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.

Current Job Openings

Co-Teacher Program

About the Program


The Greenwich Country Day School
Co-Teacher Program 2019-20 Academic Year

Gain Invaluable Teaching Experience at Its Best

The GCDS co-teacher program employs 20 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 6–9 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
  • Annual stipend of $27,000 in the first year of the program, $28,500 in the second year
  • Full medical and dental benefits
  • Up to $5,000 annual tuition assistance for graduate school

How to Apply

Headmaster's Welcome

From Adam Rohdie

About GCDS

Tradition & Innovation

Our Teachers

Dedicated Educators

Our Campus

92 Acres for Learning

Questions?

Contact us at hr@gcds.net.

Office of Human Resources

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: 900

Faculty/Staff: 236

Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1

Campus: 92 acres in central Greenwich

Students of Color: 19.3%

50% of Faculty hold advanced degrees