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.

Elgin Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution that fully and actively supports equal access for all.

Elgin Academy Employment Application


Teaching Fellows Program – Videography/Filmmaking

For the 2018-2019 school year, we are seeking candidates who are able to teach Upper School and Middle School videography/filmmaking.  The ideal candidate will also coach during at least one athletic season, be involved in the life of the school, and grow professionally within our school community.  Fellows may be provided school-owned housing or a housing stipend. A bachelor’s degree in media arts or related field is required.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references electronically.

Doug Sept - Upper School Director



Substitute Teacher

If you are interested in being considered as a substitute teacher, please email your resume and cover letter electronically to Harry Gould,