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 expression.
Candidates should be passionate and knowledgeable about progressive mathematics education, problem-based learning and differentiation. The Dalton School is committed to integrating elements of STEAM and transdisciplinary teaching and learning into its programs. We seek teachers who are enthusiastic about working collaboratively to design curriculum that addresses the whole child and to improve pedagogy. Experience with 4th grade aged children a must. Master degree in education or Mathematics strongly preferred, in addition to experience teaching similar math content.
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 outlining experience with similar math content and previous work with math learners to email@example.com. Please include “MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH” in the subject line of the email.
Additional Salary Information: Based on years of prior experience.
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 probl...em 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.