Teacher English

School District U-46


Position Type:

Summer Vacancies/Teacher

Date Posted:



Summer School Sites

Date Available:


Closing Date:

Until Filled

  • Summer high school staff will work at South Elgin High School.
  • Two days of professional development are required for summer school. Those dates are June 3, 2024 and June 4, 2024.
  • Summer School begins on June 5 and ends July 3, 2024. Summer school occurs Monday through Friday with no school on June 19, 2024 to celebrate the Juneteenth holiday. Staff must be available on all days during the summer school sessions. Summer staff is expected to be at school 15 minutes prior to the school day and 15 minutes after the school day concludes. Staff will have a 30 minute lunch period. Staff hours: 7:30 am to 1:15 pm Student school day: 7:45 am to 1:00 pm
  • ETA members will be paid the Instructional Rate

Position / Title: English Teacher – High School Summer School Bargaining Unit: SUM Department/Location: Office of Schools and Equity & Innovation Calendar Days: Summer Term Reports To: Summer School Administrator JD Revision Date: 01/22/2024 Supervises: N/A

Function / Position Summary

To provide quality educational experiences during the summer for students requiring intervention for academic promotion.

Job Duties / Responsibilities

  • Plans a program of study that follows district guidelines, and meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students.
  • Implements researched-based teaching strategies that engage all students, acknowledging a range of abilities of students and cultural backgrounds.
  • Creates an environment conducive to learning and motivates students, acknowledging a range of abilities of students and cultural backgrounds.
  • Implements current district curriculum and content that is grade level appropriate.
  • Plans for and guides the learning process toward the mastery of curriculum goals, and establishes clear objectives/targets for all lessons, units and projects that are clearly communicated to students.
  • Implements schools improvement plans and strategies.
  • Collaborates with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis, and as requested by the administration.
  • Implements assessments of student progress and communicates progress to students and parents.
  • Sets high expectations for student achievement and behavior and motivates students to work to their highest potential.
  • Assists in the referral and diagnosis of students with learning difficulties, seeking assistance from other school personnel as required. 
  • Works cooperatively with building principal and/or director in assessing his/her teaching strengths and weaknesses, and planning and implementing a program to improve his/her teaching competencies.
  • Participates on curriculum, personnel, policy or professional development committees related to the educational program.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law and district policy.
  • Assists administration in implementing student discipline policies and maintains order in area(s) assigned and/or supervised in a fair and just manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the principal, or other administrative staff.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related subject from a regionally accredited university.
  • Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with a High School English or HS English Language Arts endorsement required.
  • Teaching experience is preferred but not necessary for hiring.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of Common Core State Standards
  • Must exhibit willingness and capacity to use all forms of current instructional technology.

Physical Demands

  • Requires prolonged sitting or standing.
  • Occasionally requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull, or push objects or materials up to 30 lbs. with proper technique.

Terms of Employment

  • This is a temporary position.
  • Salary and benefits as established by the Board of Education.
  • U-46 reserves the right to terminate the position by the third day of student attendance if a minimum number of students do not register or enroll.

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