Kindergarten Classroom Teacher - Bilingual/ESL

Position Type:
Elementary School Teaching/Kindergarten

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Covington School, 9130 S. 52nd Ave, Oak Lawn

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:

    Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 - website

  • Title: Classroom Teacher - Bilingual/ESL

    Job Requirements
    • Valid Illinois Professional Educator License with appropriate content area endorsement (TBE)

    • Experience as a classroom teacher is preferred but not required

    Our Mission

    The mission of School District 123 is "Learning Today for a Successful Tomorrow." We believe each child has unlimited potential and deserves equal access to a challenging and comprehensive curriculum in a safe, secure, and appropriate environment.

    Direct Supervisor

    Director of English Learner Programs/Building Principal

    Essential Functions & Responsibilities

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical demands and working conditions required of this position.
    • Demonstrate support for the Mission, Vision, and Goals of the Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123

    • Uphold the established Board of Education policies, regulations, and administrative procedures

    • Plan and implement instruction aligned with New Illinois Learning Standards and the WIDA English Language Development Standards

    • Utilize Sheltered English instructional strategies throughout daily instruction to ensure student comprehension of the material

    • Provide native language support when necessary and appropriate

    • Communicate and cooperate with colleagues, students, parents, and the community in English and Spanish/Arabic as needed to meet professional standards

    • Maintain and improve professional competence

    • Apply student learning theory, brain-based learning, and differentiated instruction

    • Evaluate students on a regular basis and provide reports as required

    • Create a classroom and school environment that is conducive to learning and is age appropriate

    • Participate in meetings and perform other responsibilities as assigned by the principal or designee in accordance with the contract and Board of Education

    • Ability to sit/stand for prolonged periods of time

    • Utilize technology to promote learning, creativity, collaboration

    • Regular attendance and/or physical presence at the job

    Terms of Employment

    Hours/Day: (CBA - Art. II - Section 10.A)

    Months/Year: (CBA - Art. II - Section 10.B)

    Salary: Please see Collective Bargaining Agreement


    Performance in this position will be evaluated by the Building Principal in accordance with the Board of Education's policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

    The School Board of Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 prohibits any and all forms of discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, age, homelessness, or disability or other basis prohibited by law in any of its programs, services, activities or employment.

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