University of Chicago Charter School Teaching Opportunities for 2018 - 2019 School Year

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University of Chicago Charter School Teaching Opportunities for 2018 - 2019 School Year

Posted date
February 9, 2018

Chicago, IL

Employment Type

The University of Chicago Charter School prepares 100% of students for college acceptance and graduation through a Pre-K to 12 pathway which cultivates critical thinkers and leaders. Our values are: Scholarship, Leadership, Excellence and Grit.

Please join us in preparing K-12 students on the South Side of Chicago for success in college and life. Apply now for a teaching position at the elementary, middle, or high school campuses of the University of Chicago Charter School (Donoghue, North Kenwood/Oakland, Woodlawn and Woodson).

At the middle school and high school levels, we welcome applications from teachers who can provide a rigorous balanced literacy approach to English/language arts and effective inquiry-based instruction in mathematics, the sciences, the social sciences, world languages, the performing arts, and physical education/wellness education. At the K-5th levels, we value teachers with content area expertise, knowledge and experience in using balanced literacy frameworks and Everyday Mathematics. A well qualified literacy teacher will have knowledge and experience in using the balanced literacy framework. A well qualified math teacher will have extensive knowledge of the Common Core State Standards and the Standards for Mathematical Practices to deliver targeted small group instruction. At all levels, we seek teachers with expertise and commitment to teaching students with exceptional needs, both in resource and inclusion settings.

Qualified applicants are licensed teachers with a bachelor's degree and rigorous clinical preparation for teaching urban students and/or experience working in urban context. They believe in the unlimited potential of urban children and youth to learn deeply and achieve at high levels, regardless of race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic class.

Teaching positions may include the following areas:

Special Education
English/Language Arts
Social Studies
Physical Education and Wellness

For more information or to apply to one of our positions, please visit our UChicago Charter School employment site at

UCCS recruits, hires, compensates, promotes and otherwise manages employees and prospective employees on the basis of individual merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any and all other factors protected by law. This policy includes UCCS’s commitment to maintain a workplace free from sexual or other unlawful harassment or discrimination of any nature.