Working at North Shore is both wonderfully challenging and rewarding. Our faculty and administration ask a great deal of themselves just as they ask much from their students.
We  seek LowerMiddle and Upper School teaching candidates who are well matched to our philosophy and approach to education. We look for teachers with the skills and knowledge to challenge, engage and educate our students. Those who - through their written application materials, interviews and references – demonstrate a high level of commitment and exceptional skills will be viewed as particularly well matched to join the ranks of our faculty.

We provide employees with competitive salaries, benefits and support for professional development through funding available during the academic year as well as summer.

Current Job Openings

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  • Lower School Visual Art Teacher

    North Shore Country Day School, a JK‐12 independent school near Chicago, seeks candidates for a Lower School Visual Art Teacher opening beginning at the start of the 2020-2021 Academic Year.  While a bachelor’s degree is required, a MAT, MFA, or MAAE is preferred.  North Shore is eager to consider applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities.
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  • Physical Education Teacher

    North Shore Country Day School, a JK-12 independent school near Chicago, seeks candidates for a physical education teacher position.  
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  • Teaching Fellow/Penn Residency Master’s in Teaching Program for 2020-2022 (Anticipated Opening in Mathematics, Spanish or French)

    North Shore Country Day School, a vibrant JK-12 independent school near Chicago, is one of eleven independent day schools that has partnered with the University of Pennsylvania’s Independent School Teaching Residency (ISTR) program. The ISTR program is an exceptional opportunity for aspiring teachers, combining theory and practice during a two-year commitment after which Fellows will have gained invaluable teaching experience at North Shore and earned an M.S.Ed. from Penn. We are currently seeking candidates for an anticipated opening within one of the following subject areas - mathematics, Spanish, or French. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in the subject area they would teach. 
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North Shore Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer in the Chicago area. Employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. North Shore does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
North Shore Country Day School is a junior kindergarten through 12th grade, college-preparatory school founded in Winnetka, Illinois in 1919.  With rigorous academic pursuit as the cornerstone, North Shore provides many opportunities for all students to excel – in the classroom and the laboratory, on the stage and the playing field, in their communities and beyond.