South Kent School, established in 1923, is a college preparatory school for boys in grades 9 through 12 nestled in the hills of picturesque northwestern Connecticut.  South Kent School prepares young men to succeed in college and thrive as thoughtful and engaged citizens in a rapidly changing and intensely competitive world.

Stand-out features of South Kent:

  • Challenge-based learning techniques encourage students to solve real-world problems by employing the principles they learn
  • 600 acre campus with 10 miles of bike trails, two ponds, a working farm, and a teaching kitchen
  • A strong international student presence offers unique opportunities for cross-cultural learning and the development of international contacts
  • Elite level athletic programs that foster an overall environment of physical and mental fitness

If you are interested in employment opportunities, please submit your resume to Phil Darrin, Director of Student Success, at

Open Faculty Positions:

South Kent School will be hiring for the following positions beginning in July of 2019

Education and Training

Must have at least a bachelors degree in science or related major, masters preferred.  Additional experience teaching, living in a boarding school community, and coaching athletics also preferred but not required.  


Teach a range of science courses with a focus on Biology, Ecology, and Environmental Science - Biology being most important.

To fulfill other customary duties of teachers at the school:

  • dormitory supervision
  • dining hall supervision
  • Coaching sports/supervising afternoon activities
  • weekend duties
  • advisor to students
  • communication with parents of students and advisees
  • participation in all other co-curricular programs of the school, including chapel

Qualifications and Skills Needed

In addition to proficiency in science and a strong background in technology, the instructor must:

  • Work well with, and relate to high school boys
  • Convey enthusiasm and excitement to help instill a desire to learn  
  • Teach adolescents the fundamental aspects of the science and associated skills
  • Commit to helping our boys thrive
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Use effective classroom management techniques
  • Understand how to improve and assess student progress
  • Employ effective strategies for integrating students of any skill level
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the head of school
  • Support the school and its leadership


The full-time position comes with a competitive compensation package, including:

  • $40,000 salary
  • Housing
  • Meals while school is in session
  • Health Plan
  • Retirement Plan (for qualified applicants)