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 Community Development Lead

This part-time position will play a crucial role in the development and growth of a small 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.

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


Administrative support (Part time)

Chicago Friends School is seeking part time administrative help. The position would be responsible for a range of administrative tasks, including database management, filing and file management, accountability paperwork and other organizational tasks. This position would be the equivalent of one day per week. Exact hours to be determined in consultation with the Head of School. A successful candidate will show a history of organization and timely completion of tasks.

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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