Parent Login
Schedule a Tour
Ready Set Launch

Careers at CDS

Education is the most important building block in a child's future. That is why at Chesterfield Day School we ensure that every member of our community advances our mission to provide personalized education of unparalleled excellence to children of diverse backgrounds. The faculty, administration, and staff model a love of learning and community to our students and families and promote a culture of excellence and service. As one of the best independent schools in Chesterfield, MO, it is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or military status.

Thank you for your interest in employment at Chesterfield Day School.

Chesterfield Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, or national origin.


Available Positions



MakerSpace Teacher

MakerSpace Teacher

Chesterfield Day School seeks an educator to join the faculty for the 2015-2016 school year as a part-time MakerSpace teacher with room to grow.

Chesterfield Day School offers an exceptional personalized learning environment in support of our vision: Through meaningful work, Chesterfield Day School students develop fundamental skills, think creatively and critically, identify and solve complex problems of the world, express themselves to the community, and grow in character.

Our engaging and rigorous approach to preparing students is implemented by a collaborative team of subject area specialist teachers in Art, Music, PE, Spanish, Library, and MakerSpace. CDS offers a student-teacher ratio of no more than 12:1 in order to allow the faculty to be truly personalized in their approach.

We seek an energetic and intelligent MakerSpace teacher to work with our Kindergarten through Sixth grade students. This role is an exciting opportunity for a teacher who values curriculum design, the maker movement, hands on learning and understands the importance of a personalized and engaging curriculum for elementary aged children. Working with a team of teachers and our Director of Academics and Student Services, this teacher will design his/her classroom environment and program to create a program that allows for creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration. The program will be authentic and meaningful and build character in our students.

Chesterfield Day School has strong commitment to fundamental academic skills and also a long history of enhancing and enriching our program in many ways. We create opportunities for students not found elsewhere whether that be through Project Based Learning, personalized education, STEM, or Montessori.

Specific responsibilities associated with this position include:

Delivering a personalized learning experience

Designing innovative, dynamic experiences for students of all ages

Making our MakerSpace a leader in the St. Louis community

Utilizing technologies and hands on tools to provide students with opportunities to iterate, collaborate, take a give feedback, and present their creations to audiences.

The ideal candidate will:

Enjoy spending time with 5-12 year olds

Be flexible, visionary and hard-working

Have strong communication skills with parents and children

Demonstrate understanding of the educational and social development of children in this age-group

Exhibit a passion for developing, implementing and improving curricula that is informed by best practice and experience

Have knowledge of or demonstrable aptitude to learn Maker technology tools (Littlebits, Arduino, Scratch, Sphero, Thymio, Squishy Circuits…)

Have knowledge or demonstrable willingness to use diverse materials to create like wood, cardboard, styrofoam, paper mache, metal, programming, etc…

Understand that the role of the MakerSpace teacher will be as a facilitator and champion for learning, and the ability to be comfortable not having all the answers. Interested in utilizing online sources like YouTube, Khan Academy, Pinterest and Twitter to connect students to passionate, knowledgeable people worldwide.

Chesterfield Day School offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including tuition remission up to 65% for qualified students and a long commitment in the budget to ongoing professional development for our faculty.

To Apply:


Send cover letter and resume with references to teaching@chesterfielddayschool.org Please use the following subject line "MakerSpace" and address all communications to Jeff Horwitz, Director of Academics and Student Services by April 16th.

Montessori Preschool Teacher

Preschool Teacher


Chesterfield Day School (CDS) seeks an educator to join the faculty for the 2015-2016 school year as a Montessori trained preschool teacher.
CDS offers an exceptional personalized learning environment in support of our vision: Through meaningful work, Chesterfield Day School students develop fundamental skills, think creatively and critically, identify and solve complex problems of the world, express themselves to the community, and grow in character.
Our engaging and rigorous approach to preparing students is implemented by a collaborative team of four preschool teachers and two assistant teachers. CDS offers a student-teacher ratio of no more than 8:1 in order to allow the faculty to be truly personalized in their approach.

We seek an energetic and intelligent preschool teacher with a sound understanding of best practices in the teaching and working with this age group of children. This position is designed for a teacher who values curriculum design and implementing a personalized and engaging curriculum. The program will be authentic and meaningful and build character in our students. The ideal candidate will be Montessori trained and certified.
CDS achieves a personalized education in our early childhood curriculum by using the Montessori approach to education.

Specific responsibilities associated with this position include:
Delivering a personalized learning experience

The ideal candidate will:
Be Montessori trained and certified 3-6
Enjoy spending time with 3-5 year olds
Be flexible, visionary and hard-working
Have a deep interest in math and science
Is adept at technology
Happy to get his/her hands dirty both literally and metaphorically
Have strong communication skills with parents and children
Demonstrate understanding of the educational and social development of children in this age-group
Exhibit a passion for developing, implementing and improving curricula that is informed by best practice and experience
Understand and embrace the role of “customer service” in an independent school
Chesterfield Day School offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including tuition remission up to 65% for qualified students and a long commitment in the budget to ongoing professional development for our faculty.

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume with references to teaching@chesterfielddayschool.org Please use the following subject line “Preschool Teacher” and address all communications to Jeff Horwitz, Director of Academics and Student Services by August 5th.

Ready Set Launch

© 2012 Chesterfield Day School

Contact:

Admissions@ChesterfieldDaySchool.org
Phone: 314-469-6622
Fax: 314-469-7889

Address:

1100 White Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Chesterfield Day School
powered by finalsite