Career Opportunities

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York Country Day School is a college preparatory school actively engaged in the pursuit of excellence. We are committed to every student developing exceptional communication and problem-solving skills by focusing on the whole child, the process of learning, and collaborative inquiry-driven classrooms.  Educating students in preschool through grade 12, we strive to produce graduates who will make significant contributions throughout their lives as self-reliant, ethical, and compassionate leaders.

All members of our community model life-long learning through a commitment to continual professional growth. Faculty lead or participate in collaborative, inquiry-based professional development projects each year.  As well, faculty are expected, at various points in the year, to participate in evening or weekend activities that involve our students.  In this way, our faculty are invested in the constant improvement of our school, either internally through curriculum development or externally with other independent school faculty through professional learning communities. York Country Day School is an affiliate of York College of Pennsylvania, which provides our competitive benefit program and immerses our team in a broader higher education community.

Head of Middle and Upper School

York Country Day School (YCDS), an outstanding PK-12 independent college preparatory school, seeks an experienced and inspiring Head of Middle and Upper School beginning July 1, 2015. The successful candidate will be an energetic, compassionate leader with experience in the classroom, curriculum development and in educational administration. The candidate is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Middle and Upper School divisions. The successful candidate for Head of Middle and Upper School will work closely with faculty, students and parents to promote a positive and professional climate. The Head of Middle and Upper School must be a team player with a collaborative style of leadership eager to work closely with the Head of school and the administrative team to advance the mission of York Country Day School. YCDS is affiliated with York College of Pennsylvania (YCP) and YCDS takes full advantage of this valuable partnership.

Candidates for this position should be proven academic leaders who are deeply knowledgeable about current trends in grades 6-12 education and passionate about working with students and faculty across these grade levels. Strong communication skills are essential for success in the role. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated their ability to establish and maintain a rigorous academic program.

York Country Day School serves over 230 students across three divisions. It is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and by the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools.

To apply, please email or send a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and list of five references by December 15, 2014, to: York College of Pennsylvania, Attention: Human Resources Department, York, PA 17403-3651, or email to . York College is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

York College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Substitute Teachers

York Country Day School (YCDS) is seeking substitute teachers for Preschool through Grade 12. BA required and previous experience in a similar school setting preferred. Must be energetic, collaborative, and well organized. Small classes and talented students. We welcome resumes at any time, but are not actively interviewing candidates right now. YCDS is an affiliate of York College of PA and a member of the National Association of Independent Schools. Email cover letter and resume to or York College of PA, Attn: HR Dept., York, PA 17403-3651. EEO. York College is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. For a copy of York College’s Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Campus Safety or the Web at