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Downers Grove District 58 seeks substitute teachers, nurses, custodians

DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove Grade School District 58 is hiring instructional assistants, substitute teachers and substitute support staff for the 2018-19 school year.

In addition, El Sierra, Fairmount, Henry Puffer, Highland, Indian Trail, Lester and Whittier schools seek lunchroom supervisors for the upcoming year.

Instructional assistants help supervise students and support classroom teachers through small-group or individual student instruction under the teacher’s guidance, according to a district news release. The starting salary for an instructional assistant is $13 per hour. Full-time instructional assistants receive benefits and work from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday (elementary schools) or 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (middle schools).

To apply for this position, visit

District 58 also seeks substitute teachers, nurses, instructional assistants, secretaries and custodians.

Substitute teacher applicants must hold a valid substitute license or teacher’s license, the release stated. Substitute nurse applicants must hold an active RN or LPN license, as well as a valid substitute license.

Substitute teachers, nurses, instructional assistants and secretaries generally work from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., according to the release. Half-day subs work from 8 to 11:55 a.m. or 11:56 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Substitute custodians work varied shifts depending on the position needing to be filled, the release stated.

For more information, including substitute pay rates and application steps, visit Paperwork and background check information are available on the page as well.

Applicants should submit all paperwork and original background check results to the District 58 Administrative Service Center, 1860 63rd St., Downers Grove.

Once the online application and all paperwork are submitted, substitute teacher, nurse, instructional assistant and secretary applicants will receive an email from Infinitec with mandatory online substitute training, according to the release. Substitute custodian applicants will not be required to take the Infinitec training. Applicants will then be added to the District 58 substitute list.

Individuals interested in applying for or learning more about being a lunchroom supervisor should call or visit El Sierra, Fairmount, Henry Puffer, Highland, Indian Trail, Lester or Whittier schools' front offices during business hours. School phone numbers and addresses are available at

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