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History Teacher

Company: Oak Park and River Forest High School
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Openings as of 1/15/2021

  • US History/Civics Teacher - Long Term Substitute (2/25/2021-3/25/2021) JobID: 1887
  • Position Type:
    Substitute/ Teacher

  • Date Posted:
    1/15/2021

  • Location:
    Oak Park and River Forest High School

  • Date Available:
    02/25/2021

  • Closing Date:
    01/29/2021

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    Job Title : US History/Civics Teacher - Long Term Substitute (2/25/2021-3/25/2021)
    R eports to : History Division Head
    Terms and Conditions: Substitute assignment effective February 25 March 25, 2021.
    Salary: $180.00 per full day.
    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Please, no phone calls. The respective hiring manager will review candidates once the job posting closes. If selected to move forward, you will be contacted by phone or email. After reviewing the job posting, if you have any questions, please send an email to hr@oprfhs.org .

    OPRF WHO WE ARE
    Oak Park and River Forest High School , or OPRF , is a comprehensive public high school located in Oak Park, Ill., a suburb eight miles due west of downtown Chicago. We are a one-school district, with the majority of our students coming from two sender districts, River Forest Public Schools District 90 and Oak Park Elementary School District 97. We offer more than 200 courses, a variety of programs for students with special needs, 75 clubs and activities, and 29 competitive sports. We prepare our students well for post-secondary success, with an average ACT composite score of 24 and a 94% graduation rate.

    Oak Park and River Forest are communities that highly value diversity. OPRF is a founding member of the national Minority Student Achievement Network, and our school is racially and economically diverse, with about 44% of our 3,300 students identifying as African-American, Hispanic, multiracial, or Asian. Our villages have long embraced the LGBTQ community, and we have a significant mix of homeowners and renters.

    We seek faculty and staff who have high expectations for all students, and who value student voice in education. As a school, we are particularly focused on closing opportunity gaps for our students of color.

    OPRF is an equal opportunity employer that provides equal employment opportunities to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. OPRFs goal is to increase its representation of people of color.

    Background:
    Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 is a progressive district that is focused not only on our tradition of excellence but our future. The District prides itself in offering our students a comprehensive 9-12 college and career readiness curriculum and a rich arts education program. Our students are curious, creative, and they come ready to learn. More than 90 percent of our students go on to college.

    Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 believes that we can become an ever-improving model of equity and excellence that will enable all students to achieve their full potential. We can accomplish this through dedicated teachers, staff, and administration who build relationships with students and have high expectations for themselves and their students. We believe in planning for and providing the academic and developmental support students need to meet those expectations. We further believe that every student can learn through exposure to academically challenging content, feedback during learning, and the educators knowledge and skill.

    Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 is a great place for those who are interested in an environment that supports creativity, leadership at all levels, innovation, a focus on professional and curriculum development, and the best practices of instruction. We are currently seeking individuals to join our team where we enable all students to achieve their full potential every day.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    1. Illinois Professional Educator License with History endorsement or Substitute license with demonstrated background in history required.
    2. History/Social Science endorsement preferred.
    3. Experience working with diverse population a plus.
    4. Collaborative work ethic.

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Employees are expected to perform other related functions as assigned. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive listing of the duties performed in this position. The individuals currently holding this position perform additional duties and additional duties may be assigned.

    Oak Park & River Forest High School District 200 (OPRF) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    This position description should not be considered to contain every function/responsibility that an individual may be asked to perform by his/her supervisor. Employees are expected to perform other related functions as assigned.

    Attachment(s):
    • History_Civics Long Term Sub ID1887 2021.01.15.pdf


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