Math Teacher – Latino Youth High School (Spanish Speaking preferred)

Job description

Pilsen Wellness Center, Inc. is a community-based not-for-profit agency that provides culturally sensitive services to a multicultural population with limited financial resources. The agency is comprised of four divisions – Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Youth Services and Education, which are currently supported through 14 different locations.

We are currently seeking a Math Teacher to join the Latino Youth High School Located at 2001 S. California Ave., Chicago IL 60608.

Latino Youth High School (LYHS) offers Chicago area students a second chance to obtain a high school diploma. Our charter school incorporates a student-centered approach emphasizing individualized instruction coupled with additional support services such as parenting groups for young mothers, counseling, and leadership development. LYHS provides a safe, respectful, and gang-neutral environment to young persons who have not found success in larger, more traditional schools. Latino Youth High School is a campus of the Youth Connection Charter Schools with additional funding and services provided by the Alternative Schools Network.

Position Summary: This Mathematics Instructor will provide meaningful and engaging instruction and assessment in mathematics based upon Common Core standards for the content area (i.e. Algebra). Experience with project-based instruction, computer programming, or STEM education is a plus.

Education / Experience: A valid Illinois Professional Educator’s License in secondary education and mathematics (9-12) endorsement required. ESL endorsement or Spanish speaking highly preferred.

Benefits

The agency offers medical insurance, vision, dental and life insurance. Pilsen Wellness Center also offers a 403(B) retirement plan.

Employees have the opportunity for ongoing professional development including clinical supervision, access to online training courses that may offer CEU ’s with MyLearningPointe amongst other on-site and virtual clinical trainings.

Please visit pilsenwellnesscenter.org for more information about the agency and the programs we offer!

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

To apply for this job email your details to hr@pilsenmh.org