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Work at DePaul Prep!

DePaul College Prep welcomes inquiries about employment from educators and people who are interested in a career in education. We encourage you to become acquainted with our School by exploring our website. As you learn more about our vision, mission, values and history, you will be well prepared for a productive conversation when you call or visit the School.

We offer many opportunities for personal and professional growth because we want members of our staff to feel fulfilled, to be good at their jobs, and care about our students. We actively seek diversity in both our student body and among the adults who serve the school. We expect all community members to know and exemplify our School's core values.

OUR VISION

We strive to create an educated, compassionate, and just world, one student at a time.

OUR MISSION

DePaul College Prep, in partnership with DePaul University, is a Vincentian, Catholic community that provides a rigorous college prep education. Guided by our core values of Faith, Respect, Excellence, Service and Health,  we educate young adults of Chicago to think independently, pursue intellectual excellence, practice compassion, and value all individuals as children of God.

OUR HISTORY

Founded in 2014, DePaul College Prep serves Chicago families by offering an academically rigorous, values-based, Vincentian Catholic, college-prep education to young women and men in grades 9 - 12. DePaul College Prep enjoys an academic partnership with DePaul University and is sponsored by the Congregation of the Mission (the Vincentians) who also sponsor DePaul University. In July 2019, in response to growing enrollment, the DePaul College Prep Board of Directors acquired a new 17-acre campus and modern school buildings. In August 2020, DePaul College Prep began the school year on the new campus.  Read more, here.

DePaul Prep at a Glance

33%

of our students are young women and men of color.

1081

students enrolled for the 2022-2023 school year

58

zip codes represented in the DePaul Prep community.

16,000+

hours of service each year to the Chicago community at various social services and non-profit organizations.


 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion supports DePaul College Prep's diverse community by working with all constituencies of the School. This work is guided by our School's Mission and Core Values. We strive to affirm identity, make culture more palpable, create brave spaces for understanding through academics, and engage the community in meaningful dialogue around equity and social justice. As a faith-based institution, we aspire to move with purpose and conviction toward the utmost level of inclusion.

Faith Formation

Faith Formation at DePaul Prep
As a Catholic, Vincentian community, we engage in faith formation at both the student and faculty levels. Faculty are invited to participate in annual retreats as well as in professional development that helps us to grow as a community of faith. DePaul Prep welcomes faculty of all faiths and seeks to integrate knowledge and understanding of faiths other than Christianity. 

Viewbook

Each year, DePaul Prep creates a visual depiction that tells the story of who we are as a Catholic, Vincentian high school on the north side of Chicago. In this view book, you will see the faces of our students and faculty and experience through these faces the beauty and richness of our student body and our faculty and staff as well as our 17 acre campus. Through the data shared, the colorful images of our campus and the highlights of various aspects of our community, our View Book is sure to give you a sense of what it means to be a DePaul Prep Ram. 

Culture of Academic Achievement, Support & Accountability
DePaul Prep is designed to ensure students academic, social and emotional needs are met in a developmentally appropriate way. Parents and Students are educated on emotional competencies as well as the academic behaviors we strive to help our students develop during their 4 years with us.

Diverse Learner Program
At DePaul Prep, we believe every student can be successful and we carefully design support systems to ensure this. Our Diverse Learner Support program consists of unique structured study halls, case managers for all Diverse Learners, and provides one on one student support.

Block Schedule and Vincentian Day
Teacher schedules include teaching 5 of the 80 minute block periods, and teachers have two preparation periods plus one supervision period. Vincentian Day Colloquiums are designed and facilitated by teachers, counselors and administrators and are focused on learning opportunities for students that extend beyond the classroom into various places across the city.

Expansive Program of Co-Curriculars
Learning at DePaul Prep is not limited to the classroom! Our co-curriculars provide opportunities for students interact with peers around topics they are interested in and to design and host a range of activities within their club structure. Faculty have the opportunity to earn a stipend for fulfilling open co-curricular moderator roles based on this compensation schedule.

Faculty Culture and Climate
Monthly DEI and Culture and Climate conversations, Parent Association and Sunshine Club Sponsored Events including breakfasts, luncheons, treats and faculty cook-offs!

 

 

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Salary & Benefits
 Competitive Salary Schedule, Athletic Coaching and Club Moderator Stipends, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Health Care Plans (PPO, HMO, HSA PPO), Dental, Life, and Vision Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance, Parental Leave, Sick/Personal Days, Professional Development Funds, DePaul University Tuition Discount for Employees Seeking Advanced Degrees or Certifications, DePaul College Prep Tuition Discount for Children of Employees

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DePaul University Partnership
 As the nation's largest Catholic university located just three miles from our campus, DePaul Prep students, families, faculty and staff benefit from DePaul University's expertise and academic support, graduate coursework (MA, PH.D.), tuition discounts, and access to all university libraries. 

Curriculum Design and Course Team Collaboration
UbD Framework, Student Centered Coaching, Individual Instructional Coaching, New Faculty Induction Program, Racial Justice Training: Facing Our History and Ourselves Curriculum, Student Advisory Curriculum, Data Wise 

Work at DePaul Prep!

Contact:

Ms. Maria Hill, Assistant Principal
mhill@depaulprep.org

Mr. Joe Voss, Assistant Principal
jvoss@depaulprep.org

Our Policy
DePaul College Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all applicants for all positions equally without regard to their race, sex, age, color, national origin, or disability in accordance with applicable laws.