Director of Buildings and Grounds

Dixon Public Schools #170 is accepting applications for a Director of Buildings and Grounds who has demonstrated knowledge of the basic principles of construction, maintenance and security.  Applicants should have at least three years’ experience in a supervisory capacity in either business, industry, or a governmental agency or such alternatives to the above qualifications that the Board of Education may find acceptable.



Send a letter of interest, resume, and at least 3 letters of reference to Mrs. Margo Empen, Assistant Superintendent, Dixon Public Schools, 1335 Franklin Grove Road, Dixon, IL  61021 by Friday, February 6, 2015. 


District #170 is an equal opportunity employer.



Mrs. Margo Empen, Assistant Superintendent,

Dixon Public Schools #170

1335 Franklin Grove Road

Dixon, IL 61021

Telephone (815) 284-7722 ext. 5107

Fax (815) 284-8576

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Jefferson Parapro


Dixon Public Schools

Dixon, Illinois - 61021


January 16, 2015


Dixon School District #170 is accepting applications for the position of Paraprofessional for supervision of students at the elementary level.  This position is for no more than 30 hours per week.  Starting rate is $9.25 per hour. Actual hourly rate will be contingent upon education and experience.


Duties Include

  1. Monitor and supervise students
  2. Assist in the instruction of children



  1. Highly Qualified Parapro Approval (60 hours post secondary work shown on a transcript or passing score on the parapro assessment/diploma or GED)
  2. Interest and ability to work with students/teachers
  3. Ability to work with others as well as independently
  4. Ability to multi-task


Dan Rick, Principal

Jefferson School

800 Fourth Avenue

Dixon, IL 61021

Telephone - 284-7724


Visit the District’s website at for an on-line application.  The application can be found under the District link, go to the “Employment” tab. Current employees may submit a letter of interest. All information must be submitted to Mr. Rick by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 26, 2015.  Click here and scroll down for the job applications.

Extra-Curricular Position - Track

Dixon Public Schools

Dixon, Illinois 

January 5, 2015




Applications are being accepted for the following extra-curricular position for the 2014-15 school year.


Dixon High School


Assistant Girls’ Track Coach


Reagan Middle School


Assistant Girls’ Track Coach



Ms. Karen Price

5-12 Activities Director/Assistant Principal

Dixon High School

Lincoln Statue Drive

Dixon, IL 61021


Visit the District’s website at for an on-line application.  Click here and scroll down for the Coaching applications.


Please respond to Ms. Price by 4:00 p.m. Friday, January 16, 2015.

Employment Applications

To find the District's Employment Applications, please click here or on the District Documents link.