Employment


Thank you for your interest in our school!

Countryside School is an accredited, independent school serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade, in Champaign, Illinois where the University of Illinois is located. We offer students a broad hands-on education, which integrates a challenging core curriculum with art, music, drama, technology, world languages, physical education, character development and global community service.

A highly qualified and talented faculty engages students in active learning, encourages intellectual risk taking and curiosity, and promotes a culture of respect and empathy. Countryside emphasizes responsibility and commitment to the community and challenges students to think of themselves as global citizens. Within a caring and creative environment, students are encouraged to strive to meet their potential as learners and as unique individuals.

Countryside seeks individuals who love children, are passionate, creative, and flexible, and dedicated to our mission of providing "Joy in Learning. Excellence in Education." Countryside is an equal opportunity employer.

Please see our Employment Opportunities page for available positions.

Stephanie Harman
Head of School

Exceptional Teachers

For good kids to become excellent students, they need exceptional teachers to guide them. Countryside attracts and retains some of the best and brightest. Most have earned or are working toward an advanced degree or specialized certification.

We provide the professional development, autonomy, resources and technology our teachers need to transform each class into a learning adventure – and they do it every day.

Countryside School K-8
4301 W. Kirby Ave. Champaign, IL 61822
217.355.1253
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