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ENGLISH TEACHER - Herscher High School 

Position Title: (9-12) Classroom Teacher

Qualifications:  Valid IL Teaching License appropriate for assigned grade level and/or subject area

Reports to: Building Principal


To provide instruction that focuses on the social, emotional, intellectual and physical development of students. Supervises students under direct or indirect control.


  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.


Illinois Teaching License with proper endorsements. License will need to be registered with the I-KAN Regional Office of Education.


In accordance with Collective Bargaining Agreement which can be viewed on our district website www.hcusd2.org under Community Info Page. Regionally competitive.

Additional Notes

Numerous coaching/sponsorship opportunities exist district-wide!

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 and dynamic individual with a love of learning and a desire to positively impact the lives of our students.

* We are currently doing a combination of in-person and e-learning for our students.

How to Apply

Apply online to be a Herscher TIGER! https://hcusd2.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=76

For more information about this position, you may contact Brad Elliot, Herscher High School Principal at 815-426-2103 or via email at elliotb@hcusd2.org. GO TIGERS!

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