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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.

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:

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

daksamitowski@roycemoreschool.org

Part-Time Physical Education Teacher

Roycemore School seeks a part-time physical education teacher. Now entering 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 a part-time physical education teacher for grades Kindergarten- second grade.

Essential Functions:
– Teaches Physical Education classes
– Prepares lessons that are age appropriate, engaging, and meets the needs, interests and abilities of students
– Designs and plans a child centered, differentiated PE curriculum and assessments grounded in best practices and guided by the National PE Standards
– Plans, evaluates, revises curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction based upon movement concepts and desired fitness
– Uses effective class management techniques to ensure effective learning
– Assesses and documents student growth. Writes narrative progress reports on students and provides grades for effort and conduct
– Maintains expertise in physical education and pedagogy through professional development
– Ensures a safe environment for faculty, staff and students
– Collaborates with other faculty, staff, and specifically the PE Department as a whole
– Engaged in the life of the school beyond professional responsibilities
– Communicates and meets with families, returns phone calls, and emails and sends notes in a timely manner

Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in Physical Education and/or related field
– An affinity for working with children
– Prior experience teaching or coaching
– A valid First Aid Certificate from the American Red Cross, including CPR training
– Ability to understand and embrace Roycemore School’s mission
– Ability to define problems and implement appropriate solutions
– Superb people skills; compassionate
– Positive, high energy and demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
– Passionate about teaching and learning
– A strong, team player
– Must demonstrate competency with basic computer and word processing applications
– Able to use basic office equipment
– Proficient in using technology and web-based tools
– Committed to diversity and inclusion

Roycemore is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities

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

Darcy Aksamitowski
daksamitowski@roycemoreschool.org
Lower School Division Head

Upper School English Teacher

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 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 Upper School programs
– Maintains expertise in subject matter through professional development
– Regularly attends faculty meetings
– Performs other duties as assigned by the Upper School Head

Qualifications

– Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in subject matter and/or education
– A minimum of three years teaching experience teaching high school English courses, preferably in an independent school environment
– Strong background in teaching of writing and literary analysis
– 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

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 by March 31, 2021 to:

Stefanie Rivera
Upper School Division 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