Careers

Careers Within AUSL Schools

AUSL schools succeed because they have talented, dedicated teachers and staff who hold high expectations for their students and can motivate students to perform at the highest level of their potential. We invite you to apply for a position in the network of AUSL-managed Chicago Public Schools.


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All employees of AUSL-managed Chicago Public Schools are selected for the distinct challenge of ensuring transformation into a school of excellence.

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AUSL focuses on building a positive culture and climate that supports teaching and learning for students and teachers.

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Support AUSL’s strong community of educators by becoming a mentor, coach, or administrator.


Current Career Opportunities

    • Teacher Support: ID439

      Early Childhood Education Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/19/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Early Childhood Education teachers who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple literacy concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with other classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views literacy as essential to helping students develop the reading and writing skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Set goals for student achievement supported by a guaranteed and viable curriculum
      • Work collaboratively with peers to ensure student success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students' well-being
      • Serve as an advocate for students with diverse needs
      • Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students
      • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement
      • Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement
      • Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee.

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID440

      Primary (K-2) Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/19/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Primary teachers who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple literacy concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with other classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views literacy as essential to helping students develop the reading and writing skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Set goals for student achievement supported by a guaranteed and viable curriculum
      • Work collaboratively with peers to ensure student success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students' well-being
      • Serve as an advocate for students with diverse needs
      • Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students
      • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement
      • Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement
      • Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observations by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID441

      Intermediate (3-5) Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/19/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Intermediate teachers who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple literacy concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with other classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views literacy as essential to helping students develop the reading and writing skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Set goals for student achievement supported by a guaranteed and viable curriculum
      • Work collaboratively with peers to ensure student success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students' well-being
      • Serve as an advocate for students with diverse needs
      • Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students
      • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement
      • Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement
      • Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID438

      Diverse Learners Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/08/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Diverse Learners teachers who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple literacy concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views literacy as essential to helping students develop the reading and writing skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Set goals for the individualized education plan that are achievable and comparable to a student's peers in accordance with the State of Illinois IEP guidelines, supported by a guaranteed and viable curriculum
      • Work collaboratively with the case manager to determine instructional and social needs of students that ensure success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students' well-being
      • Serve as an advocate for students with diverse needs
      • Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students
      • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement
      • Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement
      • Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators

      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee.

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID442

      Art Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/19/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time art teachers who are highly qualified to teach at an AUSL managed – Chicago Public School. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences that utilize a variety of instructional strategies that deepens students' understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. We anticipate candidates are willing to collaborate with classroom teachers and specialty teachers to integrate learning across curriculums. AUSL whole-heartedly supports specialist positions specifically so there is a positive change in climate and culture - this provides high level opportunities for our urban students. Equipment and materials will be provided for full class instruction. All school staff in AUSL-manages turnaround schools are selected for the challenge of ensuring rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Construct and implement lessons aligned to the CPS Arts Education Plan that allow students to create and appreciate visual art
      • Maintain strong classroom management in accordance with school culture across grade levels
      • Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts/appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about the visual arts
      • Integrate artistic styles from different cultures and historical perspectives
      • Collaborate with teachers and other specialists in developing student programs that promote commonalities, distinctions, and connections in and among the fine arts
      • Develop instructional plans and organize class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and working time
      • Coordinate art displays throughout the school, updated regularly to reflect current student work from all grade levels
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      • Collaborate with classroom teachers on cross curricular units to support student development
      • Teachers are encouraged to commit out-of-school time to teaching in their content area, acting as an Arts Liaison and/or moderating art programming
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID443

      Music Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/08/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time music teachers who are highly qualified to teach at an AUSL managed – Chicago Public School. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences that utilize a variety of instructional strategies that deepens students' understanding and appreciation of the fine and performing arts. We anticipate candidates are willing to collaborate with classroom teachers and specialty teachers to integrate learning across curriculums. AUSL whole-heartedly supports specialist positions specifically so there is a postive change in climate and culture - this provides high level opportunities for our urban students. Equipment and materials will be provided for full class instruction. All school staff in AUSL-manages turnaround schools are selected for the challenge of ensuring rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Construct and implement lessons aligned to the CPS Arts Education Plan that allow students to create and perform music
      • Maintain strong classroom management in accordance with school culture across grade levels
      • Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts/appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about music
      • Integrate music from different cultures, historical perspectives and styles
      • Collaborate with teachers and other specialists in developing student programs that promote commonalities, distinctions, and connections in and among the fine arts
      • Develop instructional plans and organize class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and working time
      • Coordinate musical performances and student assemblies at least twice throughout the school year (winter and end of year)
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      • Collaborate with classroom teachers on crosscurricular units to support student development
      • Teachers are encouraged to commit out-of-school time to teaching in their content area, acting as an band or choir director and/or moderating after school programming (Drum Line, Glee Club, etc).
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID448

      Physical Education Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/08/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time physical education teachers who are highly qualified to teach at an AUSL managed – Chicago Public School. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences that utilize a variety of instructional strategies that deepens students' understanding and appreciation of health, wellness, and physical activity. We anticipate candidates are willing to collaborate with classroom teachers and specialty teachers to integrate learning across curriculums. AUSL whole-heartedly supports specialist positions specifically so there is a postive change in climate and culture - this provides high level opportunities for our urban students. Equipment and materials will be provided for full class instruction. All school staff in AUSL-manages turnaround schools are selected for the challenge of ensuring rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Construct and implement lessons aligned to the CPS Physical Education Plan that allow students to engage in and appreciate sports, health, and wellness
      • Maintain strong classroom management in accordance with school culture across grade levels
      • Provide instruction by which students develop understanding and the ability to participate in various physical activities
      • Integrate activity styles from different backgrounds
      • Collaborate with teachers and other specialists in developing student programs that promote commonalities, distinctions, and connections in and among the physical education and other subjects
      • Develop instructional plans and organize class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and activity time
      • Coordinate sports programming and opportunities for physical activity outside the classroom
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      • Collaborate with classroom teachers on crosscurricular units to support student development
      • Teachers are encouraged to commit out-of-school time to teaching in their content area, acting as a Sports Liaison and/or coaching student teams
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID450

      Literacy Interventionist

      Date Posted: 02/10/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Literacy Interventionists who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple literacy concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views literacy as essential to helping students develop the reading and writing skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Set goals for student achievement supported by a guaranteed and viable curriculum
      • Work collaboratively with peers to ensure student success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students' well-being
      • Serve as an advocate for students with diverse needs
      • Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students
      • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement
      • Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement
      • Maintain an environment that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID452

      Librarian

      Date Posted: 02/10/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Literacy Interventionists who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple literacy concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views literacy as essential to helping students develop the reading and writing skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities: 
      • Develop and maintain a collection of resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and teachers instructional strategies
      • Network with other libraries and agencies to provide access to resources outside of the school
      • Evaluate and use existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning, supplement school resources, and connect the school with global learning community
      • Create an environment that is conductive to active and participatory learning, and resource-based instructional practices
      • Collaborate with classroom teachers and specialists to design and implement lessons and units of instruction, and assess student learning and instructional effectiveness 
      • Receive and process new books and develop appropriate categorical codes and card pockets
      • Assist students with reference assignments and locating books/publications 
      • Sort and place books, pamphlets and periodical materials to appropriate shelves 
      • Manage inventory and circulation reports
      • Provide leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the school library is aligned with the school and district objectives
      • Participate in a mandatory professional development as offered

