Careers

Careers Within AUSL Schools

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


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Current Career Opportunities

    • Teacher Support: ID334

      AUSL Math+ Elementary Mathematics Tutor

      Date Posted: 06/20/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now


      The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with the Chicago Public Schools, and currently manages a network of 29 schools.  AUSL's mission is to improve student achievement in Chicago's high-poverty, chronically failing schools through a disciplined transformation process.  For more information about AUSL, go to auslchicago.org.

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

      This is a 10-month position (school year schedule) with 8-hour days, Mondays-Fridays, with a 30-minute lunch break.  The annual salary for this position is $25,000, plus benefits (benefits are provided year round).  AUSL tutors who enjoy and succeed at their work, and who are interested in a career in teaching, will be encouraged to advance their careers as educators with AUSL, for example by applying for AUSL's Chicago Teacher Residency teacher training and certification program.
       

    • Teacher Support: ID409

      Elementary Teacher Coach

      Date Posted: 08/20/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

      Responsibilities

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

      Qualifications

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

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


    • Teacher Support: ID418

      Data Analyst

      Date Posted: 11/06/2014

      Location: National Teacher`s Academy

      Apply Now

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

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

      Responsibilities include:

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

      Qualifications:

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

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

      How to Apply

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


    • Teacher Support: ID425

      Director of Recruiting

      Date Posted: 09/30/2014

      Location: The Chicago Academy/AUSL Main Office

      Apply Now

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

    • Teacher Support: ID434

      High School Teacher Coach (Math)

      Date Posted: 08/21/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

      Responsibilities

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

      Qualifications

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

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


    • Teacher Support: ID437

      Diverse Learner Teacher Coach

      Date Posted: 09/15/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

      Responsibilities

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

      Qualifications

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

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


    • Teacher Support: ID439

      Early Childhood Education Teacher

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID440

      Primary (K-2) Teacher

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID441

      Intermediate (3-5) Teacher

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID438

      Diverse Learners Teacher

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID442

      Art Teacher

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID443

      Music Teacher

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID448

      Physical Education Teacher

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID450

      Literacy Interventionist

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID452

      Librarian

      Date Posted: 09/16/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID453

      Bilingual Teacher

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID454

      Dance Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/16/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID455

      Drama Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/16/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID456

      Technology Teacher

      Date Posted: 09/16/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID458

      Counselor

      Date Posted: 11/02/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID464

      Math Interventionist

      Date Posted: 10/08/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID444

      ELA Teacher

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID445

      Math Teacher

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID446

      Science Teacher

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID447

      Social Studies Teacher

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      Location: Chicago, IL

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Teacher Support: ID459

      High School Principal

      Date Posted: 12/18/2014

      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 high 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 
      • Current REACH Student Certification

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


    • Teacher Support: ID460

      Principal

      Date Posted: 09/17/2014

      Apply Now

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

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

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

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


    • Teacher Support: ID461

      Assistant Principal

      Date Posted: 09/17/2014

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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.  Selected elementary and high school Principals will lead AUSL managed-CPS schools and join an innovative team making a significant impact on public education in a global city. For more information and to apply, see auslchicago.org.  

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

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

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


    • Teacher Support: ID398

      School Clerk I

      Date Posted: 08/31/2014

      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 in a Chicago Public School (preferred, but not 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).

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