Music Teacher

The Country Day School

Music Teacher – Full Time

Commencing October 2022

An opportunity exists at The Country Day School (CDS) for an experienced educator to join our full-school (JK-12) music program. The successful candidate will have a university degree in Music and certification to teach in Ontario. Music specialist qualifications are preferred. We are looking for an accomplished, multi-skilled musician with a primary focus on band instruments. Experience conducting concert bands and jazz ensembles will also be an asset.

CDS is committed to Supporting, Knowing and Inspiring each of its learners. The ideal candidate will be a flexible educator, equally adept at and enthusiastic about teaching students across a wide range of grade levels and passionate about helping young musicians find their muse in and outside the classroom. Additionally, we are seeking a teacher whose practice embodies our principles of an expert teacher:

?meets the needs of all learners

?is passionate about teaching and learning

?has a deep understanding of teaching/learning in the subject area

?monitors student learning and uses assessment to improve teaching and learning

?creates an optimal classroom environment

?focuses on mastery learning and deep understanding

?develops self-regulation, self-efficacy and self-esteem in their students

?offers appropriately challenging tasks and goals

?excels at the relational aspects of teaching


The Head of School invites qualified individuals to apply immediately in advance of interviews conducted on a rolling basis with resume and cover letter to:

Mr. John Liggett, Head of School

The Country Day School

13415 Dufferin Street

King, ON L7B 1K5

The university-preparatory curriculum at CDS is balanced with extensive athletic, arts and extra-curricular programs. In addition to the relevant educational background, candidates must be willing to become involved in all facets of school life.

The Country Day School offers a positive working environment with a competitive salary, including the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan where applicable. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment where everyone feels valued, respected and supported and welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of this community. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations, please let us know.

All employees of The Country Day School must be able to provide a Vulnerable Sector Screening Report. Only those persons selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.

Situated on a beautiful 100-acre campus in the heart of King Township, The Country Day School offers a challenging university-preparatory program for students (JK-12). For more information about this leading Canadian independent school, please visit

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