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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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    • Teacher Support: ID439

      Early Childhood Education Teacher

      Date Posted: 05/31/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID440

      Primary (K-2) Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/12/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID441

      Intermediate (3-5) Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/12/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID495

      Intermediate (3-5) Teacher at Carter School of Excellence

      Date Posted: 08/02/2016

      Location: Carter School of Excellence

      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 31 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 school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL 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 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 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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID438

      Diverse Learners Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/12/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID442

      Art Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/12/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID443

      Music Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/12/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID448

      Physical Education Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/12/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison Street., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID450

      Literacy Interventionist

      Date Posted: 09/30/2015

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID453

      Bilingual Teacher

      Date Posted: 07/07/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID454

      Dance Teacher

      Date Posted: 07/07/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID455

      Drama Teacher

      Date Posted: 07/07/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID456

      Technology Teacher

      Date Posted: 05/18/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID458

      Counselor

      Date Posted: 07/07/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID464

      Math Interventionist

      Date Posted: 09/30/2015

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID466

      Foreign Language Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/30/2015

      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 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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).

    • Teacher Support: ID499

      Art Teacher Carter School of Excellence

      Date Posted: 08/03/2016

      Location: Carter School of Excellence

      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 31 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

      Carter school of Excellence is 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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID444

      ELA Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/12/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID445

      Math Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/12/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID446

      Science Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/12/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID497

      Middle School Science at Carter School of Excellence

      Date Posted: 09/12/2016

      Location: Carter School of Excellence

      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 31 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

      Carter school of Excellence is seeking experienced full-time Middle 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 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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).

    • Teacher Support: ID509

      Middle ELA Teacher at Deneen School of Excellence

      Date Posted: 09/14/2016

      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 31 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

      Deneen School of Excellence is seeking an full-time Middle School ELA teacher 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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID460

      Principal - Chicago Academy High School

      Date Posted: 08/31/2016

      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, 2016
      • 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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).


    • Teacher Support: ID500

      Assistant Principal - Herzl School of Excellence

      Date Posted: 08/31/2016

      Location: Herzl School of Excellence

      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 31 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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).


    • Teacher Support: ID317

      Special Education Classroom Assistant (SECA)

      Date Posted: 04/04/2016

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

      Special Education Classroom Assistant I (SECA)
      AUSL managed, Chicago Public School – Job Code: 000317
       
      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a non-profit education management organization that turnaround chronically failing Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  Our mission is to improve student achievement in Chicago’s high-poverty, failing schools through a disciplined transformation process built on a foundation of specialty trained AUSL teachers.  Our turnaround schools offer students and families the opportunity to be educated in a learning community with high expectations and resources for improved performance.  AUSL currently manages 25 CPS neighborhood turnaround schools (20 elementary, 5 high schools) that are predominately located on the Westside and Southside of Chicago.  All school staff at an AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS.  The terms of the Board of Education/ 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 Special Education Classroom Assistants (SECA) who are interested in becoming members of a special support team.  This support team will work together as guardians of the public spaces of the school and assist with instruction and developing a positive school climate. Under the direction of the principal, these individuals will interact with children during the school day, explaining and clarifying the high expectations for positive student behavior, and helping each student to understand how our schools "work”.  This important work will require collaborative persons who are dedicated to building an environment conducive to teaching and learning.  This position will be opened for a 38.8 week school year (204 days including 10 paid vacation days).  Salary and compensation will be paid according to the Service Employee International Unions Local 73 collective bargaining agreement. 
       
      Responsibilities:
      • Assist Special Education teacher in reinforcing efforts with children with various disabilities (includes physical, learning, behavior disorders, emotional and mental impairments) in accordance with each students Individual Education Program (IEP);
      • Provide one-on-one tutoring services for students to present or reinforce leaning concepts
      • Support teachers in organizing classroom, preparing educational materials, and maintaining written records of students’ behavior
      • Greet and directs students and visitors to appropriate areas of the school
      • Assist in developing a positive, orderly learning environment which engages students and maximizes on-task behavior
      • Develop positive rapport with school staff and students to contribute to working conditions conducive to building a professional learning community.
      • Stimulate reflection by guiding students to explore areas of risk, discomfort and opportunity.
      • Participate in individual and group professional development activities. 
      • Great written and verbal communication skills, time management and organization skills, and exceptional customer service.
      • Provide one-on-one personal hygiene services for students with severe disabilities (including toileting, changing soiled diapers, cleaning soiled children regardless of age)
      • Assist students with orthopedic impairments
      • Exercise good judgment when interacting with students, parents, and school staff.
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Mail 
      • Participate in a mandatory summer professional development
       
