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PreSchool - Grade 8
Madison, CT

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Since it was founded in 1955, The Country School has prided itself on attracting and retaining excellent educators who, in the words of our Mission Statement, "expect much from our students, because we believe they have much to give." Salaries and benefits are competitive. The Country School employs without regard to gender, race, color, national or ethnic origin, and sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available to its community. The Country School is an EOE Employer.


For inquiries about employment opportunities, please contact Cindy Richar, Administrative Assistant to the Head of School. Call 203-421-3113, extension 110, email cindy.richar@thecountryschool.org or send correspondence to:

Cindy Richar
The Country School
341 Opening Hill Road
Madison, CT 06443

Available Positions

Director of Development: The Country School seeks a part-time or full-time Director of Development to begin July 2017. The individual will lead a small and devoted comprehensive development and alumni relations enterprise involving stewardship and donor relations, communications, our annual Gala Auction and annual Golf Classic, gift processing, research, prospect management, foundation relations, and information systems. The office works closely with the Head of School and Board to create a culture of philanthropy in the extended school community, an effort that presently includes the ongoing Shaping the Future Capital Campaign, the largest and most successful in The Country School’s history. The successful candidate will enjoy being around children and will have some years of progressively responsible development experience – including management and leadership of annual and/or major gift solicitations, strong knowledge of GoogleDocs, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and complex databases. Strategic planning/execution experience is required, as are superior written and oral communication skills. Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks are essential, as is a collaborative style that fosters effective partnerships with colleagues, parents and prospective donors. Please send resume and cover letter to Cindy Richar, Administrative Assistant to the Head of School at cindy.richar@thecountryschool.org.

Middle School English Teacher: The Country School seeks a full-time or part-time English Teacher to work with talented students in grades 6-8. Successful candidates will enjoy working in partnership with parents and teachers, will be effective with inspiring and instructing middle school students in reading, writing, and technology integration, and will thrive on professional growth and innovation. Experience with STEAM or STEM, Reading and Writing Workshops, and experience using a variety of assessments for planning and instruction are all preferred. Please send CV and cover letter to: Cindy Richar, Assistant to the Head of School, at cindy.richar@thecountryschool.org.

Elementary Teachers: The Country School seeks as many as three collaborative, energetic teachers to work with talented students in self-contained and semi-departmentalized classrooms in grades kindergarten through 5th Grade. The successful candidates will enjoy working in partnership with parents and other teachers; will be effective with technology integration, reading and writing workshop and word study, differentiated math instruction, and will thrive on professional growth and innovation. Experience with Responsive Classroom, STEAM or STEM, and knowledge of and experience using a variety of assessments for planning and instruction are all preferred. Please send CV and cover letter to: John Fixx, Head of School, and Beth Coyne, Search Committee Chair and Dean of Student Life, at beth.coyne@thecountryschool.org.

Substitute Teachers: The Country School seeks Guest Teachers for PreSchool - 8th Grade classes. The Country School is an independent day school with small class sizes and a supportive community. Responsibilities beyond the classroom may include lunch and recess duty and/or study hall. Make a difference in children’s lives while earning competitive pay. EOE Email karen.cunningham@thecountryschool.org.


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