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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.


Multiple Open Positions at St. James Lutheran School

St. James Lutheran School, located at 2101 N Fremont St in Chicago, has multiple positions open for the 2019-2020 school year. Full time positions available: Music Director for the church and school, Early Childhood Teacher, Middle School Math and Technology Teacher and School Counselor. Part time positions: Teaching Assistants for Early Childhood and After School Care Supervisor. Qualified candidates, please follow the directions for applying included in attached job descriptions.


St. Paul Early Childhood Center Seeks Executive Director

St. Paul Early Childhood Center (ECC), located at 5650 N Canfield Ave. in Chicago, has an immediate opening for an Executive Director. The Director is responsible for the daily management, supervision, programs and operation of St. Paul ECC. The Director will consult with the Board of Education to develop and carry out the mission/vision of school. The position requires a high level of organization and the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, well-developed leadership skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and be able to maintain confidentiality.  Master’s Degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education and an Illinois Teaching Certificate required. A minimum of five years of early childhood or elementary education experience preferred.  Please click here for a full job description.


St. Paul Early Childhood Center Seeks Early Childhood Teacher

St. Paul Early Childhood Center (ECC), located at 5650 N Canfield Ave. in Chicago has an immediate opening for a PreK-3 & 4 year old teacher. St. Paul ECC implements a project/inquiry-based educational program for students including resources such as a STEM room, large motor room, library, and art studio. Requirements: Minimum of a B.A/B.S degree in Elementary or Early Childhood Education. State certified or equivalent. Click here for a full job description.


Bethesda International Academy Seeks School Secretary

Bethesda International Academy, located at 6803 N Campbell Ave. in Chicago, is looking to fill their school secretary position for the 2019-2020 school year. This position provides administrative support to the principal, staff, students and parents at the elementary school level. The position requires handling daily work pressures and completing a high volume of clerical work within a limited period of time. A full job description can be found here.  Interested applicants can email Principal Joe Dembowski,


Pilgrim Lutheran School Seeks Preschool Teacher

Pilgrim Lutheran School, located at 4300 N Winchester Ave, Chicago, seeks a Pre-Kindergarten Teacher for our 3- and 4-year-old class. Pilgrim takes a play-based approach to Early Childhood Education and maintains a commitment to whole child education.This is a part-time, permanent position which includes benefits. Learn more about Pilgrim at or contact Principal Chris Comella at


Saint Luke Academy Seeks Extended Care Worker

Saint Luke Academy, located at 1500 W. Belmont in Chicago, has an immediate opening assisting in after school care, from 3:15 p.m. until 6 p.m. Monday – Friday afternoons. The position pays $15 per hour. Applicants must be 21 years old and have experience working with elementary-aged children. Interested parties should email a resume to Principal Donna Beck or call the school at 773-472-3383.


Lutheran Day Early Childhood Center in Need of Assistant Teachers

Lutheran Day Early Childhood Center located at 1802 N. Fairfield Avenue in Chicago has several open positions.  Do you want to work for a supervisor who totally values your input and will put your expertise and experiences to use? Is being a preschool teacher a calling for you? We are a Faith-based Preschool in the Logan Square/Humboldt Park Community and are in need of Assistant Teachers & After School Teachers who love working with and educating children. Qualified applicants will have an Associates or Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education or applicants may also qualify with 1 year (1,600 clock hours) of Child Development experience in a Nursery School, Kindergarten or a licensed child care center plus 30 semester hours of credits from an accredited college or university (with at least 6 hours in courses related to Child Development.)  Competitive compensation depends on your education and experience.  Interested parties should email a resume.


St. John’s Lutheran School Seeks Second Grade Teacher for 2019-2020 School Year

St. John’s Lutheran School, located at 4939 W Montrose Ave. in Chicago, will need a second grade teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.  Interested candidates can call the school at 773-736-1196 or email for more information.


St. Paul Lutheran School Seeking Two Teachers for 2019-2020 

St. Paul Lutheran School, a PK-8 school located at 846 N Menard in Chicago, has two teaching vacancies for the 2019-2020 school year; Kindergarten and Grades 1 & 2 (combined classroom). Interested candidates should send an email to Interim Principal Dr. Don Hendricks with a resume and letter of interest. Candidates can also contact the school at 773-378-6644.


St. Paul Lutheran School Seeks Principal for 2019-2020 School Year

St. Paul Lutheran School, a PK-8 school located at 846 N Menard in Chicago, seeks a principal for the 2019-2020 school year. A complete job description can be found here.