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Careers

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.
 
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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. 

Please note:  Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for employment at Lancaster Country Day School.

Administration Positions

Faculty Positions

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  • Lower School | Kindergarten Assistant

    LCDS is currently looking for a friendly and competent Teacher Assistant to join our team. If you are a compassionate and self-motivated individual with a specific interest in education, we urge you to apply! In this position, you will be responsible for supervising students, preparing lesson material, and maintaining classroom tidiness.

    The successful candidate must enjoy working with children and be devoted to building a nurturing and safe learning environment, as well as have a willingness to work collaboratively with faculty and to mentor students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and backgrounds is essential.

    To excel in this role, you must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as in-depth knowledge of classroom activities and teaching methods.

    Please view the complete job description here.

    Qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter, Resume and LCDS Employment Application to Brenda Tarvin at tarvinb@lancastercountryday.org. EOE
  • Lower School | Preschool Teacher

    Lancaster Country Day is seeking a Preschool Teacher to work in collaboration with Administrators and teachers to
    deliver interactive learning programs designed to engage and educate young children. Our curriculum is based on inquiry and hands-on lessons that excite the student and cultivate life-long learning. To excel in this role, the candidate must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as in-depth knowledge of early childhood programming and creative and suitable teaching methods for young learners.

    Lancaster Country Day School supports the active engagement of students, the use of technology, and faculty professional development.    

    The successful candidate must enjoy working with three year olds and be devoted to building a nurturing and safe learning environment.

    Please view the complete job description here.

    Qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter, Resume and LCDS Employment Application to Brenda Tarvin at tarvinb@lancastercountryday.org. EOE


Staff Positions

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  • Assistant Director of Admission

    Lancaster Country Day School is hiring an Assistant Director of Admission.  This position supports administrative responsibilities in close cooperation with the Director of Admission and the Admission Team.

    Please view the complete job description here.

    Qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter, Resume and LCDS Employment Application to Brenda Tarvin at tarvinb@lancastercountryday.org. EOE
  • Full-Time Custodian

    LCDS is seeking a full time evening custodian to provide school personnel, students, and the public with an environmentally safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient place in which to work and conduct school activities.  
     
    Responsibilities:
    Maintaining the school building, facilities and equipment by ensuring regular cleaning and maintenance.
     
    Performing custodial tasks including, but not limited to:
    Cleaning offices and classrooms, including furniture and windows.
    Mopping floors.
    Cleaning the tops of student desks.
    Collecting and putting out trash.
    Cleaning the bathrooms.
     
    Requirements:
    High School diploma with previous experience preferred.
    Ability to operate standard custodial equipment.
    Ability to apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions given in written or oral form.
    Ability to ascertain which people may need immediate assistance and to act accordingly.

    Please view the complete job description here.

    Qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter, Resume and LCDS Employment Application to Brenda Tarvin at tarvinb@lancastercountryday.org. EOE
  • IT Infastructure Administrator

    The IT Infrastructure Administrator is responsible for the design, installation, and configuration of the  school’s computer networks, systems, user devices, and other technology services. Additionally, this person  will take the lead role in researching, formulating, and implementing solutions to the school’s technical needs  and challenges.

    Please view the complete job description here.

    Qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter, Resume and LCDS Employment Application to Brenda Tarvin at tarvinb@lancastercountryday.org. EOE
  • Lower School Administrative Assistant

    LCDS is currently looking for a friendly and competent Lower School Administrative Assistant to join our team. If you are a compassionate and self-motivated individual with a specific interest in education, we urge you to apply! In this position, you will be responsible for the lower school reception desk.

    The successful candidate must enjoy working with children and be devoted to building a nurturing and safe learning environment. To excel in this role, a willingness to work collaboratively with faculty, parents and students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and backgrounds is needed. You must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as in-depth knowledge of administrative tasks within a school environment.

    Please view the complete job description here.

    Qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter, Resume and LCDS Employment Application to Brenda Tarvin at tarvinb@lancastercountryday.org. EOE
  • Main Office Receptionist | Afternoon

    The LCDS main office receptionist greets and directs visitors, answers telephones, and performs general clerical and customer service work in support of the school. This position serves as the first point of contact with visitors and provides assistance to individuals by responding to routine questions; providing general information; answering the main phone line; and performing general clerical duties such as data entry, typing and copying. After school hours, this position is responsible for maintaining a working knowledge of extracurricular activities on campus each day, helping connect arriving parents with students, and working with the Administrator on Duty (AOD) to ensure that the after school activities bus pick up goes smoothly.

    Please view the complete job description here.

    Qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter, Resume and LCDS Employment Application to Brenda Tarvin at tarvinb@lancastercountryday.org. EOE
  • Main Office Receptionist | Morning

    The LCDS main office receptionist greets and directs visitors, answers telephones, and performs general clerical and customer service work in support of the school. This position serves as the first point of contact with visitors and provides assistance to individuals by responding to routine questions; providing general information; answering the main phone line; and performing general clerical duties such as data entry, typing and copying.

    Please view the complete job description here.

    Qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter, Resume and LCDS Employment Application to Brenda Tarvin at tarvinb@lancastercountryday.org. EOE

Coaching Positions

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Summer Positions

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  • Summer Programs Nurse

    Lancaster Country Day School is looking for a summer program nurse, to begin on June 20, 2022- August 19, 2022. Summer Program hours are 8:00am-4:00pm Monday through Friday. We are looking for individuals with an RN license in Pennsylvania and/or Certified School Nurse in Pennsylvania.  The nurse works collaboratively to support the learning experience of students by providing students with health care or evaluating their health needs. This position reports to the Summer Programs Director.

    Please view the complete job description here.

    Qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter, Resume and LCDS Employment Application to Brenda Tarvin at tarvinb@lancastercountryday.org. EOE

Horizons at LCDS Positions

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  • Lead Teacher | Horizons

    Strong teaching is at the core of every Horizons program. Horizons teachers are professional, student-centered educators who differentiate instruction through active learning and cultural responsiveness. They foster the success of the “whole child” by providing project- and inquiry-based instruction, developing social-emotional skills, and supporting meaningful relationships in the classroom and the Horizons community.

    Please view the complete job description here.

    Please send brief cover letter, resume, and two professional references to: Rebecca Fowler, Executive Director

Contact

Lancaster Country Day School
725 Hamilton Road
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 392-2916
Lancaster Country Day School is a preschool-12th grade, coed college preparatory school with students from Lancaster, Hershey, York and Reading.