Careers

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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  • Assistant Head of School

    North Shore Country Day School seeks a dynamic leader as its next Assistant Head of School starting July 2020. The successful candidate will be an experienced educational leader devoted to the school’s mission and programs. The incoming Assistant Head of School will serve as both academic dean and chief of staff, playing an essential role in implementing the current strategic plan and its subsequent iterations, revising the curriculum JK-12, supporting the growth and development of faculty, serving as thought partner to the Head of School, and stepping in as de facto Head of School as necessary. This is an exceptional opportunity to lead the strategic and academic work at a high-quality independent school with an unwavering commitment to student success. A complete job opportunity statement can be found HERE.
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  • Director of Equity, Inclusion & Community Engagement

    North Shore Country Day School (NSCDS), a vibrant junior kindergarten to 12th grade college preparatory school in the Chicago suburb of Winnetka, Illinois, seeks a Director of Equity, Inclusion & Community Engagement to begin July 1, 2020.  A complete job opportunity statement can be found HERE.
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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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  • Upper School Mathematics Teacher

    North Shore Country Day School, a JK-12 independent school near Chicago, seeks a dynamic, full-time Upper School Mathematics teacher opening beginning at the start of the 2020-2021 Academic Year. While a bachelor’s degree is required, a master’s degree is preferred. North Shore is eager to consider applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities.
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  • Lower School After Care Teacher (Multiple Anticipated Positions)

    North Shore Country Day School, a JK-12 independent school near Chicago, seeks candidates for teaching positions in our Lower School Later Raiders Program (after school care) for the 2019-20 Academic Year. Preferred candidates will be able to work Monday – Friday from 2:45 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., though the program is flexible in regards to scheduling.
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  • Substitute Teachers for the 2019/20 Academic Year

    North Shore Country Day School welcomes resumes from individuals interested in
    substitute teaching in our Lower (Junior Kindergarten – 5), Middle (6 – 8), and Upper (9-12) Schools during the 2019/20 Academic Year. State certification is not a requirement, but candidates should possess an educational and/or work background in teaching.
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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.

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