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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.

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.

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

Physical Education, Nutrition, Wellness Teacher and Coach

Roycemore School seeks a Physical Education, Nutrition, Wellness Teacher and Coach for the 2021-2022 school year. Now in its 105th 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.

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

We are currently seeking an experienced Physical Education, Nutrition, Wellness Teacher and Coach for the 2021-2022 school year.

Essential Functions

Physical Education Teacher and Coach

  • Provides physical education and wellness classes to students in alignment with the mission and philosophy of Roycemore School.
  • Designs and teaches physical education and wellness courses for grades 3-12.
  • Collaborates with the Athletic Director to design and plan a child centered, differentiated PE curriculum and assessments grounded in best practices and guided by the National PE standards.
  • Maintains expertise in physical education and pedagogy through professional development.
  • Coaches an athletic team each season.
  • Serves as an advisor in the Middle School.
  • Uses effective class management techniques that are aligned with Roycemore’s student-centered approach to ensure effective learning.

Nutrition and Wellness

  • Works collaboratively to develop an experiential and blended curriculum to engage students in learning the balance between the four pillars of health: sleep; exercise, nutrition for body and mind; and dealing positively with stress.
  • Plans, evaluates, revises curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction based upon holistic mental, physical, and nutritional wellness.
  • Collaborates with the Director of Lower, Middle, and Upper School, student Advisors, and the Athletic Director, to develop programming for health and wellness.
  • Prepares nutrition and wellness lessons that are age appropriate, engaging, and meet the needs, interests and abilities of students.
  • Ability to teach students in grades 3-12 about food and nutrition by delivering engaging, hands-on lessons & activities.
  • Integrates technology seamlessly into teaching strategies and practices.
  • Fosters the academic, social, and character development of each student. Writes narrative progress reports on students and provides insight on the student’s development along their journey in the wellness program.
  • Engaged in the life of the school beyond professional responsibilities.
  • Communicates and meets with families, returns phone calls, responds to emails and notes in a timely manner.
  • Ensures a safe environment for faculty, staff and students.
  • Maintains expertise through Professional Development.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in Physical Education and/or related field
  • A minimum of three years teaching experience, ideally in an independent school environment
  • An affinity for working with children
  • Ideally has some experience with tumbling/ gymnastics/ dance
  • A valid First Aid Certificate from the American Red Cross, including CPR training
  • Ability to understand and embrace Roycemore School’s mission
  • Positive, high energy and demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Must demonstrate competency with basic computer and word processing applications
  • Able to use basic office equipment
  • Proficient in using technology and web-based tools
  • Demonstration of the School’s core values
  • Committed to diversity and inclusion

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 three references to
Adrienne Floro at afloro@roycemoreschool.org

Physical Education Teacher (Part-Time)

Roycemore School seeks a Part-Time Physical Education Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.

Now in its 105th 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.

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

We are currently seeking an experienced Physical Education Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.

Essential Functions

Physical Education Teacher and Coach

  • Provides physical education and wellness classes to students in alignment with the mission and philosophy of Roycemore School.
  • Designs and teaches physical education and wellness courses for grades PK-2nd grade.
  • Collaborates with the Athletic Director to design and plan a child centered, differentiated PE curriculum and assessments grounded in best practices and guided by the National PE standards.
  • Maintains expertise in physical education and pedagogy through professional development.
  • Coaches an athletic team.
  • Uses effective class management techniques that are aligned with Roycemore’s student-centered approach to ensure effective learning.

