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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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  • Facilities Supervisor

    New Canaan Country School, an independent, co-educational day school for students in Beginners (age 3) through Grade 9 in New Canaan, Connecticut, seeks a talented individual with managerial, working supervisory and strong building controls background to serve as the school’s Facilities Supervisor. This full-time, 12-month position will report to the CFO and be responsible for overseeing the New Canaan Country School campus facilities and the facilities service teams.
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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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  • Lower School Teacher, Grades 1-4

    New Canaan Country School seeks an energetic, creative and experienced early elementary teacher in our Lower School.  This candidate must be current in their understanding of elementary education and best practices that will support our mission of holding children to high standards while respecting childhood as an integral part of life. Applicants should understand how to create an inclusive, nurturing, and supportive classroom environment where all children feel a sense of belonging. They should be committed to academic excellence and possess a thorough understanding of child development and how young children learn. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to effectively differentiate a rich and varied curriculum based on best practices in reading, writing, math and social studies.  A commitment to working collaboratively with colleagues and in partnership with parents is essential. Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills are required.  As our homerooms have a full-time Apprentice teacher, being a mentor to a beginning teacher is also an essential part of the role. 
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  • Upper School Math Teacher, Grades 7-9

    New Canaan Country School seeks an experienced math teacher to work with students in grades seven, eight, and nine. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) and will possess intellectual curiosity, a passion for mathematics, a deep respect for childhood, and a love of working with children.
    The duties of the Upper School Math Teacher include but are not limited to:
     
    • Teaching a full load of mathematics courses, with a demonstrated ability to teach Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry
    • Serving as an advisor to a cohort of students as well as coaching and/or extra-curricular duties, such as chaperoning trips and dances, running a club, etc.
    • Attending Upper School division meetings, weekly Grade Level Team meetings, and full faculty meetings
    • Communicating with parents, colleagues, and students regularly
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  • Upper School Learning Resources Teacher

    New Canaan Country School seeks an experienced learning resources teacher to support the range of learners in the Upper School (Grades 7-9), particularly those with documented learning differences. Qualified applicants should possess at least three years of teaching experience working in a special education environment or the equivalent. A relevant Master’s degree is preferable, as is experience with and a willingness to potentially teach other academic disciplines.
     
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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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  • 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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  • 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.