Job Opportunities

Join the Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation Team

The Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation team is made up of committed professionals who share Lutheran values and are dedicated to supporting our mission. Positions for which we are currently hiring are listed here.



Job Opportunities at the Foundation

Instructional Coach

Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation is seeking an individual to serve as a part-time Instructional Coach for multiple K-8 schools in Chicago.  The Instructional Coach will assist the CLEF Director of Academic Excellence and school(s) in supporting the implementation of high-quality academics. In this role they will provide instructional coaching support to teachers in the areas of literacy, STEAM, and project-based learning. The Instructional Coach will also coordinate with the vested stakeholders and other leadership regarding the weekly management of school-based program initiatives and other related duties as assigned.  Click here for additional information and to apply.


Speech Therapist

Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation is seeking an individual or agency to provide in-person speech and language therapy in our Lutheran schools. Hours and location vary based on current needs. The services would be provided under an Independent Contractor Agreement.

Requirements include:

  • Hold a Professional Educator License (PEL) in Illinois
  • Ability to switch to teletherapy as the situation requires

Please contact Cheryl Saiki at, 630-595-9310x 109, or 773-858-2081 to discuss the specifics of the position and rates to be paid.

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Job Opportunities in our Private School Network

High-quality teachers and school leaders are critical in preparing students to succeed. Our Christian schools look for dedicated educators — at preschool, elementary, middle, and high school levels — who take pride in creating the best learning experience possible. Current private school job openings are listed here.

St. Paul Lutheran School has Immediate Opening for Full-Time Teacher

St. Paul Lutheran School (Austin), a private faith-based school in the Austin neighborhood, has immediate need for a full-time, in-person teacher: grades 5-6 in the mornings (social studies, reading, and science) and grades 7-8 in the afternoons (English and social studies). Email Mark Bersie ( with your resume and for more information.


Multiple Positions Open at Holy Family School

Holy Family School, a private faith-based school in the North Lawndale community, is seeking  a part-time bus driver.

Interested candidates please email a resume to Principal Dr. Candace Smith at


Grace Christian Academy Has Immediate Opening for Development Director

Grace Christian Academy is in need of a Development Director to develop relationships with new donors and strengthen relationships with existing donors. Please click here for a detailed job description.  Interested candidates please email a resume to principal Carlo Giannotta.


Multiple Openings at Concordia Place

Concordia Place, an early childhood center with multiple locations on the north side of Chicago, has a variety of teaching and administrative positions open. Please follow this link for more information and job descriptions.