North Country School is a Junior Boarding and Day School, serving children in grades 4-9. Our school is located in the heart of the Adirondack Park and the beauty of the area is accented by the unique and supportive education that our children receive. As a junior boarding school we are dedicated to providing a rich educational experience for our students as well as honoring the schools heritage and legacy which began in 1938. The school is comprised of 70 students, has six houses that support our residential program, a working farm where the children partake in the care of the animals, designated land for the growing and harvesting of vegetables, and a curriculum which is not only focused on core academic classes but also incorporates art and music into every school day. The property welcomes outdoor activities and encourages students to explore their creativity in our woodworking, metalsmith and maker space areas.
We seek an interested teaching candidate for our 9th Grade English program. An NCS faculty member will be expected to teach three classes, 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.
If you are interested in any of the posted positions, please contact and send a resume to Anne E. Swayze, Director of North Country School at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previous teaching experience and working experience in a boarding school environment preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Housing and boarding available with position.
About North Country School
North Country School is an independent boarding and day school for grades 4-9 located among majestic mountain peaks in the six million-acre Adirondack Park, just outside Lake Placid, NY. NCS is situated on a 200-acre campus with a working farm, private lake, playing field, and alpine wilderness that provide hands-on opportunities for learning, growth, and adventure. Here children and early adolescents benefit from a literal and metaphorical breath of fresh mountain air, learning values of sustainable living and environmental responsibility in the process. At NCS, students thrive in a humanely paced program that features equal parts academics, arts, work, outdoor activities, and team and individual sports. Throughout the school year, the guidance of talented, committed adults, unique program offerings, and a strong, diverse community help children to flourish. For more information, visit our website at www.northcountryschool.org.