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CTE Pre-Law Teacher (JD Required) at Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools


Mid Level

Chicago, IL, USA

$36.000 - $47.000

26 Nov → 26 Dec


Job Description

This is a high school teaching position in Pre-Engineering which is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. The Pre-Engineering program is a series of prescribed courses for grades 9-12 that provides a strong foundation in the engineering industry. Pre-Engineering delivers industry-based instruction where students become acquainted with the fundamentals of engineering practices and provides to students the foundation and proven path to college and career success in STEM-related fields. Pre-Engineering prepares students to be the most innovative and productive leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Through an engaging, hands-on curriculum, the Pre-Engineering program encourages the development of problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and creative & innovative reasoning. Students may be eligible to obtain certifications and internships in the area of pre-engineering.


  • This position requires a Chicago residency within six months of accepting the position.


  • Prior teaching experience
  • ISBE Professional Education License (PEL) in Mathematics and/or Science
  • 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

Job Responsibilities

  • 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 Office of College and Career Success in order to provide the best educational experience possible for students. Examples include: a. Quarterly industry-focused PD sessions. b. Industry advisory council meetings. c. Instructional PD sessions. d. Summer Institute sessions. e. New teacher supports
  • 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 an Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Educator License with Stipulations/Career and Technical Education (ELS/CTE) or a newly hired teacher.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Eligible to receive an ISBE Professional Education License (PEL) in Technology Education with coursework in Engineering, Electronics/Electricity, Manufacturing, and/or Drafting (certificate must be in place prior to teaching), or

  • Eligible to receive an ISBE Educator License with Stipulations (ELS(CTE)) in Technology & Pre-Engineering Education (certificate must be in place prior to teaching)

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Technology Education, Engineering, Science, and/or Mathematics from an accredited college or university

  • Successfully complete the two week training from U of I associated with each Pre-Engineering (PTLW) course prior to teaching the course

  • Successfully complete PD conducted by U of I when course curriculum updates (4-5 years) are made

  • Minimum 4,000 hours (2 years full-time) of industry experience in an engineering field required

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