The Dalton School, a progressive K-12 gender-inclusive school in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, is consistently recognized as one of the preeminent independent day schools in the nation. Known for its child-centered approach and an exceptional, inspiring faculty, Dalton enrolls over 1,300 students with approximately 350 faculty and staff. Guided by the Dalton Plan, the foundation of a Dalton education, our faculty meets each student’s evolving needs, interests, and abilities, and fosters diversity as an integral part of school life. Dalton challenges each student to develop intellectual independence, creativity, curiosity, and a sense of responsibility toward others both within the School and in the broader community.
We are seeking a transformative educator to join our community in the Computer Science Department for the 2020-21 school year, whether from a traditional background or by way of other enriching experiences. This position will be housed in the recently opened Ellen C. Stein Center for Collaborative Study, which contains two new floors that include a teaching kitchen, digital project center, engineering design center, and a greenhouse. Our space is designed for collaboration amongst faculty, staff, and students working on individually meaningful projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach students, pioneer curriculum on the new floors, and enhance our community.
Support the mission of The Dalton School and the Dalton Plan.
Engage actively in equity and social justice work at The Dalton School.
Design innovative, engaging, and differentiated instruction focusing on digital projects.
Collaborate with other departments to plan experiences, assignments, and curriculum.
Eagerness to rethink and iterate on CS pedagogy and to develop new curriculum
Experience building a positive learning culture for students.
Ability to work productively and collaboratively with our faculty and student body.
Open-minded, flexible, adaptable, and enthusiastic about giving and receiving feedback.
Interested candidates should submit a resume/CV, a cover letter including a statement of educational philosophy, and a portfolio of project work to our employment portal using the following link - www.dalton.org/employment
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.
About The Dalton School
The Dalton School is an independent, co-educational day school (K-12), founded in 1919 by the renowned progressive educator Helen Parkhurst. Parkhurst’s visionary Dalton Plan remains the keystone of the school’s progressive educational philosophy and is now the model for over 200 Dalton schools in other parts of the world.
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.
Dalton is recognized for its rigorous, innovative educational curriculum and offers its 1,300 students a breadth of stimulating and challenging programs taught by our dedicated faculty. Our high academic standards are complemented by an exemplary performing and fine arts curriculum – taught by faculty who are professionals in their fields – and a full range of athletic teams and extra-curricular activities.
The Dalton School actively seeks to forward diversity through its programs and hiring.