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: July 28, 2016




ADMINISTRATION AND STAFF
 

GRADES 6-12 
EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIST - FULL TIME 
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for education, working with teachers and students, and working with a team of other dedicated educational technologists. This is a full-time, 12-month, staff position. 

Responsibilities and experience include: 
  • Understanding the School’s mission and technology vision and working with faculty to integrate technology that supports the mission/vision.
  • Collaborating with teachers in planning the integration of technology into the curriculum and assisting teachers with class projects that incorporate technology. 
  • Training faculty and staff in technology competencies needed for classroom teaching or for the fulfillment of administrative duties.
  • Staying current with the available and constantly changing technologies for learning. 
  • Providing technology support for faculty, students, and staff.
  • Working cooperatively with the technology director and other department members to meet other needs of the School as directed.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume addressed to John Neiers, sent to employment@dalton.org. Please include only 6-12 Technologist in the subject line of your message. 

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





FIRST PROGRAM
(LOWER SCHOOL Grades K - 3)
 
K-3 ASSOCIATE TEACHERS
The Associate Teacher program at The Dalton School provides an opportunity for new teachers to work closely with experienced teachers and mentors in a progressive educational setting. Associate Teachers are an integral part of the First Program community. Duties include collaborating with the Head Teacher in all classroom responsibilities, both academic and organizational: planning and conducting small group or whole class lessons, assessing and documenting students’ needs, developing and participating in classroom management, and supporting the Head Teachers in the daily maintenance of the classroom. Associate Teachers must demonstrate sensitivity and awareness of the many kinds of diversity present within the First Program community (cultural, racial, ethnic, gender, socioeconomic, learning style, etc.) as well as the social/emotional developmental needs of the students.
 
Candidates must possess a passion for working with young children, excellent communication skills, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching. A Bachelors degree is required and work towards an advanced degree in education is preferred.
  
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to employment@dalton.org. Please include “K-3 Associate” in the subject line of the email.
 

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





MIDDLE SCHOOL
(Grades 4-8)

DEBATE COACH - PART TIME
The Dalton School seeks a part-time debate coach to lead its Middle School debate program for 7th and 8th grade students. The ideal candidates are experienced with this age as well as passionate and knowledgeable about progressive middle school education and differentiation. 
 
Responsibilities include:
  • teaching the fundamentals of debate to middle school students, including skills such as, but not limited to:
    • the research process
    • argumentation, reasoning, and refutation
    • public speaking, elocution
    • assessing the validity and logic of an argument
    • evaluating the impact of research, evidence, and arguments presented
  • promoting teamwork, community, and collaboration
    • running meetings, lessons, and practice debates multiple times a week
    • maintaining consistent communication with parents, students, and school leadership
  • coordinating interschool tournaments:
    • fulfilling chaperone and judge requirements
    • organizing schedules, transportation, and meal
    • traveling with the team locally and regionally
Afterschool and weekend availability required.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter addressing your interest and experience to Lorri Hamilton Durbin, Middle School Director. Send you materials to employment@dalton.org. Must include MS Debate Coach in the subject line.


MIDDLE SCHOOL – MAKERS AND ROBOTICS TEACHER
The teacher will lead and co-­lead programs as part of a 4th to ­8th grade progression in engineering & robotics. Courses are currently offered after school and include Maker workshops, Arduino-­based robosoccer tournaments, Lego EV3 building and programming, and the FLL team challenge. All courses emphasize collaboration and aim to strike a balance between direct instruction and inquiry-driven project work.
 
Individual responsibilities will vary based on the teacher’s particular skills and interests. Technical experience with at least a few of the following: fabrication and design (laser cutter, 3D printer), coding (Arduino or EV3, Scratch, electronics (sensors, dc motors/drivers, basic circuitry) and mechanical design or Lego Technic building is desired.  Experience working with 10­-14 year old students is strongly preferred. Working collaboratively as part of a group of enthusiastic educators is essential. Sense of humor is required.

Download a copy of this job description.
 
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to employment@dalton.org. Please include “MS Robotics Teacher” in the subject line of your email.


MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TEACHER - PART TIME

The Dalton School seeks a part-time Math Teacher in the Middle School for the 2016-2017 school year. Class sessions meet daily each morning. The ideal teacher enjoys inquiry-based teaching and problem-based mathematics and is familiar with a broad range of curricular resources to meet a broad range of student needs. Course content includes topics in the four operations, fractions, decimals and geometry. Candidates should be passionate and knowledgeable about progressive education and differentiation. We seek teachers who are enthusiastic about working collaboratively to design curriculum and to improve pedagogy. Experience with 4th grade-aged children is preferred. Master's degree in education or Mathematics strongly preferred, in addition to experience teaching similar math content.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to employment@dalton.org. Please include MS Math Teacher in the subject line.
 
 
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
 
HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER
The Dalton School is an independent, co-educational private day school that provides an environment to meet the needs of all its students.  The Dalton Athletic program (for grades 7 through 12) encourages students to participate at their highest level while maintaining a fun and safe atmosphere.  The Athletic Trainer at the Dalton School is expected to follow the values and ethics of the Dalton School and Athletic Department. 
The Dalton School Athletic Trainer is expected to be professional at all times and is an important part of the athletic program. Applicants must have knowledge of and abide by NATA standards and be an active part of the Dalton School athletic community. 
Requirements:
  • New York State license in Athletic Training
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training
  • Certified by NATA Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC)
  • Minimum of 2 years experience as an athletic trainer
  • Strongly Recommended: Red Cross CPR & First Aid instructor
  • Strongly Recommended: Master’s Degree
Download the complete job description that includes the list of responsibilities.

Interested candidates should attach a resume and cover letter, addressed to Athletics Director Teddy Frischling, via email to employment@dalton.org. Please include “Athletic Trainer” in the subject line of your email for proper handling.


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.
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.