Christian Life Academy is a faith-based private school in the rural community of Hopedale, Illinois. Established in 2008, we currently minister to over 90 children, through our PK-8th grade programs, including full-time, part- time and before/after school programs.  We are blessed to have the opportunity to reach and disciple our students. 


“I love that (my son) is not only learning the basics of school quite well, but also the importance of learning what's in the Bible and a relationship with Jesus in his life." 
- CLA Parent


“The things we teach at home are reinforced at school instead of questioned. That is huge.”
- CLA Parent

CLA is Hiring

Christian Life Academy, Hopedale, Illinois, is seeking two individuals to fill open positions in the areas of middle school instructor and physical education instructor. Middle school responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the areas of math, science, history, language, computer and Bible.  Physical education instruction may include athletic director responsibilities.  These positions may be combined according to the attributes of candidates hired.

The staffing full time equivalency will be a total of 1.4 FTE and may include a full time position and/or partial time positions, at the discretion of the hiring committee, individual candidates and the school board.

Applications with resume and cover letter will be accepted through June 15 with calls for interviews in the second half of the month of June.

Interested candidates should contact Josh Horning, administrator: or 309-449-3346 or309-267-8781