Nutrition and Wellness

  • Works collaboratively to develop an experiential and blended curriculum to engage students in learning the balance between the four pillars of health: sleep; exercise, nutrition for body and mind; and dealing positively with stress.
  • Plans, evaluates, revises curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction based upon holistic mental, physical, and nutritional wellness.
  • Fosters the academic, social, and character development of each student. Writes narrative progress reports on students and provides insight on the student’s development along their journey in PE.
  • Communicates and meets with families, returns phone calls, responds to emails and notes in a timely manner.
  • Ensures a safe environment for faculty, staff and students.
  • Maintains expertise through Professional Development.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in Physical Education and/or related field
  • A minimum of three years teaching experience, ideally in an independent school environment
  • An affinity for working with children
  • A valid First Aid Certificate from the American Red Cross, including CPR training
  • Ability to understand and embrace Roycemore School’s mission
  • Positive, high energy and demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Must demonstrate competency with basic computer and word processing applications
  • Able to use basic office equipment
  • Proficient in using technology and web-based tools
  • Demonstration of the School’s core values
  • Committed to diversity and inclusion

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 three references to Adrienne Floro at afloro@roycemoreschool.org

Humanities - English Teacher (Middle & Upper School)

Roycemore School seeks an Upper School English teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Now in its 105th 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.

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

We are currently seeking an experienced Upper School English Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts
  • Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet student’s varying needs and interests
  • Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other required records
  • Evaluates and grades students’ class work, assignments, and papers
  • Compiles, administers, and grades examinations
  • Plans, evaluates, and revises curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction
  • Creates and teaches semester-length or year-long English and Humanities courses
  • Instructs students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods
  • Uses effective class management techniques to ensure effective learning
  • Sponsors a student club and/or coaches an athletic team
  • Serves as an adviser to students, guiding them in academic, extracurricular, social and personal development and acting as primary liaison to parents/ guardians
  • Meets with parents and guardians to discuss their children’s progress, and to determine their priorities for their children and their resource needs
  • Collaborates with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of Middle/ Upper School programs
  • Maintains expertise in subject matter through professional development
  • Regularly attends faculty meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Middle and Upper School Division Heads

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in subject matter and/or education
  • A minimum of three years teaching experience teaching middle/high school Humanities/English courses, preferably in an independent school environment
  • Strong background in teaching of writing and literary analysis
  • Ability to leverage a strong background in social studies/history to build on students’ curiosity and increase motivation and confidence to engage in deep, Socratic discussions and thoughtful responses to compelling, authentic questions.
  • Experience leading seminar style discussions
  • A strong passion for teaching and commitment to student learning and development
  • Excellence in classroom management techniques
  • Ability to interface and communicate effectively with students, parents and other staff members
  • Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising and supporting students outside the classroom
  • Embraces authentic assessment, innovative pedagogies, and project-based learning
  • Enthusiasm for professional development
  • Comfortable using online texts, iPads, Learning Management System, and computer systems
  • Working knowledge of Macintosh operating systems
  • Experience with G-Suite (Google Apps) for Education (preferred)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Commitment to inclusion and issues of social justice and equity
  • Ability to use basic office equipment

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 or send cover letter and resume with three references to
Stefanie Rivera by May 10, 2021:

srivera@roycemoreschool.org:
Stefanie Rivera
Upper School Division Head
Roycemore School
1200 Davis St.
Evanston, IL 60201

Art Teacher (Lower School)

Roycemore School seeks a Lower School Art teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Now in its 105th 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.

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
We are currently seeking an experienced Lower School Art Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The art teacher is responsible for all aspects of creating a dynamic learning environment for students. A Roycemore teacher develops lifelong learners who will excel in their academic, professional and personal lives.

Essential Functions
– Provides art instruction to students in kindergarten through fourth grade
– Designs and plans child-centered, culturally responsive art curriculum and assessments guided by the National Art Education Association standards
– Prepares lessons, activities and observes in order to evaluate student’s progress
– Implements age-appropriate lessons that introduce students to diverse and multicultural aspects of art
– Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects
– Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet student’s varying needs and interests
– Instructs students in large and small groups and individually, using various teaching methods
– Collaborates with teachers and music instructor on grade level projects and community performances
– Assists grade level teachers with project work when time permits
– Leadership in organizing the school’s annual participation in the Young Evanston Artists event each spring
– Assists parent volunteers with art items for the annual auction and scholarship fundraiser
– Provides after school art class when time allows
– Writes narrative progress reports on students and provides “grades” for effort and conduct
– Collaborates with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation and revision of the school’s art education program
– Supervises recess and helps supervise other school-wide special events
– Communicates with families, returns phone calls, writes weekly blog/ social media, and emails and notes in a timely manner
– Displays student art on a regular basis in the school display cases, hallways and around campus
– Leads professional development and parent workshops as needed
– Develops and maintains a professional growth plan
– Participates fully in the life of the school community (i.e. attends theatre productions and games, teaches after school, helps out with Open Houses)
– Maintains expertise in subject matter through professional development
– Performs other duties as assigned by the head of the Lower School

