Rye Country Day School is a coeducational, PreK-12, college preparatory school dedicated to providing students with an excellent education using both traditional and innovative approaches. We are actively committed to creating and sustaining a school community that is nurturing, supportive, diverse, and inclusive, one in which all members can participate fully and achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative, and social endeavors. We expect and promote moral responsibility and strive to develop strength of character within a respectful school community.

RCDS is committed to providing invigorating and supportive work experiences for its diverse community of employees. Faculty and staff are offered meaningful opportunities for professional development, growth, and leadership; highly competitive salaries; and extensive benefits. RCDS is committed to diversity and inclusion throughout the community and curriculum. Please explore our website to learn more about the School's rigorous curriculum, values, and strategic initiatives.

For all teaching positions, a bachelor's degree is required, and an advanced degree is preferred. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience. We encourage a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

Rye Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws which prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

Applying to work at Rye Country Day School

To see current openings and to submit applications, please visit: https://rcds.workable.com.

Any questions? Please reach out to Meredith deChabert, Assistant Head of School.

Teaching Fellows Program

The Teaching Fellows Program at Rye Country Day School is a one- or two-year commitment designed for well-qualified college graduates. It provides aspiring teachers of color with the opportunity to work in Rye Country Day’s Upper, Middle, or Lower School while earning a Master's degree.

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Benefits Overview

Rye Country Day School offers a variety of benefits for eligible employees including the following:

Health Insurance Plan

Rye Country Day School, a member of the NYSAIS Healthcare Consortium, offers Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO), EPO Health Savings Account (HSA EPO) and Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plans through Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield. These plans provide for preventive and medical services, including office visits, well baby care, immunizations, hospitalizations, worldwide emergency care and prescription drug coverage. Employee contribution towards premium is 20% based on the HSA EPO plan for single, two-party, and family coverage.

Dental Insurance Plan

Rye Country Day School offers a PPO and Traditional plan through Delta Dental. This plan provides for diagnostic and preventative care, routine check ups, restorative care and oral surgery. Employee contribution towards premium is 20% for single, two-party, and family coverage.

Group Life Insurance Plan

Life insurance in the amount of one times salary is offered to employees. Premiums are paid by the School and coverage is effective the first of the month after employment.

Long-Term Disability Plan

The employee is eligible for disability coverage after one year of employment. The plan pays 60% of salary to the maximum allowable in eligible cases. Premiums for the plan are paid fully by the School. Coverage is effective after one year of employment.

TIAA/CREF Pension Plan

The School contributes a percentage of the employee's base salary to the retirement plan after one year of employment. Credit toward eligibility is given for full-time employment at a teaching institution prior to employment at Rye Country Day School.

Short-term Disability & Unemployment Insurance

The School pays premiums for these coverages effective with employment. Short-term disability pays 100% of the employee's salary for the first six months of disability.

Worker's Compensation

All employees are covered by this plan effective with employment.

Flexible Spending Account

Pre-tax plan for medical, dependent care, parking, and transportation expenses.

Child Care Benefit

Qualified Child Care financial assistance for children who have not yet entered Kindergarten.

School Facilities

Lunch provided at the dining room. Use of the fitness center.

Loan Programs

Various loan programs are available.

Aflac (Personal Lifestyle Protector Cancer Plan)

  • Various amounts of coverage
  • Simplified Medical Underwriting
  • Spouse coverage available

Term Life (voluntary)

  • Generous amounts of this essential coverage
  • Simplified Medical Underwriting
  • Spouse coverage available

Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary)

  • Up to 30% premium discount through employer-sponsored plan
  • Structure your own coverage
  • Coverage available for spouses, parents, grandparents, children and spouse's parents, grandparents, and children
  • Funds long-term care costs, preserves care choices, protects assets