Science Teacher - Middle School

Cambridge Lakes Charter School is a high-performing K-12 innovative school located in Pingree Grove, Illinois in the Chicagoland area.  Cambridge Lakes Charter School has an enrollment of over 600 students and offers a variety of traditional and blended learning programs.  The inviting school facility is on a beautiful 15 acres of campus with a newly constructed competition gym.  

Core Responsibilities 

  • Maximize time on task by ensuring that all classroom lessons and activities are directly tied to state standards
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, professional development, and feedback/content meetings
  • Design and implement targeted daily whole group and small group lesson plans, as well as assessments that measure progress  towards academic standards
  • Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
  • Be accountable for mastery of academic standards
  • Ensure a structured, orderly, and calm classroom environment
  • Drive to stay focused on scholar achievement and growth even when challenged
  • Grit to be solution-focused and keep going until the desired results are achieved
  • Growth mindset to see failures and setbacks as challenges to learn from and overcome
  • Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player

Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow an employee with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this role. 


Valid Illinois Educator License or Bachelor’s Degree with Related Work Experience.  Charter schools may employ non-certified teachers if they have a bachelor's degree and meet other qualifications as candidates communicate with Cambridge Lakes Charter School.