Roycemore School is currently seeking a dynamic, innovative, and experienced First Grade Teacher to join our expert faculty starting in August 2018. 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 First Grade Teacher should possess a holistic view of children, an understanding of the developmental issues of 1st grade students, a passion for integrated learning, a thorough understanding of differentiation on a gifted model, and strong communication skills.
The First Grade Teacher must be talented in teaching math, reading, writing, science and social studies, and oriented toward experiences with art, music, and drama. A commitment to experiential learning is also important. The First Grade teacher must also be able to modify curriculum for different types of learners and write narrative report cards.
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: Melinda Orzoff, Lower School Division Head, at email@example.com
Elementary Education Degree; M.A. in Education preferred
Experience in explicit math and reading instruction
Competence in connecting with students and creating a healthy classroom community
Competence in connecting with parents
Organized and purposeful about materials and lesson plans
Collaboration with faculty and administration
Excellence in classroom management techniques
Enthusiasm for professional development and further knowledge about pedagogy
Superior communication skills (both oral and written), sound judgement, and emotional maturity
Internal Number: 1st
About Roycemore School
Roycemore School is a college preparatory, co-educational day school located in Evanston, IL which serves roughly 270 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.