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Communications Coordinator

The Communications Coordinator has the primary responsibility to create, coordinate, and drive communication and publicity for Grace Lutheran Church and School to inform and educate church members, school families, and the community in support of Grace’s mission.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a portfolio of their work to Grace’s Senior Pastor, David Lyle, at dlyle@graceriverforest.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Assistant Cantor

Grace Lutheran Church and School is seeking an Assistant Cantor on a part-time basis beginning June 1, 2022. The Assistant Cantor will serve as organist for services as needed, particularly in the Cantor’s absence, direct Grace Bells (church adult bell choir) and Strike Team (school junior high bell choir). The Assistant Cantor will accompany choirs as needed and will also be responsible for the preparation of worship folders in conjunction with the Cantor, Church Administrative Assistant, Pastors, and church volunteers.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé with references to Grace’s Cantor, Michael D. Costello, at mcostello@graceriverforest.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Physical Education Teacher

Grace Lutheran School in River Forest, Illinois is seeking a certified teacher for a 70% part-time PE position (typically 10:00-3:00) for Grades K-8 beginning with the 2022-23 school year. The teacher will be an active participant in the Grace Lutheran School community. Experience within the Lutheran educational system is a bonus. The ideal candidate will coach at least one school team. Sports include cross-country, volleyball, basketball, and track. Grace Lutheran Church is an independent Lutheran congregation; the school is accredited through AdvancED. More information on the school is available at www.graceschoolrf.org. Resume’ and cover letter should be e-mailed to bkoehne@graceriverforest.org.

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School Social Worker

Grace Lutheran School in River Forest, Illinois is seeking a part-time school social worker to begin with the 2022-23 school year. The person in this position ideally has a C-SSWS or be actively working towards it. This is a 6 hr/week position, ideally spread over 2 days/week. A full job description is available below.

Grace Lutheran Church is an independent Lutheran congregation; the school is accredited
through AdvancED. More information on the school is available at www.graceschoolrf.org. Resume’ and cover letter should be e-mailed to bkoehne@graceriverforest.org.

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First Grade Aide

Grace Lutheran School in River Forest, Illinois is seeking a part-time aide, (8:00-12:00 daily) in 1st grade for the 2022-23 school year. Responsibilities of the aide will include redirecting students when needed using consistent agreed upon cues (both verbal and nonverbal), supporting reading instruction by reminding children how we decode, leading small groups (with plans provided) in math and ELA, aiding in assessing work and organizing writing binders, and providing a helping hand with whole group projects.

Grace Lutheran Church is an independent Lutheran congregation; the school is accredited through AdvancED. More information on the school is available at www.graceschool.org. Resume’ and letter of interest should be e-mailed to bkoehne@graceriverforest.org.

Extended Day Care Supervisor

Grace Lutheran School in River Forest, Illinois is seeking an Extended Day Care supervisor to begin with the start of the 2022-23 school year. Responsibilities of the supervisor include monitoring student enrollment in extended care to be certain the appropriate number of workers are scheduled, overseeing and scheduling a team of extended day care workers, and communicating with parents and administration when issues arise. Extended day care hours are from 7:00-8:00am and 3:00-6:00pm daily (2:15-6:00 on Wednesdays and 11:30-6:00 on early dismissal days). The supervisor does not need to be present for all hours. This position can be added to other positions at the church and school.

Grace Lutheran Church is an independent Lutheran congregation; the school is accredited through AdvancED. More information on the school is available at www.graceschoolrf.org. Resume’ and letter of interest should be e-mailed to bkoehne@graceriverforest.org.