1st Grade Teacher – UChicago Charter School, Donoghue Campus

Posted on: July 26, 2021 | |

Serving pre-kindergarten through 5th grade, Donoghue is the second public elementary campus of the University of Chicago Charter School Corporation. Donoghue, which opened in 2005, is a college preparatory campus committed to professional development, inquiry, and high expectations for all staff and students. Donoghue serves as a catalyst for community building by offering programs for students and families beyond the school day.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a 1st Grade Teacher to deliver ambitious instruction in a classroom that not only incorporates evidence-based analysis of practice in order to assure that all students can achieve at high levels, but also provides a stimulating, challenging, and productive learning environment. Individual will work with the Campus Director, Instructional Coaches, and colleagues to implement the school’s literacy framework and Everyday Math program.

Position Qualifications:

Applicant should have a Bachelor’s degree in education and appropriate state licensure, at least 2 years of urban teaching experience in related field and proven program planning and development experience. Applicant will be an excellent teacher of students, reflective and receptive to professional feedback and coaching, and possess strong written and oral communication skills.

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.

For more information or to apply to this position, please visit the UChicago Charter School employment site at