Roycemore School Middle & Upper School Humanities- English Teacher Opportunity- 2021-2022 school year
Roycemore School seeks an Upper School English teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Now in its 105th 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.
Our mission is to inspire and nurture excellence and prepare each student for success in higher education and in a dynamic and complex world.
We are currently seeking an experienced Upper School English Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.
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’ class work, assignments, and papers
Compiles, administers, and grades examinations
Plans, evaluates, and revises curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction
Creates and teaches semester-length or year-long English and Humanities courses
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 Middle and Upper School Division Heads
POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
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
Stefanie Rivera by May 10, 2021:
Upper School Division Head
1200 Davis St.
Evanston, IL 60201
Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in subject matter and/or education
A minimum of three years teaching experience teaching middle/high school Humanities/English courses, preferably in an independent school environment
Strong background in teaching of writing and literary analysis
Ability to leverage a strong background in social studies/history to build on students’ curiosity and increase motivation and confidence to engage in deep, Socratic discussions and thoughtful responses to compelling, authentic questions.
Experience leading seminar style discussions
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 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
About Roycemore School
Roycemore School is a college preparatory, co-educational day school located in Evanston, IL which serves roughly 220 students ranging from Pre-Kindergarten (age 3) through Grade 12. Our mission is to inspire and nurture excellence and prepare each student for success in higher education and in a dynamic and complex world. Read more at www.RoycemoreSchool.org.