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Part-Time Teaching Assistant & After School Care

Roycemore School seeks a Part-Time Teaching Assistant & After School Care for the 2023-2024 school year.

Now in its 108th 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.
  • Assist with the morning room or extended day program.
  • Participate in lunch and recess supervision.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Early Childhood and Lower School Division Head.


  • Elementary Education Degree or Early Childhood Degree; preferred or an Associates Degree in Elementary Education or Child Development. 
  • Experience with early childhood and elementary children.
  • Patience, maturity, and a love of young children.
  • Competence in connecting with students and helping create a healthy classroom community.
  • Excellent communication skills, sound judgment, and emotional maturity. 
  • 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.
  • Strong passion for teaching & commitment to student learning & development
  • Ability to develop and design curriculum and lesson plans
  • Excellence in classroom management techniques
  • Outstanding ability to collaborate with colleagues 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Excellent verbal, written and observational skills
  • Demonstrates patience, good listening skills, and the ability to multitask
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Flexibility in addressing the children’s as well as the school’s needs
  • Working knowledge of Macintosh operating systems
  • Experience with G-Suite (Google Apps) for Education (preferred)
  • Comfortable using  Learning Management System, and computer systems
  • Able to use basic office equipment
  • A valid First Aid Certificate from the American Red Cross, including CPR training


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 August 30, 2023:

Darcy Aksamitowski

Early Childhood & Lower School Division Head

Roycemore School

1200 Davis St.

Evanston, IL 60201

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