About Us


"I've learned more from my colleagues than I have at any point in my own education and professional development. They inspire me and make me better." -- Current LFCDS Teacher
Working at Lake Forest Country Day is not only a challenging endeavor, but also a rewarding and fulfilling experience as a whole. Our faculty and staff resemble hard-working professionals who dedicate great time and effort toward educating the whole student, enhancing the School's community spirit, and maintaining faculty-parent transparency.

We provide our employees with competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and continued support for professional development.

The following opportunities are currently available at Lake Forest Country Day School:


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  • Special Education Teacher

    Lake Forest Country Day School (LFCDS) seeks a talented and dedicated full-time Special Education Teacher, starting in August 2024. This qualified candidate will join the Student Support team in providing research-based specialized instruction to students with a diverse range of learning needs and learning differences. The candidate will work collaboratively with the Student Support team, classroom teachers, students in preschool--8th grade, parents, and administrators to problem-solve and help students develop skills and strategies that adhere to their individual needs and enhance academic growth.

    LFCDS, located on a 30-acre campus about 30 miles north of Chicago, Illinois, is a co-educational, independent day school serving 400 students from age 2 through eighth grade. The School has a long tradition of producing thoughtful, confident, and successful students. Children are known, loved, and challenged at LFCDS, and a state-of-the-art facility provides a remarkable setting for inspired teaching, academic rigor, and attention to individual needs.

    The central mission of the Special Education Teacher is to ensure that Lake Forest Country Day School identifies and supports its students during elementary grades through middle school and provides appropriate instruction and intervention based on educational best practices supported by neuroscience research.
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  • Substitute Teachers

    Lake Forest Country Day School
    Lake ForestIllinois

    LFCDS welcomes resumes from individuals interested in substitute teaching in our Early Chlldhood Development (Preschool, Junior, and Senior Kindergarten), Lower (1–4), and Upper (5–8) Schools during the current academic year. Candidates should submit a resume along with a cover letter that includes an indication of the specific grade levels and/or subject areas in which they would like to be considered.
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A co-educational independent private school for students age 2 through Grade 8.
Graduating students of strong character with a passion for learning since 1888.

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Lake Forest Country Day School

145 South Green Bay Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045

P: 847-234-2350
F: 847-234-2352