Daystar Academy is always looking for highly qualified, Jesus-loving, justice-minded teachers for positions in PreK-5th through 12th grades. Daystar’s mission is to empower students to impact the world through a faith-based, culturally-engaged, globally-minded education. Our vision is to transform Chicago and the world by educating and empowering our students to live out the values of the kingdom of God. If you desire to work in a growing, intentionally diverse, urban school, we look forward to receiving your application. Email resumes to Nate Martin, at



  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field

  • Teaching Certification

  • Experience with inquiry-based teaching and learning

  • Experience with and values culturally-responsive pedagogy

  • Growth mindset about teaching and learning

  • Commitment to Daystar’s Statement of Faith and to teaching at a Christian school

  • Knowledge of and/or experience with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years or Middle Years Program would be a plus

Current Job Opportunities

Primary Years Program (Pre-K - 5th)



Postings coming soon for 2020 - 2021

Middle Years Program (6th - 10th)

Part Time Spanish Teacher

5th-9th Language Acquisition Teacher (Spanish) - Part Time (4 days/week, , potential of becoming full time 2020-2021

Applicant would teach Spanish to leveled groups of students, grades 6-9, using the IB-MYP Language Acquisition framework as a guide (grades 6-9.) For 5th grade, the teacher would collaborate with the 5th grade classroom teachers to integrate learning with current IB-PYP units. Teaching students cultural content from various Spanish speaking countries is a plus.

Diploma Program (11th & 12th)


Postings coming soon for 2020 - 2021