Elgin Academy, a Preschool through Grade 12 learning community of approximately 300 students, is located 35 miles northwest of Chicago. Here, taking learning personally defines our promise to each and every student and family who calls Elgin Academy home. Our dedicated faculty and staff are committed to our Mission of “Inspiring students to become our creative, courageous, and compassionate future.”
Elgin Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution that fully and actively supports equal access for all.
Early Childhood and Extended Day Job Openings
Elgin Academy has openings starting in late August for assistants in the Early Childhood and
Extended Day programs. These hourly paid positions are for days during the regular school year
Extended Day and Early Childhood Assistant 7:00 am – 1:15 pm / approximately 31 to 32
hours per week. This position qualifies for benefits such as health insurance.
The Extended Day role involves engaging with Preschool through 8 th grade students, who arrive
before the regular school day, between 7:00 am and 8:00 am, plus responsibility for creating
and implementing recreational/ educational activities for the students. The Early Childhood
Assistant role involves supporting the lead teacher in implementing the educational program
for the preschool and prekindergarten children (3 and 4 years old), 8:00 am – 1:15 pm.
Early Childhood and Extended Day Assistant 1:00 pm – up to 6:00 pm as needed /
approximately 25 hours per week. This position does not qualify for benefits.
The Early Childhood Assistant role involves supporting the lead teacher in implementing the
educational program for the preschool and prekindergarten children (3 and 4 years old) 1:00
pm – 2:30 pm. The Extended Day role involves engaging with Preschool through 8 th grade
students, who stay after the regular school day, 2:30 pm – up to 6:00 pm as needed, plus
responsibility for creating and implementing recreational/ educational activities for the
Energetic, creative, and committed candidates, who are qualified and experienced in working in
similar environments and love working with kids, are invited to apply.
In the first instance, a resume and cover letter should be emailed to: Harry Gould, Preschool -
4th Grade Director, firstname.lastname@example.org. Short listed candidates will be invited for
interview and will need to submit contact details for three references prior to completing a
Elgin Academy has opportunities available to join the athletic coaching staff. Please contact Rick Williams, Director of Athletics at email@example.com
If you are interested in being considered as a substitute teacher, please email your resume and cover letter electronically to Harry Gould, firstname.lastname@example.org.