Careers at GCDS

We welcome your interest in joining us at GCDS and making a difference in the lives of the children here! GCDS faculty and staff share the school's longstanding commitment to excellence, and we believe exceptional faculty and staff are essential to upholding the school's mission of helping "all students in our care to discover and to develop what is finest in themselves."

There is a special family feeling at GCDS that is unique. You will find a culture of collaboration among colleagues and a deep connection with students that brings our alums back to campus year after year. This sense of community is strengthened by the fact that more than 60% of GCDS teachers live in campus housing.

We encourage you to explore the job openings and to contact our Office of Outreach and Recruitment with any questions.

Administration / Faculty Openings

Accounts Receivable Associate

The Greenwich Country Day School seeks an Accounts Receivable Associate to be an integral part of the Business Office team. The Accounts Receivable Associate will be responsible for family and student billing accounts for The Greenwich Country Day School and the Greenwich Skating Club.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain and administer all aspects of family and student billing accounts for the school and the Greenwich Skating Club
  • Process and post received payments to accounts
  • Reconcile general ledger entries to billing and payment entries and prepare regular reports
  • Work closely with Controller to assure accuracy of periodic financial reporting
  • Prepare for and execute annual re-enrollment process
  • Set up new family accounts
  • Support billing/payment logistics associated with various programs and revenue-generating events
  • Process incoming payments, prepare remote bank deposits and monitor and reconcile electronic payments
  • Regularly post and distribute account statements
  • Monitor account aging and report regularly to the CFO
  • Become expert in relevant point of sale, student billing and accounting software
  • Assist GSC staff with POS systems
  • Process claims through tuition refund and student accident insurance programs
  • Provide administrative support to CFO and GSC Business Manager
  • Compile data and file periodic sales and amusement tax returns
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-6 years of experience in accounts receivable or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree required, study of accounting preferred
  • Team-oriented work approach
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and see projects through to completion in a timely manner, without direct supervision
  • Advanced understanding of and comfort with Excel required
  • Demonstrated competency and/or ability to gain competency in all applications used in the Business Office: Word, Powerpoint, InResonance, Blackbaud and Quickbooks
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Knowledge of data security and relevant equipment, policies, procedures and strategies for the protection of people, data, property and school

With an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity, GCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, gender or other characteristic.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to
Laura Brantley, Assistant Director, Recruitment and Outreach
hr@gcds.net

Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Greenwich Country Day School seeks a Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to coordinate and support the school’s multi-faceted work connected to these areas. The Director of DEI will partner with students, faculty, staff, families and trustees to nurture and strengthen a diverse, equitable, inclusive and culturally responsive learning community that reflects the values and mission of GCDS.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with the Senior Administrative Team to develop relevant short and long-term DEI strategic goals and initiatives with meaningful and measurable outcomes
  • Coordinate and facilitate ongoing DEI programming for faculty, staff, students and parents
  • Work with Division Heads and the Dean of Faculty to facilitate cultural competency integration across the curriculum
  • Support the recruitment, development, and retention of a diverse community of families and employees at GCDS
  • Provide guidance to enhance the understanding and appreciation within our community of diversity of race, religion, socioeconomic class, sexual identity and orientation
  • Provide leadership to promote inclusivity, ensuring that each and every member of our school community is welcome and supported
  • Establish and strengthen DEI networks via participation in NAIS and CAIS initiatives, collaboration with diversity coordinators at other independent schools, community outreach, and partnership with local, national and global experts in the field of DEI
  • Support and develop student diversity leadership and coordinate annual faculty and student travel to diversity conferences
  • Advise and partner with families to ensure a strong and inclusive community, with a particular focus on the needs and experiences of families of color and families with diverse socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Be an active, visible, and engaged presence within the overall life of the School

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree and minimum of 3 years of related experience
  • Demonstrated and sustained results stewarding an inclusive and culturally relevant learning community in an independent school
  • Extensive knowledge of equity pedagogy and ability to provide thought leadership on DEI best practices and principles relevant to the GCDS community of today and tomorrow
  • Ability to inspire ongoing open, productive, and solution based conversations centered on facilitating change, while serving the community with diplomacy and tact
  • Ability to teach or co-teach a course and/or work with students in the role of athletic coach or advisor
  • Excellent communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills; strategic high-level thinking coupled with attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

With an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity, GCDS does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, gender, or other characteristic.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to
Susan Khanna
Director, Recruitment and Outreach
hr@gcds.net

Student Support Learning Specialist

The Greenwich Country Day School seeks a Student Support Learning Specialist to serve as a member of the Student Support Team, working specifically with students in grades 6-9 and faculty members serving those students.

Student Support Learning Specialist, Grades 6-9

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide direct instruction to students in both Language Skills classes and Upper School Study Lab
  • Work with faculty to develop skills and strategies that support student learning
  • Provide resources to teachers that help accommodate student needs
  • Identify student needs and develop programs that support the academic experience of all students
  • Design, implement and monitor programs and accommodations that support student learning
  • Coordinate and manage the resources needed to support students: teachers, specialists, tutors
  • Help families access appropriate support for students both within and outside the school community
  • Serve as a communication link with students, parents, teachers, specialists and administrators
  • Work with Division Heads and faculty to make referrals for psychoeducational evaluations when appropriate
  • Interpret and communicate test results
  • Manage the administration of the standardized testing program

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 10-years of meaningful experience in a role(s) supporting specialized learning
  • Understanding of student learning styles and learning differences
  • Knowledge of techniques, programs and resources that support student learning
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to express ideas to students, teachers, parents and administrators
  • Leadership skills that facilitate the process of program development and support
  • Knowledge of Executive Function skills
  • Knowledge of adolescent growth and development
  • Ability to interpret results of psychoeducational testing
  • Ability to design, coordinate and implement learning plans
  • Ability to train classroom teachers in the development of instructional practices that support student learning
  • Ability to advocate for students and services that will help them become successful learners
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Upper School and Middle School colleagues and with the broader school community
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree in the field of learning differences preferred
  • Classroom teaching experience preferred
  • Personal traits appropriate for nurturing the growth of children - must be energetic, creative, flexible, patient, and have an inexhaustible sense of humor

With an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity, GCDS does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, gender, or other characteristic.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to
Susan Fahey Khanna
Director, Recruitment and Outreach
HR@gcds.net

Staff Openings

There are currently no staff openings.

Co-Teacher Program

About the Program


The Greenwich Country Day School
Co-Teacher Program 2017-18 Academic Year

Gain Invaluable Teaching Experience at Its Best

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.



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 6–9 or teaching in the after-school enrichment program for grades 1–3.

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.

Co-Teacher Program includes:

  • Housing on campus or nearby
  • $26,000 annual stipend
  • Full medical and dental benefits
  • Tuition assistance for graduate school

How to Apply

As of April 18, 2017, all anticipated openings for the 2017-18 co-teacher program have been filled. Interested candidates are still welcome to submit a resume and cover letter, which will be considered if additional positions become available.

Send a resume and cover letter to:

Laura Brantley, Assistant Director, Outreach and Recruitment
hr@gcds.net
The Greenwich Country Day School
P.O. Box 623 Greenwich, CT 06836

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About GCDS

Tradition & Innovation

Our Teachers

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Questions?

Contact us at hr@gcds.net.

Meet the Team

GCDS has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion. GCDS does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, gender, or any other characteristic.

GCDS at a Glance

Founded in 1926

Co-Educational

Grades: Nursery - 9

Enrollment: 907

Faculty/Staff: 236

Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1

Campus: 92 acres in central Greenwich

Students of Color: 18.4%

50% of Faculty hold advanced degrees

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