Greenwich Country Day School is an independent, co-educational day school with a current enrollment of over 1400 students in grades N-12, and a faculty and staff of over 350. The original Old Church Road campus is home to grades N-8. The new High School, established in 2019, is located less than two miles away on Stanwich Road. Founded in 1926, Greenwich Country Day School is a family school where innovative teaching is encouraged as teachers model and foster a love of learning, challenge and inspire children toward academic excellence, and cultivate students’ interests and talents outside of the classroom. We value purposeful and personal learning in a joyful environment, with emphasis on the development of character, creativity, and a sense of personal value along with strong academic skills. GCDS is committed to graduating ethical, confident leaders who possess a strong sense of purpose.
GCDS is fortunate to have built a large endowment which helps to fund competitive salaries and benefits, a robust professional development program, and reimbursement for graduate school tuition. GCDS offers a substantial need-based financial aid program to support students from a range of socio-economic backgrounds.
Greenwich Country Day School seeks a Math & Physics Teacher, Grades 9-12, to start in August 2024. The ideal candidate will possess the ability and desire to teach all levels of math from Geometry to Calculus, and to contribute to the core Physics curriculum, as well as advanced electives in engineering and robotics. Science and Math faculty members participate in thesis advising as well as the continued development of the science program within a brand new, state-of-the-art science research center.
GCDS is looking to engage with candidates who employ an entrepreneurial mindset in their approach to education and would bring that skillset to teaching in our collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based Upper School program. Successful candidates will possess content and pedagogical expertise, a dedication to collaboration, and a creative and flexible approach to curriculum design and instruction. Interdisciplinary proficiency is highly desirable.
Diversity is a core value at GCDS, and we seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion. Candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. GCDS is pleased to offer transportation support and accommodations, as needed, along with an introduction to the local area, for those candidates who travel from outside of the region for on-campus employment interviews.
Instructional responsibility in content area
Oversight and assessment of the development and progress of each child
Communication with parents, students, and colleagues
Collaborative work with colleagues on grade level, subject area, and interdisciplinary faculty teams
Contribution toward athletic or co-curricular programming in addition to classroom role
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
A minimum of 3-years successful classroom teaching experience with students in this age group, or demonstrated professional competency
Experience with inquiry-based and/or project-based learning
A passion for learning and the ability to motivate and inspire students
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Commitment to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive school community
Willingness to take on multiple roles within the school
Personal traits appropriate for nurturing the growth of children – must be energetic, creative, flexible, patient, and have an inexhaustible sense of humor
Advanced degree in academic/research field and/or professional experience within your area of practice
Demonstrated capacity and desire to teach across multiple disciplines/subject areas
Experience in and desire to build culture and community with both adults and students
Experience as an academic advisor
Experience advising independent and original student research
Athletic coaching experience
Demonstrated experience in establishing collaborative relationships with external partners/organizations in the design and implementation of learning experiences
Interested candidates are invited to use the link provided to submit a cover letter and resume to Raquel Salcedo, Director of Recruiting & Talent
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