The Great Lakes Academy mission is to prepare all of our students with the fundamental academic skills, critical thinking ability, and strength of character to excel in high school, college, and a career of their choice. We empower all of our students with the education today that they will need to change the world tomorrow. We are a high-performing charter school serving scholars in grades K-8 on the Southside of Chicago.
Great Lakes Academy is a fast-paced and dynamic start-up environment of high expectations with a strong commitment to teamwork, innovation, and most of all, educating our students at a nationally competitive level. High capacity individuals excited to work hard as a GLA team member and build a fiercely positive school of excellence will thrive. We are a growth-oriented work place, and seek individuals eager to push themselves professionally and personally to new levels of greatness. Staff members need strong communication and collaboration skills to build relationships and partnerships with peers, administrators, students, parents, and community members. We are looking for Elementary, Middle School (ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies), Special Education, and ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers.
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision FSA (Flexible Spending Account) and DCA (Dependent Care Account) Lifestyle Reimbursement Account, $150 towards wellness (physical, mental/emotional, and financial) Paid STD, LTD, and life insurance Voluntary benefits include critical illness and accident insurance 403(b) and pension retirement plans Staff wellness program with mental health, legal support, and financial counseling Free student breakfasts and lunches provided for staff daily Opportunities to earn additional stipends for leading after-school enrichment, sports programming, and more!