Dalton seeks an experienced math teacher and departmental leader to teach a broad range of topics and to be readily available to students and colleagues beyond the classroom and for enhancement. We seek facility and experience teaching multiple levels of Algebra, Geometry and Calculus. In a department chair, we seek a leader in curriculum and pedagogy who will inspire a veteran group of instructors and serve as a communication liaison between faculty, administration and families as the department reimagines and redesigns the curriculum and reconsiders pedagogy.
Teachers at Dalton create an education of excellence that meets each student's interests, abilities and needs within a common curricular framework and reflects and promotes an understanding of, and, appreciation for, diversity in our community as an integral part of school life.
Department Chair Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve as a communication liaison between faculty, administration, and families.
Serve as a leader in curriculum and pedagogy in the department.
Maintain active relationships with local, regional, and national associations of teachers in the math subject area.
Facilitate department meetings that promote participation from all department members.
Advocate for the math department while supporting the wider mission of the school.
Become involved with co-curricular activities related to their interests.
BA and MA required, PhD preferred
Minimum of 5-7 years relevant teaching experience is required
Ability to work well with a range of able, highly motivated children
Ability to lead a strong, veteran department undergoing significant change
Highly effective communication and organizational skills
High levels of energy and creativity
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.
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to employment@Dalton.org, outlining your experience and interest in this position. Please include HS Math Chair in the subject line of your email.
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.