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Employment

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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  • French and/or Spanish Teacher

    New Canaan Country School seeks a language teacher for September 2017 to teach French and/or Spanish in the Upper School, grades 7-9. The study of French begins in Grade 7 and prepares students for level III when they graduate.  Students begin their study of Spanish in Kindergarten, and they will also graduate from Country School ready for Level III. The school believes that experiential, interactive learning is most lasting and that teaching about culture is as important as teaching about language.  Experience with differentiated learning, commitment to diversity, and a desire to work with a team of teachers are essential.

    Qualified applicants should possess 3 to 5 years of experience and the minimum of a B.A. degree. The ideal candidate will possess intellectual curiosity and will have excellent collaboration, communication and management skills. Salary is highly competitive. 

    Interested candidates should complete our Application for Employment, attaching a resume and two references.
  • Grade 5 Homeroom Teacher, Leave Replacement, 9/1/17 – 12/1/17

    New Canaan Country School seeks an experienced middle school teacher for the fall term. In addition to teaching English, math, social studies and Life Skills, responsibilities include advising along with coaching and/or extra-curricular duties. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in the classroom. The ideal candidate will possess intellectual curiosity and will have excellent collaboration, communication and management skills. 

    Interested candidates should complete our 
    Application for Employment, including a resume and two references.
  • Summer Help in Facilities

    Facilities is looking for college students to assist with our campus grounds. They will be clearing brush, rebuilding stone walls and assisting with athletic fields and landscaping. These positions can start as early as May 15th and can go as late as September 15th. Pay is $11/hour and $1 more for each additional year of service. 

    Interested candidates should complete our Application for Employment, attaching a resume and two references.

    New Canaan Country School is an equal opportunity employer.
  • 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.