Charleston Day School

Charleston Day School (CDS) is a coeducational K-8 day school located in the heart of downtown Charleston, a city rich in history and steeped in beauty. The School and the city have been closely intertwined throughout the 86 years of the School’s existence, and Charleston is an integral part of Charleston Day School’s identity. From its beginnings as a small neighborhood school to its current manifestation as a vibrant 250-student urban institution that serves families throughout the city, CDS has steadfastly maintained a reputation for both rigorous academics and emphasis on character development. The mission of CDS is “to foster scholarship, integrity, respect, and responsibility” in its students.

CDS is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS). For more information on Charleston Day School, please visit our website at www.charlestondayschool.org.

Candidates from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

May 16, 2024
Full time
Charleston Day School Charleston, SC, USA
Charleston Day School seeks a full-time elementary school teacher beginning in August 2024. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] . The teacher is expected to create a classroom environment that reflects and promotes the mission of Charleston Day School and to work collaboratively with others on the team and school staff to promote the general well-being of the grade level and the school community. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree with a major in elementary education preferred Organized, capable and able to multitask Enthusiastic, joyful and engaged team player Growth mindset Learn more about Charleston Day School at www.charlestondayschool.org .  Candidates from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
May 10, 2024
Part time
Charleston Day School Charleston, SC, USA
Charleston Day School seeks a Part-Time (approximately 12 -15 hours per week) Teaching Assistant beginning in August 2024. Candidate will support elementary classroom teachers in providing day-to-day instruction. Previous teaching experience in an early elementary setting is preferred. Expectations: Works with students to help reinforce learning objectives in an engaging way. Fosters routines and procedures in clear, concise ways to create conditions for positive student behavior. Promotes a respectful, kind, positive classroom community. Uses appropriate judgement to act in the best interest of students at all times. Integrates academics with the teaching of social and emotional skills in an active learning environment. Demonstrates cognitive flexibility in a setting where disengaging from one task and responding effectively to another task is essential. Participates with other faculty and staff to support the mission of Charleston Day School. Adheres to all...
May 06, 2024
Full time
Charleston Day School Charleston, SC, USA
Charleston Day School (CDS) is seeking a highly motivated, proven advancement leader to serve as the Director of Philanthropy and Engagement. This leadership role is responsible for overseeing and executing the school's development initiatives, fostering mutually beneficial relationships with donors, alumni, parents, and community partners, and advancing the institution's culture of philanthropy, stewardship, and engagement. The School | Charleston Day School (CDS) Charleston Day School was founded in 1937 and located in the heart of historic Charleston, SC. The mission of Charleston Day School is to foster scholarship, integrity, respect and responsibility in our students. The school currently serves 250 students from kindergarten through 8th grade. We foster a vibrant learning community. Our faculty is known for its commitment to academic rigor and student success and the curriculum is rooted in more than 85 years of tradition yet committed to remaining at the...