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EDUCATOR- Opt. B (Physical Education)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  May 14, 2022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60612-2222

Job Requisition ID:  15530

Agency:  Department of Juvenile Justice - Illinois Youth Center - Chicago  

Opening Date: May 14, 2022  12:00am
Closing Date/Time:  05/27/2022  11:59pm
Salary:  Anticipated Starting Salary: $4,654/month; CBA Applies; Full Range: $4,654 - $8,585/month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook; DuPage 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

15530

Position Overview

Under general supervision of the Principal (Public Service Administrator), instructs students in the assigned curriculum area (Physical Education) using developmental teaching methods and techniques consistent with current teaching methodology; prepares and executes diagnostic test instruments geared to each student's abilities and needs; administers evaluative testing on a follow-up basis to gauge the rate and scope of progress in maximizing the students potential and meeting the educational and behavioral goals; goal setting with the student, fellow teachers, administrators, and counselors as the result of evaluation and continuing interaction shall be a basis for directing the educational approach and formalizing the individual student's plan; provides developmental, corrective and supportive supervision. Travels in the performance of duties. 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Administers classroom and individual instruction to participating youth in the assigned subject area(s).
  2. Within the purview of the Core Curriculum policy, develops curricula for each assigned teaching subject.
  3. Develops examination tools designed to measure each students' strengths, weaknesses and progress.
  4. Prepares and keeps detailed records and reports on attendance, achievement, and individual progress and needs of the students.
  5. Directs students in recreational, social or other extra-curricular activities.
  6. Attends and participates in discussion and planning at regular teacher's meetings, including counselor-teacher meetings, team meetings, and staff development.
  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires possession of a current and valid Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Professional Educator License (PEL) in Secondary Education endorsement in Physical Education or related field. 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires elementary knowledge of behavior modification principles.
  • Requires ability to relate to students with extreme and profound emotional impairments.
  • Requires patience and tolerance of a wide range of behavior. 
  • Requires ability to use the English language in preparing and delivering instructions.
  • Requires ability to evaluate the student, to select behavioral objectives to meet the student's needs and to guide and direct facility staff regarding the necessary training and educational development of a student.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires ability to travel. 
  2. Requires the ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check. 
  3. Requires the ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy.  The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited. 
  4. Requires the ability to comply with all local and federal health requirements and/or mandates. Governor Pritzker announced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all State employees whose job duties require them to work in a congregate care facility. All 24/7 congregate-care facilities operated by the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice are included in this mandate, which went into effect October 26, 2021. 

 

About the Agency

The mission of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ) is to build youth skills and strengthen families by promoting community safety and positive youth outcomes. Over 900 staff members from across various departments—security, programming, education, mental health, and more—collaborate with the understanding that youth are physically, emotionally, and cognitively different from adults. The department provides extensive services to young people through a developmental, treatment-focused model of care that builds youth resiliency, engages families, and promotes community safety at the five youth facilities it operates across the state. IDJJ serves and houses approximately 150 youth and is responsible for approximately 500 youth on Aftercare in various Illinois’ communities.

Work Hours:  8:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday (Monday/Tuesday at IYC Warrenville; Wednesday-Friday at IYC-Chicago)  
Work Location: 136 N Western Ave Chicago, IL 60612-2222  
Agency Contact:

IYC Chicago Human Resources Department

Email: DJJ.IYCChicago.HumanResources@illinois.gov

Job Function:  Social Services; Administration/Management; Health Services; Public Safety  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: DJJ.IYCChicago.HumanResources@illinois.gov (Please include "EDUCATOR- Opt. B (Physical Education)- 15530" in the subject line of your email.  Instructions on required attachments are listed below.)

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.