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26 Oct 2020

Teacher Bilingual Teacher

 Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, United States

Job Description


The Bilingual Teacher leads classroom instruction and supervises the classroom environment, including students and instructional assistants. This position develops and actualizes school curriculum within self-contained classroom environment. The Bilingual Teacher is a grant position.


  • Prepares lesson plans in six academic subjects;
  • Leads classroom instruction in large group and small group formats;
  • Establishes collaborative relationships with colleagues, consultants, therapists, and administrators;
  • Supervises an instructional assistant as well as collaborating youth care workers and volunteers in the classroom;
  • Maintains the required educational certifications and training required of all Maryville Academy employees;
  • Participates and contributes to in-service trainings and staff development opportunities and providing input and suggestions for future topics and directions;
  • Interacts with students in a supportive, professional manner;
  • Documents all progress and completion of student work in a timely manner;
  • Documents Significant Incident Reports in line with agency policy and procedures;
  • Ensures zero tolerance of sexual abuse in the school and recreational environment;
  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality regarding all information about students;
  • Keeps materials and assigned space in a neat and orderly condition;
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education from an accredited college or university required; or a BA in another field plus Illinois licensure (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ teaching experience.
  • Licensed to teach in Illinois with a Professional Educator License (PEL) or Transitional Bilingual License with stipulations.

Skills /Knowledge:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish language competency required;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with students, supervisors, coworkers, subordinates, support agencies, and a variety of internal, as well as external, consumers;
  • Basic computer proficiency including working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Skill in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.

Physical Demands:

  • Required to frequently sit, stand, bend, stoop, walk and drive for extended periods; ability to walk up and down stairs;
  • Required to occasionally lift/move objects and/or youth weighing in excess of 40 pounds;
  • Must possess the ability to provide physical restraint for students threatening to harm themselves or others;
  • Must have the visual, hearing, and learning capabilities sufficient to perform the essential functions defined above.

Environment and Scheduling:

  • Work is performed year-round;
  • Work is performed during school days and hours;
  • Work is performed in classroom settings and in an administrative office setting;
  • Duties include teaching students at varying skills and reading/language levels.


How to Apply

Please complete the application and upload your resume and cover letter at: Maryville Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, veteran status or disability.

Bureaus: Chicago. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher.