5th Grade English/Language Arts Teacher- UChicago Charter School’s North Kenwood/Oakland

Posted on: July 20, 2023 | | |

The UChicago Charter School’s North Kenwood/Oakland campus is named after and located at the juncture of the South Side neighborhoods of North Kenwood and Oakland, historic communities formed by African Americans and others seeking a better life, including high quality educational opportunities for their children. In 2008, North Kenwood/Oakland was honored as the recipient of the Illinois State Federation of Community Schools’ Dimon Distinguished Community Schools Award.

The University of Chicago Charter School Corporation expects our teachers and staff to enable each and every one of our students to learn and achieve at high levels. Learning is demanding intellectual work that depends on good instruction, comprehensive academic and social supports, and a school culture of high expectations—all of which is made possible by the best individual and collaborative efforts of our teachers and staff.

Position Summary:

The 5th Grade English/Language Arts Teacher will deliver ambitious instruction in a classroom that incorporates evidence-based analysis of practice in order to assure that all students can achieve at high levels in a classroom that provides a stimulating, challenging, and productive learning environment. The position will work with the Campus Director, Instructional Coaches, and colleagues to implement the school’s literacy and social studies curriculum.

Position Qualifications:

Applicant should have a Bachelor’s degree in education and state certification; 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.

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