Junior High Teacher - Summer Employment

Published on 04/21/2024Outreach - Carol Stream, IL
$16.70-19.50 per hourFull TimeFully on-site


Outreach is a Christian community service organization providing counseling, case management, youth development, older adult service, and community development. For 50 years, Outreach has changed the lives of thousands of individuals, children, youth, and families in DuPage County, IL, and we are seeking to hire a diverse staff of highly competent professional employees to pursue Outreach's mission to restore hope and provide opportunities for people to become all that God intends them to be.

Outreach is hiring a Full-time Junior High Teacher at Outreach York to support students academically and develop life skills during our summer program.


  • Staff Training – June 3 to June 7
  • Program Dates – June 10 to August 2
  • Program Schedule – Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Benefits & Compensation:

  • $16.70 - $19.50/hour - Based on education, experience, and language ability.
  • Referral Program.
  • Employee Assistance Program and Employee Discount.
  • IL Paid Leave.
  • A Mission-driven environment that fosters personal development.


  • The Junior High Teacher will work with the Junior High Program Coordinator to build relationships with and facilitate learning for junior high students grades 6-8 during the summer program in the Villa Park community.
  • The Junior High Teacher's duties include classroom instruction, facilitating service-learning activities, life skills instruction, recreational activities, and working with the staff team to supervise students on weekly field trips throughout the summer. Additional responsibilities include record keeping and transporting students as needed.
  • The Junior High Teacher will support parent communication and maintain Outreach's standard of classroom behavior during program time. 



  • BA in Education or a related field.
  • A passion for working with junior high students.
  • Classroom or group experience with adolescents.
  • Previous classroom teaching or group experience.
  • Previous experience with curriculum development and lesson planning is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with and sensitivity to the needs of students from low-income, high-risk families.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/ English) is a plus.
  • A current, valid IL driver's license, along with a good driving record, is required.
  • A commitment to Outreach's Statement of Mission & Faith.

About Outreach

Our Mission

To restore hope and provide opportunities for people to become all that God intends them to be.

Our mission focus is serving the most vulnerable children, teens and families in DuPage County. We serve people of all races, ethnicities, creeds, gender and orientation regardless of their ability to pay.

Our Vision

Outreach and its partner churches are dedicated to putting this mission into action by providing a full range of charitable, human service, educational, religious and community development activities. These activities help people realize their God-given potential as uniquely gifted individuals in their family, community and relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ.

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law. OCM, Inc. reserves the right to make faith-based hiring decisions as permitted under Title VII (42 U.S.C Section 2000e - 1(a)

Location373 S Schmale Rd., Carol Stream, IL 60188

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