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  • Master's Degree with training in administration, supervision, and curriculum development, preferably on the secondary, middle school and elementary level.
  • Illinois State Certification with general supervisory or general administrative endorsements.


  • Three years or more of successful teaching, support, administrative, or supervisory experience at the high school, middle school or elementary level is required.
  • Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • Ability to exert strong leadership in the field of instruction and inspire superior performance in members of the staff.
  • Ability to make firm decisions in the areas of responsibility and delegate responsibility to members of the staff.
  • Knowledge of sound secondary and elementary educational programs.
  • Ability to develop and implement educational plans and programs at the high school, middle school and elementary levels.
  • Ability to create, develop, and implement new educational programs.
  • Ability to function effectively as a member of the district's administrative team.
  • Ability and disposition to work effectively and cooperatively with pupils, parents, school personnel, and community members and agencies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in speech and writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with Alternative School students and families.


  • Maintain valid Illinois driver’s license.
  • Maintain District-insurable driving record.


  • Salary is based upon negotiated collective bargaining.
  • Health, vision, dental offered, learn more here: https://www.dps61.org/Page/165

Additional Notes

Start Date: As soon as possible

How to Apply

Make sure you attach the following materials with your application, as applicable/required for the position:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities (as applicable; unofficial copies accepted)
  • Three current letters of professional reference (preferred, not required)
  • Copy of current Illinois licensure (as applicable) — if you do not have current Illinois licensure, please send a statement to inform us of your progress toward licensure. Contact the Illinois State Board of Education for further information regarding licensure. If you have a license from another state, please provide us with a copy.

Applications are accepted year-round for all positions and are maintained for one year. Please complete the application in full, including work history and reference sections. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

See link for more details: https://il50010903.schoolwires.net/Page/97

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