Roycemore School seeks a Upper School Math teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Now in its 103rd 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 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.
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 Math Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.
Prepares course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts
Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other required records
Evaluates and grades students’ class work, assignments, and papers
Creates and teaches high school level mathematics courses (and likely one section of middle school)
Compiles, administers, and grades examinations
Plans, evaluates, and revises curricula, course content and course materials and methods of instruction, at times developing courses that are brand new to the school
Uses effective class management techniques to ensure effective learning.
Sponsors a student club and/or coaches an athletic team
Serves as an adviser to 10-14 students, guiding them in academic, extracurricular, social and personal development and acting as primary liaison to parents/ guardians
Maintains expertise in subject matter through professional development
Performs other duties as assigned by the Upper School Head
Roycemore is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities
Bachelor’s degree in subject area required; a Master’s degree preferred
A minimum of three years teaching experience at the middle and/or high school level, preferably in an independent school environment
Exact classes taught will vary from year to year and could include: various middle school mathematics, Algebra, Calculus/AP Calculus, and Statistics/AP Statistics
Excellence in classroom management techniques
Enthusiasm for professional development
Ability to work with the mathematics department to assess which courses are most needed and adapt teaching to meet the needs of the school
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to interface and communicate effectively with students, parents and other staff members
Working knowledge of Windows and/or Macintosh operating systems
Experience with G-Suite (Google Apps) for Education (preferred)
Strong passion for teaching & commitment to student learning & development
Committed to curriculum design and growth
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
Comfortable using online texts, iPads, Learning Management System, and computer systems
Able 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 210 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.