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Employment Opportunities at Roycemore

Roycemore is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, gender preference or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its policies.

Lower School Substitute Teachers - PreK-Grade 4

Seeking subs for elementary education, specifically Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 4. Substitute teachers must have teaching capabilities in multiple areas, the ability to establish effective working relationships with staff and students, the ability to address the various learning styles of students, and the ability to maintain effective classroom management strategies. Substitute teachers are called on an as needed basis and may be needed for one day, one week or a long term position. Substitute teachers arrive by 8AM, with classes beginning at 8:30AM, and generally ending by 3:30PM.

Candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to:

Melinda Orzoff, Lower School Division Head
Roycemore School
1200 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201

morzoff@roycemoreschool.org

Middle School Division Head / Teacher for the 2020-2021 School Year

Roycemore School Middle School Head / Teacher

Roycemore School seeks a Middle School Head for the 2020-2021 school year. Now in its 104th year, Roycemore is a highly regarded, co-educational independent school for students from 3 years old through 12th grade. Located in Evanston, Illinois, on the north side of Chicago, Roycemore enjoys a long-standing relationship with Northwestern University including the Northwestern option, where high school students can choose to take college courses at the University as dual-enrolled students for no additional charge. The Middle School Head serves on the senior administrative team of the school and reports directly to the Head of School. Roycemore’s Middle School is comprised of approximately 60 students in 5th through 8th grade. Some of the classes as well as advisory pair 5th and 6th grade together and 7th and 8th grade together. For more information on Roycemore School and specifically it’s middle school, visit: https://roycemoreschool.org/academics/middle-school/

Roycemore’s mission is to inspire and nurture excellence and prepare each student for success in higher education and in a dynamic and complex world.

Essential Functions:

– Exercises vision and provides leadership that appropriately involves members of the school community
– Supervises, manages and oversees the development of the Division teachers and support staff
– Oversees the evaluation and professional development of Division faculty, assesses faculty performance and reviews with faculty
– Serves as a consultant to Division faculty in matters of classroom management, teaching methods and school procedures
– Conducts regular staff meetings; ensures communication of information that impacts department members and students
– Assists the Head of School with recruitment and selection of new and replacement faculty
– Provides orientation and support to new teachers
– Attends special events, officiates at school events and assemblies
– Builds community among students through presence, interaction in classrooms, teaching and organizing activities
– Provides academic guidance to students, handles major discipline issues with support from the Dean of Students
– Reviews student assessment/ documents
– Ensures appropriate standardized testing for Middle School students
– Ensures safe environment for faculty, staff and students
– Collaborates with Head of School and Senior Admin team to update Student and Parent Handbook, and Employee Handbook, and – Middle School Guide
– Communicates regularly with parents via weekly newsletters, emails and in person meetings as needed
– Facilitates dialogue and communication with parents and teachers and the administration
– Oversees curriculum development, supervises scheduling of classes, provides for in-service of faculty as needed, provides for extra curricular learning activities for students, supports student activities
– Interfaces with the Learning Specialists and Gifted Coordinator in support of student growth
– Oversees textbook and teaching material selection and ordering, and recommends library books, materials and other learning media additions
– Interfaces with the Director of Admissions in all aspects of admissions, meets with all applicant families, participates in the evaluation of applicants, facilitates orientation for new students and families
– Assists with Open House and other admissions activities
– Promotes the Roycemore Middle School experience to potential students and their families
– Develops and Manages the Division Budget
– Collaborates with the Director of Curriculum and Innovation to assess, document, and develop curricular alignment throughout each grade level as well as to recommend teacher professional development
– Oversees the Middle School Personal Passion Project (P3) program
– Maintains expertise through Professional Development
– Recommends the addition of new courses as needed
– Performs other duties as assigned by the Head of School

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree or post graduate work in subject matter or equivalent with a preference in education, educational administration, or instruction
A minimum of five years teaching and leadership experience in an independent school environment
Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills
Possesses a passion for education of middle school students and has demonstrated experience balancing strong leadership/ discipline for middle school in an engaging environment built on respect and community
Ability to communicate effectively with constituents from the entire school community
Ability to supervise and manage multiple functions and activities
Strategic thinker who sees the larger picture
Ability to understand and embrace Roycemore School’s mission and culture
Ability to balance and prioritize the needs of the school
Ability to define problems and implement appropriate solutions
Pedagogical background to evaluate curriculum and course materials
Collaborates well with colleagues of diverse backgrounds on pedagogical approaches, curricular alignment and instructional strategies
Superb people skills; compassionate
A strong team player
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Proficient in using instructional technology
Demonstration of the School’s core values
Committed to diversity and inclusion

Policy of non-discrimination:
Roycemore School does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, ancestry, order of protection status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge from military service, or any other legally protected category in connection with its activities as an employer. Roycemore also subscribes to the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (“ISACS”) and the National Association of Independent Schools’ (“NAIS”) principles of good practice regarding admission of students and employment of personnel.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter expressing interest in the position and articulating their philosophy of education, resume, and three to five references to afinleyodell@roycemoreschool.org For best consideration, submit application no later than October 15, 2019.

