Teaching at New Canaan Country School is an exciting and rewarding experience. More than 120 full-time, part-time, and apprentice teachers, and a supportive staff work with bright, motivated students and supportive parents on a spacious campus. We seek talented, experienced professionals who know how to blend traditional and progressive methods and share a deep respect for childhood and developmental philosophy. We are committed to ensuring that our faculty and staff is a diverse group, representing a variety of backgrounds and life and career stages. While state certification is not required, teachers must have a four-year degree. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package, generous professional development support, a limited amount of faculty housing and a limited amount of tuition remission for children of faculty and staff. 

For information on our Apprentice Program, designed for prospective teachers with a four-year degree who lack classroom experience, please visit the Apprentice Teacher Training Program area for more details.

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  • Associate Music Teacher (Choral and Accompaniment Concentration)

    New Canaan Country School is seeking a part-time associate music teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. This position primarily entails accompanying the choral rehearsals and supporting the choral director with the school choruses from grades three through nine. Secondary responsibilities may include instrumental and general music classes for the same age levels.
    The successful candidate will be a have experience teaching at the middle and/or high school level and will be able to accompany the choruses on the piano and run choral sectionals. A desire and ability to work with middle school students is essential. 
    Interested candidates should complete our Application for Employment, including a cover letter, resume and two references.
  • Senior Director of Advancement/Director of Advancement

    Reporting to the Head of School, the Senior Director of Advancement/Director of Advancement will lead the development of a comprehensive fundraising plan that optimizes the best of the School’s resources, which include a committed and engaged Board of Trustees, an intelligent and experienced Head of School, an outstanding faculty and staff, and a strong foundation of philanthropic support.
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  • Summer Facilities Help

    NCCS is seeking 2-3 college enrolled candidates to assist with our grounds and facilities.  Candidate will gain experience working on a sustainably managed campus and learn how to present a functional and aesthetically pleasing product with a minimalist approach.  The successful candidates will be clearing brush, rebuilding stone walls and assisting with athletic fields and landscaping. These positions can start as early as May 15 and can go as late as September 15. Pay is $12/hour and $1 more for each additional year of service.
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  • Part-time Afterschool Program Assistant

    The successful candidate can choose to start in September 2019, or this spring.
    The assistant works closely with the program director on daily organizational tasks, plans and supervises student activities, interfaces with parents, and maintains the program web page. Hours are M, T, Th, F from 1:00-6:00 pm and W from 12:00-6:00 pm during the school year, September-June. 
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  • Substitute Teachers

    New Canaan Country School encourages the year-round open application for substitute teachers. Please complete the Application for Employment.
  • General Inquiries

    New Canaan Country School is always interested in hearing from qualified candidates who embrace our mission.  If you would like to submit your credentials for consideration, please complete the Application for Employment. General Questions may be sent to employment@countryschool.net.

New Canaan Country School is an equal opportunity employer. Decisions related to hiring, compensation, conditions or privileges of employment and termination are made in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal laws. These decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin or ancestry, or disability.