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Weekend Job Opportunities

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Now hiring for winter and spring

Instructional positions available

Opportunities Year Round

CTD offers hundreds of enrichment and credit-bearing courses each year for students in PreK - grade 12.

We take pride in our excellent instructional staff who join us to teach academically talented learners in a challenging, supportive classroom. If you're looking for a part-time teaching position in an educationally progressive environment, we'd love to hear from you!

How to Apply

Submit an application for available CTD positions via Northwestern myHR.

  • Search by entering "CTD" in the keywords field.
  • Please read the full job posting for instructions on indicating the position for which you are applying.
  • Please submit one online application per Job ID. Multiple applications will result in automatic rejection emails for each duplicate application.

Northwestern University Hiring Policies

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. For more information on recruitment and hiring policies, visit the Office of Equity.

All candidates selected for hire must successfully complete a criminal background check. (Background checks are at no cost to the candidate. Details will be discussed during the interview process.)

In-Person Weekend Positions Details (Grades PreK-8)

The in-person Weekend Enrichment Program offers challenging, hands-on courses in Language Arts, Humanities, and STEM subject areas for academically advanced learners age 4 through grade 8. Sessions are 6 weeks in length, and take place at locations in and around Chicago, IL.

Instructors plan and implement challenging and engaging enrichment courses that include above-level content (one to two years above grade level). Instructors receive resources but should have experience with gifted learners and be able to differentiate instruction for high ability students with a range of skill levels and background knowledge. Compensation begins at $700 per 6-week session.

Teaching Assistants Teaching Assistants work closely with lead instructors to provide safe, challenging and differentiated experiences in the classroom. They also supervise students during breaks and all transition times. Compensation is $16 per hour. 


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“One of my favorite things about teaching courses with CTD is the abundance of resources and support for instructors. I love how often CTD leaders check in, communicate, and visit classes. It really contributes to feeling supported and valued as an educator." -CTD Instructor

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