Employment

Middle School STEM Specialist

Chicago Friends School is seeking a Middle School STEM Specialist. This position will be responsible for teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). They will be responsible for teaching creative whole-child lessons while instilling and upholding high academic standards in a differentiated multi-age middle school classroom. Their job will be to challenge each student to grow to their personal best. The specialist position will team teach a small mixed-grade middle school of fewer than 20 kids.

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred. 1-5 years teaching experience in middle school or upper elementary and/or STEM specialist positions. Experience teaching in collaborative, multi-age classrooms preferred. Experience teaching twice exceptional or neurodiverse students a plus.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to employment@chicagofriendsschool.org.

Substitute Teacher

Chicago Friends School is seeking an occasional substitute teacher. This person would be needed when regular staff is unable to teach. They would lead activities, guided by professional sub plans, in our small homerooms of fewer than ten students.

Experience with children in an educational setting and State of Illinois background check are required for employment.

About Chicago Friends School

Chicago Friends School is a small, independent Friends school on Chicago’s north side. Consistent with the 300-year history of Quaker education in America, Chicago Friends School seeks to develop students’ whole selves. We teach and foster academic, creative, and interpersonal growth. Our commitment to peace, community, integrity, equality, simplicity, and service leads us to value all students and teach each in a loving, individualized environment.

Nondiscrimination Policy

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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