Job Posting

JOB POSTINGS: Instructional Aide & School Cook Positions

We are currently seeking applicants for an instructional aide position which will serve students  at our elementary school and we have an anticipated opening for a  school cook  position in our district. These are full-time positions and individual health insurance is provided to our employees.

Applicants for the instructional aide must meet the qualifications to be a school paraprofessional in Illinois. Those qualifications are as follows:

  • At least 19 years of age
  • ONE of the following:
    • Associate’s degree or higher
    • 60 semester hours of coursework
    • High School Diploma or GED and a score of 460 or higher on the ETS Parapro
    • High School Diploma or GED and the following scores on the ACT Workkeys:
      • Applied Mathematics/Applied Math (with a score of 4)
      • Reading for information/Workplace Documents (with a score of 4)

Applicants for the school cook position are asked to have the following qualifications:

  • Food service operation, food preparation, and food serving experience required
  • Food service/sanitation certification preferred
  • Must be flexible, work well with others, and be a team player in respect to the daily operation of the program

To apply, please complete a Support Staff Application.  A District 300 Support Staff Application can be accessed and downloaded from our website here. Applications may be returned by e-mail to Administrative Assistant Denise Hirsch at or turned in at the District Office at 845 E. Jackson St. 

Applications should be turned in by 3:00 PM on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. 

If you have any questions regarding the position, please call the Du Quoin CUSD 300 office at 542-3856. Our office will be closed Oct. 7-11.