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Employment Opportunities at Grace Lutheran Church and School


Associate Pastor

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Parish Nurse (part-time)

Grace is seeking applications for a part-time parish nurse (approximately 20 hours/week) to promote wholistic health, with an emphasis on spiritual care, to the extended church community.  Major accountabilities include integration of faith and health, personal health counseling, health education, referral assistance, health care advocacy, and collaboration with support groups and volunteer services.  The position includes regular office hours, some evening and weekend work, as well as presence in Sunday worship twice monthly.  We seek a Registered Nurse with at least five years' recent clinical nursing experience and current CPR/AED certification.  A Bachelor's degree in nursing is strongly preferred, and a Master's degree in nursing or a related field is desirable.  Completion of a Parish Nurse Basic Preparation Course within the first year of employment is required.  The successful candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to parish nursing and ministry designed to provide for the integration of body, mind and spirit.  Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume to Parish Nurse Search Committee, Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division St., River Forest, IL 60305 or email to by April 15, 2016.

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Fifth grade teacher at Grace School

Grace Lutheran School is seeking a certified teacher for a 5th grade homeroom position beginning with the 2016-17 school year. The teacher will either be a certified PE instructor who will teach 1st-8th grade PE as well as 5th grade math and science, or a certified teacher with endorsements in middle school math and science who could also teach 5th and 6th grade PE. Willingness and ability to coach at least one school sports team is desirable. The teacher will be an active participant in the Grace Lutheran Church and School community. Experience within the Lutheran educational system is preferred. Grace Lutheran Church is an independent Lutheran congregation; the school is accredited through AdvancED. More information on the school is available here at Resume and cover letter should be e-mailed to