2970 Bronson Road | Fairfield, CT 06824
t: 203-259-2723 | f: 203-259-3249

Directions to FCDS

List of 4 items.

  • I-95 Southbound

    • Exit 20, turn Right onto Bronson Road
    • Approximately 4 miles
    • School on Right across from Wooden Windmill
  • I-95 Northbound

    • Exit 21, Mill Plain Road
    • Left, under Thruway Bridge
    • At Stop sign, bear Left onto Sturges Road
    • Over Stone Bridge to 2nd Stop sign, still on Sturges Road
    • Merge onto Bronson Road
    • Approximately 3 miles
    • School on Right across from Wooden Windmill
  • Merritt Parkway Southbound

    • Exit 44
    • Left at light
    • Left at next light onto Route 58
    • Next light right onto Congress Street
    • Approximately 2 miles to 2nd Stop sign
    • Left onto Hillside to Stop sign at Church & Village Green
    • Right onto Old Academy to pass in front of the church
    • Left onto Bronson Road in front of the church
    • School on Left across from Wooden Windmill
  • Merritt Parkway Northbound

    • Exit 44
    • Right onto Congress Street
    • Follow the directions listed under Merritt Parkway Southbound from Congress Street

Contact Us

Head of School:
Jon C. Deveaux, jon.deveaux@fairfieldcountryday.org
Head of Upper School
Margot Pearce, margot.pearce@fairfieldcountryday.org
Head of Middle School:
Debbie Sullinger, deborah.sullinger@fairfieldcountryday.org
Head of Lower School: 
Porter Hill, porter.hill@fairfieldcountryday.org
Director of Admission & Secondary School Placement: 
Rick Runkelrichard.runkel@fairfieldcountryday.org
Director of Marketing & Communications
Ally Bates, ally.bates@fairfieldcountryday.org
Director of Finance and Operations
Interim Director of Development:
Terilyn Esse, terilyn.esse@fairfieldcountryday.org
Director of Athletics:
Brad Fallon, brad.fallon@fairfieldcountryday.org
Dean of Students:
Pen Vineyard, pen.vineyard@fairfieldcountryday.org
Admissions Office: 203-259-2723 

Faculty & Staff Directory

Employment Opportunities

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  • School Counselor

    Fairfield Country Day School is looking for a dynamic, caring individual to serve as the school counselor starting in August 2020. Founded in 1936, Fairfield Country Day School is an all boys day school serving 210 students in Grades K–9 and is located in the Greenfield Hills section of Fairfield, CT. Successful candidates will possess a dedication to collaboration and a flexible approach to working with teachers and families to help every boy strive toward his full academic and personal potential. Fairfield Country Day School values diversity and we seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion. Candidates of underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 
    Please visit www.fairfieldcountryday.org for more information.
    The School Counselor works closely with the School’s three Division Heads and reports to the Head of School. Responsibilities include the following:
    • counseling students regularly to support their social, emotional, behavioral, or educational needs
    • making recommendations to families about additional outside support and being the primary school contact for students’ outside care providers
    • in conjunction with school leadership, helping build and teach a social-emotional learning curriculum
    • working closely with teachers to determine student needs and offer guidance about ways teachers can best support students
    • leading professional development for faculty around social-emotional needs of students
    • offering ongoing education and resources to the parent community
    • attending faculty meetings in the lower, middle and upper school divisions
    • partnering with the administration on school policies around mental health, bullying, and mandated reporting
    • assisting in the event of a crisis
    • interpreting neuro-psychological evaluations
    • participating actively in the life of the school; depending on the needs of the school and interest of the candidate, there may be opportunities for additional teaching, coaching, advising, chaperoning, club leadership, and other activities.
    The ideal candidate will: 
    • be a certified school counselor or have an advanced degree and and license in a related field (e.g. psychology, social work, counseling)
    • have at least three years experience providing counseling support to boys ages five to fifteen
    • be interested in collaborative work within a school community and have experience with developing and teaching a social-emotional development curriculum.  
    • have independent school experience or familiarity (preferred)
    • bring experience in a clinical setting
    Interested candidates should email a resume, reference list (if available), and letter of interest addressed to
    Jon Deveaux, Head of School jon.deveaux@fairfieldcountryday.org
  • Short Term Substitute Opportunity

    Fairfield Country Day School seeks a fourth-grade classroom teacher to fill a family medical leave from early April through mid-May. We are looking for an individual who enjoys a relational learning experience with young boys and possesses a keen knowledge of English (grammar and writing), history of civilizations, and Executive Functioning skills.
    Interested candidates should email a letter of interest, a resume, and references addressed to Deborah Sullinger, Head of Middle School (deborah.sullinger@fairfieldcountryday.org) ‘fourth grade applicant’ in the subject line.
Fairfield Country Day School (FCDS) is a private, boys day school in Fairfield, Connecticut. Founded in 1936 by Laurence W. Gregory, the school has since its inception admitted only boys. Fairfield Country Day School provides an educational community dedicated to the personal growth and intellectual development of boys. Its balanced and challenging program is designed to help each student expand his desire and ability to acquire knowledge, stimulate his curiosity and creativity, and enhance his self-esteem and respect for others.

Each boy’s individual development is encouraged in an environment that anticipates the future while appreciating the past. Technology is fully integrated across all grade levels and disciplines. FCDS has received national recognition for its cutting-edge laptop and iPad programs. The academic program is complemented by a rich and vibrant arts curriculum.

FCDS is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status.