Buckley Country Day School is an independent, coeducational day school providing a superior elementary education to an intellectually capable and diverse student body. Buckley provides the foundation that enables our students to achieve their full potential and excel as educated, ethical, and self-confident individuals. Our graduates are well prepared for entry into, and success in, secondary schools and beyond. Core Values
Buckley believes in fostering integrity, hard work, kindness, personal and social responsibility, and mutual respect in all our students. We embrace diversity. We honor our school's long-standing traditions. Faculty
Buckley faculty are recruited nationally and internationally with advanced degrees (84%) in their respective fields, recognized success in education, and a commitment to being role models for young people. They are dedicated to life-long learning and continued professional growth,
and are noted as presenters at national conferences.
They use a broad repertoire of teaching techniques and technologies, enhancing students' skills by integrating these approaches throughout the curriculum. At the same time, our faculty provides opportunities for our children to explore and take risks within a safe and supportive environment, bringing out the joy of learning in each child. Current Openings
DIRECTOR OF DIVERSITY
Begins July 1, 2018
The Director of Diversity is a member of the senior administrative team and reports
directly to the Head of School.
The Director of Diversity leads the implementation of the school’s diversity and
inclusivity vision, including in faculty recruitment, development and retention; faculty
and staff professional development; curriculum development; and student and community
The Director of Diversity:
- Provides strategic leadership in the area of diversity and inclusion.
- Conducts an audit of Buckley’s community norms and promotes best practices
with respect to diversity issues.
- Works with the Diversity Committee and engages parents and faculty in conversations on diversity and inclusivity related topics.
- Improves effectiveness and success in recruiting and retaining diverse facultyand staff.
- Evaluates, advises on, and supports development of an inclusive and multicultural curriculum across the divisions.
- Serves as a resource for faculty with respect to curriculum design and student support.
- Assists with the implementation of the mentoring program for new families.
- Responds to diversity- and equity-related issues among the student body and in the community as they arise.
- Supports and develops student diversity leadership.
- Works with the communications office to publicize diversity-related events, educational opportunities, workshops, etc. for students, faculty, families, and the local community.
- Networks with diversity coordinators at other independent schools as well as offcampus cultural resource organizations.