      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID453

      Bilingual Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/19/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Bilingual (English/Spanish) teachers who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple literacy concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with other classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views literacy as essential to helping students develop the reading and writing skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Set goals for student achievement supported by a guaranteed and viable curriculum
      • Work collaboratively with peers to ensure student success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students' well-being
      • Serve as an advocate for students with diverse needs
      • Provide push in and pull out instructional support to ESL students
      • Assist in the development and revision of bilingual and ESL curriculum as needed
      • Assist teachers to develop and provide bilingual and ESL students with appropriate course work through curriculum modification, acceleration, etc
      • Coordinate a continuing evaluation of the bilingual and ESL programs and implement changes based on the findings
      • Provide resources and materials to support staff in accomplishing program goals
      • Consult with parents, administrators, counselors, teachers, community agencies, and other relevant individuals regarding bilingual and ESL students
      • Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students
      • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement
      • Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement
      • Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID454

      Dance Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/08/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time dance teachers who are highly qualified to teach at an AUSL managed – Chicago Public School. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences that utilize a variety of instructional strategies that deepens students' understanding and appreciation of health, wellness, and physical activity. We anticipate candidates are willing to collaborate with classroom teachers and specialty teachers to integrate learning across curriculums. AUSL whole-heartedly supports specialist positions specifically so there is a postive change in climate and culture - this provides high level opportunities for our urban students. Equipment and materials will be provided for full class instruction. All school staff in AUSL-manages turnaround schools are selected for the challenge of ensuring rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Construct and implement lessons aligned to the CPS Physical Education Plan that allow students to engage in and appreciate dance, movement, health, and wellness
      • Maintain strong classroom management in accordance with school culture across grade levels
      • Provide instruction by which students develop understanding and the ability to participate in various styles of dance
      • Integrate dance styles from different cultures and historical perspectives
      • Collaborate with teachers and other specialists in developing student programs that promote commonalities, distinctions, and connections in and among dance, fine arts and other subjects
      • Develop instructional plans and organize class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and activity time
      • Coordinate health and wellness programming and opportunities for dance outside the classroom
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      • Collaborate with classroom teachers on crosscurricular units to support student development
      • Teachers are encouraged to commit out-of-school time to teaching in their content area, acting as a Sports Liaison and/or coaching student teams
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID455

      Drama Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/08/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time drama teachers who are highly qualified to teach at an AUSL managed – Chicago Public School. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences that utilize a variety of instructional strategies that deepens students' understanding and appreciation of the performing arts. We anticipate candidates are willing to collaborate with classroom teachers and specialty teachers to integrate learning across curriculums. AUSL whole-heartedly supports specialist positions specifically so there is a postive change in climate and culture - this provides high level opportunities for our urban students. Equipment and materials will be provided for full class instruction. All school staff in AUSL-manages turnaround schools are selected for the challenge of ensuring rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Construct and implement lessons aligned to the CPS Arts Education Plan that allow students to create and appreciate dramatic and performing arts
      • Maintain strong classroom management in accordance with school culture across grade levels
      • Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts/appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about the the dramatic arts
      • Integrate artistic styles from different cultures and historical perspectives
      • Collaborate with teachers and other specialists in developing student programs that promote commonalities, distinctions, and connections in and among the performing arts
      • Develop instructional plans and organize class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and working time
      • Coordinate performances and displays of student work throughout the school, updated regularly to reflect current student work from all grade levels
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      • Collaborate with classroom teachers on crosscurricular units to support student development
      • Teachers are encouraged to commit out-of-school time to teaching in their content area, acting as an Arts Liaison and/or moderating art programming
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID456

      Technology Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/08/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time technology teachers who are highly qualified to teach at an AUSL managed – Chicago Public School. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences that utilize a variety of instructional strategies that deepens students' understanding and appreciation of technology. We anticipate candidates are willing to collaborate with classroom teachers and specialty teachers to integrate learning across curriculums. AUSL whole-heartedly supports specialist positions specifically so there is a postive change in climate and culture - this provides high level opportunities for our urban students. Equipment and materials will be provided for full class instruction. All school staff in AUSL-manages turnaround schools are selected for the challenge of ensuring rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Construct and implement lessons aligned to the state and national standards that allow students to experience and use technology
      • Provide and supervise opportunities for students to demonstrate individually and in groups the skills, talent, and work produced in Computer Education
      • Manage computer lab calendar and inventory
      • Provide instruction in the proper use of tools, materials and equipment, ensuring safe use for students, school staff, and partners
      • Evaluate and use existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning, supplement school resources, and connect the school with global learning community
      • Create an environment that is conductive to active and participatory learning, and resource-based instructional practices
      • Provide leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the computer lab is aligned with the school and district objectives
      • Maintain strong classroom management in accordance with school culture across grade levels
      • Develop instructional plans and organize class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and working time
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      • Collaborate with classroom teachers on crosscurricular units to support student development
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID458

      Counselor

      Date Posted: 03/19/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Diverse Learners teachers who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple literacy concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views literacy as essential to helping students develop the reading and writing skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Set goals for the individualized education plan that are achievable and comparable to a student's peers in accordance with the State of Illinois IEP guidelines, supported by a guaranteed and viable curriculum
      • Work collaboratively with the case manager to determine instructional and social needs of students that ensure success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students' well-being
      • Serve as an advocate for students with diverse needs
      • Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students
      • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement
      • Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement
      • Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators

      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee.

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID464

      Math Interventionist

      Date Posted: 02/09/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Math Interventionists who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple mathematical concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views mathematical competency as essential to helping students develop the skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Set goals for student achievement supported by a guaranteed and viable curriculum
      • Work collaboratively with peers to ensure student success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students' well-being
      • Serve as an advocate for students with diverse needs
      • Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students
      • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement
      • Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement
      • Maintain an environment that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID466

      Foreign Language Teacher (Spanish)

      Date Posted: 03/08/2015

      Location: AUSL Schools, Chicago IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools.  When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS.  The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law.  For more information about our schools, visit www.auslchicago.org.    
       
      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Foreign Language teachers who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools.  This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple literacy concepts.  We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards.  AUSL views literacy as essential to helping students develop the reading and writing skills necessary in raising their academic performance.  All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence. 
       
      Responsibilities:
      •         Develop and use the Common Core standards to create aligned, rigorous unit plans
      •         Differentiate instructional delivery to meet the needs and challenge of diverse learners
      •         Write and implement learning objectives that are challenging and measurable, based on Common Core standards as well as student assessment data
      •         Use AUSL classroom and behavioral management strategies that are structured, consistent, respectful and responsive to student needs
      •         Analyze student work and assessments to inform instruction and create and execute data action plans
      •         Develop a positive, orderly learning environment which engages students and maximizes on-task behavior
      •         Utilize a common approach to preparation and planning, classroom environment, and instruction
      •         Stimulate reflection by guiding students to explore areas of risk, discomfort and opportunity
      •         Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice with full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      •         Participate in mandatory individual and group Professional Development during the summer
       
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site).  In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement. 

      Qualifications:
      •         Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      •         Current Illinois License with appropriate endorsements
      •         Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      •         Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.)     
       
      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      •         Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable);
      •         Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee.

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).

