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 equity and diversity its programs and hiring.


Updated: April 18, 2016




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, organization, 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)

First Program Learning Specialist Grades 1-3
The Dalton School is searching for a Lower School Learning Specialist to work in small groups with children on the acquisition of literacy skills. The specialist will collaborate closely with classroom teachers to ensure cohesion and generalization of learned remedial techniques into the curriculum. Strong applicants will have experience administering and assessing reading screenings as well as working with classroom teachers to support the reading and writing of all students in grades 1 - 3. 

A Master's in Literacy or Special Education is required. A minimum of 5 years experience supporting children in independent schools is preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to employment@dalton.org, addressed to Francee Sugar, Director of Learning Support Services. Please only include FP LEARNING SPECIALIST in the subject line of your email.


FLES SPANISH GRADES K-3
The Dalton World and Classical Languages department seeks an FLES teacher for the 2016-2017 academic year. Candidates must have early childhood/elementary experience and native-like proficiency in Spanish. FLES and language teaching/methodology training is a plus. We are seeking creative, positive, enthusiastic, and collaborative, applicants who are interested in working with similar professionals in a supportive educational environment.

Interested candidates should write a resume and cover letter addressed to World and Classical Languages Department Chair Lori Langer de Ramirez, and attach them to an email addressed to employment@dalton.org. Please only include FLES Spanish in the subject line of your email.


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





MIDDLE SCHOOL
(Grades 4-8)

5TH GRADE TEACHER AND HOUSE ADVISOR
The Dalton School seeks a full-time 5th Grade Teacher and House Advisor to join the faculty beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. The ideal candidate is passionate and knowledgeable about progressive elementary education and differentiation. We seek teachers who are enthusiastic about working collaboratively to design curriculum and to improve pedagogy. The 5th Grade teacher is responsible for social studies, language arts, and mathematics. Curricular content includes Bronze Age Mesopotamia and Egypt and the process of historical inquiry; the writing process, which incorporates links to literature and social studies explorations; and mathematical operations with a focus on constructivist pedagogy and problem solving. Additionally, the courses of study emphasize digital communication and citizenship.

Full-time teachers also serve as House Advisors, working with a group of 5th graders as the primary point of contact for the students and parents. House Advisors collaborate as a 5th grade team to develop House curriculum on grade-specific topics and community building programs.

Master degree in education or teaching strongly preferred, in addition to lead teaching experience.
 
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: employment@dalton.org. Please include “5TH GRADE TEACHER” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. 


MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER
The Dalton School seeks a full-time middle school science teacher to join the faculty beginning in the 2016-2017 school year.  The ideal candidate has experience and a passion for working with middle school students in the 4th and 5th grades.  The candidate should be familiar with implementing a student-centered, inquiry-based, experiential curriculum, which includes Big Ideas about rocks and minerals, biomes, simple machines, light, and plant biology.  Working collaboratively and being invested in reflecting on one’s practice along with excellent communication skills and a positive attitude are essential.

A Master’s degree and three years of teaching experience are preferred.

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: employment@dalton.org. Please include “MS SCIENCE TEACHER” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. 


DALTON SCHOOL HEALTH EDUCATOR GRADES 4-12: FULL-TIME FACULTY CONTRACT FOR SY 2016-2017
Dalton seeks a dynamic Health Educator to teach health education classes and develop health initiatives in mental health, sexuality, nutrition, and substance abuse prevention under the supervision of the Director of Health & Wellness. Although this role will focus primarily on grades 4-8, knowledge and interest in teaching grades 9-12 are important, as opportunities are frequent to collaborate in the High School.  

The Dalton School Health Program is progressive, holistic, and serves the social-emotional well-being of all students. The health courses are developmentally appropriate, inquiry-based, and evolving to keep pace with our students and current events. Joining the thriving program in its fourth year, this new position will enhance programming for students, parents, and faculty in grades 4-12. 
 
The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their teaching, service, or research will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Download the complete job description for Requirements and Salary. 
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter of education philosophy no later than February 1, 2016, addressed to Director of Health and Wellness Justine Fonte, and attached to an email to employment@dalton.org. Please only include 4-12 Health Educator in the subject line of the email.
 
 
GENERAL INQUIRIES
For general inquiries, send a resume and letter of interest to: employment@dalton.org.







HIGH SCHOOL
(Grades 9-12)


DALTON SCHOOL HEALTH EDUCATOR GRADES 4-12: FULL-TIME FACULTY CONTRACT FOR SY 2016-2017
Please jump up to the MIDDLE SCHOOL section for this job description.


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.






DALTON SUMMER CAMP

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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.
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: employment@dalton.org. Please include “MS SCIENCE TEACHER” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. 
5TH GRADE TEACHER AND HOUSE ADVISOR
 
The Dalton School seeks a full-time 5th Grade Teacher and House Advisor to join the faculty beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. The ideal candidate is passionate and knowledgeable about progressive elementary education and differentiation. We seek teachers who are enthusiastic about working collaboratively to design curriculum and to improve pedagogy. The 5th Grade teacher is responsible for social studies, language arts, and mathematics.  Curricular content includes: Bronze Age Mesopotamia and Egypt and the process of historical inquiry; the writing process, which incorporates links to literature and social studies explorations; and mathematical operations with a focus on constructivist pedagogy and problem solving. Additionally, the courses of study emphasize digital communication and citizenship.
 
Full-time teachers also serve as House Advisors, working with a group of 5th graders as the primary point of contact for the students and parents.  House Advisors collaborate as a 5th grade team to develop House curriculum on grade-specific topics and community building programs.