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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  • Football Coaches

    New Canaan Country School is seeking assistant football coaches for our fifth/sixth grade tackle football team. It is an interscholastic sport, playing against other Fairchester League peer schools. Practices are 11:30 am-12:30 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. Once games begin, they will be played on Monday afternoons (and there will not be Monday practices). Knowledge and experience in tackle football is required. Interested candidates should reach out to Director of Athletics, Keri Kern, at kkern@countryschool.net.  
    *Occasionally NCCS has coaching vacancies arise throughout the year in various sports. If you are interested in learning of any anticipated openings in future seasons, please be in touch with Director of Athletics, Keri Kern, at kkern@countryschool.net.  
  • 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.