Employment Opportunities

Parent Educator/Home Visitor: The Carbondale Community High School-Rebound Program is accepting applications for a Parent Educator/Home Visitor for the school year. The rate of pay is $20.00/hour @ 37.5 hours/week; and, may include some evenings/weekends. A bachelor’s degree in early childhood, social work or approved related degree required.  Applications may be downloaded below. Completed applications and supporting materials should be submitted to Mrs. Sandra Snowden, Adult Education Coordinator, Carbondale Community High School Rebound, 205 North Oakland Avenue, Carbondale, IL  62901.  For additional information, contact Mrs. Sandra Snowden at 549-8232, ext. 325.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  Posted July 11, 2023

Teacher Aide and Hall Monitor PersonnelCarbondale Community High School District 165 is accepting applications for Teacher Aide and Hall Monitor personnel for the 2023-24 school year. 

These are non-certified IMRF positions. Applicants must have a valid Illinois Professional Educator License, or an Illinois Paraprofessional Educator License registered in Jackson County.

The rate of pay is $14.61 per hour. Benefits include sick days, vacation days, holidays and personal leave days. Insurance benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance.

You may download an Application for Employment below. Applications may be picked up at the Principal’s Office, Carbondale Community High School, 1301 East Walnut Street or at the District 165 Administrative Center, 330 South Giant City Road, Carbondale.

To apply for a position, submit the following documents: 

1.   Application for Employment 
2.   Copy of University Transcript (an official transcript will be required upon employment) 
3.   Copy of Illinois Professional/Paraprofessional Educator License Credentials 

to Ryan Thomas, Principal, Carbondale Community High School, 1301 East Walnut Street, Carbondale, IL 62901. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  Posted April 12, 2023


Substitute Employment Opportunities:

Substitute TeachersCarbondale Community High School District 165 is accepting applications for Substitute Teachers for the 2023-24 school year. The Substitute Teacher daily rate of pay is $110.00 (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. (Download a Substitute Teacher Employment Packet Here).

2. Regional Office of Education #30 Substitute Teacher Authorization Form with verification that it is registered for the 2023-24 school year.  Contact the ROE #30 Annex Office, 819 Walnut Street, Murphysboro, IL 62966, Telephone: 618-687-7290 or Email: www.roe30.org to obtain the Authorization Form.

Contact Ms. Lewis at (618) 457-4722, extension 21 to request a 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 Non-certified Employees:
Carbondale Community High School District 165 is accepting applications for CCHS District 165 Substitute Support Staff (substitute clerical, cafeteria and maintenance staff). Substitute non-certified employees are employed on an as needed basis at the minimum wage rate of pay by direct deposit.  The following documentation is required to be placed on the district roster of substitute support staff:

1. Completed Substitute Non-certified Employment Packet

2. Fingerprint Background Check

3. Physical Health Examination

Contact Lucia Kelso at (618) 457-4722, extension 28 or [email protected] 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 2023 reported scholarships of over three million dollars to support their attendance at over 40 colleges and universities throughout the country. Campuses that 2023 graduates will attend include American University, Ball State University, Brigham Young University, Carnegie Mellon, Colorado University, Dartmouth, Illinois State University, John A. Logan College, Lawrence Technological University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), McKendree University, Missouri Baptist University, Missouri State University, Northern Illinois University, Purdue University, Quincy University, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, Southeast Missouri State University, St. Charles Community College, St. Louis University, The Ohio State University, University of California, University of Technical Institute, University of Arizona, University of Evansville, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Springfield, University of Memphis, University of Missouri, University of Wisconsin, and Utah Valley University. Graduates have also committed to serve in the US Army, US Air Force, US Navy, and the US National Guard.    

● 35 Illinois State Scholars, 4 National Merit Commended Honorees, 2 National Merit Finalists, and 1 National Merit Scholarship recipient 

Garwin Family Foundation sponsorship of students to pursue rigorous summer academic programs at Stanford, University of Michigan (Math & Science Scholars Program), University of Iowa (Young Writer's Institute), U-Chicago, MIT Beaverworks, NASA's SEES Program, Awesome Math, University of Missouri - St. Louis (Students & Teachers as Research Scientists), and University of Colorado, Boulder (Summer Science Program)

 Nationally Recognized Scholar Bowl and Physics Teams

Music Program top three State Finalist nine of the last 11 years (State Champion in 2014)

National Medal Winner in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (Top 1% of all entries)

Three State FBLA Champions: Public Speaking, Sales Presentation, Word Processing

Illinois Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Winner

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

● Over $250,000 in Education Foundation Grants Awarded to Students and Faculty for Programs and Scholarships

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