Communications Coordinator – Part Time

Communications Coordinator – Part Time

Roycemore School seeks a Part Time Communications Coordinator.

About Roycemore
Now in its 103rd year, Roycemore is a highly regarded, co-educational independent school for students from 3 years old through 12th grade. Located in Evanston, Illinois, on the north side of Chicago, Roycemore enjoys a long-standing relationship with Northwestern University including the Northwestern option, where high school students can choose to take college courses at the
University as dual-enrolled students for no additional charge.

Mission
Our mission is to inspire and nurture excellence and prepare each student for success in higher education and in a dynamic and complex world.

Position
Roycemore School is seeking a Communications Coordinator to help support the initiatives of the school as they relate to Marketing, Communications, and Enrollment. Tasks include (but are not limited to) website editing, digital newsletters, e-communications, social media execution, photo archiving, online listings and advertising, event promotion, and more.

Schedule
The person in this position would work 20 hours a week (ideally 4 hours a day, 5 days a week).

Qualifications
Candidates must demonstrate strong project management skills, written and verbal communication skills, proofreading skills, and be willing to thinking creatively. Candidates should work well on a team and have a strong track record of setting specific goals and accomplishing them on time. Keeping track of deadlines and a large task list is a big part of this job and candidates need to be organized, diligent, and thorough.

Minimum Experience
Experience creating newsletters and/or email communications. Experience with website management and maintenance. Experience with Social Media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn for both content and also advertising/promotion.

Preferred Experience
Experience with Constant Contact and/or WordPress preferred (or other similar platforms). Experience with social media outlets besides what has been listed. Experience with video creation and photography.

A Bachelors degree is required or, significant work experience related to communications and marketing.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
– Works in a very busy and involved environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
– May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
– Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
– Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled office environment.
– Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold.

Roycemore is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individual with disabilities.

For best consideration please email or send cover letter and resume with 3 references to:
Elizabeth Latimer
Director of Marketing, Enrollment and Communications
elatimer@roycemoreschool.org
Roycemore School
1200 Davis St.
Evanston, IL 60201

POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Roycemore School does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, ancestry, order of protection status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge from military service, or any other legally protected category in connection with its activities as an employer.

One-On-One Aide

One-on One Aide Position

Summary
Roycemore School is currently seeking a compassionate person to be a one-on-one aide to a first grade boy. This is a short-term position starting immediately until winter break. Now in its 103rd year, Roycemore is a highly regarded, coeducational independent school for students from 3 years old through 12th grade. Located in Evanston, Illinois, on the north side of Chicago. Roycemore enjoys a long-standing relationship with Northwestern University, including the Northwestern Option, where high school students can choose to take college courses at the University as dual-enrolled students for no additional charge.

For more on Roycemore School, please visit the website at www.roycemoreschool.org

Responsibilities
The aide should possess a holistic view of children, an understanding of the developmental issues of children, and a willingness to work with and learn from an experienced teacher. The aide will work with this student and accompany him to his special teachers, and participate in lunch and recess.

Required Qualifications
Education Degree; preferred or an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
Experience with children.
Patience, maturity, and a love of young children.
Competence in connecting with students and help creating a healthy classroom community.
Excellent communication skills, sound judgment, and emotional maturity.
Ability to take direction from supervising teachers and staff.
Ability to work cooperatively with other teachers and assistants.
Ability to relate effectively with children and their parents.
Ability to ensure the health and safety of the child in your care.

Roycemore School embraces diversity of people, cultures, and ideas, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Individuals interested should send a resume via e-mail to:

Melinda Orzoff
Lower School Division Head
morzoff@roycemoreschool.org

Assistant Teacher Position

Assistant Teacher Position

Summary
Roycemore School is currently seeking a dynamic assistant teacher for our Junior Kindergarten room starting in early January. Now in its 105ft year, Roycemore is a highly regarded, coeducational independent school for students from 3 years old through 12th grade. Located in Evanston, Illinois, on the north side of Chicago, Roycemore enjoys a long-standing relationship with Northwestern University including the Northwestern option, where high school students can choose to take college courses at the University as dual-enrolled students for no additional charge.

For more on Roycemore School, please visit the website at www.roycemoreschool.org

Responsibilities
The assistant should possess a holistic view of children, an understanding of the developmental issues of early childhood children and a willingness to work with and learn from an experienced teacher. The assistant will work with small groups and individual students, will accompany the children to their special teachers, and participate in lunch and recess.

Required Qualifications
Early Childhood Education Degree; preferred or an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
Experience with early childhood children.
Patience, maturity, and a love of young children.
Competence in connecting with students and help creating a healthy classroom community.
Excellent communication skills, sound judgment, and emotional maturity.
Ability to take direction from supervising teachers and staff.
Ability to work cooperatively with other teachers and assistants.
Ability to relate effectively with children and their parents.
Ability to ensure the health and safety of the children in your care.
Roycemore School embraces diversity of people, cultures and ideas, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals interested should send a resume via e-mail to:

Melinda Orzoff
Lower School Division Head
morzoff@roycemoreschool.org