Openings as of 10/14/2020
- Paraprofessional Bilingual Tutor (preferred Bilingual Malayalam)
- Position Type:
Support Staff/Paraprofessional - Teacher Assistant
- Date Posted:
- Who We Are:
Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 serves nearly 17,000 students in preschool through grade 12 and is located halfway between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan. Our District has one early learning center, 15 elementary schools, five middle schools and a high school program divided between two 9 – 12th grade campuses. The District encompasses portions of Waukegan, Beach Park and Park City.
Why We Do This Work:
The Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 has set an ambitious agenda for change, guided by the belief that all children, regardless of circumstances, can achieve at high levels and academic gaps can and will be eliminated with the support of teachers who deliver engaging, relevant, and academically rigorous instruction that excites students and instills a love of learning in them.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The school tutors will be directly responsible to the Director for Bilingual and Multicultural Education.
Support classroom language instruction for Newcomers and bilingual students under the guidance of a certified teacher
Obtain and maintain certification for a paraprofessional through the Regional Office of Education
Perform instructional interventions under the guidance of a certified teacher to support bilingual students
Requirements: Paraprofessional License
Salary: Bilingual tutors are identified in recognition clause and are part of the paraprofessional union. Salary is determined per the bargained agreement of the paraprofessional union. The maximum hours per day for a bilingual tutor is 6.5.
Additional Information: Bilingual tutors are to only be used in instructional situations and in direct contact supporting education of students. This is a grant funded position; therefore, it is year-to-year.
Application Deadline: Candidates must submit an online application by the closing date.
Only online applications will be considered.
Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 offers employment opportunities without regard to age, gender, race, color, national origin,
religion, marital or military/veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, parental status, genetics or disability.