Jasper County Schools Available Job Postings

Elementary School Counselor

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. A Professional Educator License for School Counselor with a PreK through Age 22 Endorsement.
2. Legally qualified by the State of Illinois.
3. Strong Communication Skills (oral/written) are required.
4. Strong interpersonal skills are required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, parents and members of the community.
5. Thorough knowledge of the legal and ethical standards of the counseling profession.
6. Thorough knowledge of the different counseling strategies based on the age of the student.
7. Coaching Opportunities are available.

REPORTS TO:
Newton Elementary Principal

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
1. Provides social/emotional needs of all students.
2. Teach and facilitate the skills and knowledge necessary for students to function as responsible citizens and for career readiness.
3. Cultivate positive and collaborative relationships with students, staff, parents and the community.
4. Maintain student conduct and discipline.
5. Enhance student learning and morale.
6. Ensure student welfare.
7. Create projects that incorporate critical thinking skills.
8. Utilize various curriculum resources.
9. Increase student knowledge and understanding of daily learning objectives by integrating competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
10. Stay abreast of continuous improvement toward achievement of state and district expectations.
11. Develop professional relationships with the community and the utilization of local and regional resources.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Salary and employment will be established according to degree and years of experience based on Jasper County Board policy and the Joint Agreement with the Jasper County Education Association.

EVALUATION:
Teachers will be evaluated according to the Jasper County CUSD #1 Teacher Evaluation Plan based on Charlotte Danielson’s Frameworks for Teaching, Board Policy and the Joint Agreement with the Jasper County Education Association.

APPLICATION:
To apply fill out the downloadable job application on the district website at www.jaspercountyschools.net/district-information/Job-Postings and submit the application along with a letter of application, resume, transcript, copy of licensure and college credentials to:
Jasper County CUSD #1
c/o Applications
609 S. Lafayette Street
Newton, IL 62448

Credentials may also be e-mailed to applications@jccu1.org

For additional information or inquiries contact:
Mrs. Jessica Guzman
101 E Maxwell Street
Newton, IL 62448
618-783-8464

High School Spanish Teacher

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Education.
2. A Valid Illinois Professional Educator License with a Spanish endorsement.
3. Strong Communication Skills (oral/written) are required.
4. Strong interpersonal skills are required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, parents and members of the community.
5. Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of the subject areas.
6. Thorough knowledge of the principles and methodology of effective teaching and Charlotte Danielson Frameworks for Teaching.
7. Knowledge of the New Illinois Learning Standards.
8. Coaching Opportunities are available.

REPORTS TO:
Newton High School Principal

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
1. Improve students’ knowledge of foreign language practices.
2. Teach and facilitate the skills and knowledge necessary for students to function as responsible citizens and for career readiness.
3. Cultivate positive and collaborative relationships with students, staff, parents and the community.
4. Maintain student conduct and discipline.
5. Enhance student learning and morale.
6. Ensure student welfare.
7. Create projects that incorporate critical thinking skills.
8. Utilize various curriculum resources.
9. Creating lesson plans.
10. Increase student knowledge and understanding of daily learning objectives by integrating competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
11. Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
12. Develop professional relationships with the community and the utilization of local and regional resources.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Salary and employment will be established according to degree and years of experience based on Jasper County Board Policy and the Joint Agreement with the Jasper County Education Association.

EVALUATION:
Teachers will be evaluated according to the Jasper County CUSD #1 Teacher Evaluation Plan based on Charlotte Danielson’s Frameworks for Teaching, Board Policy and the Joint Agreement with the Jasper County Education Association.