Qualifications
– Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts (Master’s degree preferred)
– A minimum of three years of experience teaching art to elementary-aged students, preferably in an independent school environment
– Ability to develop and design curriculum and lesson plans
– Knowledge of art making techniques, art history, critique, and aesthetics (Portfolio samples are encouraged)
– Excellence in classroom management techniques
– Outstanding ability to collaborate with colleagues on class projects and themes, providing in-class support as the schedule allows
– 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)
– Strong passion for teaching & commitment to student learning & development
– Committed to curriculum design and growth
– Embraces authentic assessment, innovative pedagogies, and project-based learning
– Comfortable using iPads, Learning Management System, and computer systems
– Able to use basic office equipment

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

Please email or send cover letter and resume with three references to:
Darcy Aksamitowski
Lower School Head
daksamitowski@roycemoreschool.org
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Roycemore School
1200 Davis St.
Evanston, IL 60201

French Teacher (Lower and Middle School)

Roycemore School seeks a Lower & Middle School French Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Now in its 105th 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.

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

We are currently seeking an experienced Lower & Middle School French Teacher for the 2021-22 school year. This person will be working with children from Pre-Kindergarten through Sixth Grade.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (M. A. in Education preferred)
  • Excellence in classroom management techniques, especially with young children
  • Enthusiasm for professional development
  • Committed to early second language acquisition
  • Has an excellent command of the French language and is able to create activities to help young children appreciate the language as they learn to hear and to speak.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to interface and communicate effectively with students, parents and other staff members
  • Working knowledge of Windows and/or Macintosh operating systems
  • Experience with G-Suite/Google Apps for Education (preferred)
  • Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising and supporting students outside the classroom
  • Embraces authentic assessment, innovative pedagogies, and project-based learning
  • Comfortable using online texts, iPads, student information system, and other computer systems
  • Able to use basic office equipment

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 three references to:

Adrienne Floro
afloro@roycemoreschool.org:
Middle School Division Head
Roycemore School
1200 Davis St.
Evanston, IL 60201

Admissions, Development, Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Now in its 105th year, Roycemore is a highly regarded, co-educational independent school for students from 3 years old through 12th grade. Located in Evanston, on the north side of Chicago, Roycemore enjoys a long-standing relationship with Northwestern University including the Northwestern option.

Our 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:

Detail orientation and the ability to multitask while working independently is a must. This role will support the Admissions, Communications/Marketing and Development Divisions.

Admissions duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Inquiry follow-ups via email and phone
  • Application processing and follow-ups via email and phone
  • Assisting with merit-based scholarship application collection and processing
  • Scheduling tours, student visits and providing tours when necessary
  • Assisting with in-person and virtual admissions events, school fairs, and other event planning and staffing
  • Assisting with admissions data reporting
  • Assisting with document proofreading and edits
  • Assisting in the writing and distribution of admissions thank you letters and postcards
  • Managing admissions supplies and giveaways

Development duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Alumni and community relations
  • Data entry and database management/reporting
  • Coordinating mass mailings
  • Email & social media campaigns
  • Writing, editing and proofreading
  • Management of Annual Report publication

Marketing duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Website content updates via WordPress
  • Social media posting, engagement, and reporting
  • Newsletter writing, production, and distribution via Constant Contact
  • Subscriber list management
  • Event graphics and promotion via online websites
  • Online reputation monitoring and engagement
  • ‘Brand Journalism’ including story development, interviews, writing, and event photography/videography

