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School Year Positions

  • We are currently seeking experienced substitute teachers.
  • No teaching positions are available at this time.

The ideal candidate is an experienced early childhood educator with a natural ability to engage and support young learners. This candidate has strong classroom management skills, proven interpersonal relations skills, excellent oral and written communication, computer literate, exceptional organizational skills and a propensity for working collaboratively with faculty and families. Experience with integrating out-of-doors learning activities into the curriculum is a must and prior teaching experience in an NAEYC accredited program is valuable.

Duties include planning and implementing high quality curriculum that is child-centered, developmentally appropriate, and process oriented. Teachers manage the classroom effectively with compassion, high energy, attention to detail, organization and problem solving strategies. Teachers design and sustain an engaging learning environment that encourages children’s independence and self-selection of activities, and supports children’s ideas, initiatives, and creativity. Teachers develop individual prescriptive programming for each child based upon child observation and assessment. Regular communication with parents is by means of meetings, newsletters, home visits, phone calls, email and individual parent conferences.

Requirements for the job include a minimum of a degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related fields with a minimum of 12 credits completed in Early Childhood Education. Transcripts and diploma/s need to be made available upon hiring.

The Country Day School is a NAEYC accredited independent school which offers developmentally appropriate educational programs and summer camp for up to 270 young children from 2 through 6 years old. The campus, with two historic education buildings, is located on four wooded acres with multiple playgrounds in McLean, Virginia. The Country Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Credentials will be reviewed as they are received. Email your letter of interest, resume and contact information for three references to Diane Dunne, ddunne@countryday.org.

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