    • Teacher Support: ID444

      ELA Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/15/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Middle & High School ELA teachers who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple literacy concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with other classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views literacy as essential to helping students develop the reading and writing skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Set goals for student achievement supported by a guaranteed and viable curriculum
      • Work collaboratively with peers to ensure student success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students' well-being
      • Serve as an advocate for students with diverse needs
      • Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students
      • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement
      • Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement
      • Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      • Participate in a mandatory professional development
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID445

      Math Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/15/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Middle & High School Math teachers who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple mathematical concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with other classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views math literacy as essential to helping students develop the skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Set goals for student achievement supported by a guaranteed and viable curriculum
      • Work collaboratively with peers to ensure student success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students' well-being
      • Serve as an advocate for students with diverse needs
      • Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students
      • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement
      • Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement
      • Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID446

      Science Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/15/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Middle & High School Science teachers who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple literacy concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with other classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views knowledge and use of the scientific inquiry process as essential to helping students develop the skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Set goals for student achievement supported by a guaranteed and viable curriculum
      • Work collaboratively with peers to ensure student success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students' well-being
      • Serve as an advocate for students with diverse needs
      • Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students
      • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement
      • Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement
      • Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID447

      Social Studies Teacher

      Date Posted: 03/15/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law. For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Middle & High School Social Studies teachers who are highly qualified to teach at AUSL managed – Chicago Public Schools. This position will be staffed with a professional educator who has a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens students' understanding of multiple literacy concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with other classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards. AUSL views literacy as essential to helping students develop the reading and writing skills necessary in raising their academic performance. All school staff in AUSL-managed turnaround schools are responsible for ensuring the rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence.

      Responsibilities:
      • Set goals for student achievement supported by a guaranteed and viable curriculum
      • Work collaboratively with peers to ensure student success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students' well-being
      • Serve as an advocate for students with diverse needs
      • Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students
      • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement
      • Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement
      • Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor
      • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice from full-time AUSL coaches and school administrators
      The teacher hours include the regular school day (start and end times vary by school site). In some AUSL schools, staff may be asked to teach after-school programs for one hour, three days a week; and attend after-school staff professional development for teachers one day per week. Salary and compensation for after-school hours will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) collective bargaining agreement.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, Master's degree preferred
      • Current Illinois Educator License with appropriate endorsements
      • Urban / high-needs teaching experience (2-3 years/Chicago Public Schools experience preferred)
      • Reside within the city of Chicago (Residency waivers are provided for subject areas deemed by CPS as special needs. Contact CPS directly regarding residency waivers.) 

      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      • Permit classroom observation/s by members of the teacher selection committee (if applicable)
      • Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID460

      Principal

      Date Posted: 03/15/2015

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools.  When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program.  Selected elementary and high school Principals will lead AUSL managed-CPS schools and join an innovative team making a significant impact on public education in a global city. For more information, see auslchicago.org.  

       
      Principals will lead school efforts by developing and executing a shared vision and mission for enhanced student learning to achieve dramatic gains in student achievement. This includes: 

      • Recruiting, selecting, retaining, motivating and developing high-performing leaders, teachers and staff
      • Engaging parents and community partners and providing proactive social supports to meet student needs
      • Implementing AUSL's frameworks, research-based curriculum and instructional practices that ensure development of rigorous, common core standards-based knowledge and skills, integrating literacy and technology, and leveraging data to improve instructional outcomes
      • Ensuring a high-quality education experience for every student that includes engaging and personalized instruction and student supports
      • Setting aggressive, transparent school, team and individual goals and tracking progress of achievement targets, school initiatives and individual staff development
      • Managing facility improvements and ensuring teachers and staff have the necessary resources and materials to succeed
      • Participating in the AUSL network of school leaders to share school support and guidance, promote network success and exchange best practices and learning
      Qualifications 
      Candidates should have 2+ years of principal and/or school leadership experience in an urban, high-needs school and possess exceptional instructional leadership and management skills. Candidates should also have: 
      • Passion and commitment for urban school transformation, confidence to lead in a challenging situation and belief that all children can learn
      • Outstanding strategic planning and problem-solving skills with an orientation toward results, action, impact and influence
      • Demonstrated expertise in building a positive school culture and standards-based, rigorous, instructional program conducive to student learning and professional growth of staff
      • Proven ability to share leadership and collaborate with students, staff, parents, community members and other stakeholders to drive student learning
      • Demonstrated success in recruiting, selecting and developing high-performing teams
      • Certifications, endorsements, administrative experience, and/or expertise in curriculum, assessment and teacher professional development are strongly preferred
      Additional Requirements:
      • Current Illinois Type 75 Administrative certificate
      • Candidate must have CPS Principal Eligibility by July 1, 2015
      • Current REACH Student Certification

      In addition to competitive compensation and benefits offered by CPS, principals of AUSL-managed schools are eligible for additional performance-based pay from AUSL.  To apply, go to http://auslchicago.org/schools/careers.
       
      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated thereunder concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).


    • Teacher Support: ID461

      Assistant Principal

      Date Posted: 03/15/2015

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools.  When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program.  Selected elementary and high school Principals will lead AUSL managed-CPS schools and join an innovative team making a significant impact on public education in a global city. For more information and to apply, see auslchicago.org.  

       
      Assistant Principals will help lead school efforts by developing and executing a shared vision and mission for enhanced student learning to achieve dramatic gains in student achievement. This includes: 

      • Recruiting, selecting, retaining, motivating and developing high-performing leaders, teachers and staff
      • Engaging parents and community partners and providing proactive social supports to meet student needs
      • Implementing AUSL's frameworks, research-based curriculum and instructional practices that ensure development of rigorous, common core standards-based knowledge and skills, integrating literacy and technology, and leveraging data to improve instructional outcomes
      • Ensuring a high-quality education experience for every student that includes engaging and personalized instruction and student supports
      • Setting aggressive, transparent school, team and individual goals and tracking progress of achievement targets, school initiatives and individual staff development
      • Managing specific projects or intiatives at the direction of the Principal
      • Participating in the AUSL network of school leaders to share school support and guidance, promote network success and exchange best practices and learning
      Qualifications 
      Candidates should have 2+ years of school leadership experience in an urban, high-needs school and possess exceptional instructional leadership and management skills. Candidates should also have: 
      • Passion and commitment for urban school transformation, confidence to lead in a challenging situation and belief that all children can learn
      • Outstanding strategic planning and problem-solving skills with an orientation toward results, action, impact and influence
      • Demonstrated expertise in building a positive school culture and standards-based, rigorous, instructional program conducive to student learning and professional growth of staff
      • Proven ability to share leadership and collaborate with students, staff, parents, community members and other stakeholders to drive student learning
      • Demonstrated success in recruiting, selecting and developing high-performing teams
      • Certifications, endorsements, administrative experience, and/or expertise in curriculum, assessment and teacher professional development are strongly preferred
      Additional Requirements:
      • Current Illinois Type 75 Administrative certificate
      • Current REACH Student Certification

       
      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated thereunder concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).


    • Teacher Support: ID477

      Security Guard

      Date Posted: 03/18/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools.  When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/ the Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law.  For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org.   
       
      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time School Security Officers who are professional and poised in their work and use sound judgment in evaluating situations. Security Officers are responsible for the overall safety and security of the school.  The security team plays a critical role in the school’s culture and climate.  A calm, structured, and positive learning environment is top priority for the Security Supervisor and the security team.  The security team is actively involved in the progressive discipline system and provides the first line of defense to defuse and de-escalate student misconduct and/or serious incidents.  Security personnel actively engage in teaching students the social skills necessary to be successful in the classroom and school community.
       
