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Nestled in the heart of the Midwest (Champaign-Urbana) Next Generation School is an independent private school that looks towards the future of education while valuing the connections of the present. Like our small town community with big city amenities, we are looking for diverse, creative, and inspiring educators who want to explore a progressive curriculum and who enjoy teaching in a student-centered environment. The small school allows for personal connections with engaged students and team-oriented staff.

We are currently looking for an educator with primary school experience to join our excellent Primary School team for the current school year (2022-2023) and beyond. Candidates can look forward to the flexible curriculum which allows an educator to explore new means of learning in real time.

Next Generation is COVID-19 mitigation compliant with standards set by state and local health organizations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and co-teach primary school curriculum
  • Develop innovative and creative lesson plans that engage students to achieve success in learning standards
  • Supervise recess and breaks for primary school students
  • Assist with the coordination of and participate in school activities and events
  • Coordinate with the primary school teaching team and administration on student needs, wellness, curriculum, etc.


Job Skills & Qualifications:

  • Teaching Certificate, B.A. in Education, or equivalent (out-of-state or -country applicants accepted)
  • Experience working with Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, and other computer applications
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Proficient technology skills [student Chromebook ratio is 1:1]
  • COVID-19 vaccination required


Starting Salary: Salary schedule meets or exceeds local standards.


  • Extended break schedule: 1 week Thanksgiving Break, 3 weeks Winter Break, 1 week Spring Break, 11 weeks Summer Break
  • Comprehensive and Affordable Health Insurance
  • Square1 Medical Membership Plan
  • Employee Discount for Enrolled Children
  • Additional compensation opportunities through coaching and leadership development

How to Apply

Submit your resume to Chris Woller, Head of School, chris.woller@nextgenerationschool.com

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