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 Human Resources with any questions.
Greenwich Country Day School
Co-Teacher Program 2012-21 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 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 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
- 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