The Beansprouts Program is a multi-age, child-centered, open classroom providing care for children of GCDS faculty and staff. In addition to nurturing care, the Beansprouts program offers developmental opportunities for exploration.
The Beansprouts Caregiver(s) will provide supervision to children aged 3 - Grade 2 during lunch, play, and nap time. The anticipated weekly schedule is 18 hours Monday - Thursday between the hours of noon - 4:30 pm. This position is not benefits-eligible.
Successful candidates will have meaningful prior experience working with children of this age group and be exceedingly reliable.
Supervision of children
Provision of a safe, joyful, and inclusive environment
Escorting children from classrooms to designated spaces and to dismissal areas
Bachelor’s degree or child development certification preferred
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Respectful, consistent, loving, compassionate, and patient manner
Prior experience and demonstrated ability to work with children in this age group
Excellent resilience and ability to work in an established team
Commitment to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive school community
Personal traits appropriate for nurturing the growth of young children - must be energetic, creative, flexible, patient, and have an inexhaustible sense of humor
Must be 18 years of age or older
Interested candidates are invited to use the link provided to send a resume and/or letter of interest to Raquel Salcedo, Director of Recruiting & Talent
Greenwich Country Day School is an independent, co-educational day school with a current enrollment of 1300 students in grades N-12, and a faculty and staff of 340. The original Old Church Road campus is home to grades N-8. Phase II construction of the new High School campus (9-12,) located less than two miles away on Stanwich Road, is well underway and scheduled for August 2021 completion. Founded in 1926, Greenwich Country Day School is a family school where innovative teaching is encouraged as teachers model and foster a love of learning, challenge and inspire children toward academic excellence, and cultivate students’ interests and talents outside of the classroom. We value purposeful and personal learning in a joyful environment, with emphasis on the development of character, creativity, and a sense of personal value along with strong academic skills. GCDS is committed to graduating ethical, confident leaders who possess a strong sense of purpose.GCDS is fortunate to have built a large endowment which helps to fund competitive salaries and benefits, including a robust professional development program and reimbursement for graduate school tuition. GCDS offers a substantial ne...ed-based financial aid program to support students from a range of socio-economic backgrounds. Diversity is a core value at GCDS, and we seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion. GCDS is pleased to offer transportation support and accommodations, as needed, along with an introduction to the local area, for those candidates who travel from outside of the region for on-campus employment interviews.