Benefits

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  • TIAA Retirement Plan

    North Shore's retirement plan is organized through TIAA-CREF and is mandatory for all eligible employees. The joint annual employee/North Shore contribution is a constant 12% of salary with the employee’s share of the contribution decreasing based on years of service from a high of 6% to a low of 2%. Additionally, TIAA-CREF provides basic retirement/financial counseling to its participants.
  • Health and Dental Insurance

    Employees are offered their choice of one of three Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois health plans (Blue Print PPO, Blue Advantage HMO or BlueEdge HSA) as well as one of two Guardian Dental Insurance plans (Dental PPO or Dental DHMO). North Shore works to keep employee deductibles, premiums and co-payments low.
  • Life and Disability Insurance

    North Shore provides life and total disability insurance coverage to employees.
  • Paid Time-Off / Vacation

    Leave for vacation, school holidays, sickness, maternity/paternity, personal matters and bereavement are all offered to faculty and staff members.
  • Tuition Remission

    Full-time faculty are eligible for tuition remission at 100% for their 1st child, 50% for their 2nd child, and 33% for each subsequent child enrolled. Part-time faculty/staff remission is prorated according to the FTE percentage employed.
  • Professional Development

    North Shore provides regular support for faculty professional enrichment including grants to attend workshops and conferences and to support special projects. As well, North Shore assists select faculty with their graduate education, funding up to 80% of the cost. Additionally, North Shore sponsors a sabbatical program that pays one-third salary for a full year’s leave or full salary for a trimester’s leave. Finally, North Shore’s Benefit Board provides support for Summer Grants.
  • The Wavering Sabbatical

    The Vera D. Wavering Sabbatical was established to renew the spirit, invigorate teaching and enhance the School community.  The program is open to teachers and administrators.  Sabbaticals are available for a full year, semester or part-time commitment.  Plans can include study, teaching, travel, or a special project, and should have the potential to enrich not only the recipient, but also the wider School community.
  • Free Lunch

    All faculty receive an annual credit of $400 and a 30% discount on purchases in the cafeteria.
  • Emergency Loan Program

    Upon employee request, North Shore may provide an emergency loan or payroll advance at no interest to be repaid through payroll deduction.
  • Computer/Technology

    North Shore equips faculty with a school-owned MacBook Pro and iPad to support their teaching.  Employees may also finance the purchase of a personal computer at no interest to be repaid through payroll.

Current Job Openings

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  • Academic Technology Integrator - Middle and Upper School (Anticipated Opening)

    North Shore Country Day School, a JK-12 independent school near Chicago, seeks candidates for an anticipated Academic Technology Integrator opening slated to start in July of 2019.  The position will be focused on working with teachers and students in our Middle (Grades 6-8) and Upper School Divisions (Grades 9-12). While a bachelor’s degree is required, a master’s degree in a related area such as educational technology or instructional/curriculum design 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 for the 2019-2020 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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  • Middle and Upper School Choral Director and Music Teacher

    North Shore Country Day School, a JK-12 independent school in near suburban Chicago, seeks an outstanding Middle and Upper School Music Teacher and Choral for the 2019/20 Academic Year.  While a bachelor’s degree is required, a master’s degree in music or music education is strongly preferred. North Shore is eager to consider applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities.
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  • Communications Associate - Print Specialist (Part-Time, Leave Replacement)

    North Shore Country Day School, a JK-12 independent school in near suburban Chicago, seeks candidates for a part-time communications associate (approximately 30 hours/week) to cover a maternity leave between late March and mid June.
     
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  • University of Pennsylvania Independent School Teacher Residency Fellows Anticipated Openings in English, Life Sciences and/or Spanish

    North Shore Country Day School, a vibrant JK-12 independent school near Chicago, is one of eleven independent day schools that have partnered with the University of Pennsylvania’s Independent School Teacher Residency (ISTR) program. The ISTR program, an exceptional opportunity for aspiring teachers, combines theory and practice for a two-year commitment after which Teaching Fellows will have gained invaluable teaching experience at North Shore and earned an M.S.Ed. from Penn.  
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  • Upper School Chemistry – Maternity Leave Substitute

    North Shore Country Day School, a JK-12 independent school in near suburban Chicago, seeks candidates for an Upper School Chemistry Teacher to cover a full-time maternity leave projected taking place between early March and the end of the academic year in early June.  We seek candidates with at least a Bachelor’s Degree, three or more years of experience, and a demonstrable talent for and interest in teaching chemistry to Upper School students, including those preparing for the Advanced Placement Chemistry examination.
     
     
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  • Upper School English – Maternity Leave Substitute

    North Shore Country Day School, a JK-12 independent school in near suburban Chicago, seeks candidates for an Upper School English Teacher to cover a full-time maternity leave projected taking place between early April and the end of the academic year in early June.  
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  • Substitute Teachers for the 2018-19 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 2018/19 Academic Year. State certification is not a requirement, but candidates should possess an educational and/or work background in teaching.  
     
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  • Boys Junior Varsity Tennis Coach

    North Shore Country Day School is looking for a Junior Varsity Boys Tennis Coach. The season begins on February 26 and extends through the end of May with a two-week spring break in the middle.
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  • Aftercare Program Staff Positions

    North Shore Country Day School, a JK-12 independent school near Chicago, seeks individuals interested in teaching in our Later Raiders aftercare program for the 2017-2018 academic year.
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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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