About the Human Resources Department
The District 70 Department of Human Resources is responsible for supervising, overseeing and assisting in the recruitment, hiring, and ongoing development of new staff members.
Specifics include:

* Preparing and maintaining job postings
* Receiving all resumes and on-line applications
* Responding to telephone inquiries related to job vacancies
* Screening and interviewing job applicants
* Managing teacher certification requirements and associated NCLB "Highly Qualified"
status of all licensed staff
* Performing criminal background checks for all licensed and support personnel
* Providing contract information and benefits analysis for all new employees
* Making hiring recommendations to the Board of Education
* Coordinating and overseeing the District 70 New Teacher Induction and Mentoring Program
* Participating in the Lake County Job Fair

Other department activities include:

* Interpretation and application of the Teacher's Negotiated Agreement
* Tracking enrollment projections and making staffing recommendations
* Oversee annual compliance training obligations
* Policy Manual maintenance, updates, and revisions
* Tracking and responding to legislative changes
* Overseeing leaves of absence and FMLA requirements
* Establishing and providing seniority lists for licensed staff
* Coursework approval/tracking of advanced training
* Confirm/verify retirement list
* Distribution of the District 70 Personnel Directory
* Maintaining the District 70 Job Description Manual
* Creation/distribution of District 70 Tutor List
* Placement of university student teachers

* Coordinating all aspects of substitute teaching to include:
-Recruitment
-Orientation
-Evaluation of all licensed and support substitute personnel
-Establishing appropriate procedures and practices
-Assistance in the placement of long-term substitutes

Dr. Tom Bean, Director of Human Resources
Human Resources Staff
Name Position Voice Mail
Jackie Perez District Office Admin. Asst. to HR 7109