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  • Position Type:
      Substitute/Substitute Teacher

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      District Wide

  • Date Available:
      As Needed

  • Closing Date:
      Until Filled



Job Summary:  In the absence of a full-time classroom teacher, the substitute teacher provides instruction and manages the learning environment. In short-term situations, the substitute teacher is responsible for following the lesson that has been planned by the teacher. In long-term situations, the substitute is responsible for planning for daily instruction, assessing students, grading, and communicating with families. If a teacher is absent for an extended period of time, the substitute may be provided with a detailed plan from the teacher that will guide them in terms of the content and skills that will need to be taught. In all situations, the substitute maintains a positive learning environment, takes student attendance, monitors student behavior, and ensures that the classroom is clean and safe. 





  • Valid Illinois substitute license or Professional Educators License required;
  • Must be processed through the South Cook Intermediate Service Center;
  • Ability to follow and implement lesson plans or long-term instructional plans left by the  classroom teacher;
  • Able to follow written and verbal instructions;
  • Flexibile in terms of being open to working in variety of classrooms, including pre-kindergarten through eighth grade;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; 
  • Patience and willingness to work with students from diverse backgrounds;
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. 




  • $150 per day;
  • $165 per day after working 10 full days. 

Additional Notes

Working Conditions


  • Pre-K - Grade 5 hours: 8:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Middle School Hours: 7:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

How to Apply

Application Procedure:  Apply Online at www.district130.org

Cook County School District 130 is an equal opportunity employer.

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