We are North Lawndale College Prep. Together, we rise! For more than 20 years, we've been unwavering in our mission to empower our students with the tools necessary to earn a college degree. With deep ties to Chicago's North Lawndale community, today we educate over 750 high school students across two public charter school campuses. Our mascot - a living embodiment of NLCP way - is the Phoenix.
Our students and alumni soar and are transformational leaders in their lives and communities. NLCP’s dual focus on rigorous academics and providing a web of support for students is unmatched in the community.
Our team of talented school leaders, teachers and staff are committed to providing every student with the tools necessary to succeed in college, career and life. And we provide teachers with the professional development and ongoing support to grow and excel in their craft.
Together, we’re proving what’s possible when students are met with high expectations and a culture of love and support.
In addition to qualifications listed on the job post, candidates with the following attributes generally flourish at our school:
~ 2 years of teaching experience
~ Strong content knowledge
~ Growth mindset, open to coaching and receiving feedback
~ Passionate about teaching with a strong desire to support inner-city students in the North Lawndale community
~ Positive attitude and team-oriented
NLCP supports our team through providing a comprehensive benefits package, to include:
Health, dental, and vision insurance
~ Paid time off including holidays and fall, winter and spring breaks
~ Flexible scheduling
~ 403B plan with matching
~ Pension Fund if eligible
~ Life, disability and supplemental insurance
~ Professional development
~ Wellness initiatives