      Qualifications:
      • High school diploma (or G.E.D. equivalent)
      • Valid NCLB paraprofessional license from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).  May be applied for and obtained after the successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of college credit at a college or university.
      • Reside within the city of Chicago
      • Successfully complete pre-employment drug and alcohol screening with background check
      • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, and walk/stand to a significant degree (medium work)
       
      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).
       

    • Teacher Support: ID477

      Security Guard

      Date Posted: 04/04/2016

      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).

    • Teacher Support: ID478

      Teacher Assistant

      Date Posted: 04/04/2016

      Location: Chicago, IL

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      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, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60602, 773-553-2688 (TTY-773-553-2699).

    • Teacher Support: ID226

      School Clerk I - Deneen School of Excellence

      Date Posted: 07/20/2016

      Location: Deneen School of Excellence

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      School Clerk I

      AUSL managed, Chicago Public Schools – Job Code:000468

      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a non-profit education management organization that turnaround chronically failing Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  Our mission is to improve student achievement in Chicago's high-poverty, failing schools through a disciplined transformation process built on a foundation of specialty trained AUSL teachers.  Our turnaround schools offer students and families the opportunity to be educated in a learning community with high expectations and resources for improved performance.  AUSL currently manages 25 CPS neighborhood turnaround schools (20 elementary, 5 high schools) that are predominately located on the Westside and Southside of Chicago.  All school staff at an 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 www.ausl-chicago.org.  

      Our turnaround schools are seeking experienced full-time School Clerks I who are professional and poised in clerical work, and use sound judgment in evaluating situations.  Under the direction of the school principal, the School Clerk I will assist in establishing and maintaining relationships with students, parents, staff and community stakeholders to create a professional, friendly, and safe office environment.  This position will be opened for a 39.6 week school year (208 days including 10 paid vacation days).  Salary and compensation will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher Union collective bargaining agreement.   All school staff in an AUSL-managed turnaround schools are selected for the challenge of ensuring rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence, and ensuring a positive, welcoming and safe school atmosphere.  

      Responsibilities:

             Exhibit expertise in the Oracle financial system, IMPACT student management system, Kronos and SPS payroll system, iProcurement purchasing system and IAMs internal accounts system

             Process and prepare bi-weekly payroll for all school personnel

             Issue checks and prepare money for deposits to school checking account

             Manage school use of discretionary and categorical funds and prepare fund transfers for the Department of Management and Budget as needed

             Facilitate the registration and enrollment process for families with newly enrolled or transferring students

             Create and process requisitions for the procurement of supplies, instructional materials, furniture, and equipment

             Receive and compile periodic reports involving payroll, various funds and account ledgers

             Oversee daily attendance submissions by teaching staff

             Assist with internal, state, and all other authorized audits (including audits of school budget, petty cash fund, and internal accounts records)

             Prepare and type a variety of original correspondence, memorandums, and reports as directed by the school administrators

             Perform administrative duties (answer and place phone calls, open/sort mail, greet and direct visitors to appropriate staff, etc.)

             Manage email communication, school calendars, and scheduling functions for school administrators

             Display great written and verbal communication skills, record-keeping skills, time management and organization skills, and exceptional customer service for all school stakeholders

       

      Qualifications:

               High school diploma (or G.E.D. equivalent)
               Type 45 words per minute with fewer than 10 errors

               Reside within the city of Chicago

              Chicago Public Schools experience required

               Successfully complete pre-employment drug and alcohol screening with background check

               Able to lift up to 10 pounds (sedentary work)

