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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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  • Learning Specialist Grades 7-8, Maternity Leave Replacement

    New Canaan Country School seeks a maternity leave replacement for our grades 7-8 learning specialist. Ideal candidates would have a degree in special education and/or experience working with students that have documented specialized learning needs, such as language-based disabilities, dyscalculia, executive dysfunction, and attentional challenges.

    The position will begin in early March with a target start date of Monday, March 8th.  That first week is designed to allow for the replacement to work with the current teacher and get acclimated to the position and the school, while also meeting and working with the students. NCCS has spring break from March 15th-26th, with a return to school on Monday, March 29th.  The total time of employment will be 10-11 weeks with the school year ending on June 16th.
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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.