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


School Social Worker

CLEF is seeking an individual or agency to provide social work services to students 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
  • Carry Professional Liability Insurance

Please contact Cheryl Saiki at, 630-595-9310 X109, 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 Seeks Two Full-Time Teachers

St. Paul Lutheran School (Austin), a private faith-based school in the Austin neighborhood, needs two a full-time, in-person teachers.

  • Grades 1 and 2 (all subjects)
  • Grades 5-6 in the mornings (reading, religion, social studies, and science) and grades 7-8 in the afternoons (English, religion, social studies, and science).

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


St. John’s Lutheran School has Open Position for Extended Care Director

St. John’s Lutheran School is looking to fill the position of Extended Care Director for the 2021-2022 school year.  The director is responsible for recruiting and supervising workers.  The director is also expected to work either before school care or after school care.

More information can be gained by contacting Principal Dan Green at 773-736-1196 or email at


Grace Christian Academy Looks For Two Teachers: 1/2 Grade, 5/6 Grade

Grace Christian Academy is a community of teachers, staff, and administrators, students and parents, alumni and donors, churches and organizations that all come together to provide quality Christian education in Little Village possible.

GCA is looking for caring and compassionate Christian educators who want to make difference in the community and in the lives of their students.

1st/2nd Grade: This position will require weekly lesson planning tied to common core standards and then taught to a classroom of 20 to 25  – 1st & 2nd graders in a self -contained classroom setting.

5th/6th Grade: This position will require weekly lesson planning tied to common core standards and then taught to a classroom of twenty 5th/6th graders in a self -contained classroom setting.

Salary dependent on degree and experience. Please email a resume to principal Carlo Giannotta at



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.


St. Paul Early Childhood Center Seeks 2 Early Childhood Teachers for ’21-’22 

St. Paul Early Childhood Center, a Lutheran school community in Norwood Park that values and supports Christian education,  serves Pre-K through 2nd grade. Two Early Childhood teaching positions are now open for the ’21-’22 school year, starting August ’21.

Any inquiries can go to the principal, Jenna Scifo at


Walther Christian Academy (Melrose Park) Looking for a High School Science Teacher for ’21-’22 

Walther Christian Academy is seeking a High School science teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. We are a faith-based 250-student 6th – 12th grade Lutheran school preparing students for college and a Christian life. We are seeking an IL certified teacher with at least two years’ teaching experience to join us! Classes would include Biology, Anatomy, and potentially other life science courses.

To apply or to learn more, please contact Head of School Tim Bouman at