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All applicants for employment with Winnebago Community Unit School District 323 are required, as a condition of employment, to complete an application for employment, authorize fingerprint-based criminal history records check and meet all mandated requirements as set forth by the State of Illinois and the Boone/Winnebago County Regional Office of Education.

Winnebago District #323 is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, handicap or veteran status is prohibited.

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Winnebago Middle School - Technology Teacher

Winnebago Middle School has a temporary, long-term opening for a Technology Teacher for the 2019-20 school year to cover for an extended leave of absence.  Applicants must be appropriately certified with a current Illinois License with a Middle School Business/Marketing/Computer Education Endorsement required.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Cathy Finley, WMS Principal, 407 N Elida Street, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2364.  Fax 815.335.1437.

Winnebago High School - Key Club Advisor

Winnebago High School has an opening for a Key Club Advisor for the 2019-20 school year.  Please send a letter of interest and application to Will Hartje, Winnebago School District Activities Director, 200 East McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2336.  Fax 815.335.7548.

Simon Elementary School - First Grade Teacher

Dorothy Simon Elementary School has an opening for a First Grade Teacher for the 2019-20 school year.  Applicants must be appropriately certified with a current Illinois License.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Ben Hickerson, Simon Principal, 309 S Benton Street, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2318.  Fax 815.3217. 

Winnebago Middle School - Student Council Advisor

Winnebago Middle School has an opening for a Student Council Advisor for the 2019-20 school year.  Please send a letter of interest and application to Cathy Finley, WMS Principal, 407 North Elida Street, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2364.  Fax 815.335.1437.

Simon Elementary School - Assistant Cook

Dorothy Simon Elementary School has an opening for a part-time Assistant Cook for the 2018-19 school year with the start date likely being April 26, 2019.  The position will be for 4 hours per day - 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - on school days.  A Safe Food Handlers or Illinois Department of Public Health Food Preparation Certificate is required with experience in school food service preferred.  Applicants must have the ability to maintain accurate inventory records and lift and/or move cases up to 50 pounds.  Please send application and letter of interest to Mary Ellen Droy, Food Services Director, 200 East McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone  815.335.2456 ext 2148.  Fax  815.335.7548.

Winnebago Middle School - English Language Arts Teacher

Winnebago Middle School has a temporary, long-term opening for an English Language Arts Teacher for the 2019-20 school year to cover for an extended leave of absence.  Applicants must be appropriately certified with a current Illinois License with a Middle School Language Arts Endorsement required.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Cathy Finley, WMS Principal, 407 N Elida Street, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2364.  Fax 815.335.1437.

Winnebago High School - Volleyball Coach

Winnebago High School has an opening for a Head Volleyball Coach for the 2019-20 school year.  Please send a letter of interest and application to Will Hartje, Winnebago School District Activities Director, 200 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2336.  Fax 815.335.7548.

Winnebago High School - Principal

Winnebago High School has a Principal opening.  This administrative position will be part of the Winnebago School District Administrative Team with a start date of July 1, 2019 and a 220 day contract. 

A preferred candidate will have principal experience, a proven leadership record, an understanding of curriculum alignment, as well as, the instructional process, a strong educational vision, interpersonal skills, and organizational abilities.    

Applicants must be appropriately certified with a current Illinois Administrative License or other approved out of state equivalent.  Questions about this position can be directed to Human Resources.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, unofficial transcripts, and certification documentation to Winnebago School District Office, Attention:  Human Resources, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456.  Fax 815.335.7574.

Winnebago School District - Technology Director

Winnebago School District has a Technology Director opening.  The position will be part of the Winnebago School District Administrative Team with a start date of July 1, 2019 and a 240 day contract.

This position leads a four person department in overseeing all aspects of Technology, including, but not limited to:   configuring, installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting hardware, software, and networks, including, but not limited to:  student and business/finance management systems, data, and state reporting, SQL, Linux/Windows servers and virtualization, security systems, content filtering, print management, mobile device management, student assessment software, virtualization technologies, and firewall security.

A preferred candidate will have school district technology and project management experience, as well as strong communication skills.  Questions about the position can be directed to Human Resources.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Winnebago School District Office, Attention:  Human Resources, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456.  Fax 815.335.7574.

Winnebago High School - Special Education Teacher

Winnebago High School has an opening for a Special Education Teacher for the 2019-20 school year. The position involves co-teaching in general education classrooms, case management, and potentially teaching self-contained classes. A valid Illinois teaching license with a Learning Behavior Specialist endorsement is required. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Winnebago School District Office, Attention:  Human Resources, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456.  Fax 815.335.7574.

Winnebago School District - Director of Student Services

Winnebago School District has a Director of Student Services opening.  This administrative position will be part of the Winnebago School District Administrative Team with a start date of July 1, 2019 and a 220 day contract. 

The position will oversee all aspects of the Special Education, Response to Intervention, 504, and ELL Programs in coordination with the Superintendent and School Building Principals. Responsibilities will include supervision, evaluation, and budgetary aspects, as well as, the staff associated with these programs. Compensation will be regionally competitive based on experience and qualifications.

A General Administrative Certificate and Special Education Teacher or Support Services (Psychologist, Social Worker, Speech Language Pathologist) experience is required. A preferred candidate will have experience as a Special Education Supervisor, a Supervisor Endorsement and Growth Through Learning Evaluation Modules (1-5).

Please direct questions related to the position to Human Resources.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Winnebago School District Office, Attention:  Human Resources, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456.  Fax 815.335.7574.

Winnebago School District - Substitute Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Cooks, Custodians, Bus Drivers

The Winnebago School District is in need of Substitute Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Cooks, Custodians, and Bus Drivers.  All positions are on an on-call, as needed basis.  Substitute Teachers must be registered with the Winnebago Boone Regional Office of Education.  Aesop, an automated sub calling system, is used for Teacher and Paraprofessional sub dispatching.  Transportation positions are for vans and/or busses.  More information can be obtained at the School District Office.  To apply, submit a cover letter and application to  Winnebago School District Office, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone  815.335.2456.  Fax  815.335.7574.

Winnebago Schools District Office

304 East McNair Road
Winnebago, IL 61088


Phone: 815.335.2456
Fax: 815.335.7574


Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Superintendent: Dr. John Schwuchow

304 East McNair Road
Winnebago IL 61088

Phone: 815.335.2456
Fax: 815.335.7574
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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