      Responsibilities: 
      • Fulfill duties associated with the post assigned as part of the school’s comprehensive security plan; maintain an orderly post and remain at the post at all times unless otherwise directed by a supervisor

      • Actively respond to incidents, fights or other issues in the school that threaten the safety of students, staff, and/or guests

      • Fulfill duties assigned related to Hall Sweeps

      • Report unusual activity or suspicions of safety issues to the Security Supervisor or administration in a timely fashion

      • Complete proper documentation related to incident reports and misconduct reports

      • Produce and deliver reports to show progress against key metrics

      • Assist with the organization and distribution of student lockers and locker searches

      • Monitor school grounds and school entrances to ensure only authorized personnel and authorized visitors access the school; if assigned to the main entrance, ensure all guests follow visitor protocol and support visitor requests

      • Actively participate in professional development training to ensure ongoing growth and to advance skills

      • As assigned, monitor the student entry and dismissal process to ensure safety

      • Build positive and professional relationships with students and leverage those relationships to establish and maintain productive and safe learning environments and common areas of the building

      • Exercise dignity and respect when interacting with students at all times

      • Lead efforts to de-escalate inappropriate student behaviors and assist students with maximizing their time on task in classrooms
      Qualifications:
      • High school diploma or GED required

      • A minimum of 2-3 years of highly successful related experience

      • Knowledge of the CPS Student Code of Conduct

      • Knowledge of basic methods of providing site security and safety

      • Experience with CPS technology systems utilized for school business processes (i.e. Verify Door Swipe Module)

      • Ability to work with adolescents in maintaining a positive and safe school culture

      • Ability to follow written and oral instructions

      • Proficient with teamwork and collaborating with colleagues and administration

      • Exhibit passion and the ability to thrive amidst change and challenging conditions while maintaining a positive outlook and forward looking perspective

      • Possess an attuned appreciation for cultural awareness and competency and a staunch commitment to continuously develop insight and proficiencies related to such matters

      • Takes personal responsibility for mistakes and learns from them, while consistently following up with analysis and corrective action

      • Demonstrated ability to keep up with fast paced environments and to multi-task

      • Sound judgment and ethical practice

      • Commitment to social justice and restorative justice practices

      • Strong oral communication skills, human relations and interpersonal skills

      • Impeccable attendance and punctuality

      • Successful completion of CPS Security Training and a Passing Score on the CPS Security Skills Assessment is required
      • Reside within the city of Chicago
      • May not be in debt to the city of Chicago
      • Successfully pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and background check
      • Mastery in the skill of multi-tasking several high priorities simultaneously
       
      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      •         Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee
       
      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated thereunder concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).

    • Teacher Support: ID478

      Classroom Assistant

      Date Posted: 03/18/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools.  When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/ the Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law.  For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org.   
       
      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Classroom Assistants who are professional and poised in their work and use sound judgment in evaluating situations. Under the general direction of the school principal, and under the immediate supervision of a teacher holding a valid state certificate directly engaged in teaching subject matter or conducting activities, the Classroom Assistant provides supplementary instruction of pupils; and performs related duties as required.
       
       
      Responsibilities: 
      • Assists in the supervision of students during lunchroom and playground activities and provides security functions within the school such as monitoring corridors and reviewing student identification cards
      • ?Assists students in understanding and completing classroom assignments and provides support to teachers in preparing bulletin boards and displaying students work in classrooms
      • Operates photocopying and duplicating machines to reproduce educational materials
      • Assists in maintaining the orderly arrangement of classrooms
      • Greets and directs visitors to appropriate areas of the school
      • Consults with teachers regarding concerns of individual students
      • Operates audio-visual equipment such as iPads, projectors, laptops, DVD players, SmartBoards and other technology
      • Provides tutoring services to students under the supervision of the classroom teacher and assists in collecting and grading students’ homework assignments and examination materials under the supervision of the classroom teacher
      • Assists in supervising the loading and unloading of students on school busses, as directed
      • Assists in the receipt, processing, and issuance of new books under the supervision of the classroom teacher
      • Collects daily classroom absentee reports and contacts parents and guardians to verify causes of student absences
      • May assist elementary school teachers with wraps and toilet recesses as necessary
      • May assist in the supervision of the school procedure to sell public transportation passes to students.
      • Actively participate in professional development training to ensure ongoing growth and to advance skills

      • Build positive and professional relationships with students and leverage those relationships to establish and maintain productive and safe learning environments and common areas of the building

      • Exercise dignity and respect when interacting with students at all times

      • Lead efforts to de-escalate inappropriate student behaviors and assist students with maximizing their time on task in classrooms
      Qualifications:
      • Completion of an Associate’s degree from a college or university accredited by the North Central Association, or the successful completion of at least sixty (60) semester hours of college credit at a college or university accredited by the North Central Association, or successful completion of a Teacher Aide training program approved by the State of Illinois.
      • ?Good knowledge of proper English grammar and spelling, basic knowledge of mathematics, knowledge of Chicago Public Schools rules and regulations.
      • Light Work: Exerting up to twenty (20) pounds of force occasionally, or up to ten (10) pounds of force frequently, or a negligible amount of force frequently to move objects. Even though weight of force moved may be only a negligible amount, a position should be rated as Light Work (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing or pulling of arm controls.

      • Ability to work with and for school-aged children, ability to follow written and oral instructions, ability to operate basic office equipment, ability to communicate effectively with the public, ability to work with children and adolescents in maintaining a positive and safe school culture
      • Proficient with teamwork and collaborating with colleagues and administration

      • Exhibit passion and the ability to thrive amidst change and challenging conditions while maintaining a positive outlook and forward looking perspective

      • Possess an attuned appreciation for cultural awareness and competency and a staunch commitment to continuously develop insight and proficiencies related to such matters

      • Takes personal responsibility for mistakes and learns from them, while consistently following up with analysis and corrective action

      • Demonstrated ability to keep up with fast paced environments and to multi-task

      • Sound judgment and ethical practice, commitment to social justice and restorative justice practices

      • Strong oral communication skills, human relations and interpersonal skills

      • Impeccable attendance and punctuality

      • Reside within the city of Chicago
      • May not be in debt to the city of Chicago
      • Successfully pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and background check
      • Mastery in the skill of multi-tasking several high priorities simultaneously
       
      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      •         Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee
       
      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated thereunder concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).

    • Teacher Support: ID479

      Diverse Learner's Classroom Assistant

      Date Posted: 03/18/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools.  When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/ the Chicago Teachers Union collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law.  For more information about our schools, visit auslchicago.org.   
       
      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Diverse Learner Classroom Assistants who are professional and poised in their work and use sound judgment in evaluating situations. Under the general direction of the school principal, and under the immediate supervision of a teacher holding a valid state certificate directly engaged in teaching subject matter or conducting activities, the DLCA primarily provides supplementary instruction to students with special needs; and performs related duties as required.
       
