A coed boarding and day school for grades 4-9
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Employment



Job Openings


Spanish Teacher for 8th and 9th grade:
We seek an interested teaching candidate for our 8th and 9th Grade Spanish program. An NCS faculty member will be expected to teach three classes: 2 sections of Spanish (I and II) and 1 section of another area of our curriculum (for example, an Art class, a Learning Skills class, or ESL) depending on school program’s needs and candidate’s ability. An NCS faculty member will also be expected to live in (or support) a residential housing situation, be an advisor to students, lead afternoon activities and weekend trips, and immerse themselves in the culture of the community.
To apply: As a single PDF, please send your résumé, contact information for three references, and a brief cover letter stating your qualifications and interest in the position to Louisa Muñoz, Director of School, at: louisa@northcountryschool.org. *Please indicate if you are a Carney Sandoe candidate in your cover letter.

Biology and Math Teacher 9th Grade: We seek an interested teaching candidate for our 9th Grade Biology program. An NCS faculty member will be expected to teach three classes: 2 sections of Biology and 1 section of Math (from Algebra I to Pre-Calculus) depending on school program’s needs and candidate's ability. An NCS faculty member will also be expected to live in (or support) a residential housing situation, be an advisor to students, lead afternoon activities and weekend trips, and immerse themselves in the culture of the community. To apply: As a single PDF, please send your résumé, contact information for three references, and a brief cover letter stating your qualifications and interest in the position to Louisa Muñoz, Director of School, at: louisa@northcountryschool.org.

Music Teacher 4 - 9th Grade:

We seek an interested teaching candidate to chair our music department for 4th through 9th Grade students. An NCS faculty member will be expected to teach classes, provide instrument lessons on various musical instruments, live in or support a residential housing situation, be an advisor to students, lead afternoon and weekend trips and immerse themselves in the culture of the community. To apply: As a single PDF, please send your résumé, contact information for three references, and a brief cover letter stating your qualifications and interest in the position to Louisa Muñoz, Director of School, at: louisa@northcountryschool.org.

Dean of Students - Middle School:
Primary Areas of Responsibility:
  • Maintain student discipline and follow through with correspondent record- keeping relating to discipline.
  • Maintain records and correspondence relating to parent conferences, and to serve as contact with parents for student disciplinary issues in close collaboration with the Director of School Program.
  • Counsel students when necessary, working closely with the school counselor to strategize specific responses.
  • Oversee the Residential Life Program in coordination with the Coordinator of Student and Residential Life.
  • Oversee the Secondary School Placement program and coordinate travel days.
  • Coordinate student orientation in the fall and new student orientation throughout the year.
  • Prepare and maintain the school’s master calendar.
  • Keep the Director of School Program fully informed on student issues and all other relevant matters pertaining to school life.
  • Keep office hours during 4:30-6 time in the building on MTuTh, and to manage detentions, and meetings with students and/or staff,
  • Edit and distribute the Student Handbook at the fall faculty meetings and Student Orientation
  • Serve as Advisor to a small group of students
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of School Program
  • Support the school and its leadership
  • To apply: As a single PDF, please send your résumé, contact information for three references, and a brief cover letter stating your qualifications and interest in the position to Louisa Muñoz, Director of School, at: louisa@northcountryschool.org.

Learning Skills Coach/Specialist:
North Country School seeks a Learning Skills Coach to join the Learning Skills Program. Ideally, this candidate is trained in Wilson Reading System and/or Orton-Gillingham Method, and has experience with supporting executive function challenges. Learning Skills Coaches report to the Dean of Faculty and partner closely with the Program Leadership Team in matters related to academic aspects of the school. For students enrolled in the Learning Skills program, the Learning Skills Coach assures weekly communication with parents about their child’s program and progress.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • Teach/coach 15 periods per week
  • Support the placement process for students into the Learning Skills Program
  • Support our Admissions Department: meet with families during visits, review files, interpret educational testing reports,
  • Collaborate with the Dean of Faculty around matters of general course placement for students in the Learning Skills Program
  • Maintain Learning Skills files for all students enrolled in the program and/or for those who have formal educational testing documents
  • Create and maintain NCS Learning Profiles for each student enrolled in the program, to be shared with parents and faculty
  • Assure regular communication with parents
  • Participate in grade level team meetings on a regular basis
  • Support and mentor faculty: facilitate trainings and in-service workshops; act as a resource for tactics and strategies; maintain and share student learning profiles
  • Represent NCS and collaborate with the local public school system and families to create or maintain IEP/504 plans as needed
  • Advise 9th grade secondary school placement - particularly concerning students in the Learning Skills Program
  • Support study hall program and proctor 2 evenings per week
  • Act as Advisor to 2-3 students
  • Work 15 weekend days a year
  • To apply: As a single PDF, please send your résumé, contact information for three references, and a brief cover letter stating your qualifications and interest in the position to Louisa Muñoz, Director of School, at: louisa@northcountryschool.org.

POLICIES ON EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY & HARASSMENT

POLICIES ON EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY & HARASSMENT

North Country School is committed to providing a working and living environment that fosters mutual respect and relationships free of discrimination based on a protected characteristic, and to complying with the spirit and letter of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment opportunity. For purposes of subsection A and B below, protected characteristics at North Country School are an individual’s race, color, ethnicity, gender, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition to the guidance set forth below, a full explanation of equal employment opportunity and harassment prevention requirements, as defined by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, is available in the business office of North Country School.

A. Non-Discrimination

North Country School is committed to:

• Administering all personnel actions, including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, demotion, work assignments, classification, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits, training, education, tuition assistance and social and recreational programs, without regard to any protected characteristic;

• Administering all human resources policies, processes, and/or procedures without regard to any protected characteristic; and

• Making required reasonable accommodation for the physical and/or mental disabilities of qualified employees and job applicants.

B. Harassment

North Country School is committed to providing a harassment-free work environment, which includes time an employee spends interacting with co-workers in work-related settings such as during business-related travel, as well as meetings, conferences, training sessions and social events sponsored by North Country School.

Impermissible harassment includes, but is not limited to:

• Making an individual’s terms or conditions of the provision of his/her services to North Country School contingent on rendering sexual favors,

• Insinuating or conducting oneself in a manner that suggests that the submission to or rejection of sexual favors by any individual covered by this policy will in any way influence decisions concerning the employment or contractual relationship between North Country School and the individual; or

• A comment, material, gesture or any other communication or conduct, which is unwelcome and offensive, demeaning, or derogatory towards any person or group of persons, based on a protected characteristic.