Employment Opportunities at Benton Grade School.

Job Postings:

K-4 Elementary Teacher


The  elementary teacher works with grade level teacher peers to develop a well planned instructional program for students to achieve at high levels.  We currently support 5-6 teachers per grade level.  We are looking for candidates who possess a desire to work hard, provide a safe and nurturing classroom environment, all while providing students a rigorous, standards based education.  At this time, we anticipate at least one to two open positions.   


Candidates must possess or be eligible for an Illinois Teaching License with elementary endorsement and successfully pass a criminal background check.


Salary is regionally competitive as per collective bargaining agreement.  Please see website at: www.benton47.org

How to Apply

Please submit the following: Application (Benton 47 Website) Cover letter, resume with references, proof of valid Illinois license, and three current letters of reference to Principal, Ellen Gibss at 1000 Forest Street, Benton, IL, 62812.  Applications will not be accepted via email.  

Email Address


School District

[http://benton%20ccsd%2047/]Benton CCSD 47

Position Website


ILearn Link


Report Card Link

District Report Card

Job Posting Date


Application Deadline


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