Elementary School Teacher

St. Sava Academy is a dual language Pre-K through Grade 6 parochial school of the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of Chicago, IL, located near O’Hare Airport. We offer a family-like atmosphere, small class sizes and teaching within an Orthodox Christian environment. Next year will be the 20th anniversary of our founding and we currently have 120 students attending.

We have the following teaching opportunity available for the 2021-2022 Academic Year: 

  • Grade 1 and 2 Teacher of English Academic Subjects (ELA, Social Studies, Math and Science).   
    According to our dual language model, one-half of the day will be instructing Grade 1 and the other half Grade 2. 

Job Responsibilities

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: being dedicated to the emotional, academic, and social growth of students with engaging instruction by preparing lesson plans and units and using data to drive instruction; Providing a safe learning environment with effective classroom management, maintaining a collaborative relationship with parents and colleagues. 


The ideal candidate will possess the following minimum qualifications: A passion for working with children in a nurturing Orthodox Christian environment; The ability to be flexible and work collaboratively with colleagues and families, A minimum of a Bachelor degree in Elementary Education, or equivalent education; State of Illinois Teaching Certificate preferred.   

Candidates, to whom a conditional offer of employment is made, will be required to undergo a background check and must have necessary work permission/documentation proving they are permitted to be gainfully employed in the United States.  

Further Inquiries and to Apply

If you would like further information, please e-mail Principal@stsavaacademy.org   If you wish to apply, email a cover letter, resume and copy of your teaching certificate (if applicable) to principal@stsavaacademy.org. Only final candidates will be invited for an interview. 

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St. Sava Academy

5701 N. Redwood Drive
Chicago, IL 60631

Email: principal@stsavaacademy.org
Web: stsavaacademy.org

Posted on: May 12, 2021