Location: Winnetka, Illinois
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
North Shore Country Day, a progressive, academically rigorous, co-ed, JK-12 independent school near Chicago, seeks candidates for a lower school assistant teacher opening for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Candidates should be at the start of their teaching career and have a desire to support, work collaboratively with and be mentored by experienced educators. Additionally, we seek candidates who have a demonstrable passion for the development of lower school age students as individuals and learners. A bachelor’s degree is required. North Shore is eager to consider applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities.
The role will include assisting in both homerooms (instructional areas include literacy, mathematics, and social studies as well as the social/emotional curriculum) and supporting the work of the lead teachers and the broader school through other duties such as covering recess and lunch duties, coaching, and advising a co-curricular program.
NSCD competitive salaries that are commensurate with experience. Additionally, North Shore provides an excellent employee benefits program, including health and retirement benefits. For more information about North Shore Country Day and the opportunities available for members of our faculty, please go to www.nscds.org/about/employment. We are fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body.
Candidates are asked to submit a cover letter specific to the role at NSCD, a resume, an educational philosophy statement, and a list of professional references.
North Shore Country Day is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, and abilities. North Shore does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
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About North Shore Country Day School
We prepare students with a challenging education that requires them to think critically, communicate effectively and engage fully in their intellectual growth and personal development. In doing so, they become self-confident, ethical citizens of the world who embody our motto, "Live and Serve."
When we were founded in 1919, North Shore Country Day was the visionary answer to a fundamental question:
What matters most when educating a child? Continually refining our answer to that question and evolving our program propels us forward with purpose and passion.