English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Other
The Dalton School seeks a full-time 4th Grade Teacher and House Advisor to join the faculty for the 2017-2018 school year. The ideal candidate is passionate and knowledgeable about progressive elementary education and differentiation. We seek teachers who are enthusiastic about working collaboratively to improve pedagogy and to design innovative curriculum that addresses the whole child.
The 4th Grade teacher is responsible for social studies, language arts, and mathematics. Curricular content includes a year-long study of immigration that includes European and Chinese immigration, the Transatlantic Slave Trade, and the Pilgrims; literary studies and analysis; the writing process, which incorporates links to literature and social studies explorations; and mathematical operations with a focus on constructivist pedagogy and problem-solving. Additionally, the courses of study emphasize digital communication and citizenship.
The Dalton School is committed to integrating elements of STEAM and transdisciplinary teaching and learning into its programs. The 4th grade team strives to select texts and documents that reflect the diversity of our world.
Full-time teachers also serve as House Advisors, working with a group of 4th graders as the primary point of contact for the students and parents. House Advisors collaborate as a 4th grade team to develop House curriculum on grade-specific topics and community building programs.
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.
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.