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Middle & Upper School Spanish Teacher

Roycemore School seeks a Middle & Upper School Spanish Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. Founded in 1915, 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

  • 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’ classwork, assignments, and papers
  • Compiles, administers, and grades examinations
  • Plans, evaluates, and revises curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction
  • Creates and teaches semester-length or year-long Spanish language courses at various levels
  • 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 Middle/ Upper School programs
  • Maintains expertise in subject matter through professional development
  • Regularly attends faculty meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned by academic administration 

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or postgraduate work in subject matter and/or education.
  • A minimum of three years of teaching experience teaching middle/high school Spanish language courses, preferably in an independent school environment.
  • Ability to understand and embrace Roycemore School’s mission.
  • Strong background in the teaching of Spanish grammar, writing, and literary analysis
  • Ability to leverage a strong background in Spanish and Hispanic Studies to build on students’ curiosity and increase motivation and confidence.
  • Experience in planning projects and guiding auditory comprehension and spoken practice in Spanish language learning.
  • Enthusiasm for and knowledge of Spanish-speaking cultures and an ability to plan immersive cultural and linguistic experiences.
  • 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 Systems, and computer systems.
  • Working knowledge of Macintosh operating systems.
  • Experience with Google Workspace (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 a cover letter and resume with three references to

Adrienne Floro by April 10, 2023:

Adriene Floro,

Middle School Division Head

Roycemore School

1200 Davis St.

Evanston, IL 60201

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