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  • J. Sterling Morton High School District 201 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  When employing individuals, the District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived and unrelated to ability to perform the job), military service, or sexual orientation.
     
    Application Process - Certified Staff

    Morton High Schools operate in an atmosphere of academic respect, instructional integrity, social and physical well being. Employees in the District enjoy a highly competitive compensation and fringe benefits package, and educators find Morton a fun place to develop a teaching career.

    The goal of a Morton employee is to create an optimal learning atmosphere which focuses on a variety of individual, and educational needs. All employees are encouraged to maintain a professional, courteous, educational atmosphere. Candidates wishing to be considered for a certified staff position must:

    • Be eligible for a State of Illinois Secondary Certificate with the appropriate instructional area endorsements.
    • Demonstrate capabilities in class management, curriculum development and academic competence.
    • Display a professional respect towards education, the staff, administration and students.

    The application process for a certified staff applicant is:

    Those contacted for an interview should bring the following to the interview:

    • A letter of interest that includes the reasons for your interest in teaching in District 201, and your major achievements and/or accomplishments that will make you a successful candidate for the position you applied.
    • A copy of your current resume.
    • A copy of your Illinois license or qualifications for an Illinois license.
    • Unofficial transcripts, (Official transcripts will be required only of candidates offered contracts.) and
    • University Placement file.

    Final candidates may be called back for a second interview by the building principal.
    Applicants being recommended for employment will have their names placed on the monthly Board of Education agenda for employment approval.

    Application Process - Substitute Teacher

    If you are interested in becoming a substitute teacher in District 201 applicants should:

    • Be eligible for a Type 39 - State of Illinois Substitute Teacher Certificate. If you have a bachelor's degree, the District will help you secure the Type 39 90 day substitution certificate.
    • Demonstrate capabilities in classroom management, and academic competence.
    • Display a professional respect towards education, the staff, administration and students.
    • Complete an on line application at Click Here
    • Selected candidates will have an interview scheduled with the Assistant Superintendent.

    Application Process - Non-Certified Staff

    If you would like to apply for a non-certified staff position in food service, custodial/maintenance, security or clerical you should:

    • Complete an on line application at Click Here for the position to be considered.
    • Applications will be screened and candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
    • Applicants being recommended for employment will have their names placed on the monthly Board of Education agenda for employment approval.

    Should you have questions concerning the application process please call the Human Resources/Public Relations office during normal office hours. Thank you for your interest in District 201.

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