Christian Heritage Academy
To apply for any open positions at CHA, please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, being certain to include a personal statement regarding your faith in Jesus Christ. For teaching positions, please also tell us how you would integrate faith and learning in a classroom teaching environment. Ideal candidates must also demonstrate the ability to incorporate Instructional Technology into the teaching and learning experience. General requirements for all teaching positions are listed at the bottom of this page.
OPENINGS FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR
Elementary Teacher (Full-time)
Openings in various grades. Must hold a PEL with an endorsement in Elementary Education and be willing to pursue certification through ACSI. Experience in Classical Education preferred.
Preschool Teacher (Full-time)
Must hold a PEL with endorsement for Early Childhood Education preferred.
Instrumental Music Teacher, Part-time – 50% FTE (T/W/Th)
Must hold a PEL with endorsement in Music, preferably with 2-3 years of experience in directing a band and strings program. This part-time position provides instruction to band and string students in sectionals and rehearsals, and organize/lead concerts and music-related events in cooperation with other music teachers.
Preschool Teacher Assistant (Part-time)
The teacher assistant faithfully commits to assist the teacher in accomplishing the philosophy, objectives and mission of the school to its student and parent community. Qualified candidates will have a vibrant growing faith, hold a bachelor’s degree and have experience working with young children. This is a non-benefits eligible position with a pay rate of $10.50 per hour. The two available shifts are:
Monday through Friday, 7:45 AM-12:00 PM
Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 12:30-3:30 PM
Custodian/Space Sharing Supervisor, part-time (6-14 non school hours)
This proactive individual will oversee space sharers on site and monitor the school building. There will be cleaning duties and occasional lifting or moving requirements. Prospective candidates must have a basic understanding of the building’s lighting, security, plumbing and HVAC systems to troubleshoot in the event of a malfunction or power outage. Hours are:
Sundays, generally 2-8 pm
Saturdays occasionally, starting at 3 pm (will know schedule on Wednesdays)
Weekdays after 3 pm on an emergency basis
Candidate must be a Christian and a legal resident or United States citizen. Please call Bo Jancewicz, Director of Building and Grounds at 847-446-5252 for more information.
REQUIREMENTS FOR TEACHERS AT CHA
Simply stated, Christian Heritage Academy seeks to staff our school with experienced professionals who love the Lord, love children, and love learning. In addition to holding State of Illinois teaching certification and ACSI certification. we seek “Living Curriculum Teachers” who fulfill the following requirements:
- Follower of Jesus Christ, who seeks to live all of life under His Lordship.
- Spiritual maturity, with academic and leadership abilities that will enable him/her to teach all truth as God’s truth.
- Demonstrated heart for the mission of Christian Heritage Academy and the advancement of Christian education.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant classroom/teaching/youth experience.
- Demonstrated leadership and innovation in an educational environment.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- An ability to maintain discretion and absolute confidentiality.
- The ability and desire to work in a team-oriented environment in a supportive, transparent, and solution-driven fashion.