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Career 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.

Griffinity: (noun) The quality of being Roycemore-Griffin-like.

Since 1915, Roycemore created a culture that intertwines with the school’s mission and vision. The infinite possibilities, creativity, strength, and individuality of a Griffin is what made Roycemore a unique and magical school when it was founded and continues today. That magic has been maintained by teachers and staff who have the Griffin-like spirit in them. Read more about our culture and Griffin spirit below.

Why Roycemore? 

“First and foremost, Roycemore prioritizes students; the best interest of students is the basis of every decision. Roycemore is a community that fosters individual growth and believes in the possibility of success for each student. It is a transforming environment! The Administration supports the faculty’s growth, providing amazing opportunities to learn new technologies and to participate in interest-based professional development. Finally, Roycemore is an inclusive family; a place that leaves an indelible mark on all Griffins.” 

– Wendy Griffin, Middle School Teacher and Learning Specialist

Substitute Teachers (Lower School Pre-K to 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:

Darcy Aksamitowski, Lower School Division Head
Roycemore School
1200 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201

daksamitowski@roycemoreschool.org

Extended Day Teacher (Lower School)

Summary

Roycemore School is currently seeking a part-time teacher for our Lower School Extended Day program for the 2021-2022 school year. Now in its 105th 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.

Responsibilities

The teacher should possess a holistic view of children, and an understanding of the developmental issues of Lower School children. The assistant will work with small groups and individual students, creating and implementing programs for elementary students after school.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong passion for teaching & commitment to student learning & development
  • Ability to develop and design curriculum and lesson plans
  • Excellence in classroom management techniques
  • Outstanding ability to collaborate with colleagues
  • Enthusiasm for professional development
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent verbal, written and observational skills
  • Demonstrates patience, good listening skills, and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Flexibility in addressing the children’s as well as the school’s needs
  • Working knowledge of Macintosh operating systems
  • Experience with G-Suite (Google Apps) for Education (preferred)
  • Comfortable using Learning Management System, and computer systems
  • Able to use basic office equipment
  • A valid First Aid Certificate from the American Red Cross, including CPR training
  • Prepare materials and classroom for extended day
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Lower School Division Head

Roycemore School embraces diversity of people, cultures and ideas, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals interested should send a resume and cover letter expressing interest via e-mail to:

Darcy Aksamitowski
Lower School Division Head
daksamitowski@roycemoreschool.org

Accounting and Finance Coordinator

Summary

Roycemore School seeks a Business Office Analyst beginning immediately but no later than July 15, 2021. Now in its 105th year, Roycemore is a highly regarded, coeducational independent school for students from 3 years old through 12th grade. Located in Evanston, Illinois, on the northside of Chicago, Roycemore enjoys a long-standing relationship with Northwestern University.

The Business Office Analyst is a full time professional employee that provides critical support to the Business Office and school administration.

The successful candidate will enthusiastically embrace Roycemore’s mission, culture, and community in order to serve as an effective ambassador. The Business Office Analyst will report to the Director of Finance and Operations.

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

Responsibilities

  • Provide data from FACTS/RenWeb and Active to the QuickBooks financial system and reconcile the data between the systems.
  • Participate in all levels of A/R, A/P and monthly bank and credit card reconciliation and preparation of monthly financial statements.
  • Facilitate and analyze the entry of all A/R (invoices/credits) from FACTS/RenWeb into QuickBooks and reconciles monthly between systems.
  • Track and reports on Summer Camp A/R from the Active system.
  • In partnership with the Director of Finance and Operations, maintain daily, monthly and yearly progress reports that can be used for historical data for YTD comparisons and inputting into NAIS DASL and NBOA BIIS
  • Provide support for annual financial audit process
  • Responsible for inputting/maintaining accurate data regarding current and new students including grades, credits, test scores, attendance, and other student information into the FACTS/RenWeb and responding to inquiries related to this information
  • Responsible for setting up master course schedule in FACTS/RenWeb, monitoring/updating master schedule information and assisting division heads in scheduling students
  • Coordinates with Admissions and Business Office the processing of re-enrollment contracts, updating of student records and emailing re-enrollment acceptance letters to families; and processing of new enrollment contracts, updating of student records and emailing acceptance letters to families; performs final distribution of Financial Aid communication via FACTS/RenWeb
  • Tracks student graduation requirements and works collaboratively with faculty, administration and college counseling in the production and dissemination of report cards and transcripts for all students
  • Coordinates with the Admissions, Business Office and Advancement office to assure the accuracy and consistency of data between systems.
  • Responsible for inputting/maintaining accurate data regarding Summer Camp current and new campers in ActiveWorks; managing changes in registrations and processing billing and refunds, providing needed weekly reports for camp counselors/directors
  • Responds to inquiries and requests for student academic information – records for transfers and transcripts; maintains permanent student records including enrollment, academic, personal and withdrawal information
  • Provides support for electronic mailings and the maintenance of the student/family directory
  • Support system updates and changes as required.

Experience, Qualifications & Attributes

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or computer science or related/commensurate experience
  • Proven ability and strong knowledge of technology, systems and relational databases: FACTS/RenWeb, ActiveWorks, QuickBooks and G-Suite preferred
  • Strong analytical skills as it relates to business processes and data
  • Well organized, able to change work focus quickly, constantly and efficiently; able to handle many demands simultaneously with minimal supervision and with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral, especially as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Committed to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity

Preferred Experience

  • Solid understanding of general accounting principles, accounts payable/receivable, with proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting data and financial records
  • Exceptional people skills, professional personal presentation and ability to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Regularly sit, talk, hear and interact with students, parents, staff and visitors
  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 20lbs
  • Regularly use close and distance vision as this position works at a desk and computer screen for extended periods of time
  • Ability to turn, bend and reach
  • Work in a traditional climate controlled office environment
  • This position will maintain a full-time, 12-month, onsite work schedule

POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Roycemore is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

For best consideration, please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Vicky Pickett
Director of Finance & Operations
vpickett@roycemoreschool.org

No calls please.