Employment Opportunities

The objectives of teaching at The Dalton School include: tailoring each student's program to his or her needs, interests, and abilities, promoting independence and dependability, and enhancing the student's social skills and sense of responsibility towards others.

Qualifications for teaching at Dalton include: BA required, MA preferred; strong background and knowledge of the desired discipline; ability to work well with a range of able, highly motivated children; ability to work well with a team; strong organizational skills, and high energy and creativity.

The Dalton School actively seeks to forward diversity through its programs and hiring.


Updated: August 26, 2015




ADMINISTRATION AND STAFF
 

TECHNICAL SUPPORT - FULL TIME
The Dalton School is currently looking for a strong technical support person. This position works under the supervision of the Director of Technology. This person should demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment, show initiative, be organized, punctual, detail-oriented, have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills with exceptional technology skills. The support person is responsible for troubleshooting and resolving/repairing hardware, software, and A/V related issues. This person will provide support for students, faculty, staff, and administration, and provide support the 1:1 MacBook Air and iPad program. Strong working and troubleshooting knowledge of iOS, OSX and Windows operating systems is necessary. The candidate should also be familiar with cloud-based services and solutions (e.g. Google Apps). Experience with hardware, printers, projectors, digital cameras, and A/V systems are very important, as well as a basic understanding of wired and wireless networked environments. Special projects include building and deploying system images, as well as participation in school events, such as faculty professional development sessions.

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume addressed to John Neiers, Technology Director to: employment@dalton.org. Please only include TECHNICAL SUPPORT POSITION in the subject line of the email.


GENERAL INQUIRIES
For general inquiries, send a resume and letter of interest to employment@dalton.org.





FIRST PROGRAM
(LOWER SCHOOL Grades K - 3)


MATHEMATICS COORDINATOR, GRADES K-3
The First Program (K – 3) at the Dalton School is seeking a Mathematics Coordinator for the 2015-16 school year.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Review and continue to develop scope and sequence of the curriculum for kindergarten through third grade
  • Ensure that the scope and sequence of the curriculum allow for a smooth transition to fourth grade (Middle School)
  • Mentor and coach classroom teachers (working with grade levels, individual teachers and in faculty meetings)
  • Help teachers differentiate instruction, particularly for more advanced students.
  • Work with most advanced students in small group settings
  • Help teachers develop an understanding of how to implement different kinds of assessments to improve instruction
  • Work in concert with Assistant Directors and Director of First Program
Experience:
  • Understand and have taught using an inquiry-based, hands-on approach to learning
  • Familiarity with Bridges, Mathematics in the City, Singapore Math, TERC, Marilyn Burns and other best practices.
  • Knowledge of instruction that emphasizes problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Familiarity with the Common Core Standards
Education:
  • Degree in math or related area
  • Degree in or experience teaching elementary school
To Apply:

Interested candidates should write a resume and cover letter addressed to Nora Elish, First Program Director, and attached to an email addressed to employment@dalton.org. Please only include Mathematics Coordinator in the subject line of your email.
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GENERAL INQUIRIES
For general inquiries, send a resume and letter of interest to employment@dalton.org.



MIDDLE SCHOOL
(Grades 4-8)

TEACHER FOR ENGLISH WORKSHOP AND STUDENT SUPPORT
The Dalton School seeks a part-time (.40 FTE) English Workshop teacher for the 2015-2016 School Year. Small group class sessions with 6th grade students meet four times through the week. The teacher also supports students with English and Social Studies curriculum work, with special attention to writing, organizational skills, reading comprehension, grammar, and project management. The ideal teacher enjoys collaboration with teachers to support individualized student success. We seek a candidate with an understanding of learning differences, knowledge of assistive technologies, and an ability to employ multiple learning strategies to address varied cognitive profiles. Course content includes an integrated approach of reading/writing/study strategies that aligns with the academic curriculum of English and Social Studies. Candidates should be passionate and knowledgeable about progressive education and differentiated instruction. Masters degree in education or special ed, in addition to experience teaching similar content to this age group, strongly preferred.
 
Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to employment@dalton.org with the subject line English Student Support. Address the cover letter to Francee Sugar, Director of Learning Support Services, outlining your experience with similar content and previous work with this age group. Please note that class sessions occur each day of the week and additional support is expected throughout the week. Please only apply if you have time flexibility.


4TH GRADE MATH TEACHER
The Dalton School seeks a part-time (20%) 4th Grade Math Teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Class sessions meet daily each morning. The ideal teacher enjoys teaching math to a range of math learners and is familiar with differentiating curriculum in the classroom. The Dalton math program seeks to have students practice and develop skills and concepts in number sense, computation, fractions and decimals, and geometry, with an emphasis on discovery and problem solving. Examples of specific content include: exploration of alternate base systems, facility with alternative computation methods, especially in multiplication and division operations, and measures of central tendency. The 4th Grade Math Teacher works in collaboration with a group of five math teachers, a math specialist, and a math coordinator to design curriculum and implement instruction to meet these goals. Candidates should be passionate and knowledgeable about progressive education and differentiation. Experience with 4th grade aged children a must. Master’s degree in Education or Mathematics strongly preferred, in addition to experience teaching similar math content.
 
Interested candidates should write a resume and cover letter addressed to Lorri Hamilton Durbin, Middle School Director, and attached to an email addressed to employment@dalton.org. Please include 4th Grade Math Teacher in the subject line. Please outline your experience with similar math content and previous work with this age group. Please note that class sessions are from 8:15 to 9:00 AM and additional support is expected throughout the week; please only apply if you have the flexibility.


4TH GRADE ASSOCIATE TEACHER
Dalton seeks a 4th grade associate teacher to begin immediately for the 2015-2016 school year. The two 4th grade associate teachers are an integral part of the 4th Grade Team. Supervised by the Grade Leader, they work closely with five head teachers to support approximately 90 students as they make the transition from a small K-3 lower school to a large building housing the 4-8 middle school and 9-12 high school. Each associate spends several periods a week in each of the five classrooms supporting instruction; teaches weekly spelling and writing skills lessons and a spring citizenship elective; occasionally substitutes for a head teacher; helps to organize field trips and other special activities; supervises recess, lunch, bus travel to and from the PE building, dismissal, and at other times. 

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: employment@dalton.org. Please include “4th Grade Associate Teacher” in the subject line of your email.



GENERAL INQUIRIES
For general inquiries, send a resume and letter of interest to: employment@dalton.org.





HIGH SCHOOL
(Grades 9-12)

There are currently no open positions in the High School.


GENERAL INQUIRIES
For general inquiries, send a resume and letter of interest to employment@dalton.org.



AFTER SCHOOL
(Grades K-8)

There are currently no open positions in After School.


GENERAL INQUIRIES
For general inquiries, send a resume and letter of interest to employment@dalton.org.



GENERAL SUBSTITUTE TEACHING

GENERAL INQUIRIES
For general inquiries, send a resume, letter of interest to employment@dalton.org.





ATHLETICS

There are currently no open positions in Athletics.


COACHING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN ALL SPORTS
Please send all coaching materials to:
Teddy Frischling, Director of Athletics
The Dalton School
108 East 89th St
New York, NY 10128
Fax: (212) 410-4927

Email: Teddy_Frischling@Dalton.org


GENERAL INQUIRIES
For general inquiries, send a resume and letter of interest to employment@dalton.org.




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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please do not submit any of your materials to the Head of School's office, or any divisional office. You will not receive an email of acknowledgment and we cannot fully guarantee that we will receive and process your application unless you send your materials to employment@dalton.org.  Thank you!

*Upon receipt of your materials we will send an email confirmation and possibly a card in the mail. We will contact you for an interview if we decide your qualifications appear to match the position requirements. Thank you for your interest in the Dalton School.