              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: ID398

      School Clerk I - Immediate Hire

      Date Posted: 03/27/2016

      Location: Chicago, IL

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      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 Clerks I who are professional and poised in clerical work, and use sound judgment in evaluating situations.  Under the direction of the school principal, the School Clerk I will assist in establishing and maintaining relationships with students, parents, staff and community stakeholders to create a professional, friendly, and safe office environment.  This position will be opened for a 39.6 week school year (208 days including 10 paid vacation days).  Salary and compensation will be paid according to the Chicago Teacher's Union collective bargaining agreement.   All school staff in an AUSL-managed turnaround schools are selected for the challenge of ensuring rapid transformation of a struggling school into a school of excellence, and ensuring a positive, welcoming and safe school atmosphere.   
       
      Responsibilities: 
      • Exhibit expertise in the Oracle financial system, IMPACT student management system, Kronos and SPS payroll system, iProcurement purchasing system and IAMs internal accounts system
      • Process and prepare bi-weekly payroll for all school personnel
      • Issue checks and prepare money for deposits to school checking account
      • Manage school use of discretionary and categorical funds and prepare fund transfers for the Department of Management and Budget as needed
      • Facilitate the registration and enrollment process for families with newly enrolled or transferring students
      • Create and process requisitions for the procurement of supplies, instructional materials, furniture, and equipment
      • Receive and compile periodic reports involving payroll, various funds and account ledgers
      • Oversee daily attendance submissions by teaching staff
      • Assist with internal, state, and all other authorized audits (including audits of school budget, petty cash fund, and internal accounts records)
      • Prepare and type a variety of original correspondence, memorandums, and reports as directed by the school administrators
      • Perform administrative duties (answer and place phone calls, open/sort mail, greet and direct visitors to appropriate staff, etc.)
      • Manage email communication, school calendars, and scheduling functions for school administrators
      • Display great written and verbal communication skills, record-keeping skills, time management and organization skills, and exceptional customer service for all school stakeholders
      Qualifications:
      • High school diploma (or G.E.D. equivalent)
      • Previous clerical experience with the above described job duties at a Chicago Public School 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
      • Able to lift up to 10 pounds (sedentary work)
      • Type 45 words per minute with fewer than 10 errors
      • 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: ID505

      Executive Assistant

      Date Posted: 08/29/2016

      Location: The Chicago Academy/AUSL Main Office

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      Position Summary

      As a member of the Human Resources Team, the Administrative Assistant will be the first point of contact for our employees, candidates, and visitors, and our main office phone communications. While managing and organizing all of the front desk activities, the Administrative Assistant will also provide support to our Executive Director and other personnel at the AUSL Main Office. The ideal candidate will be able to interact with staff in a fast-paced environment while remaining professional, flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.

      Primary Responsibilities

      • Provide a friendly, helpful and engaging experience at the front desk and on the phone for employees visitors and parents

        • Ensure incoming calls are answered promptly, handled or directed to the appropriate destination, or respond as needed

        • Handle incoming calls with patience and calm

        • Act as main point of contact for escalation of parent questions and issues regarding the schools in the AUSL network

      • Receive/route incoming packages and mail; also responsible for mailing and shipping packages

      • Responsible for managing and organizing all of the front desk activities including establishing interpersonal relationships and communicating well as the first person who employees and visitors see and talk to and phone contacts call into.

      • Assist employees with special requests and provide helpful and accurate information to employees and visitors

      • Assist the Executive Director by drafting e-mails, scheduling events, and preparing confidential reports for review by internal and external stakeholders

        • Assist the Executive Director with other administrative tasks as needed, including but not limited to entering expense reports.

      • From time to time, responsibilities will include support of off site events such as job fairs and Chicago Teacher Residency interviews, which take place 4-6 times per year on Saturdays..

      • Provide administrative support for the AUSL Main Office such as:

        • Board member and employee compliance items as needed

        • Ordering food for meetings

        • Compiling, printing presentations for meetings or training events

        • Ordering supplies for various locations and programs and recording purchase invoices

        • Maintaining Office Administration Procedures and Policies and training back up personnel

        • Receiving and preparing check deposits

        • Managing office supplies and supply room

        • Assisting Accounting, Athletics, Curriculum, Development, Community Engagement, and Teacher Training  teams as needed

        • Coordinating the administration of new employee and departing employee items such as parking passes, door entry badges, laptop computers, etc. in support of the HR and IT teams.

