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3rd Grade Teacher

Grace Lutheran School in River Forest, Illinois is seeking a certified teacher for a self-contained 3rd grade classroom for the 2022-23 school year. A full job description is available on the school website. The teacher will be an active participant in the Grace Lutheran Church and School community. Experience within the Lutheran educational system is preferred. Coaching opportunities are available. Grace Lutheran Church is an independent Lutheran congregation; the school is accredited through AdvancED.

More information on the school is available at www.graceschoolrf.org. Resume’ and cover letter
should be e-mailed to bkoehne@graceriverforest.org. Interviews will begin in July.

Job Description

Physical Education Teacher

Grace Lutheran School in River Forest, Illinois is seeking a certified teacher for a 70% part-time PE position (typically 10:00-3:00) for Grades K-8 beginning with the 2022-23 school year. The teacher will be an active participant in the Grace Lutheran School community. Experience within the Lutheran educational system is a bonus. The ideal candidate will coach at least one school team. Sports include cross-country, volleyball, basketball, and track. Grace Lutheran Church is an independent Lutheran congregation; the school is accredited through AdvancED. Resume’ and cover letter should be e-mailed to bkoehne@graceriverforest.org.

Job description

School Social Worker

Grace Lutheran School in River Forest, Illinois is seeking a part-time school social worker to begin with the 2022-23 school year. The person in this position ideally has a C-SSWS or be actively working towards it. This is a 6 hr/week position, ideally spread over 2 days/week. A full job description is available below.

Grace Lutheran Church is an independent Lutheran congregation; the school is accredited
through AdvancED. Resume’ and cover letter should be e-mailed to bkoehne@graceriverforest.org.

Job Description

First Grade Aide

Grace Lutheran School in River Forest, Illinois is seeking a part-time aide, (8:00-12:00 daily) in 1st grade for the 2022-23 school year. Responsibilities of the aide will include redirecting students when needed using consistent agreed upon cues (both verbal and nonverbal), supporting reading instruction by reminding children how we decode, leading small groups (with plans provided) in math and ELA, aiding in assessing work and organizing writing binders, and providing a helping hand with whole group projects.

Grace Lutheran Church is an independent Lutheran congregation; the school is accredited through AdvancED. Resume’ and letter of interest should be e-mailed to bkoehne@graceriverforest.org.

Extended Day Care Supervisor

Grace Lutheran School in River Forest, Illinois is seeking an Extended Day Care supervisor to begin with the start of the 2022-23 school year. Responsibilities of the supervisor include monitoring student enrollment in extended care to be certain the appropriate number of workers are scheduled, overseeing and scheduling a team of extended day care workers, and communicating with parents and administration when issues arise. Extended day care hours are from 7:00-8:00am and 3:00-6:00pm daily (2:15-6:00 on Wednesdays and 11:30-6:00 on early dismissal days). The supervisor does not need to be present for all hours. This position can be added to other positions at the church and school.

Grace Lutheran Church is an independent Lutheran congregation; the school is accredited through AdvancED. Resume’ and letter of interest should be e-mailed to bkoehne@graceriverforest.org.

What we strive for.

Faith-focused

We center our lives around God’s grace and love. We worship God in daily devotions, prayer, and weekly chapel services. Children learn the story of Jesus’ love for us in religion classes. We put our faith into action in service projects and in the way we live with one another every day.

Academically rigorous

We provide challenging academics in an environment responsive to the unique needs of our students. Through individualized attention and support, our students consistently test well above national averages and are admitted into prestigious, college-preparatory high schools throughout the area.

Service-minded

We teach children to care for one another and for our world. We support and encourage them to be servant leaders, always striving to be an example for others. Whether in the classroom or on the playground, we guide our students as they learn to serve, stand up for each other, and take responsibility for their actions.

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