       
      Responsibilities: 
      • Assists Special Education teachers in elementary and high schools in reinforcing efforts with children with various disabilities, including physical disabilities, visual and hearing impairments, learning disabilities, behavior disorders, emotional impairments, and mental impairments in accordance with each students’ Individual Education Program (IEP)
      • Lifts and positions non-ambulatory students during the school day as instructed by the teacher and in adherence to written instruction from students’ personal physicians
      • Provides one-on-one tutoring services for students to present or reinforce learning concepts, provides one-on-one personal hygiene services for students with severe disabilities, including toileting, changing soiled diapers, and cleaning soiled children regardless of age
      • Assists students with orthopedic impairments by arranging and adjusting tools, work aids, and equipment used by students in classrooms, including but not limited to specially equipped worktables, positioning equipment, wheelchairs, tape recorders, computers, communication devices, and mechanized page turners
      • Assists teacher in instructing students in daily living skills required for independent maintenance and economic self-sufficiency
      • Accompanies students to swimming pools and medical clinics to assist in removing clothing and performing other personal services which students are unable to perform themselves; assists in feeding students unable to do so themselves
      • Takes notes in classrooms for students unable to do so themselves and corrects homework assignments and examination materials
      • Assists teachers in maintaining written records of students’ behavior; accompanies students and teachers on class field trips
      • Consults with teachers regarding concerns of individual students
      • Operates audio-visual equipment such as iPads, projectors, laptops, DVD players, SmartBoards and other technology
      • Actively participate in professional development training to ensure ongoing growth and to advance skills
      • Build positive and professional relationships with students and leverage those relationships to establish and maintain productive and safe learning environments and common areas of the building
      • Exercise dignity and respect when interacting with students at all times
      • Lead efforts to de-escalate inappropriate student behaviors and assist students with maximizing their time on task in classrooms
      Qualifications:
      • Completion of an Associate’s degree from a college or university accredited by the North Central Association, or the successful completion of at least sixty (60) semester hours of college credit at a college or university accredited by the North Central Association, or successful completion of a Teacher Aide training program approved by the State of Illinois.
      • Good knowledge of proper English grammar and spelling, basic knowledge of mathematics, knowledge of Chicago Public Schools rules and regulations.
      • Medium Work: Exerting up to fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to twenty (20) pounds of force frequently, and/or to ten (10) pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demands include the ability to reach, handle, and finger objects; talk and hear; occasional use of near visual acuity and frequent use of far visual acuity

      • Ability to work with and for children age Pre-K through 21, ability to follow written and oral instructions, ability to operate basic office equipment, ability to communicate effectively with the public, ability to work with children and adolescents in maintaining a positive and safe school culture
      • Proficient with teamwork and collaborating with colleagues and administration

      • Exhibit passion and the ability to thrive amidst change and challenging conditions while maintaining a positive outlook and forward looking perspective

      • Possess an attuned appreciation for cultural awareness and competency and a staunch commitment to continuously develop insight and proficiencies related to such matters

      • Takes personal responsibility for mistakes and learns from them, while consistently following up with analysis and corrective action

      • Demonstrated ability to keep up with fast paced environments and to multi-task

      • Sound judgment and ethical practice, commitment to social justice and restorative justice practices

      • Strong oral communication skills, human relations and interpersonal skills

      • Impeccable attendance and punctuality

      • Reside within the city of Chicago
      • May not be in debt to the city of Chicago
      • Successfully pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and background check
      • Mastery in the skill of multi-tasking several high priorities simultaneously
       
      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      •         Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee
       
      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated thereunder concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).

    • Teacher Support: ID480

      Student Special Services Advocate (Dean)

      Date Posted: 03/18/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools.  When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS. The terms of the Board of Education/ the Service Employee International Unions Local 73 collective bargaining agreement shall apply unless waived in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement or in accordance with State law.  For more information about our schools, visit www.ausl-chicago.org.    
       
      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time Student Special Services Advocates (Deans) who are professionals with the ability to collaborate with fellow staff members to create a learner-centered, friendly and safe school environment.  These individuals must have a proven track record of articulating high expectations and promoting a shared vision and mission of excellence.  AUSL views the role of a Student Special Services Advocates (Deans) as an integral part of a larger support team staff responsible for developing a sense of shared ownership among school partners and creating strong ties with the community we serve. Salary and compensation will be paid according to the Service Employee International Unions Local 73 collective bargaining agreement. Under general supervision, the Student Special Services Advocate (Dean) serves as an advocate for at-risk young adults and school-aged parents in connection with social, educational, and job training services; and performs related duties as required.
       
      Responsibilities: 
      •         Assist in developing a positive, orderly learning environment which engages students and maximizes on-task behavior
      •         Great verbal communication skills, time management and organization skills, and exceptional customer service
      •         Exercise good judgment when responding to safety and security violations and emergencies
      •         Exercise dignity and respect when interacting with students at all times
      •         Reviews school records and identifies, visits, and counsels at-risk young adults and school-aged parents who have dropped out of school, for the purpose of encouraging their return to school; confers with school counselors and clients to establish educational programs suitable to school-aged parents’ lifestyles
      •         Develops resource networks and accompanies clients to social service agencies which provide services and referrals to clients; assists clients in enrolling in G.E.D. courses, evening school courses, and job training programs
      •         Confers with employers of at-risk young adults and school-aged parents to discuss possibility of reducing work hours to allow clients to continue their education; maintains client case files and provides follow-up services
      •         Assists in compiling periodic activity reports for submission to supervisory staff and program government funding sources
      •         Meets with community organizations to distribute literature and explain available services
      •         May counsel student-athletes to ensure they meet college academic entrance requirements
      •         Participate in a mandatory summer professional development

      Qualifications:

      •         Graduation from an accredited educational institution with an Associate’s degree, or successful completion of two years of college-level course work at an accredited college or university, supplemented by four years of progressively responsible experience in community or social service organizations; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
      •         Considerable knowledge of the functions of social service agencies, considerable knowledge and sensitivity to the needs of at-risk young adults and school-aged parents, considerable knowledge of the concepts of social service program development
      •         Ability to work with and for at-risk young adults and school-aged parents, ability to establish and expand community and social service networks, ability to maintain accurate records
      •         Good oral and written communication skills, thorough skill in evaluating and meeting the social service needs of at-risk young adults and school-aged parents, skill in coordinating the efforts of various social service agencies and community organizations
      •         Reside within the city of Chicago
      •         May not be in debt to the city of Chicago
      •         Successfully pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and background check
      •         Ability to follow written and oral instructions; good oral communication skills; good human relations and interpersonal skills
      •         Light Work:  Exerting up to twenty (20) pounds of force occasionally, or up to ten (10) pounds of force frequently, or a negligible amount of force frequently to move objects.  Even though weight of force moved may be only a negligible amount, a position should be rated as Light Work (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing or pulling of arm controls.
       
      In order to be considered for a position or an interview, applicants must:
      •         Permit one or more interviews by a school leaders/selection committee
       
      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated thereunder concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).

    • Teacher Support: ID409

      Elementary Teacher Coach

      Date Posted: 08/20/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  AUSL currently manages 32 turnaround and teacher training schools.  When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS.

      AUSL seeks a highly qualified elementary candidate to provide outstanding, individualized coaching and professional development to the dedicated teachers in AUSL elementary turnaround schools. Elementary Coaches work closely with teachers to deepen the teachers' understanding of and ability to apply various classroom strategies, including using student data to drive differentiated instruction, and to bring relentless focus to accelerating student learning, especially in the areas of literacy and critical thinking. The Elementary Coach will also collaborate with other AUSL coaches to develop and deliver professional development to teachers across AUSL's network, and to participate in recruitment and other network-wide initiatives. All candidates must possess a commitment to deep levels of educational change and reform, resilience of spirit, and an earnest respect and fondness for the children of our schools. 