        • Creation of email accounts for new staff; maintaining staff email lists Other duties as assigned

      Desired Skills and Experience

      • Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of experience in a fast-paced and thriving environment

      • Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills

      • Demonstrably excellent written and verbal communications skills

      • Team player - willing to pitch in and assist where needed

      • Flexibility to handle varied situations during the course of the workday.

      • Knowledge of CPS structures, processes, and departments a plus.

      • Strong sense of urgency and attention to detail

      • Proven track record of being calm and focused under pressure, resolving and defusing sensitive situations, maintaining professional interactions with associates at all levels and establishing rapport quickly

      • Ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge to systems and processes to improve organizational efficiency

      • Possess excellent time management with significant experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously

      • Demonstrate enthusiasm, optimism, reliability, adaptability, curiosity and relentlessness

      • Knowledge of general office procedures

      • Ability to provide basic maintenance of office equipment (fax machine, copier, printers)

      • Medium or higher level proficiency in Microsoft suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to act as a main point of contact for creating and editing documents.

      • Minimum Medium-level proficiency in using Google applications (e.g. Apps, Drive, and E-mail)

      • Ability to quickly learn and develop proficiency in using new computer applications as needed

      • Proficiency in Adobe document management (e.g. compiling documents into .pdf’s)

      • Believes in the mission of the organization that all students deserve a quality education


    • Teacher Support: ID465

      Development Manager

      Date Posted: 09/11/2016

      Location: Chicago, IL

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      AUSL is seeking a Development Manager, who working closely with the Director of External Affairs, will support the growth of AUSL's resource development  and play a key supportive role towards achieving our annual fundraising goals. The Development Manager will collaborate regularly alongside the Development team to facilitate research and preparation for donor solicitations, write compelling grant proposals and reports to foundations, corporations, individuals, and public funding partners.

      The successful candidate must be a self-starter comfortable performing a wide range of fundraising activities. The applicant must have direct fundraising experience as well as excellent communication and outreach skills. This role will require very strong strategic and critical thinking skills, exceptional writing and communication skills, strong relationship-building and stakeholder management, meticulous attention to detail and accuracy, and excellent project management skills.
       

      Responsibilities include  grant proposals and reporting (80%):

      o  Write customized and compelling grant reports, proposals, concept papers, and letters of intent.

      o   Analyze grant guidelines and funder priorities to ensure that proposal ideas are the best "fit" with a grantmaker to maximize resources developed.

      o   With the grant collaborators, determine quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods for grant requirements.  This includes determining outcomes, benchmarks, methods of measurement, logic models, etc.

      o   Gather national, state, and local community and relevant educational statistics for inclusion in grant reports and other Development materials.

      o   In collaboration with the development team, coordinate with the finance department to develop grant budgets and monitor grant expenditures as needed.

      o   In collaboration with the development team, coordinate post-award meetings after a grant has been awarded with all staff involved in the grant funded project.  Hold periodic meetings and/or check-ins with appropriate staff.

      o   Proofread proposals and reports with careful attention to detail.

       

      Responsible for prospect research & management (10%)

      o   Research and analyze individual, corporate, foundation prospects and donors and produce concise profiles.

      o   Prepare prospect reports, retrieving and analyzing data from the database and other sources.

       

      Responsible for stewardship coordination & special projects (10%):

      o   Develop and cultivate relationships for a portfolio of donors through the coordination of meetings and site visits for Managing Director and Director of External Affairs.

      o   Support implementation of events and special projects

       

      Skills/Qualifications

              Bachelor's Degree required; post-graduate degree is a plus.

              2-3 years grantwriting experience for a non-profit organization required.

              Posses a high level of professionalism, initiative, integrity, tact, and discretion.

              Are customer service oriented.

              Hold belief and commitment to public education.

              Have the desire to work in a highly dynamic, goal-driven, and entrepreneurial environment.

              Have ability to quickly grasp complex concepts and express them in clear and persuasively written proposals.

