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  • Technology-based applications for instruction.
  • District curriculum requirements relevant to the specific vacancy.
  • Developmentally appropriate instructional practices and learning environments.
  • For middle school vacancies the applicant should be knowledgeable about advisory programs, professional teaming, interdisciplinary instruction, and alternate educational                                programs such as mini-courses and outdoor education.



  • Plans effectively for instruction. This includes maintenance of written plans which are                                consistent with District curriculum guidelines, developmental needs of students and                                    accountability requirements.
  • Employs a variety of instructional strategies and techniques which take into account individual student differences (learning styles, pace, motivation, interests, etc.) as well as the need              for achievement of specified objectives.
  • Communicates the purpose of lessons and relates instructions to both long and short term educational objectives.


  • For Primary Grade Teacher (K-2), demonstrates knowledge of primary student and his/her general needs as well a knowledge of specific curricular areas.
  • For Intermediate Grade Teacher (3-5), demonstrates knowledge of the intermediate

             student and his/her general needs  as well as knowledge of specific curricular areas.

  • For Middle Grade Teacher (6-8), demonstrates a knowledge of the social, emotional,                                    intellectual, and physical characteristics of the middle school student.
  • Communicates accurately and effectively with students, parents and other staff
  • Assesses student progress formally and informally in an appropriate manner.
  • Exhibits effective classroom management techniques which include: self control, maintenance of an appropriate learning environment, fair, consistent treatment of                                        students, maintenance of safety standards, tactful response to needs of students, etc.
  • Encourages the development of students= self-esteem.
  • Maintains accurate and timely records as required by law, Board policies, and         administrative guidelines.
  • Follows building and District rules, procedures and policies.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to participate collaboratively in building, professional, and District-level committees.
  • Is punctual in reporting for job assignments as well as faculty and parent meetings.
  • Performs all duties specific to the position listed in the contractual agreement for classroom teacher, librarian, school social worker, counselor, school nurse,                                                   psychologist, and speech/language clinician.
  • Performs other reasonable duties as assigned during the normal work day/year or in cases of emergency.




Illinois PEL License with Foreign Language Endorsement for Spanish


39,748 + depending on Education Level and experience

How to Apply

email resume to ryoung@altonschools.org

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