Teaching with Distinction

Brittany Lott with a girl and boy student

Dedicated, passionate, and professional teachers are the heart of Country Day. Our exceptional faculty nurture highly motivated students in a caring and inclusive community that is committed to continuous improvement. 

More than 200 educators make up our full-time, JK–12 faculty, a diverse team of professionals who love what they do. Our faculty members work in close collaboration with one another, constantly seeking new ways to integrate curricula and strengthen their students’ experiences. They are supported through ongoing, high-quality professional development and a collegial atmosphere of commitment to best practices and innovation.

2021–22 School Year Job Openings

Athletics, Varsity Softball Coach/Program Head
Athletics, Strength and Conditioning Coaching Fellowship
Finance, Human Resources Administrative Assistant/Payroll Specialist
Finance, Campus Stores Associate
Educational Resource Program, Lower School Tutor
Educational Resource Program, Upper School Tutor
Extended Day Program, Part-Time Teacher
Plant Operations, HVAC Technician

2022–23 School Year Job Openings

Lower School, Assistant Teacher (anticipated opening)
Middle School, Assistant Librarian
Upper School, Chemistry Instructor
Upper School, History Instructor

Future Job Openings
Future job openings are for those applicants that want to submit an application for positions that are not yet available. Once an account is created within Country Day's Employment Portal, an applicant can subscribe to a job alert for notifications when jobs are posted.

Faculty Positions/Substitute Teachers
Coaching Positions
Extended Day Teacher
Bus Driver Positions
Staff (non-teaching) Positions

For questions related to faculty positions, contact Academic Affairs
For questions related to non-faculty positions, contact Human Resources

A Great Place to Work

  • 8:1 student to teacher ratio
  • Average class size: 15 students in Upper School, 15 students in Middle School, 24 in Lower School with a full-time, qualified teaching assistant
  • Class load: 4 sections in Upper and Middle School
  • Annual on-site and off-site professional development opportunities that enhance teaching skills
  • Full tuition remission for up to two children (full-time educator)
  • Nationally competitive salaries and benefits
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and retirement plans
  • Average faculty raise since 2009: 3%
  • Financial assistance with relocation expenses
  • On-site physical, mental, and financial health and wellness classes
  • Close informal relationships with major colleges and universities in the Charlotte area
  • Collaborative faculty relationship with Teach for America
  • Professional and mission-driven culture
  • Faculty attend or present at nearly 60 different workshops and conferences a year to develop their professional skills and best practices

Professional Development Highlights

  • Seven annual travel grants provide opportunities for international travel related to curriculum and professional growth
  • A wide range of opportunities (conferences, workshops, retreats, book studies, etc.) foster institutional and personal goals
  • Expenses are fully covered (travel, transportation, registration, materials, lodging, meals, etc.)
  • Support for advanced degrees is provided