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All applicants for employment with Winnebago Community Unit School District 323 are required, as a condition of employment, to complete an application for employment, authorize fingerprint-based criminal history records check and meet all mandated requirements as set forth by the State of Illinois and the Boone/Winnebago County Regional Office of Education.

Winnebago District #323 is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, handicap or veteran status is prohibited.

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Winnebago Kids Club - Academic Tutor

Winnebago Kids Club has a part-time opening for an after-school academic tutor for students in grades K-5th. The position will begin February 25, 2019 with hours likely 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm, with a maximum of 10 hours per week.  Candidate should be proficient with academics such as reading, math, and sciences. Experience preferred in working with children. Winnebago Kids Club is housed at Dorothy Simon Elementary School. Please submit a letter of interest and application to Erin Freeman, Kids Club Director, Simon Elementary School, 309 S Benton Street, Winnebago IL 61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2318. Fax 815.335.3127.

Winnebago School District - Director of Student Services

Winnebago School District has a Director of Student Services opening.  This administrative position will be part of the Winnebago School District Administrative Team with a start date of July 1, 2019 and a 220 day contract. 

The position will oversee all aspects of the Special Education, Response to Intervention, 504, and ELL Programs in coordination with the Superintendent and School Building Principals. Responsibilities will include supervision, evaluation, and budgetary aspects, as well as, the staff associated with these programs. Compensation will be regionally competitive based on experience and qualifications.

A General Administrative Certificate and Special Education Teacher or Support Services (Psychologist, Social Worker, Speech Language Pathologist) experience is required. A preferred candidate will have experience as a Special Education Supervisor, a Supervisor Endorsement and Growth Through Learning Evaluation Modules (1-5).

Please direct questions related to the position to Human Resources.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Winnebago School District Office, Attention:  Human Resources, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456.  Fax 815.335.7574.

Simon Elementary School/Winnebago Middle School - Special Education Paraprofessional

Simon Elementary School and Winnebago Middle School have an immediate opening for shared part-time Special Education Paraprofessional for the 2018-19 school year.  The hours will be 6.5 hours per day on school days from 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM with the mornings in an Early Childhood Special Education classroom and the afternoons in a WMS Social/Emotional classroom.  This position will provide assistance to teachers and other school service personnel in the delivery of quality education and support services to students.  Support services in this educational setting include, but are not limited to:  instructional classroom, as well as, emotional and behavioral support.  Applicants must meet the current requirements for Illinois Paraprofessional License.  To apply, please submit a letter of interest, application, and resume to Winnebago School District Office, Attention:  Human Resources, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to:  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone  815.335.2456.  Fax  815.335.7574.

Winnebago School District - Elementary School Counselor

Winnebago School District has an opening for a School Counselor for the 2019-20 school year to fill a temporary vacancy from approximately August 19, 2019 - May 1, 2020.  A valid Professional Educator License (PEL) with a School Counselor Endorsement is preferred; however, an applicant with a  counseling license will be considered.  This position involves working with Simon Elementary and McNair Elementary School preschool to 5th grade students, staffs, and families.  The duties include, but are not limited to, classroom character lessons, small group and individual targeted counseling sessions, behavior management for schools and classrooms, overseeing/implementing 504 Plans related to social/emotional needs, participating in preschool screenings throughout the school year, providing as needed staff trainings, problem solving teams and crisis management.  To apply, please submit a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Winnebago School District Office, Attention:  Human Resources, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be mailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456.  Fax 815.335.7574.

Winnebago High School - Computer Science Teacher

Winnebago High School has an opening for a Computer Science Teacher for the 2019-20 school year.  Primary duties will include instruction of Computer Science courses, as well as other courses dependent on licensure.  Candidates must possess appropriate Illinois Teaching Licensure in Computer Science, or be eligible to obtain such licensure.  Please direct questions related to this position to Ron Gruber, WHS Principal.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Ron Gruber, WHS Principal, 200 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2336.  Fax 815.335.7548.

Winnebago School District - Band Director

Winnebago School District has an opening for a Band Director with primary responsibilities at Winnebago Middle School for the 2019-20 school year.  Duties will include direction of the 5th, 6th, and 7th grade bands, as well as assisting with Winnebago High School concert and marching bands.  Candidates must possess appropriate Illinois Teaching Licensure, or be eligible to obtain such licensure.  Please direct questions related to the position to Human Resources.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Winnebago School District Office, Attention:  Human Resources, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456.  Fax 815.335.7574.

Winnebago Middle School - English Language Arts Teacher

Winnebago Middle School has a temporary, long-term opening for an English Language Arts Teacher for the 2019-20 school year to cover for an extended leave of absence.  Applicants must be appropriately certified with a current Illinois License with a Middle School Language Arts Endorsement required.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Cathy Finley, WMS Principal, 407 N Elida Street, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2364.  Fax 815.335.1437.

Winnebago School District - Substitute Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Cooks, Custodians, Bus Drivers

The Winnebago School District is in need of Substitute Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Cooks, Custodians, and Bus Drivers.  All positions are on an on-call, as needed basis.  Substitute Teachers must be registered with the Winnebago Boone Regional Office of Education.  Aesop, an automated sub calling system, is used for Teacher and Paraprofessional sub dispatching.  Transportation positions are for vans and/or busses.  More information can be obtained at the School District Office.  To apply, submit a cover letter and application to  Winnebago School District Office, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to  applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone  815.335.2456.  Fax  815.335.7574.

Winnebago Schools District Office

304 East McNair Road
Winnebago, IL 61088


Phone: 815.335.2456
Fax: 815.335.7574


Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Superintendent: Dr. John Schwuchow

304 East McNair Road
Winnebago IL 61088

Phone: 815.335.2456
Fax: 815.335.7574
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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