PreSchool - Grade 8
Madison, CT


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 or send correspondence to:

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

Available Positions

Spanish Teacher: Do you thrive on transforming children’s lives through Spanish? If so, The Country School wants to know about you as we seek a teacher to instruct in Spanish from Grades 1 through 8, with French proficiency preferred but not required. The successful teacher will have high energy, cooperate well with others, and enjoy working with talented students over many years. An excitement about professional growth and continuous improvement is critical. Please send CV and cover letter to: Cindy Richar, Assistant to Head of School, at

Middle School Science Long-Term Substitute: The Country School seeks a skilled, collaborative, energetic science teacher to work with talented students in Grades 6 through 8 for a long-term substitute position (September through December 2017). A bachelor’s degree in science, education, or other related field is required. A master’s degree is preferred. Prior experience teaching science is also strongly preferred. Additionally, the candidate should be comfortable integrating technology into the classroom and be open to collaborating with colleagues to create STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics) lessons and units. Please send CV and cover letter to John Fixx, Head of School, and Beth Coyne, Dean of Student Life, at

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

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

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