Work at CTK – Careers



Thank you for your interest in joining the faculty and staff at Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School (CTK). Christ the King is a safe, affordable, faith-based college prep high school serving families of Chicago’s West Side who might not otherwise be able to afford a private high school. A member of the nationally acclaimed Cristo Rey Network, Christ the King opened to freshmen only in the fall of 2008 and has added one class of students per year.
Faculty and staff are a crucial and valued component of the Christ the King family. Our school offers the opportunity to work in a stimulating and diverse environment where we are committed to bringing new ideas, opportunities, people, skills and experiences to our students. In addition to an outstanding career, employees enjoy benefits that include health coverage, competitive salary and retirement options plus tuition assistance for faculty and staff.

CTK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, place of national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation or physical handicap in its employment practices.


Current employment openings at CTK are listed below.

Music Teacher

CTK has an opening for the upcoming school year for a Music Teacher. In this role, the music faculty member will teach 5 Intro to Music course sections and one Advisory section, as well as serve as Moderator and Director of the CTK Band and related ensembles. The teacher will also collaborate with other staff members including Majorette/Flag Moderator, Choir Director, Director of Campus Ministry, and Development Director to support the spiritual life of the school and school fundraising events. See the complete job description HERE. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected].  


Director of Student and Partner Success

CTK has an immediate opening for a Director of Student and Partner Success.The Director works collaboratively with the Vice President for Corporate Work Study to determine and execute the strategy to retain jobs for CTK students through the implementation of high impact, effective practices that facilitate student and partner success. Duties include supervising the CWSP Success Team, leading the student and partner success coordinators in their management of student and partner portfolios and the career readiness curriculum coordinator in the development and implementation of career readiness curriculum. The Director also oversees CWSP volunteers and works collaboratively with the operations and corporate partner development teams. See the complete job description HERE. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to VP for Corporate Work Study, Tara Sullivan at [email protected].


Student & Partner Success Coordinator
The Student and Partner Success Coordinator supports students in their educational development and growth as career-ready young professionals. The Coordinator oversees a portfolio of student work study placements and is responsible for both student learning outcomes as well as corporate partner retention. The Coordinator helps students develop and maintain a growth mindset as it pertains to work and utilizes regular performance feedback to help students continuously grow in their work. The Coordinator facilitates job setup and orientation with corporate partners and students, manages student performance, identifies and implements strategies for continuous improvement, responds and facilitates resolutions to student, partner, and family concerns, recognizes student and partner accomplishments, and supports the operation of the CWSP program. See the complete job description HERE.

All qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to Director of Student & Partner Success, Daniel Zundel at [email protected]

Human Resources Generalist
CTK has an opening for a part-time Human Resources Generalist. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this team member will be responsible for managing various HR functions to support our mission-driven organization. Key responsibility areas include employee onboarding, benefit administration, HR training & development, and payroll processing.
This role will involve collaborating with staff, faculty, and administrators to ensure compliance to HR policies and procedures while fostering a positive and inclusive work culture. See the full job description HERE. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Eileen Kennedy at [email protected].

Assistant Director of Development

CTK has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director of Development. Working closely with the Vice President of Advancement, the Assistant Director of Development (ADD) plans and implements fundraising, communication, and stewardship strategies for the Adopt-A-Student Program, the Peter Claver Society, and the Annual Fund Program. As an external-facing fundraiser, the ADD meets frequently with donors to cultivate, solicit and steward their support. The ADD also manages CTK's Auxiliary Board, made up of professionals whose mission is to support CTK's students and faculty. See the complete job description HERE. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected].


Athletic Trainer

CTK has an opening for a fully certified Athletic Trainer for the 24/25 school year. CTK’s Athletic Trainer will establish an effective athletic training program for high school students. Specific duties include: working in cooperation with the Strength & Conditioning coach in the rehabilitation and strengthening of injured athletes; providing first aid and injury assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning for Christ the King student-athletes, and providing coverage at home events and practices from the beginning of the fall sports season to the conclusion of the spring season. Other duties are as noted in the attached job description. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and professional references to [email protected]. 


Van Operator

CTK is looking for van operators for the 23/24 school year to drive Corporate Work Study Program student workers to and from the school and their work placements in the Chicago-area in the morning and afternoon. The operators will be responsible for the safe operation of the vehicle and ensuring a welcoming and orderly van environment. Other duties may be assigned as needed. See the job description for more details on the position. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. 


Join Our Jesuit Volunteer Program

The Jesuit Volunteers strive to become men and women for others through service to students and families of Christ the King Jesuit College Prep, dedication to living simply in an intentional faith-based community, and commitment to spiritual/personal development. Interested applicants should contact us at [email protected].