AMBOY C.U.S.D. #272 is seeking applicants for the following positions:
To apply go to www.amboy.net, Employment, Transportation & Start An Application.
The District #272 Office is located at: 11 East Hawley Street, Amboy, Illinois 61310.
Our telephone number is (815) 857-2164 and our fax number is (815) 857-4434.
Amboy Community School District #272 is a rural district of 705 students located in central Lee County approximately 55 miles south of Rockford, Illinois and 12 miles east of Dixon, Illinois. It is one of the largest geographic districts in the state, which encompasses 205 square miles. The District includes the towns of Amboy, Harmon, Eldena, Sublette, Maytown, and Walton. The populations of these towns range between 10 and 2400.
There are five major campground areas located within the Amboy school district. This tourism is a major boost to the local economy. On busy holiday weekends the local population can swell from its normal 2,400 to over 100,000.
The community derives a large portion of its income from farming or farm-related occupations. The town of Amboy has the usual small-town businesses--grocery, banks, doctor and dentist offices, pharmacy, insurance offices, hair salons, hardware, lumberyard, restaurants, car dealer, elevators, gas stations, an 18 hole public golf course, and garages. There is only one large employer--Sensient Flavors that has approximately 150 employees. Amboy also has several active churches, a public library, and a newspaper. Many community members commute to Dixon or other towns for employment.
District #272 consists of the Amboy High School (grades 9-12), Amboy Junior High School (grades 5-8), and Amboy Central Elementary School (grades K-4).
Approximately 75% of the high school graduates go on to higher education or technical schools. Approximately 61% of the students are transported to school on buses.
Amboy CUSD #272 employs 62 certified full-time employees, 29 full-time support staff, 8 part-time employees, 12 cafeteria/custodial staff, and 14 bus drivers.