Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy extends a warm invitation for you to explore the exciting career opportunities available within our organization. Discover our current open positions listed below, and if you find a role that aligns with your skills and aspirations, click the button below to submit your inquiry.
Instituto Health Science Career Academy along with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has set ambitious goals to ensure that every child—in every school and every neighborhood—has access to a world-class learning experience from birth, resulting in graduation from high school college- and career-ready. In alignment with CPS/ISBE, our school strives to provide high-quality and specially designed instructional supports and services for all students with disabilities within the least restrictive environment. We work collaboratively with the goal of improving the academic achievement of all students with disabilities by ensuring they receive meaningful and relevant access to grade-level core instruction within their school.
The Paraprofessional reports to the Principal and works with the Case Managers and Special Education Teachers to provide supplementary services to students. Under the direction of a teacher, the Paraprofessional assists teacher in providing a positive classroom experience by providing behavioral management, assisting with students’ personal care needs (mobility, bathroom, etc.), providing supervision on field trips and class activities, and helping to facilitate communication with students with special needs who are also English language learners.
Safety and Security Monitor
The Safety & Security Officer responds to emergencies, intervenes in interpersonal conflicts, and directs students and staff in crisis situations. Safety & Security Monitors will help provide a safe learning environment for our students, educators, staff and guests. Assist and support with student behavior management and helping students that require additional guidance. Safety & Security Officers supervise students and guests during arrivals, visitations, class transition, lunch, and in-school/after school activities as well as monitor all three buildings and parking lots.
The School Counselor consults/collaborates with various internal and external stakeholders that include but are not limited to: students, parents, administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, other related service providers, and community service agencies regarding prevention activities and intervention strategies that enhance student outcomes. The School counselors provide critical services to students at IHSCA in three domains: Academic, College & Career, and Social-Emotional. A comprehensive school counseling program is guided by standards and competencies for both students and staff: School counselors work to maximize student success, promoting access and equity for all students. As vital members of the school leadership team, school counselors create a school culture of success for all.
Social Studies Teacher
The Social Studies teacher reports to the principal and is responsible for teaching history courses to high school students. The teacher provides effective and culturally relevant instruction to grades 9-12 that meets both SAT and AVID College Readiness standards and Common Core standards in order to prepare students to graduate from IHSCA with an effective grasp, while incorporating applications of reading, writing and critical thinking skills to post-secondary experiences. The social studies teacher presents concepts with varying research based teaching strategies to ensure student comprehension, while applying hands-on activities, and being actively aware of multiple intelligences in the student body when preparing differentiated curriculum and lessons. In addition the teacher should demonstrate mastery of using research based and effective classroom management techniques. Ultimately, the teacher is responsible for developing civic minded students who are capable of mastering the subject to be fully prepared for the rigors of demanding college curriculum and success as future medical professionals.
The Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy Charter School (IHSCA) social worker is the link between home, school, and the community and will report to the school principal. As a member of the educational team, the school social worker promotes students' academic and social success by providing specialized services that may include: assessment of student needs through a variety of methods, treatment of mental and emotional disorders, individual and group therapeutic services, crisis prevention and intervention; and work with students in both general education and special education settings.
Special Education Teacher
Instituto Health Science Career Academy along with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has set ambitious goals to ensure that every child—in every school and every neighborhood—has access to a world-class learning experience from birth, resulting in graduation from high school college- and career-ready. In alignment with CPS/ISBE, our school strives to provide high quality and specially designed instructional supports and services for all students with disabilities within the least restrictive environment. We work collaboratively with the goal of improving the academic achievement of all students with disabilities by ensuring they receive meaningful and relevant access to grade level core instruction within the school. The special education teacher provides appropriate, effective, and culturally relevant instruction to grades 9-12 that meets both SAT and College Readiness standards as well as Common Core standards, while ensuring a safe environment that supports student’s social-emotional growth and individualized education plan (IEP).
The substitute teacher reports to the principal and is responsible for leading classroom instruction and activities for 9th-12th graders in the absence of the regular classroom teacher. The substitute teacher implements teacher lesson plans, assigns student classwork and homework, and maintains classroom control and discipline. The substitute teacher must also complete a daily report or evaluation to communicate any pertinent information resulting from the day’s events and deliver to principal at the end of the school day.
We are always looking for qualified and dedicated teachers and support staff.
We continuously seek highly qualified and dedicated educators and support staff to join our team. Your expertise is valuable to us, and we invite you to share your resume with us. As new positions arise based on organizational needs, we encourage teachers to provide their resumes and contact information, allowing us to consider them for potential teaching opportunities in the upcoming school year. If there's a specific position you're interested in, please let us know. Click the button below to share your information, and we'll gladly keep you informed about any relevant openings. Your proactive engagement is appreciated!