Third / Fourth Grade Teacher – Rockland Country Day School – Congers, NY

Job Description: Full Time 3rd and 4th Grade Teacher

Position: Salaried, Exempt

Reports to: Academic Dean, Head of School

Job Description:

Rockland Country Day School, an independent Pre-K- Grade 12 school in Congers, NY, seeks an experienced educator to teach all core subjects to a combined class of 3rd and 4th graders.

The RCDS faculty is innovative and collaborative and we seek candidates to complement the strengths of our program and to add his or her own expertise and background to provide additional breadth to the core curriculum.

Teachers at Rockland Country Day School are responsible for delivering high quality instruction to our students. Candidates should possess the ability and willingness to work with students in large and small group settings using multiple teaching methods to reach a broad range of students.

Teachers are required to follow our curriculum guide, plan engaging and challenging units of study, differentiate instruction as needed, use formative and summative assessments, and create end-of-unit performance assessments which demonstrate what students know and can do independently. Teachers are also expected to participate fully in the life of the school, be a team-player, a supportive colleague, a hard worker, offer extra-curricular activities, after school academic help, and attend school events.

In addition to a strong academic content background, the ideal candidate is an experienced independent school teacher. The incumbent should also be committed to issues of diversity, leadership, inclusion, and equity.

Required Qualifications:

Advanced degree in education and content area
A passion for working with young people
A desire to collaborate in a dynamic community of teachers
An openness to professional development and continuous learning
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Experience in working with students in an academic setting.
Experience in course design, planning, and implementation.
A pleasant and collegial approach to work and, ideally, a sense of humor

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in curriculum mapping, backwards planning, creating performance assessments is a plus

Rockland Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer. Compensation will be within the norms and benchmarks of peer schools and based on experience and education.

How to apply

Please send cover letter of interest, names and contact information for three professional references, and resume to: Kim Morcate, Head of School, at Please use “3/4 Grade Teacher” in the subject line.