The Dalton School seeks a full-time Middle and High School Computer Science and Engineering teacher for the 2021-22 academic year. Our program focuses on giving students opportunities to apply critical thinking and computational analysis skills to real-world problems. Students are given Assignments that provide opportunities to learn and practice Computer Science and Engineering principles, and faculty serve as both teacher and mentor as the students progress, helping them integrate computational thinking and other fields of study.
A leader in progressive education, Dalton recently completed the largest expansion project in school history, devoted to our holistic vision of collaborative learning. These new floors contain state-of-the-art teaching facilities and workspaces, including a 4,000 square foot Makerspace, a hydroponic greenhouse, a teaching kitchen, and Computer Science classrooms. Ours is an intentionally diverse community with teachers who are passionate about a wide range of subjects and bring their varied interests to our students’ work.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Teach a variety of Introductory, Advanced and Elective courses, mainly in Computer Science, Engineering, or interdisciplinary projects.
Design innovative, engaging, and differentiated MS/HS curriculum for grades 4-12.
Advance Dalton's commitment to equity and inclusion through integration of explicit curricular initiatives and by actively engaging in social justice work.
Support the mission of The Dalton School and the Dalton Plan.
Bachelor’s degree required; Computer Science, Engineering, Design or a related field preferred.
Experience working with and supporting students.
Open-mindedness, flexibility and enthusiasm about giving and receiving feedback.
Eagerness to rethink and iterate on pedagogy and to develop new curriculum.
Demonstrated commitment to equitable and inclusive practices, with respect to pedagogy, curriculum, and/or community engagement.
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
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.