Chicago Public Schools

About Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools is the third-largest school district in the country. We serve over 360,000 students and employ over 20,000 teachers and staff. In 2017, a Stanford University study stated, "CPS has the highest growth rate between third and eighth grade students among the 100 largest school districts in the country." Join CPS and contribute to the success of our students!


kindergarten teacher intern

September 2019 - November 2019 Chicago, IL
“I loved the staff, teachers, and students and what they taught me to become an effective teacher.”

Teaching Assistant (Preschool, Elementary, Middle, and Secondary School)

May 2019 Chicago, IL
“I love working with the children and helping them accomplish their goals. ”
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Questions & Answers

What "must know" tips should I be aware of heading into an interview for a special education teacher job with Chicago Public Schools?

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Anybody willing to provide insight into the daily life of a special education teacher within Chicago Public Schools?

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How much work-life balance should I expect to have as a Paraprofessional at Chicago Public Schools?

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