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Join Our Vibrant, Supportive, and Inclusive Team

North Park Elementary School (NPES) is an independent non-sectarian day school serving students in Preschool-8th Grade located in the North Center-Ravenswood area of Chicago. We nurture curiosity, spark creativity, and cultivate a compassionate, vibrant, and equitable community that supports all members. NPES is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).

NPES is dedicated to creating an inclusive community of students and adults who respect, value, and appreciate diversity in all aspects of human identity, and who work together to advance equity and social justice. NPES does not discriminate in its employment, admissions policies, and school-administered programs. We are looking for exceptional faculty and staff who are passionate about education, committed to our school’s mission, and culturally-responsive in their practice.

Current opportunities to join our team are listed below. We also accept applications for employment on a rolling basis year-round. Please submit your cover letter and resume to Office Manager Kerry Maman at maman@npeschool.org. Your application will be retained in active status for two years. Meanwhile, check this page periodically for new listings.

Grades Four and Five STEM Teacher

Grades Four and Five STEM Teacher
A Full-Time Benefits Eligible Position beginning August 20, 2024

NPES is seeking an engaging, collaborative, and culturally-responsive intermediate school STEM Teacher with a deep understanding of educating students ages nine to eleven-years old with subject-matter expertise in mathematics, science, and the purposeful integration of engineering, design thinking, coding, and robotics. The job description for the Grades Four and Five STEM Teacher can be found here.

If you would like to apply, please submit a cover letter with resume to North Park Elementary School Office Manager Kerry Maman at maman@npeschool.org.

Learning Services Teacher - Grades 3-5

Learning Services Teacher - Grades 3-5

A Part-Time Non-Benefits Eligible Position beginning August 20, 2024

We are seeking a collaborative, process-oriented, flexible, engaging, and culturally-responsive special education professional to help identify, support, and coordinate learning services for elementary aged students (grades 3-5) in need of intervention. This 30% position–12 hours per week, with the days/times to be determined by mutual agreement between the school and the teacher-–will work closely with classroom teachers and the school’s Director of Learning Services (to whom they will report). 

The position is an ideal opportunity for an experienced special education professional who is not seeking full-time employment in a school or a recent graduate who may be starting out and can benefit from meaningful school-based experience while supporting student growth and development.

If you would like to apply, please submit a cover letter with resume to North Park Elementary School Office Manager Kerry Maman at maman@npeschool.org.

Substitute Teacher

Substitute Teachers
Part-Time On-Call Non-Benefits Eligible Positions

We are seeking thoughtful, adaptable, reliable, engaging, and professional substitute teachers (who understand various stages of child development and who love working with children) for duties spanning preschool through eighth grade. Being a Substitute Teacher at NPES is a wonderful opportunity to gain experience with a variety of subject areas and age groups while contributing meaningfully to a positive, interesting, and vibrant independent school community. The compensation is $20.00 per hour, or $140 for a full school day (ending at either 3:00 or 3:30, depending on the age group).  The job description for Substitute Teachers at NPES can be found here.

If you would like to be considered for substitute teaching, please complete this application and send us your resume. You may send these documents via email to Kerry Maman.