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 create an active, joyful learning environment where children are challenged to think deeply, question confidently, and act generously so that they may lead lives of impact and purpose.
Community - We seek, respect, and celebrate diversity and ignite a sense of belonging so everyone thrives.
Courage - We take risks, make mistakes, assume responsibility, and champion those around us.
Curiosity - We explore, investigate, and discover - inspiring a life devoted to endless learning.
Kindness - We foster a culture of compassion through our daily word and actions.
Our 75-acre campus includes 4 dedicated academic divisional buildings, a main building, 2 gyms, a library, a performing arts auditorium and a dining hall. It also features 35 acres of woodlands and trails, a low ropes course, an outdoor classroom, athletic fields, 4 squash courts, a state of the art training facility and access to an outdoor ice rink and paddle tennis courts. There are spaces dedicated to student woodworking, science, robotics, engineering, maker, music, performing and visual arts, maple sugaring, innovations and community gathering.
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.