      Responsibilities

      • Provide real-time classroom coaching and outstanding, individualized professional development in behavior/classroom management and rigorous instruction to teachers across a variety of subjects and grade levels.
      • Analyze teachers' practice and create intentional next steps and guided practice in order to improve teacher practices.
      • Use a repertoire of strategies for adult learners including real-time, side-by-side classroom coaching, co-planning and co-teaching of lessons, modeling of best practice strategies, analysis of student work, and classroom observation & feedback to improve teacher practices.
      • Implement the AUSL coaching model, which is active, transparent, collaborative, and highly accountable. Collaborate with administrators and teachers to establish teacher performance goals and coach teachers as necessary to meet those goals. Complete projects related to the implementation of high-quality curricular initiatives at individual schools or across the AUSL elementary school network.
      • Demonstrate commitment to increasing student achievement with data-driven instruction by managing and supporting school-based teachers and administrators.
      • Collaborate in the design and delivery of Summer Turnaround Training teacher workshops, as well as school- and network-based professional development throughout the school year.
      • Monitor student assessment data and create reports.
      • Use basic MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and video technology (Flip Cameras, iPads) to monitor coaching practices and teacher growth.

      Qualifications

      • Master's degree in an education-related field; current IL teaching certificate.
      • Experience as a successful and innovative teacher and teacher coach. Minimum five years of successful K-8 classroom teaching experience.
      • Extensive experience in urban educational settings.
      • Skills and prior experience coaching or mentoring adult learners.
      • Excellent time-management, organization, and interpersonal skills.
      • Strong collaborative, interpersonal, and teamwork skills in working with a diverse group of school and network-based stakeholders.
      • Strong written and oral communication skills.
       

      This is a full-time (40 hours/week), year-round position as an employee of AUSL; it is not a CPS position. 


    • Teacher Support: ID418

      Data Analyst

      Date Posted: 11/06/2014

      Location: National Teacher`s Academy

      Apply Now

      AUSL is a leading nonprofit school management organization, established in 2001, that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL manages a growing network of 29 schools at both the high school and elementary levels.  A cornerstone of AUSL’s model for improvement is its Chicago Teacher Residency program, which recruits and trains up to 200 teachers annually to work in high-need schools.

      AUSL seeks a highly qualified candidate with keen attention to detail, strong analytical and organizational skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, to perform the role of Data Analyst supporting AUSL’s Director of Research and Performance Management.

      Responsibilities include:

      • Serve as lead data analyst for school operations and assessment data
      • Assist in the design and oversight of school and network goal-setting processes
      • Use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint present a wide variety of quantitative and qualitative information
      • Manage the sharing of knowledge and documents with school and network stakeholders
      • Oversee location and equipment logistics for AUSL data events

      Qualifications:

      • Data crunching and visualization skills – strong proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint a must
      • Superior organizational/project management skills and attention to detail
      • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking abilities, combined with a “Can Do, Will Do” approach
      • Ability to communicate and trusting relationships with a broad cross-section of stakeholders
      • Presentation and group facilitation skills/experience desired

      The position is a full-time, year-round position.  No overnight travel is required; all work takes place at various AUSL schools in the city of Chicago.  The main work location for this position is 55 W. Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL.

      How to Apply

      AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information about AUSL, go to auslchicago.org.  To apply: go to auslchicago.org/about/careers and scroll down to select this position, complete a brief online application, and upload your resume and cover letter.


    • Teacher Support: ID425

      Director of Recruiting

      Date Posted: 09/30/2014

      Location: The Chicago Academy/AUSL Main Office

      Apply Now

      Director of Recruiting
      Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) – Chicago, IL
       
      Position Summary
      AUSL seeks an experienced, innovative, and effective Director of Recruiting with a passion for changing the lives of Chicago’s children by providing the best possible teachers for Chicago Public Schools.  The Director of Recruiting is responsible for leading a high-volume teacher recruitment function in our schools, and a team of professionals to recruit and admit 180 new participants annually for AUSL’s Chicago Teacher Residency program, which recruits and trains new college graduates and career-changers to train to become teachers for Chicago Public Schools.  This highly visible, critical role reports directly to AUSL’s Managing Director, Strategy & Operations, supervises AUSL School Network recruiters and the CTR recruiting & admissions team, and provides recruitment expertise and counsel to AUSL hiring managers.
       
      AUSL
      AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is a Chicago nonprofit school management organization that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL’s network includes 32 schools serving 18,000 students. For more information about AUSL, visit www.auslchicago.org
       
      Responsibilities
      • Establish and facilitate implementation of the talent acquisition strategy and pipeline for public school teachers and the Chicago Teacher Residency (CTR) teacher training program; achieve goals for quantity, quality, diversity, and timeliness
      • Develop, implement, and direct the execution of creative, cost-effective employer branding initiatives, recruitment strategies, and recruitment and admissions processes
      • Lead, develop, and motivate a team of 9 recruiters/admissions counselors to recruit and admit 180 new CTR participants annually
      • Develop and direct initiatives to engage with graduates of the CTR program to encourage their continuing connection with AUSL and its mission
      • Develop and foster communication, and trust between the School Network and CTR recruiting teams, ensuring an atmosphere of collaboration and mutual support.
      • Consistently implement disciplined recruitment processes and procedures; train and counsel hiring managers and candidate assessors
      • Maintain current knowledge of employment laws and regulations applicable to recruitment, and provide training and counsel to ensure compliance
      • Work closely with the Human Resources team and hiring managers to develop and implement strategies that support diversity throughout AUSL
      • Select and manage relationships with recruitment vendors
      • Design and prepare management reports on recruitment results; manage recruitment/admissions budget
      • With the Managing Director, support the AUSL Board of Directors in their oversight of talent acquisition for the CTR
      • Participate in and/or manage projects as assigned.
       
      Qualifications
      • Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree desirable.  HR/Business degree, and/or any experience as a K-12 teacher would be a plus
      • 8+ years of progressive experience, including recruitment management experience; track record of achieving results
      • Experience leading the recruitment function in an organization that recruits 200+ new hires per year
      • Experience with one or more of the following:  recruitment of K-12 teachers; higher education recruitment/admissions; recruiting new college graduates
      • Knowledge of “best in class” practices for sourcing, screening, and selecting talent; knowledgeable about recruitment metrics and assessment techniques
      • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to direct, develop, motivate a team of professionals
      • Able to quickly build relationships with management, vendors, employees, and candidates
      • Trustworthy, ethical, and service-oriented; strong sense of urgency and initiative
      • Commitment to diversity and to AUSL’s mission.
       
      How to Apply
      To apply: go to http://auslchicago.org/about/careers and scroll down to select this position, apply online, and upload your resume and cover letter.  AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information about AUSL, go to www.auslchicago.org.  

    • Teacher Support: ID434

      High School Teacher Coach (Math & Science)

      Date Posted: 01/05/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. AUSL operates 32 schools including five high schools: Chicago Academy High School (2004), Collins Academy High School (2007), Orr Academy High School (2008), Phillips Academy High School (2010) and Solorio Academy High School (2010).


