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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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  • Summer Facilities Help

    NCCS is seeking 2-3 candidates to assist with our grounds and facilities. Candidates 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 candidate 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 Librarian (Grades K-4)

    New Canaan Country School is a co-ed, independent day school for students in Pre-K (ages 3 & 4) through Grade 9 living in Fairfield and Westchester Counties. Located in New Canaan, CT, and serving 570 students, our mission is to guide students to reach their intellectual, creative, moral, and physical potential. Our talented and devoted faculty engages our students in developmentally appropriate ways, delivering a challenging curriculum that builds intellectual skills and fosters creative and critical thinking. We lead by example and challenge students to fulfill their potential, find their path, and follow their passions whether in the classroom, on the playing fields, on the stage, or serving the community. 
     
    The Lower School at New Canaan Country School serves grades 1-4. The Lower School library, located in the Lower School building, serves students from Kindergarten through Grade 4. The school is now searching for a Lower School Librarian to join its faculty.
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  • Lower School Math Specialist (Grades 1-4)

    New Canaan Country School is a co-ed, independent day school for students in Pre-K (ages 3 & 4) through Grade 9 living in Fairfield and Westchester Counties. Located in New Canaan, CT, and serving 570 students, our mission is to guide students to reach their intellectual, creative, moral, and physical potential. Our talented and devoted faculty engages our students in developmentally appropriate ways, delivering a challenging curriculum that builds intellectual skills and fosters creative and critical thinking. We lead by example and challenge students to fulfill their potential, find their path, and follow their passions whether in the classroom, on the playing fields, on the stage, or serving the community. 
     
    The Lower School at New Canaan Country School serves grades 1-4. The Lower School Math Specialist is responsible for ensuring differentiated math instruction is offered to meet the needs of all learners in Lower School. This is done through partnering with homeroom teachers to support classroom instruction, as well as directly teaching students in small groups. 
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  • School Psychologist, Middle School & Upper School (Grades 5-9)

    New Canaan Country School is a co-ed, independent day school for students in Pre-K (ages 3 & 4) through Grade 9 living in Fairfield and Westchester Counties. Located in New Canaan, CT, and serving 570 students, our mission is to guide students to reach their intellectual, creative, moral, and physical potential. A talented and devoted faculty engages our students in developmentally appropriate ways, delivering a challenging curriculum that builds intellectual skills and fosters creative and critical thinking. We lead by example and challenge students to fulfill their potential, find their path, and follow their passions whether in the classroom, on the playing fields, on the stage, or serving the community. 
     
    The School Psychologist is responsible for psychological assessment and support of students to help them succeed here at New Canaan Country School academically, behaviorally, socially and emotionally. The School Psychologist collaborates with educators, parents, the Learning Resources Team, administration and other professionals to help create safe, healthy and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school and community. The School Psychologist uniquely serves as an expert in the areas of child/adolescent development, assessment, intervention, learning, measurement, and data analysis work, enhancing student achievement and helping to create life-long learners.

    Ideal start date: April 1, 2020
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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.