Employment Opportunities

Restorative Practice & Student Support Specialist: Carbondale Community High School District 165 is accepting applications for a Restorative Practice & Student Support Specialist for the remainder of the 2021-22 school year. This is a grant funded 5.5-month (up to 120 days) position with a salary up to $24,000.00 ($200.00/day). This position includes insurance, sick leave, personal leave and paid holidays. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, and two years of experience. An Application for Employment may be downloaded below. Submit Letter of Application, Application for Employment, Resume, Transcripts and Letters of Reference to: Mr. Daniel Booth, Superintendent, Carbondale Community High School District 165 Administrative Center, 330 South Giant City Road, Carbondale, IL 62902. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Posted: November 22, 2021

Substitute Employment Opportunities:

Substitute Teachers
Carbondale Community High School District 165 is accepting applications for Substitute Teachers for the 2021-22 school year. The Substitute Teacher daily rate of pay is $95.00 (including TRS). Substitute Teachers are employed on an as needed basis. Substitute Teachers are paid by direct deposit on the 25th of each month for the days worked the preceding month. The following documentation is required to be placed on the district roster of Substitute Teachers:

1. Completed Substitute Teacher Employment Packet.

2. Regional Office of Education #30 Substitute Teacher Authorization Form with verification that it is registered for the 2021-22 school year.  Contact the ROE #30 Annex Office, 819 Walnut Street, Murphysboro, IL 62966, Telephone: 618-687-7290 to obtain the Authorization Form.

Contact Ms. Lewis at (618) 457-4722, extension 21 to request a CCHS District 165 Substitute Teacher Employment Packet or you may pick one up at the CCHS District 165 Administrative Center, 330 South Giant City Road, Carbondale. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Substitute Clerical Workers/Substitute Cafeteria Workers/Substitute Maintenance Workers:
Carbondale Community High School District 165 is accepting applications for CCHS District 165 Substitute Support Staff (substitute clerical workers, cafeteria workers and maintenance workers). Substitute personnel are employed on an as needed basis and are paid by direct deposit. Substitute Clerical and Cafeteria Workers are paid minimum wage per hour.  Substitute Maintenance Workers are paid tbd. The following documentation is required to be placed on the district roster of substitute support staff:

1. Completed Substitute Support Staff Employment Packet

2. Copy of Fingerprint-Based Criminal History Background Investigation Results (ISP and FBI)

3. Copy of Physical Health Examination.

Contact Ms. Kelso at (618) 457-4722, extension 28 to request a CCHS District 165 Substitute Support Staff Employment Packet or you may pick one up at the CCHS District 165 Administrative Center, 330 South Giant City Road, Carbondale. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.



Completed Employment Applications for licensed positions should include the following information with the application:

Letter of Application
Copy of Illinois Professional Educator License Credentials
Copy of Transcripts
Letters of Reference


Applications may be picked up at the

Principal's Office
1301 East Walnut Street
Carbondale, IL 62901

Administrative Center
330 South Giant City Road
Carbondale, IL 62902

Or you may download an application below:

Download an Application for Employment Here

General Information

School: Carbondale Community High School District 165 opened a new high school in June 2003. Grades: 9-12, Alternative Education Program (Rebound), Health Clinic (Terrier Care), Students: 994; Principal, two Assistant Principals, Dean of Students, Special Education Director, Curriculum Director, Athletic Director; Career and Industrial Technology Director, School Resource Officer, Student Activities Director, Vocational Program Coordinator, Wellness Coordinator, ten Department Chairs; Teachers: 82; Support Personnel: 55.

Curriculum: The high school provides a comprehensive educational program that provides vocational, special education, remedial and college preparatory programs. Comprehensive co-curricular activities are offered in a broad range of programs in athletics, the arts and student clubs.  The high school enjoys a well-established tradition of excellence and has the support of the community for its school, faculty and administration.


  The Class of 2021 reported scholarships of nearly three million dollars to support their attendance at over 40 colleges and universities throughout the country. Campuses that 2021 graduates will attend include Bard College, Boston University, Chapman University, Colgate University, DePaul University, Duke University, Eastern Illinois University, Eckerd College, Florida State University, Illinois State University, John A. Logan College, Macalester College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, New York University, Saint Louis University, Savannah College of Arts and Design, Southern Illinois University, Stanford University, Tennessee State University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,  Washington University in St. Louis, Wellesley College, Yale University. Graduates have also committed to serve in the US Army, US Air Force, US Navy, and the US National Guard.  

  Forty Illinois State Scholars, five National Merit Commended Honorees, and four National Merit Finalists 

Nationally Ranked Scholar Bowl Team

Nationally Recognized Physics Team

Music Program top three State Finalist nine years in a row (State Champion in 2014)

National Scholastic Art Winners four years in a row (One of only eight Gold Portfolios Awarded Nationally in 2017)

State Finalists in Speech and History Fair, Science Fair, Science/Engineering Team, FBLA and Skills USA

Garwin Family Foundation sponsorship of students to pursue rigorous summer academic programs at Boston University, Stanford, the University of Michigan, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Rhode Island School of Design.

IHSA All-State Academic Team three of last five years

Information About the Area:

Location: Carbondale Community High School is in Carbondale, Illinois, home of Southern Illinois University.  A city of approximately 26,000 residents, Carbondale is proud to offer all the luxuries of a larger city while maintaining the comforts of a small town.

Services Available: Every service imaginable is available within or near Carbondale, including a major hospital, two airports, rail and bus service.

Recreation: Carbondale offers numerous recreation opportunities to its residents.  These include scenic lakes, a national forest, collegiate spectator sports, abundance of cultural opportunities, numerous parks and recreation fields, plus shopping, dining and entertainment.

Colleges: Carbondale is home to Southern Illinois University, a major state university with approximately 15,000 students. John A. Logan Community College is located ten miles east of Carbondale.

Additional Information about the Carbondale area may be obtained at the city of Carbondale website: www.ci.carbondale.il.us, or at the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce website: www.carbondalechamber.com