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The Greenwich Country Day School, Greenwich, CT, 2008


The Greenwich Country Day School

Faculty Opening Fall 2008

Mandarin Chinese Teacher (Grades 6-9)

Greenwich Country Day School is an independent, co-educational day
school with 840 students in grades N-9 with a faculty of 123. The
school is situated on 88 acres in central Greenwich, Connecticut, and
is divided into three divisions: Upper, Middle, and Lower School, each
with its own building and Division Head. Together they contain 54
classrooms, 5 science labs, 2 libraries, 2 auditoriums, 2 art studios,
8 tutoring rooms, 3 computer labs, 2 audiovisual rooms, and facilities
equipped for teaching choral music, sewing, printing and carpentry.
Other buildings include a dining hall with seating for 450, and 4
gymnasiums. The campus includes housing for over 60% of the faculty, 9
playing fields and 4 new tennis courts.

Greenwich Country Day was founded in 1926 and has, for many years,
defined itself as a family school fostering academic excellence.
Creative teaching is encouraged and used to motivate young students and
foster a love of learning.  The schoolâ s emphasis on developing the
whole child results in attention to developing strong academic skills,
character, values, creativity, and sportsmanship. Many faculty serve as
coaches and advisors in addition to teaching.

Over the years, GCDS has built an endowment of $30 million, which helps
to fund competitive salaries and benefits for faculty, including
reimbursement for graduate school tuition. The school has a major
commitment to programs for diversity, as well as a substantial
financial aid program for students.

Position Description
GCDS seeks a Mandarin Chinese Teacher to work in our expanding World
Languages Department, teaching students in Grades 6-9. Qualified
candidates should have a minimum of 3-5 years experience.

Application Procedures
Applicants should send a letter indicating their interest, and a current resume to:

Emily Townsend, Human Resources
The Greenwich Country Day School
P.O. Box 623, Old Church Road
Greenwich, CT 06830-0623
(203) 863-5609

The Greenwich Country Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.