MA) 2022-2023 start at $60,054 including Pension Contributions
(MA +32) 2022-2023 start at $64,835 including Pension Contributions

Excellent Benefits! 

Outstanding Health Plans that include 2 options, one of which is 100% paid by the District.

2 Tier Dental Insurance Options

Paid Life Insurance

Section125 Benefits 


We offer 100% reciprocity for experience in other districts. Complete Salary Schedule available on the website

Additional Notes

Talent Acquisition Event in Person or Virtual

Website   www.dps61.org    Email recruit@dps61.org 

How to Apply

To establish a pre-employment file, please complete the online application.

Certified Teaching Positions are posted per the Decatur Education Association collective bargaining agreement for specified period of time and go into a review/interviewing state. If a viable candidate is not selected, the positions repost.  For broadest exposure, please select Vacancy Pools in addition to Vacancy Desired.
 
If you don't immediately identify the position you are seeking, reach out directly at recruit@dps61.org as well as continue monitoring the job posting board regularly and apply to all positions for which you qualify. https://www.dps61.org/employment

We look forward to receiving your application and sharing it with the key players who are looking to bring on new Educators and Support Team Members within Decatur Public School District 61

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.dps61.org/employment

Email Address

recruit@dps61.org

Job Posting Date

11/23/2022

Start Date

N/A