"All Children Will Learn. All Children Will Be Served."
Small classes, child-centered programs. Creative and flexible teachers who recognize that children learn in many different ways. Supportive staff, administrators,parents and community.Top-notch support services. These are the things that make Homewood schools a warm and friendly environment for kids to reach their potential and for teachers to be inspired to do their best work.
Our richly diverse student body of about 2,000 demonstrate academic growth year after year and are very involved in the over 70 extracurriculars offered throughout the district. An inclusive special education program, and extensive academic and social interventions allow students to grow and learn.
District 153 employs a talented staff of about 350. About 63% of our teachers hold master's degrees, and we have a retention rate of 91%. The district operates under a Professional Learning Community framework and values creativity, flexibility, and collaboration.
MORE REASONS TO WORK HERE
- regionally competitive salary
- medical & dental insurance
- flexible spending account
- life & long-term disability insurance
- new teacher support, training, and mentoring
- stipends for extracurricular work
- professional development opportunities
- tuition reimbursement
- 403b annuity plans
- cooperative relationship between district and teacher's union
District 153: Celebrating Our Educators
From Our Teachers' Appreciation Week 2018 Video Series:
From Our Support Staff Appreciation Video Series:
From Our Teachers' Appreciation Week 2019 Video Series: