Rothesay Netherwood School has forged a stellar reputation by offering a small boarding school experience coupled with world-recognized programs. We challenge our 272 students to develop the character, courage, creativity, and passion for learning to become leaders for a lifetime. Located on a beautiful 200 acres in Rothesay, New Brunswick, our campus reflects the enduring elements of our heritage and our forward-looking perspective on education. Our faculty is innovative in the way that it develops and adopts best practices and our parents, alumni, and friends are enthusiastic supporters of our mission. We are an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, an Outward Bound School, and a member of Round Square. Our graduates attend the finest universities in the country and beyond.

Most faculty members at RNS have the opportunity to live on campus. In addition to teaching, faculty are also involved in coaching athletics and supervision of residential and co-curricular programs such as musicals, plays, Outward Bound adventures, Round Square exchanges, the Duke of Edinburgh Award, and many other activities.
If you are interested in working at RNS, please send a cover letter and resume to the address below or send an email to
Paul McLellan
Head of School
Rothesay Netherwood School
40 College Hill Road
Rothesay, NB
E2E 5H1

Current Opportunities

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  • Music Teacher

    Rothesay Netherwood School (1877) is an independent, co-educational boarding and day school for Grades 6 to 12 that offers innovative, world-class learning experiences in a safe and caring school community. Located in Rothesay, New Brunswick, we challenge students to be active, compassionate leaders with a global perspective and the determination to make a difference. The school provides an extensive athletic, arts, leadership, and community service program, outdoor education excursions and daily participation in sports. We are an IB World School and a member of Round Square. While many of our students are Atlantic Canadian, we also attract students from around the world. More information about our school can be found

    RNS is seeking a teacher who is passionate about music and can teach students in both the Middle School and Senior School. This person will also oversee a range of programs, groups and events and be responsible for sustaining and strengthening a culture of appreciation and informed passion for music in our school community. Most importantly, the successful candidate will be able to inspire young people to seek growth and challenge through participation in our music courses and programs.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Teach five (5) courses, including International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Music
    • Lead our choir and band programs
    • Provide support to our school musicals
    • Coordinate the musical elements of a range of public school events

    Qualifications include:

    • Bachelor of Education in Music or relevant experience
    • A track record of excellence as a music teacher, ideally in an independent school setting.
    • The ability to play multiple instruments
    • A skill set that includes strong organization and execution abilities
    • Positive attitude and flexible approach with students, families and colleagues
    • A demonstrable commitment to professional growth
    • Experience playing the pipe organ, working with electronic music programs and platforms would be an asset

    Faculty members at RNS contribute beyond the classroom as a co-curricular leaders, advisors, and members of a residence duty team.

    Interested candidates should include a resume and covering letter in pdf format to before March 30, 2019.