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate in a professional manner with prospective and current families, students, staff, vendors and others
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn new software applications
  • Knowledge of and ability to use the Internet and web-based systems like Google Drive
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and prioritize work
  • Must be able to perform data entry quickly and accurately
  • At least one year of previous office experience is preferred
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Constant Contact, and social media marketing is a plus

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 immediate consideration, please email your cover letter and resume with three references to:

Michael Organ
Director of Marketing and Communications
morgan@roycemoreschool.org

Please include ‘Advancement Coordinator’ in the subject line of your email application.

Innovation Coach / STEM Teacher

Roycemore School seeks an Innovation Coach and STEM Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Now in its 105th 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.

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

We are currently seeking an experienced Innovation Coach and STEM Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The person in this position will:

  1. work with faculty and students in all three divisions of the school to advance innovation and STEM
  2. manage maker equipment, spaces, and curriculum
  3. working with administration, plan future maker and innovation initiatives
  4. teach technology/maker classes
  5. teach 1-2 other classes as assigned (most likely science, math)

Essential Functions

  • Designs and teaches lower, middle, and upper level technology/maker classes, including creating curriculum, scope and sequence, and integration with core subjects
  • Designs and teaches middle or upper school STEM classes
  • Manages the use of maker equipment, including 3D printers, laser engravers, woodworking equipment, and other items
  • Contributes to decision-making related to new maker equipment and spaces
  • Develops enthusiasm for making among faculty and students through professional development, training, co-teaching, developing resources, and other creative means
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers and students to promote making and use maker equipment
  • Serves as a middle school P3 (personal passion project) coach and upper school JST (January Short Term) sponsor
  • Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other required records
  • Evaluates and grades students’ class work, assignments, and papers
  • Uses effective class management techniques to ensure effective learning
  • Sponsors a student club and/or coaches an athletic team
  • Serves as an adviser to 10-14 students, guiding them in academic, extracurricular, social and personal development and acting as primary liaison to parents/ guardians
  • Maintains expertise in subject matter through professional development and professional learning network
  • Performs other duties as assigned by administration

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in subject area required; a Master’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of three years teaching experience, preferably in an independent school environment
  • Experience teaching middle or upper level STEM courses
  • Ideally, experience with drones- flying, teaching, building and/or programming
  • Enthusiasm for making, problem-solving, and innovation in a school setting
  • Exact classes taught will vary from year to year and could include: technology/making (all levels), middle and upper school math, science, and/or computer science
  • Excellence in classroom management techniques
  • Enthusiasm for professional development
  • Ability to work with the Assistant Head of School for Academics, Division Heads, Director of Curriculum and Innovation as well as the mathematics and science departments to assess which courses are most needed and adapt teaching to meet the needs of the school
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to interface and communicate effectively with students, parents and other staff members
  • Experience with Google Workspace (Google Apps) for Education (preferred)
  • Strong passion for teaching & commitment to student learning & development
  • Committed to curriculum design and growth
  • Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising and supporting students outside the classroom
  • Embraces authentic assessment, innovative pedagogies, and project-based learning
  • Comfortable using online texts, iPads, student information system, and other computer systems
  • Able to use basic office equipment

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 or send cover letter and resume with three references to Elizabeth Shutters by May 20, 2021:

eshutters@roycemoreschool.org:
Director of Curriculum & Innovation
Roycemore School
1200 Davis St.
Evanston, IL 60201

Director of Marketing & Communications

Summary

Roycemore School seeks a new Director of Marketing and Communications beginning immediately but no later than July 1, 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 Director of Marketing and Communication is a full time professional employee responsible for designing and implementing strategies and tactics to enhance the School’s enrollment efforts. As such, the Director will focus on brand management, external messaging, and a variety of marketing activities centered on new customer acquisition. Within this, the Director will also collaborate with the Director of Admissions to lead traditional admissions activities helping to welcome and evaluate candidates and their families for possible enrollment.

