Second grade teacher (1)

Description and Requirements

Makki Educational Academy

4926 N. Kimball Ave.

Chicago, Illinois 60625


Job Title:

2nd Grade Teacher

Job Type:



Starting $30,000-$35,000 based on credentials



Reports to:

Chief Education Officer


Founded in 2017, it is the vision of Makki Educational Academy (MEA) to provide an excellent education through high academic standards in a nurturing Islamic environment.  MEA strives to empower young Muslims to become confident, contributing members of a global society.


MEA is seeking a full-time teacher to continue to form the foundation of this newly founded institution. To that end, MEA is seeking a qualified full-time teacher who will contribute to MEA’s vision and further empower our students to become leaders for tomorrow’s society.


Potential candidates will possess the following attributes:

  • Deliver lessons on reading, writing, and mathematics based on CORE curriculum
  • Skill in the application of contemporary principles and practices of teaching, good oral and written communication skills, good interpersonal skills, skill in exercising sound and professional judgment.
  • Develops lesson plans and manages the learning experiences for students to ensure the needs of the groups and individual students are met.
  • Maintains a neat, well organized, and attractive prepared environment
  • Participates in professional activities designated by MEA admin, which may include workshops, curriculum retreats, meetings, grade reporting, planning, and other professional pursuits.
  • Prepare a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, student records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.
  • Attends all pre-announced staff meetings and professional sessions, including staff, level, committee and, evening parent meetings.
  • Works to develop close and effective relationships with parents, including opportunities to discuss and understand the child’s individual progress; encourages them to bond with both the class and the larger school community; provides individualized tracking of student progress.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Follows the school’s policies and procedures for student evaluation and record keeping, meeting all due dates as required; includes the administration of standardized tests (if applicable).
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Desired Qualifications:

  • a bachelor’s degree in any field related to early childhood education, elementary, secondary, or high school education
  • valid teaching license issued by the Illinois State Board of Education: Professional Educator License (PEL), Educator License with Stipulations (ELS) or a Substitute License.
  • Knowledge of early childhood education practices and development


To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to imran@meachicago.com


Position Type

(Full Time)

Start Date

August 1st, 2019


Name: Imran

Title: Chief Education Officer

Email: imran@meachicago.com

School Information

Makki Educational Academy

3418 W Ainslie St, Chicago, IL 60625, USA


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