Join the Amandla Team

Amandla Charter School seeks staff members who are professional, collaborative, improvement-oriented and called to serve children and families in our community.  Amandla educators must have outstanding planning and analytical skills and be fully committed to fostering a strong culture of achievement in their classrooms and our school.   

Our most successful staff members have these competencies in common:

1.  Unwavering high expectations for all children

3.  Strong work ethic and calling to help students

4.  Desire to learn and engage in continuous improvement

5.  Openness to collaboration, observation and feedback

6.  Strong belief in restorative discipline practices

7.  Delight in all children and teens – overachievers, underachievers, and everyone in between


·         Bachelor’s degree or higher

·         Proven track record of success (as a teacher, in another job, or in
extracurricular activities as a student)

·         Experience working with student assessment data

·         Experience managing a classroom, PBIS strategies preferred

·         Illinois certification with the applicable subject area endorsement


Available Positions: Amandla currently seeks applicants for the following full-time positions for the 2017-2018 school year:

Special Education Teacher  -- Self-contained, Low-incidence

Special Education Teacher -- Co-teaching across subject areas and  direct service teaching in ELA and/or mathematics

To Apply:

To apply for any of the positions listed above please email your resume and a cover letter to  Be sure to include your name and the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the message.