The UChicago Charter School welcomes exceptionally dedicated, capable, and inspiring teachers, staff, and school leaders to join our team. Please see below for the different opportunities currently available with the UChicago Charter School. Application links are listed under each category.
We Look for Exceptional People Who Believe
The UChicago Charter School welcomes exceptionally dedicated, capable and inspiring teachers, staff, and school leaders to join our team. We believe that all of our students can and will be admitted to a four-year college or university. We believe that all of our students will graduate from college ready to pursue their dreams and ambitions. We also believe in the power of our students to change the communities in which they learn, live, and work. In seeking out qualified candidates, we are especially interested in people who BELIEVE that our mission is not only possible, but probable, given the right mix of effort and support.
As we continue to develop and retain our excellent staff, we are also looking for new exceptionally dedicated, capable and inspiring individuals to join us and help all of us RISE.
“I have big ambitions for UChicago Charter School students, which begin and end with my belief in their ability to learn, grow, and succeed. I hope to change the lives of many Chicago students by building on the UChicago Charter School’s strong culture of belief in students’ capabilities, and tradition of teacher learning and accountability grounded in research and data.”
Comprehensive Benefits Plan
We offer a robust benefits package for full-time staff including health insurance, dental insurance, EAP, retirement savings, and more. We also offer a competitive paid-time-off (PTO) schedule to help you take care of you. Details about our benefits are available as a part of the application process.
The growth and development of each and every individual at UChicago Charter is extremely important. We provide myriad PD opportunities including access to resources at UChicago and across the Chicagoland area. Our staff also have the opportunity to travel to national and regional conferences.
Partnerships & Collaboration
UChicago Charter partners with a varied number of other organizations to help expose our students to opportunities outside the classroom. These partnerships are also beneficial to staff who get to interact with leaders and learners from our partner organizations.
Join Our Team
If you’re interested in joining our team, click the button below to view our current job openings.
UChicago Charter Non-Negotiables
- A history of personal achievement
Convictionthat all students, regardless of background and current ability, can succeed in high school, college, and life
- Belief in UChicago Charter’s Values: Scholarship. Leadership. Excellence. Grit.
- Results- and data-driven with a track record of evidence-based decision-making
- Excels in collaborating with colleagues
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