              Are a team player, highly organized, and self-starter

              Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Applications

              Excellent work ethic and reliability

              Ability to work occasionally on weekends and evenings for fundraising related meetings or events.


    • Teacher Support: ID483

      Data Analyst

      Date Posted: 08/12/2016

      Location: The Chicago Academy/AUSL Main Office

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      AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) 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 in Chicago. AUSL’s network includes 31 schools serving 18,000 students. 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 Performance Management.
      Responsibilities include:
      • Analyze data on a wide range of indicators (attendance, assessments, etc.) and identify actionable trends to inform practice
      • Assist in the design, oversight, and reporting on school and network goal-setting processes
      • Use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to present a wide variety of quantitative and qualitative information to diverse audiences
      • Manage the sharing of knowledge and documents with school and network stakeholders
      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 build trusting relationships with a broad cross-section of stakeholders
      • Presentation and group facilitation skills/experience desired
      • Familiarity with statistical analysis platforms – Stata, R, Tableau, etc.- useful but not required
      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 3400 N Austin Ave, Chicago.
       
      For more information about AUSL, visit auslchicago.org. AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Teacher Support: ID484

      School Finance Support Analyst

      Date Posted: 08/22/2016

      Location: Chicago, IL

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      Do you have a passionate belief that all students deserve a quality education?  Would you like to transform lives through an organization providing excellent educational opportunities to communities in highest need in Chicago?  If so this may be the perfect opportunity for you. 
       
      AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is seeking an experienced full-time School Finance Support Specialist to advance the strategic initiatives of our schools. Under the direction of the Director of School Financial Support, the School Support Analyst will provide excellent support around financial operations, especially related to CPS policies and procedures, to support our network of schools around fiscal and business operations.     
       
      Responsibilities: 

      • Provide network level strategic support to Principals and network Admin teams around fiscal compliance and budgetary analysis toward student outcomes
      • Facilitate professional development training around key financial policies and best practice procedures on an on-going basis
      • Build trusting relationships with multiple stakeholders across the organization to strategically problem solve organizational challenges and facilitate positive working relationships
      • Provide onsite coaching visits to schools with new Principals and/or business operations staff
      • Conduct and facilitate monthly school finance and operations deep dives with network schools to review and analyze school level strategic plan implementation and related outcomes
      • Assist with internal, state, and all other authorized audits (including audits of internal accounts and discretionary funding records)
      • Support network schools with annual budget planning, 20th day adjustments, and on-going management of fiscal controls around school resources
      • Support recruitment and selection activities for Clerk position openings at schools
      • Identify and codify best practices in the areas of school finance management to implement across our network of schools
      • Prepare a variety of correspondence, memorandums, and reports including weekly business operations newsletter for distribution across network
      • Display great written and verbal communication skills, time management and organization skills
       
      Qualifications:
       
      • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field (or equivalent experience)
      • Previous experience in providing financial analysis and support within Chicago Public Schools (CPS), or alternate school district or school
      • Expertise of CPS fiscal policies and procedures preferred
      • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
      • Mastery in the skill of multi-tasking several high priorities simultaneously
      • Knowledge of Oracle financial systems, Oracle Procurement systems, Kronos & SPS payroll systems, and Internal Account Management Systems preferred
       
      Ideal Candidate:
      • Has experience in a school finance management at the local school level or in an administrative capacity, managing budget analysis and fiscal compliance protocols and procedures
      • Must possess very strong people skills & excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Must be a creative and compliance focused thinker
      • Must be ambitious, driven, a team player, and possess strong analytic thinking skills
      • Will display the ability to work confidently in an evolving school finance support with shifting priorities and targeted outcomes
      • Must have a strong sense of alignment with the mission of AUSL’s work
      • Be willing to travel to multiple schools across our network of schools
         

    • Teacher Support: ID485

      Manager, Marketing & Communications

      Date Posted: 08/30/2016

      Location: The Chicago Academy/AUSL Main Office

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      AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is looking for a Manager of Marketing and Communications to help cultivate and execute our strategy to advance our branding and public relations, build relationships, and achieve ongoing awareness and understanding of AUSL's Mission and achievements. This person must fully understand and embrace the transformational effect of the AUSL model and lead efforts to broadly share that vital message externally. We require someone to build on past marketing and communication successes and to find new and innovative ways to tell our story and convey the sense of urgency required to meet the needs of our city's most under-served young people. The Manager will work closely with senior leaders, program staff, and school teams to develop a social media strategy, inform stakeholders about important decisions, create a consistent brand, and source stories to inform the community about our initiatives. 

