Work at BCD

Berkshire Country Day School, located in Stockbridge, MA, is an independent school for students in Preschool through Grade 9 that intentionally balances a comprehensive, challenging curriculum with the culture and spirit of the Berkshires.

We maintain a vibrant and engaged community built on a foundation of self-awareness, confidence, and respect. Our values guide us to engage members of the school community in the shared responsibility of fostering students’ growth and supporting their individual talents and passions.

Music Teacher Position 2019-2020

Berkshire Country Day School seeks a dynamic music teacher for a program that engages students from early childhood through middle school.

Responsibilities include regular music classes, vocal ensembles including lower and middle school choruses, and bi-weekly music electives for older students. Duties also include coordination of after-school individual music lessons, directing (and accompanying) programs such as all-school sing assemblies and the third term musical.

The goals of the program include building both individual skills and collaborative capacity. The music teacher collaborates with faculty colleagues to integrate music experiences with other curriculum components, including a commitment to developing musical literacy as well as delight in music-making for all.

The School’s music program is based in the Kim & James Taylor Music and Performance Space, a flexible setting that is scaled appropriately for young children, with a collection of Orff instruments and other music materials on hand. The room is wired for audio and visual presentations and supports both music and movement activities.

Preferred qualifications include experience with early childhood, elementary and middle school students, a personal passion for music and the performing arts, and a willingness to engage creatively in the teaching and learning life of a small school.

This position is likely a ¾ time position and will begin in the last week of August.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Leigh Doherty, Associate Head of School, ldoherty@berkshirecountryday.org or mail to the same at PO Box 867, Lenox, MA 01240. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Substitute Teachers

Berkshire Country Day School, a Preschool- Grade 9 independent school located between Lenox and Stockbridge, is ready to expand our team! We are interviewing potential substitute teachers for the 2018-19 school year and beyond. Typically, substitute positions are daily or short-term tenures, but they are also a great way to experience teaching across multiple age groups and/or subject areas at a terrific school with great kids.

Ideal candidates will demonstrate an ability to mentor, motivate, and engage students. Previous classroom teaching experience is desired, but not required.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Leigh Doherty, Associate Head of School, ldoherty@berkshirecountryday.org or mail to the same at PO Box 867, Lenox, MA 01240. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Extended Day Teacher (Part-time)

Berkshire Country Day School, a Preschool – Grade 9 independent school located in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, is accepting applications for an Extended Day Teacher position for the 2018-19 school year. Extended Day is our optional, daily after school program for students in grades Preschool – Grade 6.

Qualified applicants will:

  • be experienced working with elementary aged children (two-year-olds through Grade 6)
  • be energetic and engaging
  • enjoy leading activities, working with small groups and connecting personally with children
  • be reliable and able to work collaboratively
  • have a sense of professionalism in dealing with students, colleagues, teachers and parents.
  • have excellent references about character, work with kids, and reliability.

This position is daily Monday through Friday from 3pm-5:30pm.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Leigh Doherty, Associate Head of School, ldoherty@berkshirecountryday.org or mail to the same at PO Box 867, Lenox, MA 01240.  Berkshire Country Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.