Welcome to Cicero District 99!


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What's Our District All About?

Cicero District 99 is a 15-school public elementary school district located in Cicero, Illinois — a near-west suburb of Chicago home to more than 82,000 residents. District 99 educates over 8,000 students in preK through eighth grade. The District has been a statewide leader in providing innovative, 21st-century learning opportunities to empower the young people of its diverse, bilingual community. The District provides its students — the majority of whom are low income — with skills, tools, knowledge and mindsets in an approach that addresses the needs of "the whole child" — effectively preparing them for global opportunities of the future in education and the ever-changing workforce.


Staff Benefits

District 99 understands that your life extends beyond the workplace. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoy your life.

As a District, we pride ourselves on our mission of partnering with educators, families and the community to ensure a rigorous, whole-child learning experience for all students.

We recruit the best educators to help improve our student's outcomes and are committed to finding the best talent to join our District team.


-Starting teacher salary between $51K-$67K, with yearly pay increases (commensurate with experience)

-Complete medical coverage and additional insurances

-Two-year mentoring program

-Tuition reimbursement

-Professional development opportunities


We're Going To Puerto Rico!

District 99 is actively recruiting teachers from Puerto Rico this spring!

Hiring quality, bilingual educators for the right positions is key in the success of our Dual Language Program and our goal of moving our emergent bilingual students towards biliteracy.

Please note: A bachelor's degree, teaching certificate, transcripts and a background check are required!

Move To Cicero Stress-Free!

-Two weeks of paid lodging

-$1.8K living expense stipend

-18 hours of paid professional development

-Optional $2K advance on pay

-Relocation assistance

-Illinois Certification help

-On-going mentor support

We will be in Bayamón conducting in-person interviews on March 22 and in-person orientation sessions on March 23.

We will also be in Aguadilla on March 25 conducting in-person interviews and March 27 for in-person orientation sessions!

Please note: You must apply before attending interviews and orientation!