School Teacher

SAINT SAVA ACADEMY is a Pre-K through Eighth grade dual language school located near O’Hare Airport, Chicago, IL. We offer a family-like atmosphere, small class sizes and teaching within an Orthodox Christian environment. We celebrated our 23rd anniversary of our founding and we currently have 174 students attending.

We have the following teaching opportunities available for the 2024-2025 Academic Year:

  • 4th-8th Grade Math and Science Teacher
  • Kindergarten and 1st Grade ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies teacher
  • 2nd and 3rd Grade Math and Science teacher

According to our dual language model, one-half of the day will be instructing Math and Science and the other half of the day ELA and Social Studies.

Job Responsibilities:

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Committing to the emotional, academic, and social development of students through engaging instruction, including the preparation of lesson plans and units, and using data to update instruction.
  • Creating and implementing lesson plans that align with the school curriculum, specifically Singapore Math and My View Savvas
  • Teaching a variety of subjects such as Science, Math: Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, ELA and Social Studies
  • Conducting standardized testing and assessing student progress.
  • Preparing students for the MAP test for grades 2 through 8.
  • Integrating public speaking and communication skills development into lessons.
  • Employing effective teaching methods in combined classes.
  • Maintaining a collaborative relationship with parents and colleagues.


The ideal candidate should have 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's degree in Elementary Education or equivalent education.
  • State of Illinois Teaching Certificate preferred.
  • Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to undergo a background check and must provide documentation proving their eligibility to work in the United States.


  • 401(k)
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Paid off Fall, Winter and Spring Break

Grade Levels

  • Middle School
  • Third and first grade
  • Kindergarten and First grade

School Subjects

  • Math
  • Science
  • ELA
  • Social Studies

School Type

  • Private school
  • Dual language school
  • Religious school


  • Monday to Friday
  • No nights
  • No weekends

Work Location: In person
Job Type: Full-time (8:00 AM to 3:30 PM)
Salary: $35,000 to $38,000 per year

Posted by

Saint Sava Academy

5650 N Canfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60631

Phone: 847-809-0954

Posted on: June 13, 2024