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Program Overview

Summit Academy has the opportunity to serve students from 13 school districts in need of alternative education opportunities.  Students are referred to the programs for a variety of reasons but will be met with a caring and dedicated staff focused on meeting both their social and emotional and academic needs.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to express ideas and design lesson materials
  • Able to articulate thoughts and instructions clearly to the students
  • Able to design and implement instructional practices based on individual student learning profiles
  • Team player willing to collaborate proactively and productively with colleagues
  • Ability to provide clear, regular feedback to students, acting as an academic coach while supporting monitoring of progress
  • Ability to assess individual student needs and adjust instruction accordingly
  • Ability to manage a safe and consistent classroom environment in a proactive and relationship-based manner
  • Ability to plan and organize instructional plan
  • Open to learning new instructional strategies and demonstrates a growth mindset
  • Able to accurately self-reflect and be open to using feedback to improve instructional practices.


  1. Hold or be eligible for an Illinois PEL (Professional Educator Licence)
  2. MS/HS Endorsements (preferred)



  • 180-day Full-Time Contract (follows Harlem D122 school calendar)
  • Regionally Competitive Salary
  • 88% Individual Health Insurance Covered by Employer
  • Employer Paid Professional Development and Training Opportunities
  • For teaching candidates with a Bachelor’s degree but without a teaching certificate, ROE4 WILL PAY FOR A MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING.
  • For teaching candidates with a teaching certificate, ROE4 WILL PAY FOR A MASTER’S DEGREE IN SPECIFIC PRE-APPROVED FIELDS.
  • New hires will have an immediate start date with ONE FULL MONTH OF FOCUSED ONBOARDING, including shadowing, training, and mentoring with current Summit Academy administrators and staff.

Additional Notes

Summit Academy Offers Students:

  • A coaching and mentoring model of education
  • Targeted support and intervention from dedicated staff
  • Low teacher-to-student ratio and small classroom sizes
  • Student access to on-site school counselors and a social worker
  • Whole class, small group, and individualized counseling 
  • Academic and career guidance and support

How to Apply

Email resume, transcripts, and copy of teaching certificate to Nicole Corbett (ncorbett@roe4.org)

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