Employment Opportunities

The Dalton School actively seeks to forward equity and diversity in its programs and hiring.
The Dalton School is the innovative leader in developing creative problem solvers who identify issues, grapple with possibilities, and design solutions to global challenges from multiple perspectives.

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.
Updated: September 18, 2017

Administration & Staff

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First Program (Grades K-3)

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    The Associate Teacher program at The Dalton School provides a unique opportunity for new teachers to further their teaching skills by working closely with experienced teachers and mentors in a progressive educational setting. Associate Teachers are integral to 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 studentsí needs, developing and participating in classroom management, and supporting the Head Teachers in the daily maintenance of the classroom. Associate Teachers must demonstrate sensitivity to 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 and 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. Associate Teachers are full-time employees and generally spend two years in First Program.  Associates are invited for a second year of teaching at the discretion of the school. A Bachelors degree is required and work towards an advanced degree in education is preferred.  

    The Dalton School actively seeks to forward diversity through its programs and hiring. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Please include “K-3 Associate Teacher” in the subject line of the email.

    For general inquiries, send a resume and letter of interest to

Middle School (Grades 4-8)

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    The Dalton School seeks a full-time Middle School Math Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. The ideal teacher enjoys inquiry and insights by a broad range of math learners and is familiar with curricular innovations to enhance math learning beyond traditional methods. Curricular content in grades 4 & 5 focuses on operational fluency, number sense and number theory, fractions, decimals and plane geometry. Curricular content in grade 8 includes: solving first degree and literal equations and inequalities, operations with polynomials, factoring, solving simultaneous equations, working with functions, and simplifying rational and irrational expressions.
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    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.

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    Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Please include “MS Robotics Teacher” in the subject line of your email.

    For general inquiries, send a resume and letter of interest to:

High School (Grades 9-12)

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After School

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General Substitute Teaching

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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.

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  
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The Dalton School actively seeks to forward the equity and diversity of our community in our admissions, programs and hiring. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, ethnic origin, age, physical disability, or sexual orientation in administration of our educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, athletics and other school-administered programs.