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: December 1, 2014


ADMINISTRATION/STAFF

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
The Dalton School seeks a dynamic and experienced financial and business leader with superb financial, strategic and operating skills to fill the key position of CFO. Dalton’s CFO will work closely with the Head of School on long-range planning while keeping a tight grasp on the day-to-day financial, facilities and security management of the school. Responsibilities include management of all financial and business operations of the $55 million dollar operating budget, accounting, facilities/construction, food services, human resources, risk management and support services. Endowment is presently $82.3 million dollars. The CFO reports directly to The Head of the School, and works closely with the Board of Trustees and other senior administrative staff and faculty.

Position is available and targeted for hire in July 2015. Excellent compensation and benefits package. EOE Employer. A full search description may be viewed under CURRENT SEARCHES at www.deerfieldassociates.com

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To explore this excellent opportunity on a confidential basis please send letter of interest and resume (both as WORD documents) to: Doug Cooney, Executive Search Consultant, DEERFIELD ASSOCIATES Executive Search, Inc. 572 Washington Street, Suite 15, Wellesley, MA 02482 Telephone: 781-237-2800. Email: jobs@deerfieldassociates.com


DIRECTOR OF MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS
The Dalton School is seeking a Director of Middle School and High School Admissions, who is responsible for all aspects of the admissions process for its Middle and High School divisions. The Director of Middle School and High School Admissions reports directly to the K-12 Director of Admissions, supervises a three person Admissions Office, sits on the Financial Aid Committee, works closely with faculty, staff, divisional directors, other administrators, as well as with additional constituencies of the school community. The ideal candidate must be well organized, possess excellent communication skills (written and oral), be well versed in education and be able to articulate and inspire others about the school’s philosophy, mission, and goals. Qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate experience and success assessing the capabilities of young people and enjoy interacting with adolescents as well as with parents. A warm, welcoming manner and a good sense of humor, are essential. The candidate should  have five years of administrative admissions experience in an independent school.  A master’s degree is preferred. Interested candidates should send a resume, and letter of interest to the Director of Admissions, Elisabeth Krents, at the following address: employment@dalton.org


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 allows 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 include Mathematics Coordinator in the subject line of your email.
  • Download a copy of this description.

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



MIDDLE SCHOOL
(Grades 4-8)

MATH TEACHER FOR ENRICHED 4TH GRADE CURRICULUM
The Dalton School seeks a part-time Math Teacher to begin immediately. Class sessions meet daily each morning. This is an opportunity to teach an enriched 4th and 5th grade curriculum with a small number of students. The ideal teacher enjoys inquiry and insights by very able math learners and is familiar with curricular enrichment to enhance math learning beyond traditional methods. Course content includes topics such as: alternative base systems, cubed sequences, geometric sequences, GCF, LCM, measures of central tendency, fraction concepts & operations, decimal concepts and operations, area and perimeter, coordinate geometry, percent, linear equations and inequalities, functions and probability and chance.

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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 Math Enrichment Teacher in the subject line. Please outline your experience with similar math content and previous work with strong math learners. Please note that class sessions are from 8:15 to 9:00 AM and this is not flexible; please only apply if you are available for these times.


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



HIGH SCHOOL
(Grades 9-12)

DEBATE COACH
Dalton is seeking a part-time Public Forum debate coach for the High School Debate Team. Responsibilities include attending debate team practices and meetings (approximately four to six hours per week) at the Dalton School. The coach will also accompany team members to all debate tournaments. There are two to four local New York City tournaments per month and five to six national tournaments per year at Wake Forest, Yale, Bronx Science, Princeton, Harvard and Stanford. Additional tournaments may include the New York State Championship, the Tournament of Champions and Nationals. Dalton's team has approximately 30 members and has over the past years had several teams that have reached the TOC. This past June, Dalton had its biggest success, with one partnership placing sixth at the National Speech and Debate Championship, in Kansas.

Interested candidates should send a resume, and letter of interest in pdf format to: employment@dalton.org. Please include "Debate Coach" in the subject line of your email.


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.



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


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



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.