The Director will develop and oversee innovative recruitment, enrollment, and retention strategies. A proactive and driven leader, the Director will promote Roycemore and further strengthen its reputation in existing markets as well as establish a presence in new ones in order to attract and enroll mission-appropriate students. The successful candidate will enthusiastically embrace Roycemore’s mission, culture, and community in order to serve as an effective ambassador. The Director will report directly to the Head of School, and serve as a member of the Senior Administration Team.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Formulate and execute forward-thinking, strategic recruitment, marketing, communications, and tactics to respond to the needs of the school and marketplace, reach targeted audiences and achieve enrollment goals
  • Oversee all aspects of the School’s communications, marketing, advertising, and recruitment tools including print, video, digital, and online communication, event publicity, and media relations, including website management
  • Evaluate and redesign, where appropriate, all aspects of admissions and marketing to attract a robust applicant pool representative of the demographic diversity of the area
  • Implement digital advertising, including self-managed Google Ads and Facebook Ads
  • Maintain the school’s website, including editing webpages using WordPress
  • Write and publish eNewsletters using Constant Contact
  • Develop and direct the vision and metrics for enrollment management ensuring they align with the strategic plan of the school
  • Conduct periodic market and demographic research and educate colleagues about those findings.
  • Develop and execute a communications strategy in partnership with the Director of Admissions in regards to feeder schools and counselor relationships
  • Clearly and enthusiastically communicate with all of Roycemore’s constituents, including faculty, parents, students, alumni, administration, community members, and the Board of Trustees and keeping these groups appropriately informed of potential issues and accomplishments
  • Create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere
  • Monitor, identify, and analyze local and national trends in education, admission, and tuition programs that impact enrollment outcomes and provide meaningful reporting to the Head of School and Board of Trustees to inform decision-making
  • Recruit and manage student and parent volunteers in support of marketing and admissions
  • In collaboration with Director of Development, develop a communications plan to engage alumni constituencies
  • Be sensitive to economic, cultural, and other issues present in the enrollment of a diverse student body
  • Develop and engage in strategic partnerships, events, and activities designed to increase enrollment and visibility
  • Represent the School at industry conferences, school fairs and other events.
  • Coordinates with the Director of Admissions, the Director of Development, and the senior administration team, and may also oversee college work-study students
  • Performs other related roles as assigned by the Head of School

Experience, Qualification & Attributes:

  • B.S. or B.A. in marketing, communications, or a related field. Masters degree preferred.
  • Prior experience in leading high-level sales and marketing, brand management, communications, financial aid and/or admission efforts, preferably at an independent school, college, university, or related experience.
  • Expertise in Search Engine Marketing, including self-managed Google Ads and landing page testing.
  • Expertise in Social Media Marketing, including self-managed Facebook Ads and event promotion.
  • Expertise in Email Marketing, including persuasive writing, list management, and Constant Contact templates.
  • Leadership skills; ability to plan, organize, and direct multiple programs and activities, including the ability to develop and lead volunteer teams to support the plan.
  • Driven, goal-oriented, industrious, and passionate about achieving results
  • Outstanding communications, interpersonal, and public relations skills, including exceptional writing and speaking skills and facility with media of all forms (social, print, broadcast, etc.)
  • Good with managing and meeting deadlines, plus juggling multiple projects at one time
  • Analytical skills; comfort with using data in developing and delivering presentations.
  • Facility with data to inform strategic marketing decisions and use of current technologies including, but not limited to, Google Analytics.
  • Strategic thinking and the ability to implement new initiatives and inspire the engagement of others in the implementation.
  • Knowledge of effective communications and marketing strategies.
  • Proficient, organized, detail oriented, and capable manager of people, program, and budgets
  • Willingness to work a demanding and flexible full-time schedule, including evenings and weekends when needed in order to achieve goals.
  • A clear understanding of and ability to articulate the mission, value, and unique niche of Roycemore School.
  • Comfort with autonomy and responsibility in the framework of a high performing team.
  • Ability to protect and handle student records and other highly confidential information.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere (or iMovie), Google Docs, and Google Sheets with significant experience using social media and other web-based communication vehicles including Constant Contact and WordPress in a professional setting.
  • Has graphic design editing skills or is willing to obtain them through professional development
  • Proactive, optimistic, and positive attitude
  • High emotional intelligence and cultural competency
  • Sense of humor and balanced perspective
  • Understanding of and appreciation for young students and adolescents
  • High degree of integrity, discretion, and trustworthiness
  • Professional demeanor and presentation
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and curiosity in order to improve performance and results.

