Career Opportunities

Positions Available

Elementary Teacher
Anticipated Vacancy First Grade Teacher for McKinley Elementary School
Professional Educator Licensure(PEL) in Elementary Education OR preferred, Early Childhood Education.
Please send resume, cover letter and copies of transcripts to [email protected].

Interventionist Teachers
Multiple positions will be available for up to 2 years.
Must have PEL. 

Technology Department
No positions are currently available.
Teaching Assistant / Paraprofessional
Substitutes needed
Must hold Paraprofessional or Substitute Teaching Certification
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Preschool TA for Lincoln Elementary for 2021-2022

School Service Personnel
School Guidance Counselor
Shepherd Middle School for 2021-2022
Valid State of IL Professional Educator License(PEL)- School Guidance Counselor
Contact [email protected] for more information

Part-Time Food Van
Position Available for the 2021-2022 School Year.
Part-Time Food Van Driver from 9am-2pm. Wage is negotiable. Heavy lifting and pushing carts involved. Requirements include a valid Drivers License and a High School Diploma. Deliveries will be made using the district's  21' delivery truck. Experience preferred.
If hired, you will be required to turn in a Physical, 1 step TB test and have a criminal background check completed/passed. Please contact Marc Tabor with any questions at [email protected].

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Contact Carrie Price, Athletic Director if interested in any of the coaching positions. 
or (815) 433 - 3761

Assistant Wrestling Coaches- 2 needed
Assistant Soccer Coach Grades 6-8
Assistant Softball Coach
7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach
Assistant Track Coach
Healthcare Provider
Substitute School Nurse
See attachment for more information.
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No positions are currently available.
Bus Driver
See Attached Information
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Crossing Guards
Crossing Guard needed for Central and Shepherd
When school returns full time in Fall 2021, the hours will be:

7:45-8:45 a.m. and 2:50-3:50 p.m.

Tuesday afternoon hours are 2:20-3:20 p.m.

Half-Day Student Attendance
7:45-8:45 a.m.
11:25 a.m. -12:25 p.m.
If hired, you will be required to  turn in a physical, TB test and have a criminal background check completed.

Cafeteria Staff
No positions are currently available.
Substitute Teacher
No positions are currently available.

Submit all applications to:

Cleve Threadgill, Superintendent
Ottawa Elementary District 141
320 West Main Street
Ottawa, Illinois 61350
Teacher Applications:
Please submit:
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. Copy of Transcripts
4. Credentials
5. Reference Letters
6. Application 

Ottawa Elementary School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.