Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Chicago Jewish Day School! CJDS offers an exciting and innovative dual curriculum, encompassing the best of General Studies, Hebrew and Judaic Studies. At CJDS, learning is approached in a safe, collaborative, and supportive educational environment. As our school continues to grow, we are looking for creative and collaborative faculty to join and expand our team.

Please review the descriptions of the open position(s) and their requirements below.

The following positions are currently available:

  • Judaic Studies and Hebrew Teachers
  • Substitute Teachers

Judaic Studies and Hebrew Teachers

Ideal Candidate: 

  • Maintains excitement about and passion for the daily work of an educator

  • Creates a respectful learning environment

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s preferred

  • Minimum three years experience

Additional Qualifications for Early Childhood Teacher

  • Reggio-inspired training and classroom experience required

Additional Qualifications for Hebrew/Judaic Studies Teacher:

  • Fluent in Hebrew required
  • TAL AM curriculum experience preferred

Salary commensurate with experience

  • Medical, paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave


Contact: Please send resume and cover letter to Paulette Herbstman at Chicago Jewish Day School, resumes@chicagojewishdayschool.org.  

Substitute Teachers

We are always looking for qualified candidates for substitutes in all grades and disciplines. Please email a current resume to our Substitute Coordinator, Jennifer Katz at sub@chicagojewishdayschool.org if you are interested.