• 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.
  • Athletic Coaches Chicago Christian High School has the following open coaching poistions: Boys' Bowling Coach for winter 2019/2020; Girls' Track Head Coach for spring 2020; and Girls' Track Assistant Coach for sping 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.
  • Part-time Bus Drivers  Southwest Chicago Christian Schools Transportation Department seeks part time bus drivers for athletic and extra-curricular events as well as for route substitutes.  A valid CDL and bus permit is desirable although training is available.  Interested parties should contact Laura Conley, Transportation Coordinator, at (708) 636-8622.
  • Substitute Teachers  Southwest Chicago Christian Schools is seeking teachers to substitute at all three of our campuses: Oak Lawn campus, Preschool - 8th Grade; Tinley Park campus, Preschool - 8th Grade; and at Chicago Christian High School in Palos Heights.  Interested parties should complete a Substitute Teacher Application on our website and forward to Henry Doorn, Jr., Superintendent at hdoorn@swchristian.org.


Profile of a Teacher

Our Mission

Southwest Chicago Christian School Association provides a high quality PreK-12 education program in the Reformed tradition which emphasizes the lordship of Jesus Christ over all of Life. It prepares students spiritually, socially, academically, and physically to serve society effectively and to glorify God by honoring Him in all aspects of Life.

Our Vision

A Christ-centered Learning Community Intent on Restoring God’s World.

What kind of teacher are we looking for?

Christ-centered – before going any further, we want to know if you are a Christian. Are you living for yourself, or have you surrendered to the Lordship of Christ? Are you a member of a church that adheres to Reformed Confessional Standards? Is your interest in this school stimulated by a prayerful seeking after God’s will? Will this be a calling or a job?

We are a Learning Community. All of our efforts are measured by student achievement and discipleship. We are guided by the four questions of a Learning Community: 

  • What will my students learn?
  • How will they show they have learned it?
  • What will I do if they are not learning it?
  • What will I do if they already know it?

We are Intent on Restoring God’s World – we are not just waiting for Christ’s return; we are not waiting until our students graduate; we are not waiting until things get better – as Christians, we are called to a ministry of reconciliation right now. Whether studying math or music, geography or psychology, our learning is guided by the tenets of Reformed Theology:

  • Creation – God created this world perfectly.
  • Fall – because of sin, all of creation is marred.
  • Redemption – God sent Christ to pay the penalty for sin and to redeem us.
  • Restoration – as we wait to be fully united with our Heavenly Father, He asks us to use our time on earth to love Him, to serve Him, and to make life better for others – those I can see, those far away, and those that have not been born yet.

From both research and observation, we know the single greatest contributing factor to an effective and growing school is an excellent faculty. The SCCS Administration and Board understand that mastery is a process, and it is our commitment to this community to recruit and retain teachers that are focused on growth. This rubric identifies the qualities of Master Teachers, Proficient Teachers, Beginning Teachers and teachers who do not meet the following standards:

  • Standard 1:      Instruction: Planning and Preparation for Learning
  • Standard 2:      Assessment of and for Learning
  • Standard 3:      The Learning Environment
  • Standard 4:      Professional Responsibilities
  • Standard 5:      Community Relations

In order to provide for faculty excellence, the administration will:

  • Choose new faculty carefully
  • Orient new faculty thoroughly
  • Evaluate all faculty regularly
  • Assist all faculty to grow professionally
  • Remunerate all faculty fairly
  • Support all faculty spiritually


Benefits Schedule

Faculty Salary Scale

Teacher Candidate Reference Form

Support Staff Reference Form

Non-Parent Volunteer Application

Teacher Aide Application

Enrichment Program Teacher Application

Teacher Application

Support Staff Application

Substitute Teacher Application