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.

5th Grade Maternity Leave Coverage

Berkshire Country Day School is seeking a 5th-grade teacher to cover a maternity leave from around Thanksgiving 2019 through to the end of February 2020. This temporary opportunity would be full-time for its duration.

We are looking for a creative, experienced, and confident teacher to smoothly continue to carry on classrooms routines and ways of being. The position involves lead teaching in Language Arts and math as well as being the homeroom teacher/social-emotional advisor. Initial planning with the class teacher would be part of the process.

Desired qualifications:

  • Relevant teaching experience, ideally in 5th grade
  • English Language Arts teaching experience/skills
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral
  • Understanding and experience implementing relevant assessment practices/use of individually designed, transparent approach to data collection
  • Creativity and imagination; demonstrate a joy for teaching and learning
  • Experience and comfort with the social-emotional side of being a classroom teacher (managing issues as they arise, team building, exploring age-appropriate matters, etc.)

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Leigh Doherty, Associate Head of School, [email protected] 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 2019-2020 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, [email protected] or mail to the same at PO Box 867, Lenox, MA 01240. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part Time Afterschool Teacher

Berkshire Country Day School is seeking a part-time, after-school teacher for our preschool aged students for the school year 2019-2020.

Monday through Friday, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience with young children, particularly in an early childhood group setting
  • Reliable, mature, and strong communication skills
  • Punctual and present
  • A sense of creativity and imagination; a desire to have fun with kids
  • Physical capacity to work independently in a childcare role

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Leigh Doherty, Associate Head of School, [email protected] or mail to the same at PO Box 867, Lenox, MA 01240. Equal Opportunity Employer.