Employment Opportunities at Roycemore

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

[email protected]

Part Time Receptionist

Summary

Roycemore School seeks a new Part Time Receptionist beginning immediately. Now in its 102nd 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.

The Part Time Receptionist will act as the first point of contact for Roycemore School and must possess a warm and friendly demeanor while upholding safety measures and protocols.

For more about Roycemore School, please visit the website at www.roycemoreschool.org  The successful candidate will enthusiastically embrace Roycemore’s mission, culture, and community in order to serve as an effective ambassador. The part time receptionist will report to the Director of Finance and Operations.  

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greeting, welcoming, screening and directing visitors appropriately

  • Answering main phone lines and directing calls

  • Maintaining student attendance

  • Handling of daily mail and internal mailboxes

  • Ordering supplies

  • Signing for and distributing orders that are delivered

  • Assist parents, students and staff with various requests

  • Provide administrative/clerical assistance to administrative offices


EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES:

  • Positive attitude and welcoming demeanor

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage a variety of tasks simultaneously

  • Real-time problem-solving skills, flexibility and compatibility are essential

  • Computer proficiency

  • Ability to address confidential matters discreetly

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Experience with administrative applications including Google Calendar, Google Docs and Google Forms

  • Knowledge of safety and security processes for schools

  • College degree is preferred but not required


ADDITIONAL NOTES:

  • The hours for this position will likely be 3pm to 6pm

  • Position also serves as back-up for the full-time receptionist and would cover sick, personal and vacation days for that team member


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

Roycemore School Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant

Summary

Roycemore School seeks a new Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant. Now in its 102nd 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.

The Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant is the first point of all for visitors to the school, parents, staff and children. As the ‘face’ of the school this individual should be welcoming, personable, helpful and able to represent Roycemore in a friendly and professional manner. In addition it is essential that the person for this role is organized, able to multi-task, work flexibly and have a ‘can do’ approach to work. This individual will also provide administrative support and perform a variety of administrative and clerical duties for the members of our senior administrative team.

For more about Roycemore School, please visit the website at www.roycemoreschool.org. The successful candidate will enthusiastically embrace Roycemore’s mission, culture, and community in order to serve as an effective ambassador. The Receptionist/Administrative Assistant will report to the Director of Finance and Operations.


GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To act as the first point of contact for the school:  welcoming visitors and responding to telephone and email inquiries in a helpful and constructive manner and ensuring that appropriate actions are taken in a timely manner.

  • Ensuring the safety and security of the school at all times, making sure that the front door is locked and entry to the premises controlled. Ensuring that all visitors sign in and take a visitor badge where necessary.

  • Maintaining student attendance and communicating with parents to ascertain reasons for student absences if needed.

  • Assisting with admissions related tasks, including preparations for and assistance at Admissions mornings, taking calls and recording details of inquiries from prospective new families.

  • Maintaining and updating school information, records and databases.

  • Receive, sort and distribute all packages, deliveries and mail.

  • Ensure that the reception/ lobby area is kept neat and clean and addressing issues that need to be.

  • Assist with the ordering of supplies and stationery and ensuring that stock levels are maintained.

  • Assist parents, students and staff with various requests

  • Providing administrative/clerical assistance to senior administrative offices which may include scheduling appointments, making copies, data entry into a variety of systems, special projects related to Development and/or Marketing


EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES:

EXPERIENCE

  • Working in a busy environment

  • Multitasking and working flexibly

  • Working in a team

  • Providing effective customer service in a variety a situations

  • Working with people from a variety of ages including young children, adolescents, and adults

  • Working with systems and procedures


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, in person, telephone and written.

  • Real-time problem-solving skills, flexibility and compatibility are essential

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize

  • Experience with administrative applications including Google Apps,Google Calendar, Google Docs and Google Forms. Familiarity with Microsoft applications. Experience with databases desirable.

  • Experience with managing phone systems, fax and xerox equipment.

  • Knowledge of safety and security processes for schools desirable.

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills, with the ability to use discretion, patience, tact and respect for confidentiality.

  • College degree is preferred but not required


ATTRIBUTES

  • Positive attitude and welcoming demeanor

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to manage a variety of tasks simultaneously

  • Must enjoy working with students from age three through grade 12, assisting them with requests that are directed to the front desk.

  • Ability to perform under stress, deal with persons acting under stress and adapt when confronted with emergency situations.

  • Demonstrates sensitivity to cultural differences among individuals and groups of persons

  • Ability to use initiative and be self motivating.


ADDITIONAL NOTES:

  • The hours for this position are 7:15am until 4:15pm

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

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.