      A High School Instructional coach offers high quality, rigorous instructional coaching to an assigned caseload of teachers at the high school level. S/He can offer coaching to teachers in their specific content area expertise but can also be assigned to coach in other content areas. A High School Instructional Coach specifically targets his or her coaching around the four Danielson Domains, targeting Data Driven Instruction (DDI) within specific Danielson Domains. He or she is responsible for delivering daily verbal feedback during teacher prep periods or after school to teachers regarding strategies-based action steps they should employ to continue to progress in the Teacher Development Process (TDP) around all four Danielson Domains.

       

      The High School Instructional Coach, while reporting to AUSL, works collegially with the school's administrative team to offer targeted coaching to teachers while supporting network initiatives.

       

      Instructional Coaches work closely with other coaches across the network. Responsibilities may include  development and revision of curriculum & assessment projects for the content area (Curriculum Maps and AUSL Interim Assessments) as well as leading project teams as new projects arise. The Coach Team also designs and facilitates AUSL-based PD for peers on Signature Strategies and content throughout the academic year and summer training.  

       

      Responsibilities

      • Provide real-time classroom coaching and outstanding, individualized professional development in behavior/classroom management and rigorous instruction to teachers across a variety of grade levels.
      • Analyze teachers' practice and create intentional next steps and guided practice in order to improve teacher practices.
      • Use a repertoire of strategies for adult learners including real-time, side-by-side classroom coaching, co-planning and co-teaching of lessons, modeling of best practice strategies, analysis of student work, and classroom observation & feedback to improve teacher practices.
      • Implement the AUSL coaching model, which is active, transparent, collaborative, and highly accountable.
      • Collaborate with administrators and teachers to establish teacher performance goals and coach teachers as necessary to meet those goals.
      • Complete projects related to the implementation of high-quality curricular initiatives at individual schools or across the AUSL school network.
      • Demonstrate commitment to increasing student achievement with data-driven instruction by managing and supporting school-based teachers and administrators.
      • Collaborate in the design and delivery of Summer Academy, as well as school- and network-based professional development throughout the school year.

      • Monitor student assessment data and create reports.
      • Use basic MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and video technology (Flip Cameras, iPads) to monitor coaching practices and teacher growth.

      Qualifications

      • Master's degree in an education-related field; current IL teaching certificate.
      • Experience as a successful and innovative teacher and teacher coach. Minimum five years of successful classroom teaching experience.
      • Extensive experience in urban educational settings.
      • Skills and prior experience coaching or mentoring adult learners.
      • Excellent time-management, organization, and interpersonal skills.
      • Strong collaborative, interpersonal, and teamwork skills in working with a diverse group of school and network-based stakeholders.
      • Strong written and oral communication skills.
       

      This is a full-time (40 hours/week), year-round position as an employee of AUSL; it is not a CPS position. 

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).


    • Teacher Support: ID462

      Admissions Coordinator

      Date Posted: 02/01/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL’s network includes 32 schools serving 18,000 students. For more information about AUSL, visit www.auslchicago.org

      AUSL seeks an Admissions Coordinator to be part of the team that will process almost 2,000 applications to yield 200+ high-quality teacher trainees annually.  The AUSL Residency program, established in 2001, is a one-year paid, full-time program providing a path to educator licensure and a Master's degree in partnership with National Louis University. After completing their training, AUSL program graduates are placed in high-needs Chicago public schools.

      Responsibilities of the Admissions Coordinator position include:
      • Working in cooperation with the Manager of Admissions and other Admissions Coordinators, develop and implement strategies to process and streamline 2,000+ applicants to yield 150 teacher trainees annually
      • Manage the timely receipt and processing of admission documents received by mail, fax, and electronically on a daily basis
      • Ensure applicant records are accurately maintained electronically in admissions database
      • Work with recruitment team to advise and coach applicants, answering questions about educator licensure and program requirements
      • Review applicant files and make recommendations on next steps in the interview process
      • Coordinate and staff large scale selection interview events throughout the year
      • Assist in developing, maintaining and executing communication plans to candidates, using AUSL’s admissions and CRM systems to track their progress through the application process 

      Qualified candidates will possess the following:
      • Bachelor's degree plus 2+ years work experience
      • Strong organization, follow-up, and information management skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency
      • Self-directed and results-oriented
      • Ability to mutli-task, work under pressure, and think creatively to solve problems
      • Outstanding professional demeanor and customer service skills
      • Passionate about education reform in urban settings
      • Experience with school admissions and/or CRM software, preferably Hobsons
      • Values diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives
      • Experience in a school or community based organization preferred
      • Flexibility to work some Saturday mornings (about 6 per year)
      • Licensed driver with access to an insured vehicle

      AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
      To apply: go to http://auslchicago.org/about/careers and scroll down to select this position, apply online, and upload your resume and cover letter.  AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information about AUSL, go to www.auslchicago.org.  

    • Teacher Support: ID468

      High School Teacher Coach (English & Social Studies)

      Date Posted: 01/05/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. AUSL operates 32 schools including five high schools: Chicago Academy High School (2004), Collins Academy High School (2007), Orr Academy High School (2008), Phillips Academy High School (2010) and Solorio Academy High School (2010).


      A High School Instructional coach offers high quality, rigorous instructional coaching to an assigned caseload of teachers at the high school level. S/He can offer coaching to teachers in their specific content area expertise but can also be assigned to coach in other content areas. A High School Instructional Coach specifically targets his or her coaching around the four Danielson Domains, targeting Data Driven Instruction (DDI) within specific Danielson Domains. He or she is responsible for delivering daily verbal feedback during teacher prep periods or after school to teachers regarding strategies-based action steps they should employ to continue to progress in the Teacher Development Process (TDP) around all four Danielson Domains.

       

      The High School Instructional Coach, while reporting to AUSL, works collegially with the school's administrative team to offer targeted coaching to teachers while supporting network initiatives.

       

      Instructional Coaches work closely with other coaches across the network. Responsibilities may include development and revision of curriculum & assessment projects for the content area (Curriculum Maps and AUSL Interim Assessments) as well as leading project teams as new projects arise. The Coach Team also designs and facilitates AUSL-based PD for peers on Signature Strategies and content throughout the academic year and summer training.  

       

      Responsibilities

      • Provide real-time classroom coaching and outstanding, individualized professional development in behavior/classroom management and rigorous instruction to teachers across a variety of grade levels.
      • Analyze teachers' practice and create intentional next steps and guided practice in order to improve teacher practices.
      • Use a repertoire of strategies for adult learners including real-time, side-by-side classroom coaching, co-planning and co-teaching of lessons, modeling of best practice strategies, analysis of student work, and classroom observation & feedback to improve teacher practices.
      • Implement the AUSL coaching model, which is active, transparent, collaborative, and highly accountable.
      • Collaborate with administrators and teachers to establish teacher performance goals and coach teachers as necessary to meet those goals.
      • Complete projects related to the implementation of high-quality curricular initiatives at individual schools or across the AUSL school network.
      • Demonstrate commitment to increasing student achievement with data-driven instruction by managing and supporting school-based teachers and administrators.
      • Collaborate in the design and delivery of Summer Academy, as well as school- and network-based professional development throughout the school year.

      • Monitor student assessment data and create reports.
      • Use basic MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and video technology (Flip Cameras, iPads) to monitor coaching practices and teacher growth.

