Southwest Chicago Christian Schools and Chicago Christian High School seek to hire individuals that have a passion for Christ, a passion to work with youth and children, and a passion to be an active and vital member of our community.  

Please go to our About Page to learn more about our Vision, Faith and Philosopy to determine if you would feel at home in our community.

To apply for a position, follow the instruction included in the position description.  See also the Resources listed on this page for applications and more.

Characteristics of Faculty Excellence

SCCS faculty model the following characteristics:

  • A Follower of Christ - Celebrates the centrality of Christ, committed to and formed by God’s Word, fostering the gifts of the Holy Spirit in self and in each child, living out His calling, building community, and living out the hope we have in Christ.
  • A Seeker of Knowledge-Engages in continuous learning, possessing a passion to understand and empathize, researching/implementing innovative and developmentally appropriate practices, asking questions, embracing mistakes, and collaborating with others.
  • A Pursuer of Justice - Commits to reach across boundaries of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, and politics by fostering relationships, acting in love, and working to bring God’s kingdom to our communities both locally and globally.
  • An Architect of Intentional Instruction -  Plans with backwards design, crafting engaging lessons, responding to students needs with differentiation and care, and focusing narrowly on learning targets and standards.
  • A Practitioner of Professionalism - Demonstrates personal responsibility, accountability, a willingness to seek out collaboration and mentoring, and high standards in relation to others in the school community. 
  • An Infuser of Inspiration - Enthusiastic to share and challenge students, inspiring them to be active in the learning process and be able to apply what they learn to create a lasting impact for God's kingdom.
  • An Engager of Parents/Guardians - Communicates effectively with parents to share positive encouragement as well as issues of concern, portraying a partnership in education and actively including and inviting parents to be a part of the learning community. 

    Employment Opportunities

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    • Elementary Spanish Teacher

      SCCS is accepting applications for a K - 8 Spanish teacher for the 2022-23 school year.  This could be either a 40% contract (approximately) at one campus, or an 80% (approximately) contract for two campuses.  Ideal candidates are certified teachers who want to collaborate for standards-based, social-emotional, and spiritually-engaging learning. 

      Applicants must profess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, and meet all criteria for employment as required by the Southwest Chicago Christian School Association.  A Bachelor’s degree in education and a teaching certificate are required.
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    • Longterm Substitute, Middle School Teacher - Tinley Park

      Southwest Chicago Christian School in Tinley Park is accepting applications for a long-term substitute middle school teacher.  This position includes teaching seventh- and eighth-grade science, Pre-Algebra, and Social Studies.  The science curriculum is a hands-on, project-based curriculum from Smithsonian.  SCCS teachers participate in the practices of a professional learning community.  Ideal candidates are certified teachers who want to collaborate for standards-based, social-emotional, and spiritually-engaging learning. 
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    • Technology Director

      Southwest Chicago Christian School is looking for our next Technology Director.  The Technology Director will report to the Superintendent and join a dynamic team of educators and professionals supporting Christian families in a Preschool through High School setting.  The Technology Director will ensure that our technological resources meet our educational and operational needs.  The Technology Director will also ensure that these resources are integrated into our instructional program and optimally used by our faculty, staff, and students.  The desired candidate shall have a degree in Information Technology or equivalent experience.  We seek a professional with good managerial and leadership skills, a keen interest in promoting the utilization of technology in an educational setting, and the ability to perform the responsibilities effectively with a minimum of direct supervision.  The Technology Director will work in collaboration with Administrators, the Curriculum Director, and Instructional Technology Coach among others.  Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
      • Instructional Consulting - Review and recommend instructional technology materials, model and assist in the use of new technologies and software, keep staff informed of new resources and professional opportunities, and serve on the Computer Curriculum Committee.
      • Technical Support – Install and maintain hardware and software, ensure proper functioning of the network, collaborate with others regarding their needs for technology and implement plans to meet those needs.
      • Security Technology Management – Manage the keycard access and camera systems on all three campuses, and maintain appropriate security protocols for the network and physical facilities. 
      • Administrative Management – Develop and implement policies and procedures, set priorities to meet the needs of the school, oversee and manage the technology budget as well as an inventory of resources, and monitor the school’s Technology Plan.
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    • Substitute Teachers

      We are seeking teachers to substitute at all three of our campuses:  
      • Oak Lawn (Preschool through 8th grade)
      • Tinley Park (Preschool through 8th grade)
      • Palos Heights (High School)
      Interested parties should complete a Substitute Teacher Application and forward it to Henry Doorn, Jr., Superintendent, at HDoorn@swchristian.org
    • Bus Drivers

      Our Transportation Department seeks drivers for regular morning and afternoon route, in addition to athletic and extra-curricular events.  A valid CDL and bus permit is desirable , but we are willing to train!  Pay ranges from $18 to $22 per hour.  Interested parties should contact Laura Conley, Transportation Coordinator, at 708.636.8622 or LConley@swchristian.org.
    • Cafeteria, Part Time - Palos Heights

      Our high school campus is hiring a part-time individual to assist with cashiering and food preparation.  Please contact Donna Majerczyk at dmajerczyk1@swchristian.org for more information.