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North Park Elementary School is an independent school accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) located in Chicago’s Ravenswood community. North Park serves students in Preschool through 8th Grade, and is dedicated to raising confident, self-reliant individuals in partnership with families, while instilling a sense of curiosity, a passion for learning, and a commitment to impacting the broader community. North Park seeks to nurture curiosity, spark creativity, and sustain a vibrant, inclusive, community that supports all students, helping them become the best version of themselves. North Park believes that diversity is a critical source of strength for all.
We are looking for exceptional faculty and staff who are passionate about education and committed to our school’s mission. If you would like to make a difference in the lives of our students, apply today.

Spanish Language and Cultures Teacher, Grades 4-8
We are seeking an engaging and innovative Spanish Language and Cultures Teacher (grades 4-8) to join our outstanding faculty this September. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position. This educator must have expertise in Spanish language and cultures, in teaching language, a keen understanding of the social/emotional development of students ages nine to fourteen, a passion for experiential/integrated teaching and learning, a collaborative orientation, and cultural competence with a practice informed by continual work toward greater equity and inclusion.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, Spanish, or a related field; a Master’s in Education, Spanish, or a related field and successful teaching experience.
Please submit a cover letter with resume to NPES Office Manager, Kerry Maman at maman@npeschool.org.

Middle School Social Studies Teacher
(Full-time, Leave Coverage – September through December 2021)
We are seeking a dynamic and innovative Middle School Social Studies Teacher to join our outstanding faculty for a fall-term maternity leave position. This educator must have expertise in social studies, a keen understanding of the social/emotional development of sixth through eighth grade students, a passion for experiential/integrated teaching and learning, a collaborative orientation, and cultural competence with a practice informed by continual work toward increased equity and inclusion.
Please submit a cover letter with resume to NPES Office Manager, Kerry Maman at maman@npeschool.org.

Preschool Aftercare Associate
NPES seeks a candidate who is passionate about working with preschool students in our afterschool program. The ideal candidate will display a passion for engaging preschoolers in play based activities, maintaining a positive mindset towards social-emotional development, and facilitating problem solving strategies with 3-5 year olds.

Responsibilities

  • Working hours are Monday-Friday 2:30-6:00pm during the academic school year.
  • Collaborate with a co-aftercare teacher to supervise and engage preschoolers in indoor and outdoor play.
  • Maintain a safe and clean classroom environment for preschoolers.
  • Effectively and respectfully communicate with parents during pickup. 
  • Maintain clear communication with the Preschool Lead Teacher throughout the week. 

Credentials

The preferred candidate will have: 

  • Have a joyful disposition and love of working with children
  • Have the ability to interact with students and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, confident manner
  • Have the ability to squat & sit on the floor
  • Be able to clear TB test and criminal background check upon hire
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • A commitment to creating an affirming, inclusive, equitable, and just learning space for all students

Please email your resume to Preschool Lead Teacher – Lauren Russell russell@npeschool.org.

Full Time Daily Substitute/Substitute Teachers
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.

Teachers / Administration Employment Form

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