Careers at North Side

Want to work at a high achieving public/charter school in St. Louis?

We are searching for professionals committed to high academic and behavior expectations for pre-kindergarten through 8th grade scholars. We remain committed to small class sizes, 15 or fewer students per room.

Elementary School Teacher

Elementary School Social Worker

To apply for either of these positions, please send a resume and cover letter to John Grote at

Executive Director

For further information, please contact the co-heads of the search committee:

Pat Shipley at or Ross Woolsey at 

About North Side Community School

  • North Side is a highly successful public charter school founded in 2009 to serve the surrounding African-American community in north St. Louis City.
  • North Side now serves 510 students in pre-K through 8th grade.
  • The school’s recent awards include Public Charter School of the Year, Champion of Education Reform, and a What’s Right with the Region Award for Promoting Racial Equality and Social Justice.
  • North Side classes have just 15-18 students each.
  • 100% of students qualify for free or reduced lunch.
  • North Side believes the best method of education is through personal attention.
  • North Side is a neighborhood school, predominantly serving the children in its attendance area, a radius of three miles around the school.
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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