Employment at SCCS

Thank You for Your Interest

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

A SCCS Faculty/Staff Member is:
  • A Follower of Christ:  Celebrates the centrality of Christ, committed to and formed by God’s Word, living out His calling, building community, and living out the hope we have in Christ.
  • A Seeker of Knowledge:  Engaged in continuous learning, asking questions, embracing mistakes, and collaborating with others.
  • A Pursuer of Justice:  Committed 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.
  • A Builder of Character:  Possess a passion to understand, empathize, and relate to young people by fostering the gifts of the Spirit and investing in each child helping them develop their faith. 
  • A Practitioner of Professionalism:  Demonstrate personal responsibility, accountability, 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.

Draft version as of 9/2019

Employment Opportunities

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  • Athletic Coaches

    Chicago Christian High School has the following open coaching poistions: 
    • Boys' Bowling Coach for winter 2019/2020 and 
    • Girls' Track Assistant Coach for spring 2020.
    Applicants must profess faith in Jesus Christ and meet all the qualifications for employment at SCCS.  Please email AD Mark Zylstra at mzylstra@swchristian.org if you are interested in any of these coaching positions. Please include resume and brief introductory letter as well as at least one reference.
  • 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 $15 to $17 per hour.  Interested parties should contact Laura Conley, Transportation Coordinator, at 708.636.8622 or LConley@swchristian.org.
  • Choir Accompanist

    Southwest Chicago Christian School is seeking an accompanist for our two high school choirs (including Concerts, Choir Show and Fine Arts performances) as well as playing for concert performances for our two middle school choirs.  The two high school choirs meet on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings and will entail approximately two hours each morning.  Performances of high school and middle school choirs, as well as Choir Show and Fine Arts, are scheduled throughout the year.  Applicants must profess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and meet all the criterion for employment as required by the Southwest Chicago Christian School Association.  If interested, please fill out a Support Staff Application form at the bottom of this page and submit it to choir director Maria Luttjeboer via e-mail at mluttjeboer@swchristian.org
  • 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