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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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Dorothy Simon Elementary School - Reading Teacher

Dorothy Simon Elementary School has an opening for a half-time K-2 Reading Teacher for the 2016-17 school year.  Applicants should have elementary teaching experience, as well as experience with elementary reading instruction and balanced literacy strategies.  Application of Daily 5 instruction methods is preferred.  The primary focus of the position will be to support K-2 At-Risk literacy students.  The Reading Teacher will collaborate with teachers, using literacy data to develop instructional plans, and exhibit a strong working knowledge of the theories and best practices of balanced literacy instruction.  A desired applicant must also have excellent organizational and time management skills.  Applicants must hold a valid Illinois teaching license, elementary educator, and reading teacher/specialist approval.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Frank Mandera, Simon Principal, 309 South Benton Street, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456.  Fax 815.335.7574.

Winnebago School District - Educational Diagnostician

The Winnebago School District has an opening for an Educational Diagnostician for the 2016-17 school year.  This position will be part of a team to perform academic evaluations and communicate findings to the special education team, specifically the School Psychologist.  Job responsibilities include:  performing academic evaluations for students Preschool - 21, understanding and selecting testing and academic assessment tools, evaluating test results and communicating findings to appropriate team members, reviewing and documenting student progress from teachers, parents, and administrators, as well as evaluations obtained through interviews and observations, and assisting teachers in developing the student education plan based on evaluation results.  In addition, the position will work directly with a small caseload of students providing specialized instruction and report to the Director of Student Services.  Applicants must be appropriately certified with a current Illinois Professional Educator License.  A LBS1 Endorsement is required with  Prekindergarten - 21 preferred.  To apply, please submit a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Allison Pierson, Director of Student Services, 304 East McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456.  Fax 815.335.7574.

Jean McNair Elementary School - Special Education Paraprofessionals

Jean McNair Elementary School has three openings for the 2016-17 school year for part-time Special Education Paraprofessionals.  The hours will likely be 6.25 hours per day on school days.  One position involves 1:1 student support.  The other positions have duties including:  providing Reading and Math support to students and supervision - lunchroom, recess, and/or before school,  Applicants must meet the current requirements for Illinois Paraprofessional License.  These positions will be posted until filled.  To apply, please submit a letter of interest, application, and resume to Sean Monahan, McNair Principal, 304 East 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 - Secretary/Registrar

Applications are being accepted for a 10-month Secretary/Registrar position beginning in the 2017-18 school year at Winnebago High School.  Responsibilities will include:  answering telephones, welcoming visitors, managing office duties, student registration, government reporting, and maintaining student records.  A desired candidate will be highly skilled in computer technology, including Word, Excel, Google applications, and student records management.  To apply, please submit a letter of interest, application, and resume to Ron Gruber, WHS Principal, 200 East McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2336.  Fax 815.335.7548. 

Winnebago School District - Network Support Technician

The Winnebago School District has an immediate opening for a full-time Network Support Technician. This year-round position provides second level technical support to tech staff and network and infrastructure support for the school district. Previous training or experience with Microsoft products, including Windows, network cabling, servers, directory services, and/or networks is required. Experience with Linux, VMWare, SQL, or AD is a plus. Position requires occasional evening and weekend work. To apply, submit application, letter of interest, and resume to Matt Adams, Director of Information Technology, 304 East 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 - School Psychologist

The Winnebago School District has an opening for a School Psychologist for the 2016-17 school year. This position will be utilized to assist in the process of developing an educational climate conducive to the optimum development of all children with emphasis placed on prevention, rehabilitation, indirect and direct services. The focus of the School Psychologist will be to provide support to all students including those with an IEP, 504, in RtI, or other students deemed necessary. Applicants must be appropriately certified with a current Illinois Professional Educator License or have the ability to become certified in the State of Illinois, hold a Masters Degree from a NCATE Program/field of school psychology with required internship. The position will report directly to the Director of Student Services with the start date negotiable. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Allison Pierson, Director of Student Services, 304 East McNair Road, Winnebago, IL 61088.  Application materials can be emailed to applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456. Fax 815.335.7574.

Jean McNair Elementary School - Assistant Cook

Jean McNair Elementary School has an opening for a part-time Assistant Cook for the 2016-17 school year.  The position will likely be for 3 hours per day 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  815.335.3101 ext 146.  Fax  815.335.7548.

Winnebago Middle School - 6th Grade Volunteer Girls Basketball Coach

Winnebago Middle School has a volunteer coaching opening for the 2016-17 school year for 6th grade Girls Basketball.  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.

Winnebago Middle School - 6th Grade Volunteer Boys Basketball Coach

Winnebago Middle School has a volunteer coaching opening for the 2016-17 school year for 6th grade Boys Basketball.  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.

Winnebago Middle School - 6th Grade Volunteer Volleyball Coach

Winnebago Middle School has a volunteer coaching opening for the 2016-17 school year for 6th grade Volleyball.  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.

Winnebago High School - Key Club Advisor

Winnebago High School has an opening for a Key Club Advisor for the 2016-17 school year.  Please send a letter of interest and application to Ron Gruber, WHS Principal, 200 East McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2336.  Fax 815.335.7548.

Winnebago Middle School - 7th Grade & 8th Grade Coed Soccer Coaches

Winnebago Middle School has openings for 7th Grade and 8th Grade Coed Soccer Coaches for the 2016-17 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.

Winnebago Middle School - Student Council Advisor

Winnebago Middle School has an opening for a Student Council Advisor for the 2016-17 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.

Winnebago School District - Substitute Teachers and Substitute Aides

The Winnebago School District is looking for Substitute Teachers and Aides at all schools and grade levels.  These positions are on an as needed basis only.   The Aesop sub calling system is used for dispatching substitutes.  Substitute Teachers must be registered with the Winnebago Boone Regional Office of Education.  More information can be provided by the School District Office.  Please submit application and cover letter to Human Resources, Winnebago School District Office, 304 East McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Applications materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone  815.335.2456.  Fax  815.335.7574.

Winnebago School District - Transportation Department - Drivers

The Winnebago School District Transportation Department is looking for Bus Drivers for AM and/or PM routes and other driving as needed. Positions are currently part time, but could work into full time status. Drivers may be assigned to drive a van or bus. For more information, contact the Transportation Office.  Please submit application and cover letter to Mike Reinders, Transportation Director, 304 East McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone  815.335.2903.  Fax  815.335.7574.

Winnebago School District - Substitute Custodians

The Maintenance Department is looking for Substitute Custodians for day and/or evening shifts as needed. Hours and locations will vary.  Phone contact will be made when custodial assignments are available.  For more information, contact the School District Office.  Please submit application and cover letter to Ron Ferguson, Director of Buildings & Grounds, 304 East McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone  815.335.2456.  Fax  815.335.7574.