Joppa Jr./Sr. High School, Maple Grove Elementary, and the District overall Met the Standards for the Adequate Yearly Progress -- It represents the annual academic performance targets in reading and math that the State, school districts, and schools must reach to be considered on track.
A Teacher takes a Hand, Opens a Mind, and Touches a Heart.
Why Are We Here?
We are here to prepare our students for post-secondary success through both academic and social maturity
Four Core Beliefs
1. Parents, teachers, administrators, and community leaders are partners with a shared mission
2. Being able to adapt and overcome challenges is the key to success
3. Teaching self-discipline is an important component of our curriculum
4. Joppa-Maple Grove Unit 38 is a data driven district
Joppa-Maple Grove #38 Mission Statement
We believe that education is a cooperative venture shared by the school, parents or guardians, and the youth community. The District's mission is to help each student mature individually to his/her fullest capacitites including moral, intellectual, social, emotional and physical development, and thereby prepare him/her for effective participation in a democratic society. The District's aim is to provide a safe, orderly, caring, and supportive environment that supports this mission.
Joppa-Maple Grove School District #38 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Compliance Officer, 911 Joppa North Avenue, Joppa, IL 62953 or at 618-543-7589.
August 16, 2017
The district is seeking energetic, organized individuals to fill these positions: Early Childhood (PreK) Teacher, Art Teacher, Instructional Aide.
PreK Teacher, Early Childhood. Qualifications: Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree. Appropriate State of Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL): Valid for teaching Early Childhood Birth to grade 3.
K-12 Art Teacher. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college, including all courses to meet credential requirements. Valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with appropriate endorsements.
Instructional Aide: Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent and Paraprofessional approval (or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire) required.
Interested candidates please contact Principal Terri Waddell by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (618) 543-7589.
Application deadline: Open