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 writing samples to:

Adrianne Finley Odell
Head of School
afinleyodell@roycemoreschool.org

No calls please.

Spanish Teacher

Roycemore School seeks a Full or Part-Time Spanish Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Now in its 105th 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.

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

We are currently seeking an experienced Spanish Teacher for the 2021-22 school year. This person will be working with middle and high school students. A part-time position would be focused on teaching students on site at Roycemore School. A full-time position could include teaching online sections of classes.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in subject area required; a Master’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of three years teaching experience, preferably in an independent school environment
  • Experience teaching Middle and Upper School students
  • Excellence in classroom management techniques
  • Enthusiasm for professional development
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to interface and communicate effectively with students, parents and other staff members
  • Working knowledge of Windows and/or Macintosh operating systems
  • Experience with G-Suite (Google Apps) for Education (preferred)
  • Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising and supporting students outside the classroom
  • Embraces authentic assessment, innovative pedagogies, and project-based learning
  • Comfortable using online texts, iPads, student information system, and other computer systems
  • Able to use basic office equipment

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 or send cover letter and resume with three references to:

Adrienne Floro
Assistant Head of School for Academics and Middle School Head
afloro@roycemoreschool.org

Roycemore School
1200 Davis St.
Evanston, IL 60201

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

Music Teacher

Roycemore School seeks a full-time music teacher beginning in August 2021. Now in its 105th 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.

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

We are currently seeking an experienced Music Teacher for the fall. This person will be working with middle and high school students.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides music instruction to middle and high school students.
  • Specifically teaches Music Theory, AP Music Theory, Piano and Music Composition to Upper School students, while individualizing instruction for different skill levels.
  • Music director, choir director, stage director and choreographer of musicals and Variety Show. Accompanist experience preferred for smaller concerts.
  • Designs and plans child-centered, culturally responsive, and developmentally appropriate music curriculum and assessments that include songs, movement, games, listening, and rhythmic work
  • Prepares lessons, activities and observes in order to evaluate student’s progress
  • Implements age-appropriate lessons that introduce students to diverse and multicultural aspects of music
  • Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects
  • Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet student’s varying needs and interests
  • Instructs students in large and small groups and individually, using various teaching methods
  • Collaborates with teachers and division heads on grade level projects and community performances
  • Writes narrative progress reports on students and provides “grades” for effort and conduct
  • Collaborates with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation and revision of the school’s music education program
  • Communicates with families, returns phone calls, writes weekly blog/ social media, and emails and notes in a timely manner
  • Develops and maintains a professional growth plan
  • Participates fully in the life of the school community (i.e. attends student performances and games, teaches after school, helps out with Open Houses)
  • Maintains expertise in subject matter through professional development
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred)
  • A minimum of three years of experience teaching music to elementary-high school aged students, preferably in an independent school environment
  • 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)
  • Strong passion for teaching & commitment to student learning & development
  • Committed to curriculum design and growth
  • Embraces authentic assessment, innovative pedagogies, and project-based learning
  • Comfortable using Learning Management System, and computer systems
  • Able to use basic office equipment

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 consideration please email or send cover letter and resume with three references ASAP to:

Stefanie Rivera
Upper School Head
srivera@roycemoreschool.org
Roycemore School
1200 Davis St.
Evanston, IL 60201

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