The GCDS co-teacher program employs 25 college graduates in a one- or two-year placement, facilitating entry into the elementary and early childhood teaching profession. The program offers opportunities to explore all aspects of an elementary classroom, while teaching under the mentorship of a lead teacher and enjoying the benefits of participation in a vibrant cohort.
In addition to placement in a nursery through grade 3 classroom, co-teachers gain broad professional experience working with multiple age groups as responsibilities include coaching athletic teams in grades 6–12 or teaching in the after-school enrichment program for grades K-2.
Classroom experience is supplemented with a professional development program featuring noted guest speakers and a seminar series.
Greenwich, CT, is within easy commuting distance to numerous graduate programs and New York City.
The Co-Teacher Program compensation package includes:
Housing on campus or nearby
Annual stipend of $27,000 in the first year of the program, $29,000 in the second year
Medical and dental benefits
Up to $5,000 annual tuition assistance for graduate school
Interested candidates are invited to use the link provided send a resume and cover letter to:
Susan Khanna, Director, Human Resources
About Greenwich Country Day School
Greenwich Country Day School is an independent, co-educational day school with a current enrollment of 1,200 students in grades Nursery-12 and a faculty and staff of over 300.The Old Church Road campus is home to grades N-8, and the high school is located less than two miles away on Stanwich Road. Founded in 1926, GCDS is a family school where creative teaching is encouraged and used to foster a love of learning and motivate children toward academic excellence. The school’s emphasis on developing the whole child results in attention to the development of character, values, creativity, and sportsmanship, along with strong academic skills.
GCDS is fortunate to have built a large endowment, which helps to fund competitive salaries and benefits; including housing support for academic faculty, 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. Diversity is a core value at GCDS and we seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion.