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For over fifteen years, Youth Connection Charter School (YCCS) has served as the leading provider of alternative education programs in the Chicago area.YCCS is the only chartered alternative education system that is solely dedicated to serving the growing population of dropout and at-risk students in Illinois. We are currently recruiting a Certified Math Teacher with Secondary endorsement for the 2023-2024 school year at our Mckinley Lakeside Leadership Academy (MLLA) located on Chicago South side at 2920 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60616. The Teacher will serve as the instructional leader in a specified subject area who plans and implements an educational program for an assigned group of students.

If you are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of these students who have been under-served and/or disconnected from traditional education please consider applying.

YCCS offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, company paid life and disability insurance, a 403B plan and several paid holidays.



  • Bachelor’s degree and a Professional Educator’s license with Secondary Math endorsement
  • Must maintain current Illinois Certification with subject area endorsement
  • Must demonstrate the experience, beliefs, attitude and awareness that indicate cultural sensitivity to the student population served
  • Ability to partner with students individually, in family or in group, to help mobilize resources and inner capacity to address barriers to their success
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of staff, school, and organizational development

Reports to the Principal


Competitive Salary  (40K-60K)

Benefits Package with medical and dental

Company paid life and disability insurance

403B/457B plans

How to Apply

Apply on-line or submit resume with job title in the subject line to: kmorsby@yccs.org

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