Latin School of Chicago embraces diversity of people, cultures, and ideas and is an equal opportunity employer. Electronic applications preferred. No phone inquiries, please.
At Latin, we understand that our teachers are the heart of the school. They provide context, content and coherence to the learning environment, serve as role models and shape students' lives forever. Believing in each student's ability to achieve, and recognizing the many varied gifts of children, our faculty create myriad opportunities for our students' success.
It is Latin's goal to attract, recruit and retain an exceptional faculty that is inspiring, diverse and committed to the school's mission. We support our teachers by welcoming them into an environment that encourages them to excel and by maintaining a generous salary and benefits package that helps them to flourish and grow.
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED OUR
DIVERSITY JOB FAIR
Saturday, March 9, 2019
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Latin School of Chicago
59 W. North Blvd., Chicago
Latin School of Chicago
Francis W. Parker School
University of Chicago Laboratory Schools
A COMMUNITY DEDICATED TO LIFE-LONG LEARNINGOur teachers, whether they have five years or 50 years of classroom experience, learn together and mentor one another.
Latin teachers are empowered to build innovative and enriching curriculum that will change children’s lives.
THE FREEDOM TO CREATE AND SHAPE CURRICULUM
Latin students are enthusiastic learners who seek purpose and excellence.
QUALITY OF STUDENTS
SMALL CLASS SIZES
Students and teachers have opportunities to build important relationships in an intimate learning environment.
INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTLatin teachers are encouraged to pursue their passions and develop their knowledge through experiences ranging from conferences to travel.
A CLOSE-KNIT COMMUNITYOur teachers and administrators know and care for one another.
Latin endeavors to attract teachers and students from a variety of backgrounds and supports diverse ideas and opinions.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
Citizenship, service, moral integrity and civility are all part of the Latin experience for teachers and staff as well as students.
A COMMUNITY-WIDE VALUE SYSTEM
Full-time benefits eligible faculty members may participate in the school’s benefits plan. Benefits can vary slightly depending on your faculty employment category.
FOR YOUR HEALTHHealth insurance
Vision discount program
Fitness center and pool (on site)
Health club discount
Annual flu vaccines
Mail order pharmacy benefit
FOR YOUR FAMILYTuition remission
Flexible spending accounts (dependent and health care)
Dependent life insurance
Discounted summer and after school programs
FOR YOUR GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTSabbatical leave
Professional development days
Conference and workshop funds
Summer travel grants
Endowed faculty fellowships
Mentoring and support groups
New teacher mentor program
FOR YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURELife insurance
Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
Long-term care insurance
TIAA-CREF defined contribution retirement annuity (RA) with matching school contribution
TIAA-CREF supplemental retirement annuity (SRA)
Great Lakes Credit Union
Retirement Assistance Program
FOR YOUR PERSONAL NEEDSPaid time off
Pre-tax parking benefit
Pre-tax transportation benefits
Discounted movie and event tickets, hotels, retail
health club discount
Requirements to apply
ability to commit three years to Latin's program
Full-time salaried employee with summers off
Single-payer health (medical, dental, vision)
$3,000/year Educational Grant for graduate work
Supplemental income opportunities available
Student teaching and observation hours for certification classes accommodated in house
Regularly scheduled mentoring meetings with lead teacher, program chair and program supervisor
In-house professional development opportunities
Once a year stipended in-house PLC opportunities
Third year local area professional development opportunities considered
Planning for and appreciation of diverse needs of students
Monthly workshops scheduled with release time during workday. Topics have included:
- Lesson planning
- Behavior Management
- Goal Setting
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion speakers
- Resume/cover letter writing
- How to apply for a job
- What to expect during an interview