Current Job Opportunities
Agape Orthodox Christian Preschool is located within Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Glenview, IL. Our preschool started in 2001 and has been educating young minds in the northern suburbs for the past 19 years. Our school has the unique quality of small class sizes and a high teacher to student ratio. Our preschool is expanding to include a Kindergarten class for the 2020-21 school year. We are seeking to hire a state qualified teacher who is of the Orthodox Christian faith and is passionate about teaching.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to ensuring the emotional, intellectual, spiritual and social growth of students through engaging instruction, prepared lesson plans and activities that are assessed on a routine basis. Lesson plans and thematic units must be submitted to the director by the third Wednesday of each month. The instructor must also provide a safe learning environment with effective classroom management while 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, the ability to write and speak Greek, A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education, from an American college or university; State of Illinois teaching Certificate.
Candidates will be required to undergo a background and fingerprint check as per DCFS regulations as well as the youth protection screening as required from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY
If you wish to apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume along with a copy of your teaching certificate to Renee Tzakis at AGAPE60025@GMAIL.COM. Our final candidates will be invited for an interview.