Questions and Answers about Chicago Public Schools

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Do you have to live in Chicago area to work for CPS?

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Yes I live on the southwest side of Chicago thank you very much

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What if teachers do not aide by the residency rule?

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Yes,because you are a city employee.

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No you don't I live in hickory hills Illinois and work as a cps employee as a security officer. They didn't say anything to me

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Yes, teachers and other staff have to be residents of Chicago. They make you sign off that you are aware of that when you complete onboarding and ask you to resubmit your address in that section for onboarding.

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What's the environment like for a brand-new substitute teacher in CPS?

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I believe so.

Answered - Camp Director (Former Employee) - Chicago, IL

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Yes It's preferably recommended that you live in the city of Chicago.

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If you are a substitute the residency policy doesn't apply.

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Yes, you do.

Answered - School Assistant (Former Employee) - Chicago, IL

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