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2nd Grade Teacher

Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools
Chicago, IL, US
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Job Details

Position Type:
Elementary School Teaching/Primary - Grades 1, 2, 3
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
    40524 - Academy of St. Benedict the African Laflin Campus
    (High-Needs School)
  • Date Available:
  • Description: Academy of St. Benedict the African is seeking candidates for a self-contained 2nd grade teacher for the 2022-2023school year. Ideal candidates should be dedicated, hard-working, enthusiastic, and organized. Academy of St. Benedict the African is a transformative learning community in which our mission is to push every student to live a life of excellence. Our balanced literacy program, U of C's Everyday Math, our root beliefs and kindness initiative frame the student centered learning environment.

    Job Summary:
    • Teach and act in accordance with the Catholic doctrinal and moral teachings of the Catholic Church
    • Prepare lesson and unit plans in alignment with the CCSS
    • Analyze student data to help drive instruction
    • Implement Reading and Writing Workshops
    • Integrate technology
    • Plan student and family masses as scheduled in school calendar
    • Build and maintain a strong school culture centered on love, leadership and learning
    • Work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure the success of our school mission
    • Actively participate in PLCs, staff meetings, and professional development sessions
    • Knowledge of Response to Intervention instructional practices
    • Knowledge of the Danielson Framework as a professional growth tool
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all stakeholders
    • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth
    • Perform and follow school policies in regards to specific tasks essential to the function of the position

    • Bachelor's degree in education from an accredited College or University (required)
    • IL Professional Educator License preferred
    • Practicing Catholic, preferred
    • Experience working with a diverse population
    • Relentless commitment to raising the academic and social emotional achievement of ALL students

    Working Conditions:
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently move, stand, and lift up to 10 pounds. As well as, be able to walk up and down steps several times each day and physically respond quickly in an emergency.

    Application Procedure:
    Apply online. Also submit letter of introduction and resume Principal, Jennifer Farrand at


    The Archdiocese of Chicago School System is the largest Catholic school system in the United States. It is the largest private school system in the country. It serves the city of Chicago as well as Cook and Lake Counties, has approximately 70,000 students in its approximately 200 schools.  The AOC schools have been the recipient of the greatest number of Blue Ribbon Awards of any school system in the nation. Our Catholic Schools are a living response to the church’s mission and they work with parents/guardians as partners in the academic education and faith development of their children. AOC Catholic Schools are accredited by the Archdiocese and the State of Illinois.

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