Position: CTE Teacher-Allied Health
Location: 100% School Based
Position Period: 38.6 Week
Reports to: Academic Department Chair of Career and Technical Education
This is a high school teaching position in Allied Health, which is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. The Allied Health program is a series of prescribed courses for grades 10-12 that provides a strong foundation in the health sciences. Participation in Allied Health prepares students for a variety of careers in healthcare and students may be eligible to obtain certifications and internships in many of the areas of Allied Health (e.g., Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Radiology, Nurse Assistant, etc.). Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is also an integral part of student success in Allied Health.
CTE teachers are responsible to:
Provide rigorous and relevant instruction on pre-approved hands-on curriculum in the content area and general work-place readiness.
Integrate soft-skill instruction into competency-based content area activities.
Support students in industry relevant competitions, industry exploration activities, professional organizations and postsecondary initiatives.
Show evidence of project-based learning (e.g., competitions, capstone events, etc.)
Collaborate with core content teachers on common course planning, integration and alignment.
Collaborate with school-based staff (college and career coach, counselor, etc.) and CTE Partnership Development Liaisons and Program Coordinators to identify and recommend work-ready students.
Attend all relevant professional development set by the Department of College and Career Preparation in order to provide the best educational experience possible for students. Examples include:
o Quarterly industry-focused PD sessions.
o Industry advisory council meetings.
o Instructional PD sessions.
o Summer Institute sessions.
o New teacher supports (e.g., New Teacher Center PD, CTE teacher coaching)
Maintain and update industry certifications as required by Illinois State Board of Education and Chicago Public Schools.
Attend CPS CTE professional development sessions if working under a provisional certificate or a newly hired teacher.
ISBE Type 09 in Health Careers, or ISBE Type 34/35 in Health Careers (certificate must be in place prior to teaching)
Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Health Science
Current licensure as a registered health professional in the State of Illinois
Minimum 4,000 hours (2 years full-time) of industry experience with clinical applications in health care field, e.g. medical assistant, registered nurse or emergency medical technician
CPR/AED Instructor certification or must be obtained within 12 months from hire date
First Aid Instructor certification or must be obtained within 12 months from hire date
Bloodborne Pathogen Instructor certification or must be obtained within 12 months from hire date
ISBE Type 09 in Mathematics and/or Science
Strong administrative and clinical background
Prior teaching experience
Excellent planning, organization, written and verbal communication skills
High-level problem solving skills
Computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
Team and detail oriented
This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) teaching position that is not at an OSI school.