APPLICATION:
To apply fill out the downloadable job application on the district website at www.jaspercountyschools.net/district-information/Job-Postings and submit the application along with a letter of application, resume, transcript, copy of certificate and college credentials to:

Jasper County CUSD #1
Applications
609 S. Lafayette Street
Newton, IL 62448

Credentials may also be e-mailed to applications@jccu1.org

For additional information or inquiries contact:

NCHS
Mrs. Beth Probst, Principal
201 W. End Avenue
Newton, IL 62448
618-783-2303
bprobst@jccu1.org

High School English/Language Arts Teacher

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Education.
2. A Valid Illinois Professional Educator License with a Grades 9- 12 English Language Arts Endorsement.
3. Strong Communication Skills (oral/written) are required.
4. Strong interpersonal skills are required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, parents and members of the community.
5. Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of the subject area.
6. Thorough knowledge of the principles and methodology of effective teaching and Charlotte Danielson Frameworks for Teaching.
7. Coaching Opportunities are available.

REPORTS TO:
NCHS Principal

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
1. Improve students’ knowledge of language arts practices.
2. Teach and facilitate the skills and knowledge necessary for students to function as responsible citizens and for career readiness.
3. Cultivate positive and collaborative relationships with students, staff, parents and the community.
4. Maintain student conduct and discipline.
5. Enhance student learning and morale.
6. Ensure student welfare.
7. Create projects that incorporate critical thinking skills.
8. Utilize various curriculum resources.
9. Creating lesson plans.
10. Increase student knowledge and understanding of daily learning objectives by integrating competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
11. Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
12. Develop professional relationships with the community and the utilization of local and regional resources.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Salary and employment will be established according to degree and years of experience based on Jasper County Board Policy and the Joint Agreement with the Jasper County Education Association.

EVALUATION:
Teachers will be evaluated according to the Jasper County CUSD #1 Teacher Evaluation Plan based on Charlotte Danielson’s Frameworks for Teaching, Board Policy and the Joint Agreement with the Jasper County Education Association.

APPLICATION:
To apply fill out the downloadable job application on the district website at www.jaspercountyschools.net/district-information/Job-Postings and submit the application along with a letter of application, resume, transcript, copy of certificate and college credentials to:

Jasper County CUSD #1
Applications
609 S. Lafayette Street
Newton, IL 62448

Credentials may also be e-mailed to applications@jccu1.org

For additional information or inquiries contact:

NCHS
Mrs. Beth Probst, Principal
201 W. End Avenue
Newton, IL 62448
618-783-2303
bprobst@jccu1.org

Full Time Cook at NE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Jasper County Community Unit School District #1 has openings for a Full Time Cook at Newton Elementary. Duties include preparing breakfast/lunch offerings and assist with serving lines. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, frequently required to stand, walk, sit, squat, climb, balance, kneel, crawl, push, pull, grasp, feel, taste, smell, talk, hear and reach with hands and arms. Must have a high school diploma or GED. Perform all positions within the kitchen.

REPORTS TO:
Food Service Director

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Salary and employment will be established according to Jasper County CUSD #1 policy.

APPLICATION:
To apply, fill out the downloadable job application on the district website at www.jaspercountyschools.net/district-information/Job-Postings and submit the application along with a letter of application to:
Jasper County CUSD #1
c/o Applications
609 S. Lafayette Street
Newton, IL 62448

Applications may also be e-mailed to applications@jccu1.org

NCHS Custodian

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Jasper County Community Unit School District #1 has one opening for a custodian beginning as soon as possible. Duties include normal custodial duties.

REPORTS TO:
Principal and Building and Grounds Director.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Salary and employment will be established according to Jasper County CUSD #1 policy.

EVALUATION:
Custodians will be evaluated annually by immediate supervisors.

APPLICATION:
To apply, fill out the downloadable job application on the district website at www.jaspercountyschools.net/district-information/Job-Postings and submit the application along with a letter of application to:
Jasper County CUSD #1
c/o Applications
609 S. Lafayette Street
Newton, IL 62448

Applications may also be emailed to applications@jccu1.org

For additional information or inquiries contact:
Mr. Daniel Stark, Buildings and Grounds Director
206 S. Hutton Drive
Newton, IL 62448
618-783-3023
dstark@jccu1.org

High School Athletic Director/Teaching Position

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. A Professional Educator License Bachelor’s in History preferred.
2. Administrative experience preferred.
3. Career and Counseling Experience preferred.
4. A Minimum of 3 years teaching experience.
5. Ability to work with the annual budget provided to the high school for athletic programs by the Board of Education.

