• The employment process in the District is intended to attract educators of the highest quality. Those interested in employment in the Winnetka Public Schools are encouraged to complete an online application. Application information will become available to all District administrators who share the responsibility for hiring. It is not necessary or helpful to send information directly to a school building with a posted vacancy.

    IMPORTANT NOTE for Out-of-State Applicants:

    In order to serve as a teacher, school support personnel, or an administrator in the state of Illinois at a public or recognized non-public school, an individual must obtain a PEL. A PEL must be endorsed in one of the following areas:

    • Teaching
    • School Support Personnel
    • Administrative

    If you currently hold a comparable out-of-state license, please refer to the ISBE Educator Licensure Information System (ELIS) for instructions on how to obtain a Professional Educator’s License (PEL) at the following link:  https://www.isbe.net/Pages/Professional-Educator-License.aspx

    For assistance with or for questions about  the licensure process, please contact the licensure department of the North Cook Intermediate Service Center at the following link: https://www.ncisc.org/licensure