The Dalton School’s Computer Science Department seeks a dynamic and collaborative teacher and department member for a full-time position beginning in September 2017. Based on the pedagogy outlined in The Dalton Plan, the objectives of teaching at The Dalton School include: tailoring each student's program to his or her needs, interests, and abilities, promoting independence and dependability, and enhancing the student's social skills and sense of responsibility towards others. The standard workweek consists of instructional time, some curriculum development, preparation, and student evaluation.
Significant office hours “Lab,” as well as staff and departmental meetings, are also expected. Computer Science Program Description: The Computer Science discipline at Dalton teaches students the basics of programming, data structures, and algorithms and introduces them to the discipline specialties available in this field. We prepare students to transfer to a university with the necessary knowledge to succeed in CS.
This academic discipline seeks to present opportunities for students to:
Discover an appreciation for computer science and programming;
Develop a methodology for creating solutions to problems;
Gain awareness and respect for the impact that Computer Science has on the modern world and
Learn the ethical ramifications of the profession.
Duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to, the following:
Teach software programming and hardware courses while demonstrating the importance of writing efficient and effective code
Support students in fulfilling their maximum potential in mastering course content and assessing student achievement.
Provide a consistent critique of the efficacy of the existing curriculum as well as an awareness of the continually changing needs of industry.
Maintain a currency in programming languages and computer technologies.
Pursue professional development in the computer science education field.
Fab: 3d printing, laser cutting, fabrication technique
CAD software, Drawing, 3d modeling Minimum
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.
Qualifications Degree in computer science or computer engineering or related field is preferred. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “COMPUTER SCIENCE TEACHER” in the subject line of your email.
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.