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 80 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 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 offering in 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.
If you are interested in this posted position, please contact and send a resume to Louisa Munoz, Director of North Country School at email@example.com.
Previous teaching and boarding school experience preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Room and board are provided.
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.