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Employment Opportunities

DCD is a small, independent, coeducational day school community with more than one hundred years of history serving a culturally and socio-economically diverse student body with students in pre-Kindergarten through grade eight.

We seek and support diversity in our professional faculty and staff and we offer a very competitive salary and benefits package to attract and retain exceptional employees.

DCD is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or any other status protected by applicable law.  DCD will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities or pregnancy-related conditions, in accordance with applicable law.

Our classrooms are dynamic learning environments where students and teachers build profound relationships, challenge one another to think creatively and critically, and value highly the opportunity to be a part of something bigger, together.

If this feels right for you, we hope you will explore joining our team.

 

DCD Employment Opportunities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach music courses to students in grades 6-8 including chorus and world music and develop the curriculum as needed
  • Provide leadership as the Middle School Choral Director
  • Lead the school’s community singing
  • Present students’ work throughout the year in appropriate performances and holiday assemblies (to be determine based on COVID guidelines)
  • Care for and maintain the appropriate equipment and studio spaces
  • Compose formal comments on each student at the conclusion of each term
  • Participate in team meetings for grades and divisions, regular faculty/staff meetings, and professional development opportunities

Strong candidates will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in music (master’s preferred) 
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of teaching experience with strong vocal and piano skills.  A multi-instrumentalist is preferred. 
  • An eagerness to embrace multicultural perspectives with experience building an inclusive environment and an awareness of anti-bias teaching practices
  • Knowledge of age-appropriate music curriculum and pedagogy, and child development 
  • A willingness to integrate academic technology into the classroom experience
  • An understanding that DCD values the work ethic and creativity inherent in being an artist and values the modeling of artistic expression
  • A willingness to be part of a collaborative team

Application Information: 

Dedham Country Day School provides a competitive salary and benefits plan. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Katie Ouellette, Special Assistant to the Head of School at kouellette@dcds.net.