The Dalton School, a progressive independent K-12 coeducational school in Manhattan, seeks a physics teacher for immediate hire. Science at Dalton is taught through an inquiry-based approach, with an emphasis on developing scientific habits of mind. These include scientific literacy, data analysis and critical thinking skills. Our ideal candidate enjoys working with students across a wide range of abilities and interests and is committed to their own professional growth. We seek a teacher who is knowledgeable, flexible, collaborative and good at establishing rapport with students.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach Physics at the high school level
Design innovative, engaging, and differentiated high school Physics lessons
Plan assignments and curriculum in collaboration with science teachers and other departments
Work one-on-one with students daily for support and enrichment
Engage actively in the equity and diversity work at The Dalton School
Support the mission of The Dalton School and the Dalton Plan
Please indicate if you are available for a part or full-time appointment. Available immediately for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year. A long-term search will be conducted during Spring 2020.
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.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to the employment portal using the following link - www.dalton.org/employment
Bachelor’s degree in Astrophysics or Physics required; graduate degree preferred
Experience working with high school students preferred
Ability to work productively and collaboratively with a diverse faculty and student body
Open-minded, flexible, and adaptable
Excellent oral and written communication skills
About The Dalton School
The Dalton School is a progressive independent K-12 coeducational school in Manhattan. The Dalton School is committed to providing an education of excellence that meets each student's interests, abilities and needs within a common curricular framework and reflects and promotes an understanding of, and appreciation for, diversity in our community as an integral part of school life. 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 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.