Employment Opportunities at Roycemore

First Grade Teacher - Long-Term Substitute

Roycemore School is currently seeking a dynamic, innovative, and experienced First Grade Teacher to join our expert faculty in a long term sub position starting ASAP and running until June 2018. The First Grade Teacher should possess a holistic view of children, an understanding of the developmental issues of first grade students, a passion for integrated learning, a thorough understanding of differentiation on a gifted model and strong communication skills.

The First Grade Teacher must be talented in teaching math, reading, writing, science and social studies and oriented toward experiences with art, music, and drama. A commitment to experiential learning is also important. The First Grade Teacher must also be able to modify curriculum for different types of learners and write narrative report cards.

Required Qualifications:

  • Elementary Education Degree; M.A. in Education preferred
  • Significant classroom teaching experience; 3-year minimum preferred
  • Experience in explicit math and reading instruction
  • Competence in connecting with students and creating a healthy classroom community
  • Competence in connecting with parents
  • Be organized and purposeful about materials and lesson plans  
  • Collaborate with faculty and administration
  • Excellence in classroom management techniques
  • Enthusiasm for professional development and further knowledge about pedagogy
  • Superior communication skills (both oral and written), sound judgment, and emotional maturity

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

Melinda Orzoff, Lower School Head

Lower School Substitute Teachers - Pre-Kindergarten-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 Head
Roycemore School
1200 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201


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.