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Thank you for your interest in working at Alexandria Country Day School. We accept employment inquiries year-round and are eager to consider candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups.
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. No phone calls, please. For all positions, a criminal background check is required.

Current Openings

First Grade Classroom Teacher, Long-term Sub

Alexandria Country Day School is looking for a dynamic, experienced, and collaborative candidate to serve as a full-time, long-term substitute first grade teacher from late February through early June.

Qualified candidates will possess at least three years of experience in classroom teaching and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred. The school seeks candidates who are skilled, creative, and adept at employing technology in the classroom. A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. No phone calls, please.

Music Teacher, Long-term Sub

Alexandria Country Day School is seeking a dynamic, experienced, and collaborative candidate to serve as a full-time, long-term substitute K-8 music teacher from early March through early June.

Qualified candidates will possess at least three years of experience in classroom teaching, a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, strong instrumental skills, and experience working with students in both choral and instrumental programs. The school seeks candidates who are skilled, creative, innovative, and adept at creating a positive instructional environment for students that inspires a love of music. A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. No phone calls, please.

School Aftercare Staff

Alexandria Country Day School seeks two individuals to join the Aftercare Staff team for the 2019-20 school year.

Aftercare Staff report to the AM & PM Care Director and are responsible for implementing daily activities after school and supervising children in grades K through 8th.  Aftercare Staff are responsible for providing a joyful, fun, and well organized experience for students. Additionally, Aftercare staff setup and breakdown activity areas, ensure the availability of needed materials for children’s daily activities, assist with the preparation and serving of snacks, and maintain attendance records, among other duties. Aftercare Staff are also responsible for maintaining site safety, cleanliness and the timely reporting of accidents or incidents that occur while children are in the program.

Staff are required to obtain and maintain a current TB test result or chest x-ray, pass criminal background and state sex offenders registry checks, attend 16 hours of training annually, have or obtain CPR, First Aid, and Medication Administration Training (MAT) certifications, and other potential state mandated requirements.  Candidates must be physically able to participate in all activities planned for children, including being outside and standing for prolonged periods of time.

This is a part-time position.  Work hours are Monday through Friday from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM., on days school is open.

Interested candidates should email a statement of interest, a resume, and a list of references to employment@acdsnet.org.  No phone calls, please.

Substitute Teachers

Alexandria Country Day School is currently recruiting substitute teachers for the current school year. This position is on-call and as needed.

Qualified candidates must be enthusiastic, team players and have an appreciation of the unique qualities of the Kindergarten through 8th grade age group. A Bachelor’s degree and criminal background check are required. A background in education and classroom experience is preferred.

Interested candidates should send a statement of interest, resume and list of references to employment@acdsnet.org. Please specify which grade levels you are interested in substitute teaching. No phone calls, please.

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