      As an integral part of our External Affairs team, the Manager will

      • develop a marketing plan to enable AUSL to increase awareness and understanding across multiple audiences,
      • implement an integrated program of marketing initiatives designed to achieve the goals set out in the marketing plan,
      • oversee all mass communications in order to enhance AUSL’s publicity and identity and ensure the consistency and accuracy of our story,
      • support the AUSL management team and school principals in cultivating positive working relationships with local media,
      • support the marketing and communications aspects of major events and activities,
      • develop and design marketing collateral, graphics, signage and other deliverables to support development, marketing and organizational communications,
      • identify creative opportunities to maximize positioning and messaging across all communication channels; and
      • establish a dashboard of performance metrics to track progress against marketing objectives. 

      Skills

      The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of marketing experience, ideally hold a Master’s degree, and have demonstrated success in translating strategic plans into marketing initiatives.  The candidate will have experience interacting with the media, developing a social media program, working knowledge of (proficiency preferred) with Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat) and Microsoft Office tools, and the ability to multi-task multiple projects at a time.


    • Teacher Support: ID491

      AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency Program Mentor-Resident Coach

      Date Posted: 08/10/2016

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      Mentor-Resident Coach – AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency Program


      AUSL is a nonprofit school management organization partnering with Chicago Public Schools to train teachers for positions in high-needs schools in the growing network of CPS schools managed by AUSL (currently 31 elementary and high schools).  At AUSL, it is our mission to improve student achievement in Chicago’s high-poverty, chronically failing schools. The Chicago Teacher Residency (CTR) is a full-time, yearlong urban teacher training program that equips residents with the training, skills, and practices to improve student learning outcomes. In one year, AUSL’s residents earn a Master’s degree and their Illinois PEL, while also obtaining experience in the classroom of a mentor teacher, four days a week for a full year.  For more information about AUSL, go to http://www.auslchicago.org  
       

      The CTR seeks experienced educators to be a Mentor-Resident Coach (MRC) at a teacher Training Site within the AUSL Network. An MRC is a site-based coach and the CTR’s program leader at an assigned school. The MRC is primarily responsible for coaching and supporting a residency cohort of 10 to 15 future teachers, along with their experienced mentor teachers. MRCs also partner with Training Site administration to develop other teachers and staff.

       

      Responsibilities 

       

      Residency Program

      1. Develop and deliver structured, high-quality professional development to residents and mentors

      2. 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

      3. Monitor resident growth and development using Danielson’s Framework for Teaching, the CTR Expectations Matrix, Rubrics, and Cycle Scorecards

      4. Participate in the resident selection process for the upcoming school year, including Saturday Selection Days

      5. Participate in projects with AUSL’s university partners to foster and enhance alignment between the residency and master’s degree programs

      6. Demonstrate proficient use of Google Tools, including Google Calendar and Drive applications including Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms

       

      Network School

      1. Participate on school Instructional Leadership Team (ILT), facilitate grade-band cluster meetings, and assist principals with professional development for school staff

      2. Deliver professional development to teachers using AUSL-designed professional development content

      3. Conduct classroom observations and provide actionable and manageable feedback to accelerate teacher development

       

      Qualifications

       
      • Master’s degree or above, in an education-related field

      • Illinois teaching certificate and at least 4 years of teaching experience, either K-8 or 9-12 or a combination

      • Experience working in high-needs, urban schools

      • A visionary and passionate spirit, with a deep commitment to public education and serving the needs of teachers, students, and families in high needs communities on the south and westside of Chicago

      • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills particularly suited for working with adult learners

      • Skills and experience coaching teachers in planning, classroom management, and instructional practices

      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

      • Excellent organizational and time management skills

      • Ability to problem-solve and to create organizational structures that facilitate efficient systems


      Candidates who are currently CPS employees will become full-time AUSL employees, with AUSL salary and benefits.   
       
      AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information about AUSL, go to http://www.ausl-chicago.org/.  


    • Teacher Support: ID494

      Network Instructional Coach for Math

      Date Posted: 07/21/2016

      Location: Chicago, IL

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      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 31 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 around classroom management and standards-based instruction to the dedicated teachers in AUSL elementary schools. Network Instructional Coaches work closely with teachers to deepen the teachers' understanding of and ability to apply various classroom strategies, deepen their content knowledge and instructional delivery and design, and to bring relentless focus to accelerating student learning.

      The Network Instructional Coach for Math will also collaborate with other coaches to develop and deliver professional development that deepens math content knowledge and familiarity with CCSS Math standards and shifts, for teachers and leaders across AUSL's network. 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 CCSS-aligned instruction to a caseload of teachers in one school, 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 math curricular initiatives or other professional development at individual schools or across the AUSL elementary school network.
      • Demonstrate commitment to increasing student achievement with data-driven instruction by collaborating with and supporting teachers and administrators.
      • Monitor student assessment data and create reports.
      • Use basic MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Apps, Gmail and video technology (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/or teacher coach in Math. Minimum five years of successful elementary classroom teaching experience - preferably experience teaching CCSS Math standards. Intermediate and/or Middle School strongly preferred.
      • Extensive experience in urban educational settings.
      • Extensive knowledge of Common Core Standards in Mathematics and deep understanding and familiarity with the Mathematical Shifts and the Standards for Mathematical practice.
      • 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: ID504

      Network Instructional Coach for ELA/Literacy

      Date Posted: 08/21/2016

      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 31 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 around classroom management and standards-based instruction to the dedicated teachers in AUSL elementary schools. Network Instructional Coaches work closely with teachers to deepen the teachers' understanding of and ability to apply various classroom strategies, deepen their content knowledge and instructional delivery and design, and to bring relentless focus to accelerating student learning.

       

      The Network Instructional Coach for ELA/Literacy will also collaborate with other coaches to develop and deliver professional development that deepens literacy content knowledge and familiarity with CCSS ELA/Literacy standards and shifts, for teachers and leaders across AUSL's network. 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 CCSS-aligned instruction to a caseload of teachers in one school, 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 ELA/Literacy curricular initiatives or other professional development at individual schools or across the AUSL school network.

      • Demonstrate commitment to increasing student achievement with data-driven instruction by collaborating with and supporting teachers and administrators.

      • Monitor student assessment data and create reports.

      • Use basic MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Apps, Gmail and video technology (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/or teacher coach in ELA/Literacy. Minimum five years of successful elementary classroom teaching experience - preferably experience teaching CCSS ELA/Literacy standards. Intermediate, Middle School, and/or High School strongly preferred.

      • Extensive experience in urban educational settings.

      • Extensive knowledge of Common Core Standards in ELA/Literacy and deep understanding and familiarity with the ELA and Literacy Shifts.

      • 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: ID506

      Network Instructional Coach for Diverse Learners

      Date Posted: 08/30/2016

      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 31 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 around classroom management and standards-based instruction to the dedicated teachers in AUSL elementary schools. Network Instructional Coaches work closely with teachers to deepen the teachers' understanding of and ability to apply various classroom strategies, deepen their content knowledge and instructional delivery and design, and to bring relentless focus to accelerating student learning.

       

      The Network Instructional Coach for Diverse Learners will also collaborate with other coaches to develop and deliver professional development that deepens math and ELA/literacy content knowledge and familiarity with CCSS Math and ELA/literacy standards and shifts, for teachers and leaders across AUSL's network. 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 CCSS-aligned instruction to a caseload of teachers in one school, 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 diverse learning curricular initiatives or other professional development at individual schools or across the AUSL school network.

      • Demonstrate commitment to increasing student achievement with data-driven instruction by collaborating with and supporting teachers and administrators.

      • Monitor student assessment data and create reports.

      • Use basic MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Apps, Gmail and video technology (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/or teacher coach in a diverse learning setting. Minimum five years of successful elementary classroom diverse learning teaching experience - preferably experience teaching CCSS Math and ELA/Literacy standards. Intermediate and/or Middle School strongly preferred.

