Lancaster Country Day School hires talented faculty and staff who are passionate about education and being a part of our close-knit community.
Our school is enjoying robost enrollment and our administrative, curricular and programmatic departments strive to improve and strengthen the education our students receive. Our full-time staff receive a benefits package that includes employer contributions to a retirement savings plan; health, dental and vision coverage; life and disability insurance coverage; a meal plan for lunches in the school dining commons; paid vacation, personal and sick days; and tuition-assistance benefits for their children.
Lancaster Country Day is committed to having an inclusive school community, where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the school does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, or sexual orientation.
The Teaching Apprenticeship is an intensive, full-time, 10-month paid position consisting of the equivalent of a 40% teaching load (two courses for Middle School or Upper School classes), serving as an advisor or co-advisor for about eight students, and three trimesters of co-curricular mentoring experiences. These mentoring experiences could involve coaching athletic teams or assisting with theatre productions, robotics, or building supervision. The specific tasks asked of the Apprentice will be tailored to his or her interests and capabilities, and to the school’s needs. The mentor teacher would provide the Teaching Apprentice with guidance regarding the curriculum, instructional methods, and assessment. The Teaching Apprentice will be a member of the faculty and report to the appropriate Division Head and to the Head of School.
Placement options for the Teaching Apprenticeship include:
Lower School (grades preschool through 5)
Middle School (grades 6-8)
Upper School (grades 9-12)
Specialist classes (could include cover grades preschool through 12) in art, music, robotics, library, or physical education
Lancaster Country Day School seeks an experienced learning specialist starting in August 2019. Responsibilities would include working in collaboration with Administrators, guidance counselors, Intermediate Unit itinerant staff, students and their families to increase student achievement, to facilitate the Student Support Team process, and academic interventions in preschool through 5th grade with some classroom teaching. Our curriculum is based on inquiry, hands-on lessons that excite the student and cultivate life-long learning. Lancaster Country Day School supports the active engagement of students, the use of technology, and faculty professional development. The full job description can be viewed here.