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Summer Camp Positions

We are currently seeking experienced educators and education students to lead summer camp classes of children age 2 through rising 1st graders for part-time positions.

The ideal candidate is an experienced early childhood educator or early childhood graduate student with a natural ability to engage and support young learners. This candidate has strong classroom management skills, proven interpersonal relations skills, and a natural connection with young children. College and high school students over age 16 with experience working with young children may also apply to assist in classrooms.

Duties include planning and implementing a summer program 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. Children in summer camp engage in water play and/or swimming,

Requirements for the job include past experience in the Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related fields. Please review our Camp CDS page for more information and camp dates. The Country Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Email your interest and resume to Mary Franklin, mfranklin@countryday.org.

Director of Curriculum and Teacher Supervision

We are currently seeking a Director of Curriculum and Teacher Supervision to join our Administrative Team.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Performing evaluation and supervisory system for teaching staff, implemented twice annually
  • Acting as a member of our Child Study Committee, engaging in collaborative observation of children referred by teachers to determine support systems for teachers and families
  • Acting as a member of the CDS Admissions Team
  • Collaborating with administrative staff and faculty to determine programs, program schedules, teacher placement, hours, and planning time
  • Providing curricular training sessions to faculty
  • Responsible for supporting the Head of School and teaching staff in research, oversight, and support of curricular development

The ideal candidate for this year-round position 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 experience in an NAEYC accredited program is valuable.

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.

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.

Teaching Positions

We are seeking full time and part time preschool teachers for the 2018-19 school year.

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.

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.

Support & Substitute Teachers

We are currently seeking experienced substitutes for the current and upcoming school years.

We are seeking supporting staff for an 11am-6pm position assisting in classes and staffing our Extended Day program.

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 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 assisting the classroom co-teacher in 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.

A degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related fields with a minimum of 12 credits completed in Early Childhood Education is preferred but not required.

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.

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.