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Alternative Learning Opportunities Program Teacher (2024-2025 School Year)

West40 Intermediate Service Center #2
3.5 out of 5
Maywood, IL
From $50,000 a year - Full-time


Maywood, IL

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  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Full job description

Job Title:

Alternative Learning Opportunities Program Teacher


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a variety of settings
  • Advocacy skills, including the ability to negotiate, compromise, and confront conflict
  • Ability to communicate effectively across a broad spectrum of staff
  • Ability to cooperate with families and school staff
  • Ability to work on a regular and punctual basis

Reports To:

Site Coordinator

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree. Bi-lingual preferred

Job Goal:

To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

Performance Responsibilities:

Other essential duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  • Takes and enters daily attendance per school policy
  • Maintains structured classroom procedures, utilize effective classroom management strategies, and enforce all school policies
  • Activates new classes for students as needed
  • Oversees student progress through each online class; provides 1-1 and small group assistance when needed
  • Completes grading of activities in a timely manner and maintains accurate records of grades
  • Assigns necessary assignments, lessons, quizzes and tests in the online class software
  • Creates supplemental/ enrichment activities and/or identifies additional resources to address students academic needs
  • Monitors student progress by running regular progress reports; identifying students who are off -track
  • Reports all behavioral, social/emotional, or personal student concerns to Site Coordinator
  • Recognizes student achievement and positive behaviors in the classroom

Terms of Employment:

Twelve-month year. Salary and work year to be established by Area Director of Alternative Programs. Salary based on on experience and education.


Performance of this job will be evaluated by the Area Director of Alternative Programs in accordance with Board Policy.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $50,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Grade school specialties:

  • High school


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person
  • School


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Teaching: 1 year (Required)


  • High School Teaching Certificate (Required)
  • Teaching Certification (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Maywood, IL (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Maywood, IL: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person