      Qualifications

      • Master's degree in an education-related field; current IL teaching certificate.
      • Experience as a successful and innovative teacher and teacher coach. Minimum five years of successful classroom teaching experience.
      • Extensive experience in urban educational settings.
      • Skills and prior experience coaching or mentoring adult learners.
      • Excellent time-management, organization, and interpersonal skills.
      • Strong collaborative, interpersonal, and teamwork skills in working with a diverse group of school and network-based stakeholders.
      • Strong written and oral communication skills.
       

      This is a full-time (40 hours/week), year-round position as an employee of AUSL; it is not a CPS position. 

      Legal Statement (Title IX): It is the policy of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations promulgated there under concerning sex discrimination should be referred to the Title IX Officer, Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60603, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).


    • Teacher Support: ID470

      Manager, Partnerships & Initiatives

      Date Posted: 02/02/2015

      Location: The Chicago Academy/AUSL Main Office

      Apply Now

      Overview:
       
      The Manager of Partnerships and Initiatives will identify and cultivate resources from the community in two Chicago neighborhoods where AUSL schools are clustered in an effort to transform student outcomes at these schools.  This position will assist in design, implementation, and oversight of the programs and projects that benefit students in AUSL network CPS schools within each community, and that strengthen relationships between these schools and also between the schools and their communities.  Programs and projects include but are not limited to:  Out of School Time programs; Turnaround Arts: Chicago; elementary to high school transition programs; college-readiness and exposure; early childhood and literacy; and community outreach, including school-based programs serving family/community members.
       
      The Manager of Partnerships and Initiatives reports to AUSL's Director of Partnerships and Initiatives. 
      Responsibilities include:
      • Develop and maintain relationships with principals and teachers to support the implementation of initiatives in schools
      • In collaboration with the Director of Partnerships and Initiatives and school administration, support and develop student recruitment strategies for elementary and high schools
      • Serve as AUSL’s network contact for teachers and counselors in the Success Project; a college-readiness program for middle school students
      • Research potential partners and resources for teachers and other school staff, particularly around implementing a college-going culture in elementary and high school and social-emotional supports for students in the clusters
      • Participate in department and team meetings and attend school and community meetings in place of Director
      • Assist with data collection and resource allocation for transition programs (Pre-K to K & 8th-9th grade) and social-emotional support programs/partnerships
      • Support data collection and writing in preparation for reports to funders.
      • Collaborate with staff within department and across the AUSL network to push work forward at the direction of the Director
      • Support the planning and implementation of high-profile visits and events at schools
      • Provide administrative and clerical support including reserving meeting spaces, payroll entry, data entry, expense reports and other duties as assigned.
       
      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in education, social work, family counseling, or related field and a minimum of three years' experience in a school setting (preferred)
      • Interest/experience in college counseling, student recruitment, social-emotional student support and/or early childhood a plus
      • Mission driven, with a commitment to equity and excellence in education
      • Demonstrated flexibility and experience working on multiple projects with varying deadlines with a willingness to adapt and work collaboratively with the AUSL team
      • Good listener, able to maintain and grow relationships while working effectively with people from diverse backgrounds
      • Self-motivated, able to recognize and communicate strategic opportunities, and able to work collaboratively in a results-orientated environment
      • Ability to work independently, but with clear structures and systems for communication
      • Exceptional computer skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills
      • Attention to accuracy, detail, and ability to meet deadlines
      • Driver's license and access to an insured vehicle to use for work (mileage expenses are reimbursed)
       
      How to Apply
       
      To apply: go to auslchicago.org/about/careers and scroll down to select this position, complete a brief online application, and upload your resume and cover letter.
       
      About AUSL
      AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is a Chicago nonprofit school management organization that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL was founded in 2001 and today manages 32 Chicago Public Schools serving more than 18,000 students. Over 750 teachers have graduated from the AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency. For more information, visit auslchicago.org.
       
      AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
       

    • Teacher Support: ID472

      Director of Performance Management

      Date Posted: 02/08/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      Director of Performance Management

      Working directly with AUSL's Managing Directors and with principals and staff at AUSL schools, the Director of Performance Management will help ensure dramatic gains in the performance of AUSL schools and their students through exemplary leadership of AUSL’s performance management systems and reporting.  Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
       
      ·         Leading the Implementation and innovation of AUSL’s performance reporting, both for internal AUSL audiences (senior management, Board, school principals) and for external constituencies (evaluators, donors, government funders).
      ·         With AUSL Managing Directors, continuing to improve our organization’s strategies and systems for managing information.  Projects would include benchmarking our approaches with other best-practice educational institutions; designing and implementing AUSL’s organization-wide architecture for storing and sharing performance information; analyzing various sources of student data to assess correlations; and analyzing how student achievement gains are linked to the performance of AUSL schools and teachers.
      ·         Manage relationships with AUSL’s data management vendors, with Chicago Public Schools IT and research offices, and with external evaluators of AUSL’s programs.
      ·         Supervise AUSL’s Manager of IT.
       
      Attractive candidates will possess the following:
       
      ·         Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree desirable but not required
      ·         Minimum of 5 years’ work experience
      ·         Extensive experience with data analysis and reporting; experience in the education sector is a plus but not required
      ·         Project management and/or management consulting experience.

      How to Apply
       
      To apply: go to auslchicago.org/about/careers and scroll down to select this position, complete a brief online application, and upload your resume and cover letter.
       
      About AUSL
      AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is a Chicago nonprofit school management organization that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL was founded in 2001 and today manages 32 Chicago Public Schools serving more than 18,000 students. Over 750 teachers have graduated from the AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency. For more information, visit auslchicago.org.

       

    • Teacher Support: ID475

      AUSL Math+ Elementary Mathematics Tutor - 2015-2016 School Year

      Date Posted: 03/11/2015

      Location: Chicago, IL

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      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with the Chicago Public Schools, and currently manages a network of 32 schools.  AUSL's mission is to create schools of excellence and transform educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools.  For more information about AUSL, go to auslchicago.org.

      AUSL seeks talented, dedicated individuals to tutor small groups of children to help them dramatically increase their learning and achievement in math.  Teams of Elementary Math+ Tutors will work throughout the school year in several AUSL-managed CPS elementary schools, and will receive training and support from experienced teachers dedicated to the tutoring program. 
       
      Responsibilities:
      • Provide individualized tutoring to small groups of students in math concepts, skills, and reasoning (grades 3 to 5)
      • Plan and implement lessons, based on the needs of the students, in accordance with Illinois and Common Core standards
      • Assess students' learning levels and track their progress
      • Reinforce expectations regarding student behavior and support the ongoing development of a positive learning environment and culture
      • Participate in weekly professional development
       
      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree
      • Strong skills and conceptual understanding in math.  Mathematics proficiency at the level of seventh grade math is required, and AUSL's candidate screening and selection process will include a brief mathematics proficiency test 
      • Proficient at organizing materials/data and in prioritizing tasks
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent listening skills
      • Proficiency in computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, web-based resources, and data management
      • Previous experience tutoring, volunteering or working with students, especially urban students, is desirable but not required
      • Spanish language skills are a plus, but not required

      This is a 10-month position (school year schedule) with 8-hour days, Mondays-Fridays, with a 30-minute lunch break.  This is a salaried position that includes year-round benefits.  AUSL tutors who enjoy and succeed at their work, and who are interested in a career in teaching, will be encouraged to advance their careers as educators with AUSL, for example by applying for AUSL's Chicago Teacher Residency teacher training and certification program.
       

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