Employment Opportunities

  • 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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     How to Apply

    Please download and fill out/print an application form:

    Unless other contact is indicated below, please send application, credential file including certification and resume by mail, fax, or email to: Jenny Lindgren, Administrative Assistant - Human Resources, Winnebago Community Unit District #323, 304 East McNair Road, Winnebago, IL 61088 Phone: 815.335.2456 Fax: 815.335.7574

Simon Elementary School - Special Education Paraprofessional

  • Simon Elementary School has an opening for a part-time Special Education Paraprofessional for the 2020-21 school year.  The position will involve mostly one-on-one student support and will be for 6.5 hours per day on school days.  A current Illinois Approved Paraprofessional Certification is required.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, and resume to Christine Kaufman, Director of Student Services, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456  Fax 815.335.7574.

McNair Elementary School - Special Education Teacher

  • McNair Elementary School has an opening for a Special Education Teacher for the 2021-22 school year.  The position will work with 3rd through 5th grade students.  Applicants must be appropriately certified with a current Illinois License with a Learning Behavior Specialist endorsement is required.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Sean Monahan, McNair Principal, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.1607  Fax 815.335.7574.

Simon Elementary School - Kindergarten Teacher

  • Simon Elementary School has an opening for a Kindergarten Teacher for the 2021-22 school year.  Applicants must be appropriately certified with a current Illinois License.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Heather Baker, Simon Principal, 309 S Benton Street, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to applications@winnebagoschools.org Phone 815.335.2318  Fax 815.335.3127.

McNair Elementary School - Assistant Cook

  • Jean McNair Elementary School has an opening for a part-time Assistant Cook for the 2021-22 school year.  Applicants must be detail oriented and work well with students.  A Safe Food Handlers or Illinois Department of Public Health Food Service Sanitation Certificate is required.  Experience in school food services is preferred.  Training with P.O.S. Computerized Register will be provided for times when cashiering is needed.  Applicants must have the ability to maintain accurate inventory records and lift and/or move cases weighing up to 50 pounds.The position will likely be for 4 hours each school day - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  To apply, send a letter of interest, application, and resume to Mary Ellen Droy, Food Services Director, 304 E McNair Road, Winnebago IL  61088.  Application materials can be emailed to applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456.  Fax 815.335.7548.

Winnebago School District - Library Information Specialist

  • The Winnebago School District has an opening for a Library Information Specialist for the 2021-22 school year.  Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:  oversee the four school libraries, collaborate with staff on building library science related technology and materials to enrich curriculum, assist with implementation of literacy based programs, play an active role on School Improvement Plan committee, foster community support, encourage student reading and research, develop library policies, maintain a library presence on the website, and offer professional development opportunities on literacy and technology in classrooms.  Applicants must be appropriately certified with a current Illinois License with a Library Information Specialist Endorsement.  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 emailed to applications@winnebagoschools.org  Phone 815.335.2456  Fax 815.335.7574.

Winnebago Elementary Schools - Certified School Nurse

  • Dorothy Simon and Jean McNair Elementary Schools have an opening for a Certified School Nurse for the 2021-22 school year.  Duties include, but are not limited to:  administering first aid, maintaining cumulative health records, conducting vision and hearing screenings, collaborating as a member of the Special Education team in coordination of services for Special Education students, preparing state/district health reports, and submitting purchase orders for health supplies.  Strong communication skills are needed to work well with parents, school personnel, physicians, clinics, and other agencies.  Qualified applicants must hold a valid Illinois Professional Educator License with a School Nurse Approval/Endorsement.  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 School District - School Psychologist

  • The Winnebago School District has an opening for a School Psychologist for the 2021-22 school year. This position will be utilized to assist in the process of developing an educational climate conducive to the optimum development of all children with emphasis placed on prevention, rehabilitation, indirect and direct services. The focus of the School Psychologist will be to conduct evaluations and collaborate with the Student Services Team and Administration in order to support all students’ needs. Applicants must be appropriately certified with a current Illinois Professional Educator License or have the ability to become certified in the State of Illinois, hold a Masters Degree from a NCATE Program/field of school psychology with required internship. The position will report directly to the Director of Student Services with the start date negotiable. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, application, resume, references, and unofficial transcripts to Christine Kaufman, Director of Student Services, 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 High School - Student Council Co-Advisor

  • Winnebago High School has an opening for a Student Council Co-Advisor for the 2020-21 school year. This position will be shared with a WHS Teacher.  Please send a letter of interest and application to Matt Bennett, 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 High School - Key Club Advisor

  • Winnebago High School has an opening for a Key Club Advisor for the 2020-21 school year.  Please send a letter of interest and application to Matt Bennett, 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 - Substitutes

  • 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.