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2016-17 Teaching Opportunities - University of Chicago Charter School

The University of Chicago Charter School
Chicago, Illinois, United States
August 04, 2017

2016-17 Teaching Opportunities at the University of Chicago Charter School

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 have experience working in urban context and/or rigorous clinical preparation for teaching urban student. 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.

Specific postings may include the following areas:


English Language Arts

Special Education



Physical Education and Wellness

Computer Science

For more information or to apply to this job posting, please visit the University of Chicago Charter School Employment website at

The University of Chicago Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.