Employment

The Chicago Friends School program combines academic excellence with character development and whole-child instruction. Our teachers work with small mixed-age classes within a collaborative, creative environment.

We are currently seeking candidates for the following staff opportunities:

Admissions and School Development Lead

This part-time position will play a crucial role in the development and growth of our school. Duties include:

  • Working to build the visibility of Chicago Friends School to the public, and devising messages to communicate its unique offerings to potential students and their families.
  • Leading and supporting volunteers in marketing and recruitment activities
    Creation and editing of content for the school’s website and social media messaging
  • Working with Head to establish relationships with other schools and community organizations.
  • With administrative support and volunteers, manage the school’s admissions and re-enrollment processes
  • With volunteers, manage internal community-building events and stewardship events.
  • Identify fundraising opportunities and grants.

This hardworking, creative, people-oriented person would work with a dedicated staff in a creative, start-up environment. They would work in harmony with a school that is dedicated to making the world a better place, one student at a time. Hours are flexible and some work from home is possible.

Bachelor’s degree, plus experience in Marketing, Admissions, and/or other Development. Events organization, School Admissions experience, and non profit experience will add to a candidate’s appeal.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter via email to: employment@chicagofriendsschool.org.

Substitute teachers

Chicago Friends School is seeking applicants to join the substitute teacher pool. Applicants would be available to substitute for mixed-age elementary school (K-4) or middle school (5-7) classrooms of around 10 students.

Previous experience teaching elementary or middle school required.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter via email to: employment@chicagofriendsschool.org.

No phone calls, please.

Nondiscrimination policy for hiring

Chicago Friends School provides equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, age, or sex, except where sex or age is a bona fide occupational qualification.

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