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Lead Extended Day Teacher for Early Childhood & Teaching Assistant

Roycemore School seeks a full-time hourly Teaching Assistant Teacher & Extended Day teacher for the remainder of the 2022-2023 school year.

Now in its 106th 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.

Roycemore School Mission

Roycemore: Our diverse and intimate community, rooted in academic excellence, inspires students to discover their passions, think without limits, find their voice, and live courageously.

Roycemore’s Vision

Launching responsible citizens, innovative thinkers, and compassionate leaders.

Essential Functions

  • Possess a holistic view of children, have an understanding of the developmental needs of early childhood children and a willingness to work with and learn from an experienced teacher.
  • Be able to work with small groups and individual students assigned by the teacher.
  • Support the classroom teacher in daily activities and preparation.
  • Accompany the children to their special teachers.
  • Participate in lunch and recess supervision.
  • Prepare materials and classroom for Extended Day Programming
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Collaborate with Lower School EDP teachers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Early Childhood and Lower School Division Head.


  • Early Childhood Education Degree; preferred or an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. 
  • Experience with early childhood children.
  • Patience, maturity, and a love of young children.
  • Competence in connecting with students and to help create a healthy classroom community.
  • Excellent communication skills, sound judgment, and emotional maturity. 
  • Ability to take direction from supervising teachers and staff.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other teachers and assistants.
  • Ability to relate effectively with children and their parents.
  • Ability to ensure the health and safety of the children in your care.
  • 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. 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 Darcy Aksamitowski by April 14, 2023:

Darcy Aksamitowski,

Early Childhood & Lower School Division Head

Roycemore School

1200 Davis St.

Evanston, IL 60201

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