      • Extensive experience in urban educational settings.

      • Extensive knowledge of Common Core Standards in Mathematics and ELA/Literacy and deep understanding and familiarity with the Shifts and the Standards for Mathematical practice.

      • 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: ID508

      Accountant

      Date Posted: 09/01/2016

      Location: The Chicago Academy/AUSL Main Office

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      Position Summary

      As a member of the Finance Team, the Accountant will learn, master and improve financial processes and reporting, prepare financial reports, process transactions, and strategically work with program managers and grant writers to maximize resources and impact to our students.
       

      Primary Responsibilities

      • Manage month-end close activities including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial statements

      • Record and reconcile complex revenue transactions

      • Actively manage multi-tiered budget, projections and variance details

      • Develop departmental reporting and work with managers to optimize use of resources

      • Develop and manage personnel budget and actual database

      • Prepare financial reports on a cash and accrual basis

      • Identify and investigate financial discrepancies and resolve open items

      • Manage the organization’s complex public and private grant reporting

      • Prepare the year-end audit including but not limited to preparing audit schedules and assisting auditors with inquiries to ensure compliance

      • Manage bank reconciliations

      • Oversee accounting system data management

      • Develop, implement, and maintain internal financial controls and procedures

      • Research and advise the Director of Finance and senior management on existing and new legislation, policies, regulations, and best practices related to accounting

      • Support accounts payable and payroll processing

      • Support the development of Board Committee and Board of Directors presentation materials

      • Assist and lead special finance projects

      • Other duties as assigned

       

      Desired Skills and Experience

      • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or in Business with an Accounting concentration, is required.  CPA desirable; knowledge of nonprofit accounting a plus but not required

      • 1+ years accounting work experience

      • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel including complicated formulas and preferably macros

      • Strong written and oral communication skills

      • Outstanding accuracy and attention to detail

      • Experience with various accounting systems

      • Strong understanding of and experience with ensuring strong accounting controls

      • Ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge to systems and processes to improve organizational efficiency

      • Work well in an open office environment with team and other colleagues

      • Eagerness to learn, master and improve processes and reporting

      • Demonstrate enthusiasm, optimism, reliability, adaptability, curiosity, creativity and relentlessness

      • Belief in the mission of the organization that all students deserve a quality education


    • Teacher Support: ID510

      Recruiter

      Date Posted: 09/20/2016

      Location: National Teachers Academy

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      Position Summary

      As a member of AUSL’s Recruitment Team, the Recruiter will be responsible for identifying the best and brightest for our yearlong teacher residency program and schools.

      Primary Responsibilities

      AUSL’s Recruitment Team is tasked with identifying, cultivating, and selecting candidates for the Chicago Teacher Residency program and for vacancies within our network schools. The Recruiter will identify high performing individuals for admission into the Chicago Teacher Residency Program or for prospective teacher vacancies within the AUSL Network of Schools.

      A few of the Recruiter’s job responsibilities include:

      • Travel and serve as a point of contact for select Universities and Partner Organizations to build and maintain a territory of relationships that generate pipelines of diverse candidates (Traveling will be approximately 50% of this role)

      • Assist 10-12 AUSL schools with the recruitment of high-performing teacher candidates

      • Assist in the organization, coordination and management of recruitment and vetting events which may include college recruitment fairs, networking events, information sessions, career fairs, selection days and other activities that may be deemed appropriate

      • Serve as the lead for identifying teachers endorsed in 2-3 high need areas in support of the overall needs of the network

      • Source, recruit and screen prospective candidates

      • Assist in the intake, review and update of candidate files for the CTR program and prospective teacher vacancies

      • Successfully collaborate with and support team members, business partners, and the Director of Recruitment to create sourcing and recruiting plans, develop strategies, identify trends, implement action plans and initiatives, and coordinate events to develop candidate pipelines

      • Create and maintain a database to track progress towards filling vacancies

      • Manage and utilize data to drive results across the organization

      • Design and prepare reports for management on recruitment results

      • Work closely with management to prioritize business and information needs and track progress towards key performance indicators

      • Other duties as assigned

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