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PRIMARY FUNCTION:  To assume the responsibilities for instruction, classroom management, job duties, and professional involvement according to the School Code of Illinois, Board of Education Policies, and District contractual agreements.

QUALIFICATIONS:Applicants must possess the following qualifications.


  • Plans effectively for instruction; including 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 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 members.
  • 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 and consistent treatment of students, maintenance of safety standards, tactful response to needs of students, etc.
  • Encourages the development of students which equals 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.


Depends on Education and Experience

How to Apply

Please send the district application and your resume to kkinder@altonschools.org.


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