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Park Forest-Chicago Heights School District 163 is seeking qualified, creative and determined applicants. District 163 is located approximately thirty-five minutes south of downtown Chicago. We have six schools with nearly two thousand students in grades Pre-Kindergarten - 8th grade. Our District, within the Park Forest Community, embraces diversity with attention to ARTS, ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, AND SCIENCES. We have recently reconfigured grades 4-8 to provide students the opportunity to choose between two schools, STEM and Leadership, and ARTS and Technology. Join this innovative and purpose-driven school district.


The employment process in the District is intended to attract educators of the highest quality. Those interested in employment in the Park Forest-Chicago Heights Public Schools are encouraged to complete an online application. Application information will become available to all District administrators who share the responsibility for interviewing candidates.


If you love working with children and continuing the education process when teachers are absent, we welcome you to join our substitute teacher team today!!! Our guest teachers earn $100 - $120 per day and can work at any of the six schools, every day, once a week, or just a few days a month.

We are accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. If you have any questions or would like to chat about employment opportunities within our school district, please contact Toccara Dillard in Human Resources at 708-668-9412.