For more than 35 years Concordia Place has been bringing communities together where all our neighbors can gather, learn and grow. Whether it’s through our sliding-scale tuition Early Childhood, our innovative Teen Leadership or our healthy Senior Wellness, Concordia Place helps shape the future of children, teens, adults, and seniors in so many ways.

 

Why work at Concordia?

The rewards of being part of our Concordia team include working with other talented, dedicated people, representing a faith-based organization that has demonstrated success, and the satisfaction of making a difference for families in Chicago neighborhoods.

This is an exciting time for Concordia Place. We have opportunities at all our Chicago locations: 3300 N. Whipple, 3855 N. Seeley and 4809 N. Ravenswood. If you enjoy being part of a team to serve people and are interested in a position with a higher purpose, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.For classroom positions, it is important to indicate your number of credits hours in child development.

Concordia Place offers employees competitive salaries and valuable benefits.

  • Health Insurance, including dental is available for employees, spouses, and legal dependents
  • Life and Disability Insurance is provided for employees
  • Concordia Place provides employees, their spouses, and legal dependents with access to our Employee Assistance Plan. The Employee Assistance Plan provides employees, their spouses, and legal dependents with confidential and professional assistance in resolving personal issues
  • Personal Time-Off Banks give employees the flexibility to take time for vacations, illness or personal reasons
  • Concordia Place also offers 403(b) Retirement Savings Plans
  • Child care Discount

The level of benefits may vary based on tenure with Concordia Place.

 

Career Opportunities

Concordia Place is accepting resumes for an Early Learning Teacher position in our 2 year-old classroom. This is a full-time year round position. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Teachers work with assistant teachers to develop weekly lesson plans based on a curriculum outline. We use teacher-directed and child-initiated activities that build both mental and motor abilities, teach social skills, encourage positive self-images and develop self-discipline. In addition, learning through play along with parent involvement activities are keystones to the program. This is a year round position.

Concordia Place is a non-profit organization that is recognized for our high-quality professional child care with a mission to "create involved communities where all our neighbors can gather, learn, and grow." We provide a place where varied economic, ethnic, racial, and faith backgrounds come together in an atmosphere of mutual appreciation and respect. We offer quality NAEYC accredited childcare programs, teen leadership programs, adult education, senior activities, and intergenerational programs.

Concordia Place has achieved NAEYC accreditation. Our centers offer quality care and education to our next generation of children with a commitment to exceptional learning experiences for children and their families. Concordia offers excellent salaries, medical and dental benefits, 403(b) retirement savings, life insurance, and paid time off (personal time, vacation and holidays). We are an equal opportunity employer. Please send resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax your resume to 773-463-1690.

Requirements:
-An Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Child Development, ECE, or related field is preferred
-1-2 years of prior experience working as a member of a classroom team with ECE age groups is strongly preferred.

Concordia Place strives to hire the best-in-class teachers; individuals who possess a genuine passion for caring for children, as well as a strong set of communication and interpersonal skills. We are seeking positive parent-teacher communicators who are interested in a sense of ownership over curriculum and the center's culture.
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Concordia Place has an opening for an Early Learning Teacher Assistant. This is a full-time position year round position. Teacher Assistants assist planning activities for the group and help provide a warm, nurturing environment for children to grow physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually.
Responsibilities of Teacher Assistants include: supervise and ensure safety of the children at all times; interact, initiate and encourage the children in activities during the day and classroom management.

Candidates must have experience in working with young children as well as a total of 30 college credit hours with 15 of those hours being in child development/early childhood education.

Concordia Place is a non-profit organization that is recognized for our high-quality professional child care with a mission to "create involved communities where all our neighbors can gather, learn, and grow." We provide a place where varied economic, ethnic, racial, and faith backgrounds come together in an atmosphere of mutual appreciation and respect. We offer quality NAEYC accredited childcare programs, teen leadership programs, adult education, senior activities, and intergenerational programs.

Concordia Place has achieved NAEYC accreditation. Our centers offer quality care and education to our next generation of children with a commitment to exceptional learning experiences for children and their families.

Concordia offers excellent salaries, medical and dental benefits, 403(b) retirement savings, life insurance, Long-term Disability Insurance, and paid time off (personal time, vacation and holidays). We are an equal opportunity employer.

For consideration please e-mail resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 773-463-1690.
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Concordia Place has a part-time opening for a Teacher Assistant in Early Learning. This is a part-time year round positions working afternoons. The schedule available is 3:30-6 pm working Monday through Friday with possible additional hours working as a substitute teacher. Teacher Assistants assist planning activities for the group and help provide a warm, nurturing environment for children to grow physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually. Responsibilities of Teacher Assistants include: supervise and ensure safety of the children at all times; interact, initiate and encourage the children in activities during the day; and help children control behavior using a positive, appropriate, consistent technique. Teacher Assistants need a minimum of 30 general credit hours and 15 credit hours in ECE or Child Development and experience working with young children is preferred.

For consideration, please send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax resume to (773)463-1690.
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Concordia Place has openings for a substitute Teachers to work on an as needed basis. Center hours are from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Substitutes need to be available on short notice for day to day or short term assignments.

Teacher substitutes assist planning activities for the group and help provide a warm, nurturing environment for children to grow physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually. Responsibilities of Teacher Assistants include: supervise and ensure safety of the children at all times; interact, initiate and encourage the children in activities during the day; and help children control behavior using a positive, appropriate, consistent technique.

At a minimum, Substitute Teachers must have an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education or a minimum of 18 credit hours in Early Childhood Education or child development. Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.

For consideration please e-mail resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 773-463-1690.
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Concordia Place has an opening for a Preschool Teacher Assistant. This is a full-time position year round position. Teacher Assistants assist planning activities for the group and help provide a warm, nurturing environment for children to grow physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually.

Responsibilities of Teacher Assistants include: supervise and ensure safety of the children at all times; interact, initiate and encourage the children in activities during the day and classroom management.

Candidates must have experience in working with young children as well as a total of 60 college credit hours with 15 of those hours being in child development/early childhood education.

Concordia offers excellent salaries, medical and dental benefits, 403(b) retirement savings, life insurance, Long-term Disability Insurance, and paid time off (personal time, vacation and holidays). We are an equal opportunity employer.

For consideration please e-mail resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 773-463-1690.
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Concordia Place is accepting resumes for a Floating Teacher Assistant at our Ravenswood location. This is a full-time year round position working Monday thru Friday. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Teacher Assistants assist planning activities for the group and help provide a warm, nurturing environment for children to grow physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually. Responsibilities of Teacher Assistants include: supervise and ensure safety of the children at all times; interact, initiate and encourage the children in activities during the day; and classroom management.

Requirements:
 - 30 credit hours with 15 hours in ECE is required.
 - 1-2 years of prior experience working as a member of a classroom team with preschool and Early Learning age groups is strongly preferred.

Concordia offers excellent salaries, medical and dental benefits, 403(b) retirement savings, life insurance, Long-term Disability Insurance, and paid time off (personal time, vacation and holidays). We are an equal opportunity employer.

For consideration please e-mail resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 773-463-1690.
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