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: May 26, 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)

FIRST PROGRAM HEAD TEACHER
The First Program at the Dalton School seeks a full-time head teacher to join the faculty beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. The ideal candidate understands progressive education and has experience with child-centered, differentiated curricula. S/he brings a positive attitude to the classroom and greater community and looks forward to overseeing an academically rigorous, creative classroom that validates and supports each child. Excellent communication skills, a passion for working with young children and their families, the willingness to collaborate and reflect on one's practice, and a sense of humor are essential. In addition, candidates should be invested in supervising and mentoring an Associate Teacher, helping her/him become experienced in all areas of life in a classroom.

A Master's degree in education and three years of head teaching experience are preferred.

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.
 
Download a copy of this job description. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to employment@dalton.org. Please include “FP HEAD TEACHER” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please


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. 
 
 
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.


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT
The Dalton Physical Education and Athletics program (for grades K through 12) encourages students to challenge themselves while developing physically, mentally, socially and emotionally.  The Administrative Assistant to the Physical Education and Athletic Department will be expected to follow the values and ethics of the Dalton School and the Department. 
 
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Understand web-based scheduling
  • Communication skills
  • Position begins on or around July 1, 2016, and is Staff position
Download the complete job description including Job Responsibilities. 
 
Interested candidates should attach a resume and cover letter to an email addressed to employment@dalton.org. Please include PE Assistant in the subject line. 


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.