Employment Opportunities
2300 West Main Street, Mendota, IL 61342
Phone- 815-539-7446, Bilingual- 815-539-5193
Fax- 815-539-3103
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Job Title:

PARAPROFESSIONAL


District Name: Mendota Twp #280
Building Name: Mendota High School
Address: 2300 W. Main St.
Mendota, IL   61342
Phone Number: (815)539-7446
Fax Number: (815)539-3103

Region: Starved Rock
County: LaSalle
Type of Employment: Part-time permanent
Job Category: Teacher Aide
Grade Level: Secondary
Salary/Benefits: Not less than $14.71 per hour.
Duties: Position assignment to support students with special needs in general education classrooms, pull-out settings, self-contained special needs classrooms, and other areas as assigned. Essential duties: Provides assistance to teachers with clerical duties such as filing, mail handling, copying and computer input. 2. Provides assistance in supervising students during lunch and passing periods. 3. Attend scheduled teacher assistant meetings scheduled by Special Education Director. 4. Guides and directs students in the performance of academic tasks such as assisting with daily assignments or via online teacher assisted instruction. 5. Works collaboratively with teacher and support staff to ensure progress toward academic and social and emotional needs are achieved. 6. Works with small groups of students to reinforce material introduced by the teacher, under the direction and supervision of classroom teacher. 7. Serves as a resource to student personnel evaluation team as required. Ability to earn CPI (Crisis Prevention) training within 90 days of employment.
Qualifications: 1. Possession of or ability to obtain Illinois Professional Educator License with Stipulations—Paraprofessional, or other ISBE educator license that requires a college degree. 2. Knowledge of Special Education high school students’ needs and behavior issues. 3. Strong subject knowledge in core academic area or areas. 4. Experience with special needs student population preferred. 5. Strong behavior management skills. 6. Ability to move about frequently in the classroom and in various other parts of the school; ability to stand stretch, lift and bend as required to assist students. 7. Ability to keyboard rapidly and accurately and use various types of software applications and assistive technology. 8. Exemplary interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly and distinctly with staff and students.
Additional Notes: Mendota High School learning community strives to create an environment in which students are motivated and feel empowered to set and reach future goals. Graduates will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful, productive, and responsible members of an evolving society. The single-building high school district serves approximately 585 students. Mendota High School encourages student achievement through collaborative learning and supports student access to a wide variety of co-curricular and extra-curricular programs. The district encourages and actively supports professional growth and staff collaboration.

School/District Link: http://www.mendotahs.org

Job Posting Date: 5/14/2018
Application Deadline: 5/28/2018
Start Date: 8/15/2018

How to Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and copy of credentials (Paraprofessional License or other ISBE license and a copy of college transcripts) and letters of or names and phone numbers of professional references to Mrs. Denise Aughenbaugh, Principal, Mendota High School, 2300 West Main Street, Mendota, IL 61342. Fax applications accepted at 815-538-2026, and email applications may be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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MHS is accepting applications for a Drama Sponsor. The 2018-2019 stipend for Drama is $3,764. Please send letter of application and resume to Mrs. Denise Aughenbaugh, Principal, Mendota High School, 2300 West Main Street, Mendota, IL 61342. Email applications accepted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

Job Title:

HIGH SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH TEACHER


District Name: Mendota Twp #280
Building Name: Mendota High School
Address: 2300 W. Main St.
Mendota, IL   61342
Phone Number: (815)539-7446
Fax Number: (815)538-2026

Region: Starved Rock
County: LaSalle
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent
Job Category: PE/Health
Grade Level: Secondary
Salary/Benefits: **Per Association Contract, available online at www.mendotahs.org.
Duties: Full-time Physical Education, Health, and possible Drivers' Education or another endorsed area teacher. Multiple teaching endorsements are preferred. MHS offers courses in Physical Education, Fitness for Life, Driver's Education, Health, and Bilingual Health. ***Extra Curricular opportunities are available: Assistant Football Coach, Assistant Boys' Track Coach, Head Boys' Track Coach, and Drama Sponsor.
Qualifications: *Proper IL licensure
Additional Notes: MHS teachers teach 5 of 7 periods with two duty-free preparation periods (94 minutes of planning time) daily. MHS is located in a new high school building with updated technology and 1:1 Chromebooks. The school has an updated weight room to teach the Fitness for Life physical education curriculum.

School/District Link: http://www.mendotahs.org
Job Posting Date: 4/23/2018
Application Deadline: 5/14/2018
Start Date: 8/15/2018

How to Apply: Send letter of application, resume, and copy of teaching credentials to Mrs. Denise Aughenbaugh, Principal, Mendota High School, 2300 W. Main Street, Mendota, IL 61342. MHS reserves the right to interview and fill this vacancy prior to application deadline date.
Email for More Information:

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Full-Time Employment Opportunity

Director of Building and Grounds

Mendota High School

Responsibilities:

1. Supervision of custodial staff.

2. Overseeing all aspects of building and grounds.

3. Prior maintenance and HVAC experience beneficial.

Salaried position with benefits. Start date: early/mid June 2018. Send letter of application and resume to: Jeff Prusator, Superintendent 2300 W. Main Street, Mendota, IL 61342, Fax: 815-539-3103, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Mendota High School is now LIVE with the Aesop Absence and Substitute Management system.  If you are a substitute teacher in the area with the Aesop System, please consider choosing a multi-district pin and choosing Mendota High School to see available subbing days at Mendota High School.  Rate of pay at MHS is base rate of $90 and possibly up to $126 per day with additional periods of subbing. 

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