District 401 Employment


Welcome to District 401's employment page! To establish a complete pre-employment file, please complete the online application and download the requested documents listed there.


Quick Links


If you're already familiar with our application process, please use these links to get to your preferred destination:

► See current District 401 job openings (non-food service)

► See current internal job openings

► Apply as an external candidate

► Apply as an internal candidate

District 401's policy on equal employment opportunity

► See current Aramark food service openings

If you've never applied to District 401, please take a moment to read the information below.


No Hard Copies or Emails


We do not accept hard copy and emailed resumes. Your application will be retained in active status for one school year.


Our Online System


We use the AppliTrack online application system, so you will be able to upload transcripts, letters of recommendation, licenses and application information that may be on file at other districts.


Include All Relevant Experience


Please remember to include on your application all of your experience that refers to the education field. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you for further information and a possible interview. 


Substitute Teachers


Applicants must have a valid Illinois teaching or substitute license registered in District 401's region (06).

Please be prepared to bring in a copy of the following documents if you are hired:

► Your online license and registration page from ELIS 

► State ID 

► Social Security card

► Physical (within the past 90 days)

► Voided check for Direct Deposit


Equal Employment Opportunity


Elmwood Park Community Unit School District 401 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or disability.

District 401's complete policy on equal employment opportunity can be found in Section 5:10 of the Board of Education's District Policy Manual.


Aramark Food Service Openings


To see Aramark cafeteria job openings, click here.


External Applicants


If you are not a current District 401 employee and you are seeking a job within our district, please use the following links: 

► View our open positions

► Start an application for employment

► Continue/modify my application for employment

► Use passcode sent to me

► Request technical help


Internal Applicants


If you are a current District 401 employee and you are seeking a new job within the district, please use the following links:

► View internal positions

► Submit an internal application/transfer form