Chicago Collegiate Charter School- Diverse Learners Teacher- Middle School

Posted on: June 17, 2024 | | |

At Chicago Collegiate, you are part of a Pride comprised of hard-working professionals, our scholars, our families, and the broader far South Side of Chicago community. Every day is an opportunity to grow, and you will be inspired to constantly learn and improve. You will be part of a world-changing experience as we embark on a journey in pursuit of supporting our scholars to and through college. Read more…here

For the 2024-2025 school year, we plan to employ approximately 48 staff members and serve approximately 350 students. In our first senior class in the spring of 2021, 100% of our graduates were admitted to over 200 universities, earning over 3.6 million dollars in merit scholarships.



-Hold a valid Illinois Teaching Certificate (PEL) and LBS1 endorsement
-Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree.
-Developing daily, unit and long­ term lesson plans and assessments using IEPs in a predominantly inclusion and pull out environment.
-Communicating effectively and regularly problem solving with classroom teachers and parents about IEPs, academic interventions and student progress.
-Demonstrate success in raising the achievement levels of traditionally underserved students, particularly in urban schools.
-Have an unwavering belief that all students can achieve at the highest academic levels, regardless of demographics.
-Operate with a strong work ethic and a passion for being part of a team­-oriented, mission -driven school culture.
-Ability to be solutions oriented and approach each day with a sense of possibility.
-Desire to become a better teacher by joining the Chicago Collegiate family.
-Develop daily, unit and long-term lesson plans and assessments and assist in the development of curriculum standards and mapping.
-Teach students in a high quality, engaging way, while also creating and fostering a culture of achievement and community.
-Build strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues.
-Continuously assess student progress, analyze data, and differentiate instruction to meet individual student needs and maximize learning.
-Be prepared to do whatever it takes for students to excel on their journey to and through college, including communicating with students and families regularly via school ­provided cell phone.
-Operate with a growth mindset and commit to ongoing professional and personal growth in a collaborative environment.
-Work well on a trailblazing team, which will continue to expand until the school serves 5–12th graders in the far South Side of Chicago.
-Have a passion for innovating your instructional practice by using personalized learning and small group instruction.
-Hold the belief that teachers are the primary drivers of their classroom culture and are a direct contributor to our school’s culture.


Salary range for this position is $48,000-$82,000 per year and depends on years of relevant experience, history of achieving measurable results, and other qualifications such as certifications/advanced degrees. The full compensation package includes medical/dental/vision, PTO and vacation time, and other benefits.


Chicago Collegiate is actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced team of educators. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin and are an equal opportunity