Employment Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT CHA

Established in 1984, Christian Heritage Academy (CHA) was founded on the firm foundation of Jesus Christ. Our Mission Statement commends us to provide an “exemplary education” and to equip students “to be lifetime followers of Jesus Christ.” This is the impetus for all we do at CHA. Our dedicated, spiritually mature employees view their work as an investment in the lives of the next generation for God’s kingdom.

CHA, a preschool through Grade 12, college preparatory school, is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), and ranked #1 Christian high school in Illinois and #9 private K-12 school in Illinois by Niche.com. We seek to employ experienced and highly qualified, Living Curriculum Teachers and Staff to join our Christ-centered, prayer driven supportive team! To indicate your interest in any of the open positions listed below, please submit your resume, cover letter and personal testimony regarding your faith in Jesus Christ, to the Human Resources office.

General Requirements for All Positions:

  1. Follower of Jesus Christ, who seeks to live all of life under His Lordship.
  2. Spiritual maturity, with academic and leadership abilities that will enable him/her to teach all truth as God’s truth.
  3. A demonstrated commitment to the Christian faith as outlined in the Academy’s Statement of Faith and active participation in a local church congregation.
  4. A demonstrated heart for the advancement and development of Christian education and the mission of Christian Heritage Academy.
  5. Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  6. Minimum of 2-3 years of classroom teaching or relevant experience.
  7. Demonstrated leadership and innovation in an educational environment.
  8. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to maintain a courteous and respectful attitude in all situations.
  9. An ability to maintain discretion and absolute confidentiality.
  10. The ability and desire to work in a team-oriented environment in a supportive, transparent, and solution-driven fashion.

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

Staff

Manager of Marketing & Communications (Part-time, year round), Immediate Opening

Immediate opening for a part-time (25-30 hours a week) Manager of Marketing and Communications. The role is responsible for overall development and implementation of marketing and communications strategies to define and enhance CHA’s brand identity and positioning, and to increase the Academy’s visibility through print, digital and public relations efforts. This is a salaried, exempt, year-round position, and reports to the head of the Advancement department. This role is eligible for CHA tuition discount.

In addition to a personal faith in Jesus Christ, ideal candidates must hold a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Marketing or related field and meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum of three years of professional experience managing and implementing a comprehensive creative marketing program.
  • Knowledge and experience in current practices with digital and print marketing, graphic design, web management, social media, and brand management.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication, and organizational skills.
  • Must be creative, entrepreneurial and collaborative.
Coordinator of Admissions and Financial Aid (Full-time, year-round), Immediate Opening

Immediate opening for a full-time highly organized and detail-oriented coordinator to provide year-round assistance in the Admissions and Financial Aid process in a fast paced and highly supportive environment. Additionally, the coordinator will act as the school’s International Student Advisor and ESL teacher for the international students. Applicant must have a demonstrated commitment to the Christian faith and a heart for the advancement and development of Christian education and the mission of Christian Heritage Academy. This is a benefits-eligible position, which includes a tuition discount of 75% for child(ren) enrolled in the Academy. Please submit both a resume and cover letter, being certain to include a personal testimony regarding faith in Jesus Christ.

Requirements

  1. A demonstrated commitment to the Christian faith as outlined in the Academy’s Statement of Faith and active participation in a local church congregation.
  2. A demonstrated heart for the advancement and development of Christian education and the Mission of Christian Heritage Academy.
  3. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field, preferably with experience in admissions or financial aid process.
  4. Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and strict deadlines.
  5. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  6. An ability to maintain discretion and absolute confidentiality in all matters.
  7. Ability to maintain a courteous and respectful attitude in all situations; desire and ability to work in a team-oriented environment in a collaborative, transparent and solution-driven fashion.
  8. Proficiency in Google drive and Microsoft Office programs.
  9. Familiarity with data management system.
Immediate Opening: Lunchtime Supervisor:
Please consider serving the school in the lunchroom!  Hours are from 11:15 AM – 1:15 PM; stipend is $25 per day. Please contact Cornelia Leonovich if you are interested: (847) 471-1295.

Faculty for the 2020-2021 School Year

Elementary Teacher (Full-Time)

Experienced elementary teacher.

Middle School Math Teacher (Grades 6-8, Full-time)

We are seeking an experienced, creative, and entrepreneurial educator to assume the role of Middle School Math Teacher who can effectively teach a wide range of math courses from Course 2 to Geometry. The ideal candidate should hold a PEL with endorsement in middle school mathematics. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to incorporate Instructional Technology into the teaching and learning experience, and be willing to explore different strategies and creative ways to teach using the various learning modalities.

Librarian (Part-time, .6 FTE)

This is a part-time .6 FTE faculty position. The Librarian creates an inviting environment that promotes reading and learning. He/she provides instruction to foster competence in the student’s ability to be effective users and creators of information and ideas. The ideal candidates should have 2-3 years of experience in a school or public library and hold an Illinois Professional Educator License with endorsement in Library Information.

Middle School Social Studies Teacher (Grades 6-8, Full-time)

The ideal candidate should hold a PEL with middle school endorsement in social studies. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to incorporate Instructional Technology into the teaching and learning experience, and be willing to explore different strategies and creative ways to teach using the various learning modalities.

Other

Substitute Teacher

Substitute Teacher
Immediate Opening

The role of a substitute teacher is to be a competent, temporary replacement for the classroom teacher. In addition to a personal faith in Jesus Christ, prospective candidates should hold a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education, and have experience working with children in an educational setting. Qualified candidates must be able to manage a classroom, actively engage with the students, and have a willingness to follow the plans established by the classroom teacher. The pay rate is $12.50 per hour.

Christian Heritage Academy Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
In keeping with its equal employment opportunity legal requirements, Christian Heritage Academy will not discriminate against any person in employment because of legally protected classifications such as race, color, national origin or sex. Christian Heritage Academy provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, or other legally protected classifications under applicable federal, state and local legal protections. This policy applies to all terminations and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotions, terminations, layoffs, leaves of absences, compensation and training. Please note that Christian Heritage Academy is legally allowed to make religion-based decisions in its employment practices, in order to fulfill its religious mission. All employee positions are critical to fulfillment of this mission. Consequently, Christian Heritage Academy expects all employees to live out the Biblical standards as set forth in the Employee Handbook and otherwise as interpreted by the Christian Heritage Academy leadership. Among other things, this means that Christian Heritage Academy may take employment-related action against an employee based on his or her noncompliance with the religious beliefs, policies, and practices of Christian Heritage Academy, including employment termination. In addition, Christian Heritage Academy may refuse to hire applicants based on their religious beliefs and practices. Any decisions made by Christian Heritage Academy regarding application of its religious standards for all employees shall be final and not subject to any court or other government tribunal review, based on Christian Heritage Academy’s legally protected religious freedoms.

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