Career Opportunities

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.

Substitute Teachers

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

To substitute for District 401, use this information sheet to begin the process.

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

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:

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:

Aramark Food Service Openings

To see Aramark cafeteria job openings, click here.

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. 

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.