Thank you for your interest in Alexandria Country Day School. We encourage you to review our website to familiarize yourself with our school community and our program to see if our school would be a fit for you.

We accept employment inquiries year-round and are eager to consider candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. No phone calls, please. For all positions, a criminal background check is required.

 

Director of Development

The Director of Development will serve as part of the Advancement team and will have responsibility for ongoing fundraising and special event activities. Key tasks will include managing and soliciting gifts for the Annual Fund, planning and executing larger scale campaigns, organizing special fundraising events, and cultivating donors throughout the ACDS community. The Director of Development reports to the Director of Advancement, but in this small K-8 school is a key member of the administrative team and will work closely with the Head of School and Board of Trustees as well.

Candidates should possess a B.A. degree, three or more years of nonprofit fundraising experience, excellent written and oral communication skills, be highly organized and detail oriented, and have strong interpersonal skills.  Previous experience in independent school fundraising preferred.

Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Scott Baytosh, Head of School, at employment@acdsnet.org.  Please include “Development Director” in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.

 

First Grade Teacher

Third Grade Teacher

Fourth Grade Teacher

Alexandria Country Day School is seeking a full-time Lower School (K-4) classroom teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.  Qualified candidates will possess 3-5 years of experience in classroom teaching and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred. The school seeks growth-minded candidates who are skilled, creative, innovative, and adept at employing technology in the classroom. Effective writing and speaking skills, a good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. No phone calls, please.

 

Middle School Math Teacher

Alexandria Country Day School is seeking a full-time math teacher for 6th through 8th grades for the 2018-2019 school year. Qualified candidates will possess 3-5 years of experience in classroom teaching and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred. Experience with Singapore Math is beneficial. The school seeks candidates who are skilled, creative, innovative and adept at employing technology in the classroom. Effective writing and speaking skills, a good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. No phone calls, please.

 

Part-Time Middle School Science Teacher

Alexandria Country Day School is seeking a part-time 6th Grade Science teacher for the 2018-2019 school year to provide a program that emphasizes technology, engineering, and design thinking.  Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in classroom teaching and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred. The school seeks growth-minded candidates who are skilled, creative, innovative and adept at employing technology in the classroom. A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. No phone calls, please.

 

Learning Specialist

Alexandria Country Day School is seeking a full-time learning specialist for the 2018-2019 school year.  The learning specialist will work collaboratively with the Heads of Lower and Middle School, as well as two other learning specialists, to support students.  Qualified candidates will possess 3-5 years of experience in classroom teaching and a Masters degree in learning disabilities or a related field. Experience with Reading and Writing Workshop, Word Study, and Singapore Math is beneficial.  The school seeks candidates who are skilled, creative, innovative, and adept at employing technology in the classroom. A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. No phone calls, please.

 

Math Specialist

Alexandria Country Day School is seeking a full-time K-8 math specialist for the 2018-2019 school year.  The math specialist will work collaboratively with the Heads of Lower and Middle School, as well as other members of the Teaching and Learning Center, to support students.  Responsibilities include conducting and interpreting assessments, delivering differentiated instruction, providing teacher support, conducting individual and small group support, and communicating with parents. Qualified candidates will possess 3-5 years of experience in classroom teaching and a Masters degree in math or a related field.  Experience with Singapore Math is beneficial.  The school seeks growth-minded candidates who are skilled, creative, innovative, and adept at employing technology in instruction. A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. No phone calls, please.

 

K-8 Art Teacher

Alexandria Country Day School is seeking a full-time Art Teacher for grades K-8 for the 2018-2019 school year.  The ACDS art program is known for nurturing the creative expression of all of our students, honoring and drawing out the individuality of our students, and empowering students with the technical skills they need to communicate their ideas artistically.  The successful candidate will demonstrate personal artistic skill, a creative and open-minded approach to instruction, and a flexible and collaborative orientation. Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of 3-5 years of experience teaching art in a classroom setting to a wide range of ages and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred. The school seeks growth-minded candidates who are skilled, creative, innovative and adept at employing technology in the classroom. A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. No phone calls, please.

 

Physical Education Teacher

Alexandria Country Day School is seeking a full-time K-8 physical education teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. Qualified candidates will possess 3-5 years of teaching and coaching experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. The school seeks candidates who can design and implement multi-dimensional P.E. and health lessons that engage students and help them develop a passion for lifelong physical activity. Candidates must also be willing to coach after school sports teams consisting of 4th through 8th graders. The school seeks growth-minded candidates who are skilled, creative, and innovative.  A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. No phone calls, please.

 

Substitute Teachers

Alexandria Country Day School is currently recruiting substitute teachers for the current school year. This position is on-call and as needed.

Qualified candidates must be enthusiastic, team players and have an appreciation of the unique qualities of the Kindergarten through 8th grade age group. A Bachelor’s degree and criminal background check are required. A background in education and classroom experience is preferred.

Interested candidates should send a statement of interest, resume and list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. Please specify which grade levels you are interested in substitute teaching. No phone calls, please.

 

 

Alexandria Country Day School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.