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

morzoff@roycemoreschool.org

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: vpickett@roycemoreschool.org

Upper School STEM Teacher

Summary

Roycemore School seeks a new Upper School STEM Teacher to join us for the 2019-2020 school year. Now in its 103rd 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 Upper School STEM teacher is a full time professional employee.

The successful candidate will enthusiastically embrace Roycemore’s mission, culture, and community in order to serve as an effective ambassador.  The teacher will report to the Director of Curriculum and Innovation with a dotted line to the Upper & Middle School Head.

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts

  • Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other required records

  • Evaluates and grades students’ class work, assignments, and papers

  • Creates and teaches high school level math, science and technology courses

  • Compiles administers, and grades examinations

  • Plans,  evaluates, and revises curricular, course content and course materials and methods of instruction, at times developing courses that are brand new to the school

  • 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

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Curriculum & Innovation or Upper School Head

 

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES

  • Bachelor’s degree in subject area required; a Master’s degree preferred

  • A minimum of three years teaching experience at the high school level, preferably in an independent school environment

  • While exact classes taught will vary from year to year and could include: Calculus/AP Calculus, AP Physics, Statistics/AP Statistics, Computer Science/AP Computer Science, and Robotics

  • Excellence in classroom management techniques

  • Enthusiasm for professional development

  • Ability to assess which STEM 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

  • Working knowledge of Windows and/or Macintosh operating systems

  • Experience with G-Suite (preferred)

  • Experience with 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, Learning Management System, and computer systems

  • Able to use basic office equipment

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: eshutters@roycemoreschool.org

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.