REPORTS TO:
NCHS Principal

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
1. Coordinates and supervises the inter-scholastic athletic programs.
2. Develop, implement and oversee a master schedule of events (including transportation and officials) to ensure wholesome inter-scholastic competition between IHSA member schools.
3. Communicate regularly with staff, students, parents and community to develop and maintain a positive school-community relationship (this includes publicity/recognition to teams to community/media outlets).
4. Oversee athletic coaching staff and the development of programs to meet building and district.
5. Maintain records and oversee compliance with all district and state guidelines involving athletics.
6. Maintain and implement a Coach Handbook that communicates all expectations, guidelines, procedures for coaches.
7. Conduct code of conduct meetings and hearings.
8. Supervise the Athletic secretary, Athletic Trainer and Event Workers.
9. Serve as a liaison to the Athletic Booster Club.
10. Keep accurate records of all athletic award winners and inventory of all awards and certificates.
11. Other duties as outlined or assigned by Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Salary and employment will be established according to degree and years of experience based on Jasper County Board Policy and the Joint Agreement with the Jasper County Education Association.

EVALUATION:
Teachers will be evaluated according to the Jasper County CUSD #1 Teacher Evaluation Plan based on Charlotte Danielson’s Frameworks for Teaching, Board Policy and the Joint Agreement with the Jasper County Education Association.

APPLICATION:
To apply fill out the downloadable job application on the district website at www.jaspercountyschools.net/district-information/Job-Postings and submit the application along with a letter of application, resume, transcript, copy of certificate and college credentials to:

Jasper County CUSD #1
Applications
609 S. Lafayette Street
Newton, IL 62448

Credentials may also be e-mailed to applications@jccu1.org

For additional information or inquiries contact:

NCHS
Mrs. Beth Probst, Principal
201 W. End Avenue
Newton, IL 62448
618-783-2303
bprobst@jccu1.org

Hiring Process and Criteria

Thank you for your interest in working at Jasper County Schools! Serving 1,400 students and maintaining four campuses requires the work of over 190 dedicated employees. Located in rural southeastern Illinois, the community of Newton is located a short drive from two major interstates. Friendly neighborhoods and a progressive school system make Jasper County a great place to work, live and raise a family.

The District hires the most qualified personnel consistent with budget and staffing requirements and in compliance with School Board policy on equal employment opportunity and minority recruitment. The Superintendent is responsible for recruiting personnel and making hiring recommendations to the School Board. No individual will be employed who has been convicted of criminal offense listed in Section 5/21B-80 of the School Code.

All job candidates must complete a District employment application in order to be considered for employment. Applications, resumes and other relevant credentials may be mailed to the District Office or e-mailed to applications@jccu1.org

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Benefits for new employees:

Classified Positions

  • Health Insurance - district pays for portion

  • District Life Insurance - district pays cost for $20,000

  • IMRF - employee pays 4.5%; district amount changes every year

  • 3 personal leave days that can accumulate to 4 - after that any days are added to sick leave

  • 10 sick leave days for 9 month people; after 10 years they get 12 sick leave days

  • 12 sick leave days for 12 month people; after 10 years they get 15 sick leave days

  • Sick leave accumulates to 300 days

  • Days not used are reported to IMRF for credit when they retire

  • 3 bereavement days are granted per occurrence for immediate family

  • 12 month employees get 10 vacation days for the first 10 years; after that, every other year another day is added until they reach 20 days; that is the maximum

Certified Positions

  • Health and life insurance are same as for classified

  • Personal leave is the same

  • 10 sick leave days for 10 years

  • 10-24 years of service to the district - 12 sick leave days

  • 25-29 years of verified TRS credit - 15 sick leave days

  • 30 years or more of verified TRS credit - 20 days

  • Sick leave accumulates to 300 days

  • Unused days are reported to TRS for credit when they retire

  • TRS - teachers pay 9.0% plus 1.12% for THIS

  • District pays NEC of .58% and THIS of .84%

  • These are set by TRS