Grayslake Community High School District 127 is seeking a Department Chair for Business, Tech Ed and Family Consumer Science for the 2012-2013 school year. District 127 is located in Grayslake, Illinois. The district serves approximately 3000 students in grades 9-12 in two high schools with more than 300 certified and educational support staff members.
The primary responsibility of the Department Chair is instructional leadership of the Business/Tech Ed/FCS Department. The Department Chair coordinates, at the building level, the development of curriculum for the department, participates in the supervision and evaluation of certified personnel and works with staff to improve student achievement. The Department Chair reports directly to the Building Principal and is a member of the Building Leadership Team.
- Hold an Illinois Type 75 Certificate
- Successful experience as a Business/Tech Ed/FCS Teacher in a high school setting
- Demonstrated leadership ability
- Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication
- Demonstrated excellence as an educational leader with strong organizational, problem-solving and human relations skills
Salary and Benefits:
A regionally competitive salary with excellent employment benefits based on the qualifications and employment history of the candidate.
Applications are considered complete when all required materials are submitted including the following: 1) an on-line application at www.d127.org , 2) a letter of interest in the position, 3) unofficial copies of all college and university transcripts, 4) three recent letters of recommendation from past or current professional employers, and 5) copies of Illinois Teaching Certificates. All items must be uploaded and attached to the on-line application.
Inquiries from qualified candidates should be addressed to either the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel Services or one of the Building Principals.