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Discover an A+ Career in Education  

We would like to invite you to “Discover an A+ Career in Education” at the Illinois ​State Board of Education. Become a part of the transformation in education in the state. We are looking for innovative thinkers and visionaries, which will foster change to ensure that every child, from cradle to career, succeeds in Illinois.

Check out our career opportunities below!


Below you will find all of the current opportunities that are available​ at the Illinois State Board of Education.  You can choose to browse all opportunities or utilize the filters on the left to narrow down your choices! ​




IDEA Grants (Principal Consultant #1619)559 ​This position provides services for the fiscal and programmatic implementation and monitoring of state and federally funded education programs. Coordinates and/or participates as a member of a team of consultants in the development and/or revision of program guidelines, RFPs, rules, procedures and the provision of technical assistance and oversight, etc., to ensure the effective implementation of the programs. Provides technical assistance to program participants regarding implementation of the programs, and seeks to improve the quality of their programs. This position reports to the Division Administrator.7/17/2018 7:41:43 PMAssists in implementing and monitoring state and federally funded grant programs to ensure their effectiveness and compliance with all applicable programmatic and fiscal 1814https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSpecial Education Services1619
Agriculture (Principal Consultant #464)2838 ​This position provides leadership and consultative services to regional systems for career and technical education; represents Illinois as the State Ag Advisor; provides federal and state grant/contract management; plans and coordinates professional learning for career and technical education with a focus on agriculture education. This position reports to the Director.​ 5/22/2018 3:34:40 PMWorks primarily with agriculture education with an emphasis on integration and applications aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards, Industry and Technical Skill Standards 434https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseCollege & Career Readiness464
Program Compliance Monitor (Principal Consultant #1309)3332 ​This position reviews and approves English learning grant applications for funding; provides technical assistance to the field, consistent with best practices and in alignment with all rules, regulations, and laws as applicable to English learners; conducts onsite monitoring visits of school districts to assure compliance with state and federal laws, rules, and regulatory provisions; produces complete monitoring reports; provides technical assistance and recommendations to districts as necessary; provides technical assistance on inquiries pertaining to English learners with disabilities; develops and presents professional learning opportunities to address the needs of English learners with disabilities; drafts business correspondence, papers, research, and data collection documents. This position reports to the Division Supervisor. 4/27/2018 3:45:29 PMManages technical assistance and inquiries pertaining to English learners with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 plan Reviews and approves English learning grant 743https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseEnglish Learners1309
Finance and Business Services (Principal Consultant #1248)4133 ​This position provides specialized consultative services in the primary areas of finance and business services. (This position will work primarily in Winnebago, Ogle, LaSalle, Lee, or DeKalb county. Residency for this position is required within one of these counties to commence no later than 30 days following date of hire.) This position reports to the Division Administrator. 5/19/2017 5:49:28 PMProvides technical assistance to Regional Offices of Education (ROEs), district personnel, other administrative entities, and agency staff using a variety of indicators (e.g 883https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSchool Business Services1248
Web Systems/SharePoint Administrator (Principal Consultant #102)4660 ​ISBE is looking for experienced talent to add to our IT team! This position will work collaboratively with IT staff to manage ISBE’s web presence and SharePoint environments. This position will be part of a dynamic and innovative team responsible for providing the infrastructure necessary to support sophisticated education technology architecture. This position functions under general supervision and reports to an IT Division Supervisor. 1/19/2018 6:17:19 PMSupports, configures, develops, troubleshoots and manages the overall health of ISBE’s web presence and SharePoint infrastructure Assists developers with content deployment, site 1182https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseTechnology Support and Infrastructure102
Intern5320 The Illinois State Board of Education Professional Capital Internship program offers energetic and highly-motivated undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to gain experience with the Agency that serves the Illinois State K-12 educational system. This internship will integrate academic study with Agency responsibilities. Interns must possess self-motivation to permit professional development. Placements will be assigned throughout divisions within the Agency in areas such as Assessment and Accountability, Budget and Financial Management, Communications, Career and Technical Education, Educator Effectiveness, Federal and State Monitoring, Fiscal Support Services, Funding and Disbursements, Human Resources and Labor Relations, Information Technology, Internal Audit, Legal, Nutrition and Wellness, School Business Services or Special Education Services. All interns will complete an Internship Agreement with the Illinois State Board of Education, pass a background check, participate in Orientation process and complete an Internship Experience Assessment.4/5/2017 8:08:42 PMIndependently researches and prepares for review, policy documents, grant proposals, instructions, notices, memorandums, general rules and operating procedures as requested 2691https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalse
Deaf/Hard of Hearing & Deaf-Blind (Principal Consultant #1310)5770 ​This position is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of programs which impact the services to students who have or are suspected of having a disability; monitors programs; acts as a communication link between various publics; provides programmatic consultation and assists in the division’s overall activities related to the support and improvements of educational programs. This position reports to the Division Administrator of Special Education Services. 1/17/2018 8:42:31 PMParticipates in statewide program development activities and provides programmatic technical assistance to educators, administrators, parents, organizations, other agencies and 748https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSpecial Education Services1310
Student Wellness (Principal Consultant #1268)11094 ​This position collaborates and consults with ISBE wellness team, Illinois school districts, and relevant service providers in all efforts designed to build differentiated supports for the promotion of school wellness. This position reports to the Division Administrator and Division Supervisor. 2/2/2018 8:17:20 PMCollaborates with other wellness team members (i.e., school nurse, school health, nutrition, social emotional and behavioral health and other health education consultants) as well 2874https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseNutrition and Wellness Programs1268
Federal and State Grant Monitor (Principal Consultant #1374)11353 This position performs work ranging from moderate complexity applying practices and technical expertise in areas of accounting, audit, financial management and continuous improvement; as a member of a team, regularly coordinates monitoring programs with Local Education Agencies, Regional Offices of Education, Intermediate Service Centers and other clients for the purpose of determining fiscal and programmatic compliance with applicable federal and state rules and regulations, agency guidelines and the enhancement of the quality of the programs. (This position will work primarily in western suburbs. Residency for this position is required within one of the following counties - DuPage, Cook, Kendall or Kane - to commence no later than 30 days following date of hire.) This position reports to the Division Administrator.9/18/2017 3:00:34 PMAs a member of a team and regularly as the team coordinator initiates development of monitoring objectives and scope; initiates development of the monitoring program or 1527https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseFederal and State Monitoring1374
Director of Early Childhood (#398)11592 ​Reporting to the Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and Learning, provides leadership and advocates for equity for all students; integrates and executes the policies and expectations of the State Board of Education; directs, oversees and administers programs (e.g., Early Childhood Block Grant programs), operations and staff; provides leadership and support in programming and compliance for districts and other educational organizations throughout Illinois; provides leadership in cross-functional division work (e.g., ESSA); monitors and develops center budget.10/27/2017 3:26:39 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Provides leadership and directs the overall functions and programs of the division Provides leadership, support, and resources in 2417https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseEarly Childhood398

​Illinois State Board of Education provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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