Teacher in the Library

ID: 21
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Contract
Onsite: On-Site
Min. Salary: $25 Per Hour

Advanced Resources has an immediate opening for a Teacher in the Library.

Under the general supervision of the Program Manager and guidance of Chicago Public Library staff, Teachers in the Library help children successfully complete their homework assignments and improve their school work habits. They work to develop positive relationships with children that will increase their confidence and motivate them to do their best. They collaborate with Library staff to create a supportive learning environment and help students learn to leverage the expertise and information available to them through the library.

  • Help direct children to focus on their homework
  • Work closely with library staff to assist children and families
  • Collaborate with library staff to integrate learning strategies and library resources
  • Demonstrate and reinforce learning concepts
  • Talk with parents and caregivers about specific assignments and provide support
  • Suggest learning strategies and conduct skill drills
  • Collect and report statistics and anecdotes of student success

  • Valid Illinois teaching certificate (substitute certificates not accepted)
  • At least one year of classroom teaching experience
  • Ability to work successfully with students ages 3-19
  • Understanding of common core standards
  • Familiarity with the basic functions of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google Workspace (Docs, Sheets, and Presentations) software, email, and internet
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills for interacting with students, parents, and staff across the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple students at various grade levels
  • Bilingual individuals are encouraged to apply
  • Availability to work Monday – Thursday starting no later than 4pm; possible Sunday afternoons. Typically 6-12 hours per week
  • Willingness to submit to fingerprinting and a background check

  Advanced Resources takes great pride in connecting the best and brightest employees with top companies. We specialize in two functional areas - Human Resources and Accounting & Finance. With decades of experience, we know what it takes to match talented professionals with leading organizations. It is Advanced Resources’ practice not to discriminate against any employee or applicant because of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or sexual preference, pregnancy or maternity, genetic information, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you have a disability or handicap and would like us to accommodate you in any reasonable way, please inform your recruiter so that we can discuss the appropriate alternatives available.

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